Smooth is one of the best in this forum and his tutoring is well worth the cost vs. your time and effort trying it yourself
Here's a link to show you how to get the NPP (Nadir) correct
What type of pano head are you using
I seen the instructions Smooth has offered you and they are on point.
I too had issue shooting at first, but with some tutoring from Smooth it has put me on a better track. Don't get frustrated we will get you through this
Lee Scott - Nikon D3/D300/D5000 - |shaved Nikkor 10.5 mm| Manfrotto 055XPROB tripod /322RC2 Grip - Mrotator TCS |CS5 | PW7 & TW6.5 Pro
To err is human ... to not try is just plain lazy