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Image 2: Attempting to get a stereomicroscope, on a boom stand, into the middle of a large map. This required that the map be rolled at one end under the boom arm.
Image 3: Leica® S6D on a Unitron® Articulating (Flex Arm).
Image 4: Shows bubble level on top of microscope at shortest extension.
Image 5: Shows bubble level on top of microscope at full extension.
Image 6: Glide Gear® DEV 470 Camera Track Slider 47”. *Image Retrieved from Amazon©
Image 7: The bottom of a used Nikon® vertical post and focus block that was used for this paper.
Image 8: Leica® Mz7s stereomicroscope mounted on adapted Glide Gear® Camera Slider with a used Nikon® focus mechanism.
Image 9: Leica® S6D stereomicroscope mounted on adapted Glide Gear® Camera Slider with a used Nikon® focus mechanism.
Image 10: Sled for Glide Gear® Camera Slider
Image 11: 32mm stainless steel vertical post. *Image courtesy of Terrald Knorr from Martin Microscope®
Image 12: Unitron® focus block for a 32mm vertical post. *Image courtesy of Unitron®
Image 13: Adjustable threaded leveling leg.
Image 14: Expand the mounting hole in the sled from ¼” to 3/8” using a drill and insert the new 3/8” mounting screw for the post.
Image 15: Expand the mounting hole in the sled from ¼” to 3/8” using a drill and insert the new 3/8” mounting screw for the post.
Image 16: Bottom of the track on the left and ¼” aluminum bar on the left.
Image 17: Drilling ¼” hole that lines up with threaded hole in the track.
Image 18: Mount additional ¼” bar to the bottom of the track using ¼” screws.
Image 19: Bottom of track with additional bar screwed in.
Image 20: Detachable legs with additional aluminum tubing for extension.
Image 21: Close up of the bottom of the aluminum tubing after mounting holes are drilled for screws.
Image 22: Aluminum tubing mounted into the bottom of the detachable legs and installed back onto the track.