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I want to remake my 12 inch meade lightbridge base
Hi everyone, I hope you all dont mind if i ask this question. I own a 12 inch meade light bridge Truss dob.. The base it came with is cheesy at best and I...
Nov 10, 2009
I own a 12 inch meade light bridge and want to build a new base for
I own a 12 inch meade light bridge and want to build a new base for it but i just dont know where i start? The reason i want to build a new base is i think it...
Nov 9, 2009
23" Ultra Light
Hi all. I thought you'd be interested in seeing a 23" telescope I built some components for. Turned out quite nice. Check out my webpage at: ...
Nov 6, 2009
A really messed up mirror
com/ylepl9p As a follow on to my post regarding a ten inch f/6 Optical Craftsmen, I'm posting this link to a "classic telescopes" thread which...
Nov 4, 2009
f/6 ten inch on AP900QMD, and mirror questions
Greetings Big Dob group, it has been awhile since I've been here. I wonder if anyone has had an experience on mounting a Newt on a quality GEM. I have a...
Oct 27, 2009
Voyager to Argo Navis and ServoCat
Tim: I tried it real quick before I headed out to work aligning my scope with a rough esitmate for the 2 star alignment. It seems to have worked. Yea!!! Thanks...
Oct 26, 2009
Connecting Macbook Pro to Servocat/SC
Hi, I'm not exactly sure what hardware I need to connect. I think in the old days on my pc, I had an adaptor that plugged into a serial port on my laptop and...
Oct 24, 2009
Mighty Thin Mirror
Hi Group; I got to use a remarkable telescope last night. It was first-light test of an ultra light 20 inch telescope There is nothing exotic in its...
Oct 20, 2009
PLOP number of mesh rings
Dear All, thank you to all that answered to my earlier posts. I'm now designing the cell for the 80 cm 4 cm thick f/4 mirror. I'll use a 27 points variable...
Oct 13, 2009
Email to Markless Astronomics
Hello All, Unfortunately, email sent to "cs@..." is not getting through to me. In the meantime, would you please send your inquires to me ...
Oct 2, 2009
big big dob
Oct 2, 2009
Speaker Schedule for 2009 Chiefland Star Party Group
The speaker schedule for the star party has been posted on the Chiefland Star Party Group website: www.chieflandstarpa
Sep 30, 2009
Okie Tex anyone?
Okie Tex will be in two weeks. Anyone besides me going? Dale Eason...
Sep 30, 2009
Well once again our host has our site down. I've not even been able to call them this time nor does THEIR website come up! Spooky stuff... so we're initiating...
Sep 29, 2009
testing a 80 cm mirror
Dear friends, I'm working on a 80 cm f/4 mirror, now polished. I'd like to know from you about your experience in how to test it with a Foucault tester. More...
Sep 28, 2009
Re: [ATM] Computerized mirror making - new Yahoo group
Vladamir, What kind of interferometer are you talking about for amateurs? Thanks, Shane...
Sep 24, 2009
I just finished a nice little 6" in a rocker box and need to find suitable bearing material for the Azt base and the Alt. Ive checked several plastics...
Sep 24, 2009
Chiefland Fall Star Party
Just wanted to get an update to you all: This year the Chiefland Star Party Group will be hosting the CSPG Nova Sedis Fall Star Party on November 9-15, 2009 in...
Sep 21, 2009
I have a 13.1 clouter mirror which I want to build a 12 point mirror cell . does anyone here have a plans for building the cell. Also would I gain any more on...
Sep 15, 2009
Jan van Gastel
Looking for contact information
Hi, Does anyone know to the contact the person who posted the pictures of the 28" scope in the "Steve
39;s Scope" folder? His name may be Steve Pellarins? I'm...
Sep 9, 2009
Question about telescope balance - motorized altaz mount
Hi Folks! I'm just finishing up construction of a 28" F3.61 truss newt with big aluminum altitude trunnions on an altazimuth mount. I'm posting a few pics in...
Sep 4, 2009
Moving a mid-size dob on an eqt.platform
Hi all, I own a trusstube 17.5in dob and I'm succesfully using it onto an equatorial platform. Yet, I'm keen to simplify the handling necessary to hover the...
Sep 4, 2009
My method to control the boundary layer
Nothing really new. Here it is: http://autocostrutt
Aug 30, 2009
Cheifland Fall Star Party SPEAKER UPDATE
Just wanted to follow up with you all and update you with the complete speaker list for the CSPG Fall Star Party. Check FallStarParty.
com for complete and the...
Aug 25, 2009
My ATM pages are back up
In May I became a full-time optician (self-employed)
. The university decided to take back its web server space after a couple of months and my ATM pages went...
Aug 24, 2009
Replacement strap or cable
Hi, I find that the fabric mirror sling on my Starsplitter 30" stretches so the primary ends up sitting on its stops instead of floating free. I think many of...
Aug 13, 2009
Big Mirror Re-coating
Hi Gang. Looking for others experience with large mirror aluminizing. I have a 24" that is now showing it's age. Would also like to know who does a QSP type...
Aug 4, 2009
ngc Max / Advanced Astro master Probelms
This may not be the right group to be asking this question so please point me in the right direction ... I have an advanced astro master DSC and an NGC Max -...
Jul 23, 2009
18" Obsession Classic for sale in Phoenix area
Hi all, Selling my 18" `loaded' Obsession Classic, and listed all the many details below. This will be posted on Astromart and CN within a week, too. In no...
Jul 19, 2009
Big Dobs at CSPG Fall Star Party
New to the group and while my 10" dob would hardly qualify as big, I regularly attend new moon weekends in Chiefland, FL where there are very dark skies and...
Jul 8, 2009
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