Friday, October 24, 2014

Star Party at Borega Springs, California . . .

Walt and Carolyn enjoy their 16" F4.5 truss telescope at
Borega Springs, California star party.

First of three . . .

Working on 3 telescopes is fun, and keeps me busy. Here's Chris'
17.5" remake of his Discovery telescope.  The OTA components
are virtually complete.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

12.5" Truss . . .

A 12.5" Truss Telescope for George in Kalispell, Montana.
The spider is a Destiny and the focuser is a JMI EV-1 crayford.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Beautiful color work . .

Tom H. and his 13.1" F4.5 telescope. The choice of color
and application of varnish is outstanding.

Beautiful.

Tom lives in Angelus Oaks, California.

The focuser is a Moonlite. The spider is a Destiny.
Dobstuff built the rocker box, alt bearings, and front cover.

A "Pick Me Up" . . .

Walt and Carolyn from Washington State pick up their
16" F4.5 truss telescope. A great visit...
Carolyn and the "puzzle" -- This encoder thingy goes where!!??

Walt and his new telescope includes a "shroud" by Heather. Nice!!


Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Monday, October 20, 2014

A 12" and 12.5" truss and strut telescope . . .

A 12" strut telescope for Carl in Ledyard, Connecticut.
Here, the 12" primary mirror cell is mounted on the mirror board.

And the rear. The mirror and mirror cell are Zhumell.
12.5" truss for George in Kapisell, Montana. The Destiny spider
and JMI EV-1 Forucser are in place.