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    Default Binos chair?



    We have discussed scope observing chairs on a few occasions. But what about binos?

    At home I can use a reclining pool chair, but it would not fit in my truck, or at least not with all other stuff.

    So, for those of you guys who observe with parallel mount and travel to a dark site, what do you use?
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    Default Re: Binos chair?

    I don't have a parallel mount (yet), but I enjoy my zero-gravity chair I got at Wal-Mart. I do plan on employing that with a parallel mount.

    Somebody around here (Zack?) has one on a large lazy susan (sound like my ex wife's sister) to spin around on, I think.
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    Default Re: Binos chair?

    An observing friend uses a zero gravity chair with his parallelogram/ binoculars and is always going on about how much he enjoys it.
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    Default Re: Binos chair?

    Quote Originally Posted by bladekeeper View Post
    ...Somebody around here (Zack?) has one on a large lazy susan (sound like my ex wife's sister) to spin around on, I think.
    I try to be good, but someone in a reclined chair on a spinney base? That’s just an incitement to misbehavior!
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    Default Re: Binos chair?

    Quote Originally Posted by bladekeeper View Post
    I don't have a parallel mount (yet), but I enjoy my zero-gravity chair I got at Wal-Mart. I do plan on employing that with a parallel mount.

    Somebody around here (Zack?) has one on a large lazy susan (sound like my ex wife's sister) to spin around on, I think.
    Thanks Bryan. Never tried one in person. I will see if local Wal-Mart has one on display. How small is it when folded?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MCox View Post
    I try to be good, but someone in a reclined chair on a spinney base? That’s just an incitement to misbehavior!
    Also, how would you control rotation? Or you start it, jump in and enjoy flying through space experience?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigzmey View Post
    Thanks Bryan. Never tried one in person. I will see if local Wal-Mart has one on display. How small is it when folded?
    Fairly flat. It fits in my car behind the front seat, and in front of the rear seat.
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    Fairly flat. It fits in my car behind the front seat, and in front of the rear seat.
    Thanks! Conveniently, Wal-Mart is located on the way to the Anza site.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigzmey View Post
    Thanks! Conveniently, Wal-Mart is located on the way to the Anza site.
    This is the one I got: https://www.walmart.com/ip/Caravan-S...olors/19861520

    It was Stubbs' chair while she was around. I didn't get to sit in it much unless I got out there early.

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