Currently we are rehearsing a show for which I am putting in a 10' revolve. This process would not have been possible without consulting the numerous posts here re: turntables/revolves. So I have two questions. The revolve will be operated manually and I wanted to get some recomendations of the best way to do that, as well as for locking it in place. The second question is related to the first: in the 80's I worked at a community theater where at some point I had experience with nearly everything in small theater (a really fabulous education). Anyway, when we needed to rotate large set pieces or trucks, we made these wooden T's (out of 2x2 I think) with a sort of coathook at the end. You would use it to grab an eyehook or something at the base of the set piece and pull the piece around. When the marks lined up we'd then kick a wedge of wood under each side of the unit (and frankly those wedges never really held the thing very well). I was thinking of using the same T tool to pull the revolve (thought not the wedges). Let me just add that, to justify the expense of putting this in we've determined that we are utilizing this for the rest of the season, so I want to make some standardized choices that can be handed from production team to production team. Any thoughts?