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Monday, June 1, 2015
Moving the pier out to the Astro Shack
The monster has moved from the hangar finally. We used the garden wagon to haul this thing out across the yard to the observatory. I think the whole thing is over 130-lbs total and if you drop it on your foot, it would be a bad day.
Centered and marked
If you review the previous posting, the rebar was arranged to carefully avoid where the bolts would be drilled in. Again, drilling the holes and hitting rebar would also be a bad day.
The pier was placed into the center of the slab and carefully centered. I used a big marking pen to mark it on the cement for later.