Saturday, November 8, 2014

A 17.5" F5 . . .

Chris' 17.5 F5 is nearing completion. The primary is on the
table in the rear. Yet to be installed are his finders

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

17.5" Progresses . . .

The rocker box for Chris' 17.5" is coming together.


Chris' 17.5" F5 with Altitude Bearings affixed.

Getting Carried Away . . .

Walt and Carolyn, Federal Way, Washington, wanted
a carrying case for the UTA ring of the 16" telescope.

The "inside corners" could be eyepiece trays.


Robber feet on the "bottom"

And handle. . .

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Size does matter . . .

A 17.5" F5 for Chris H. in Ridgefield, Connecticut.
For comparison, I stand 6-feet tall!!!

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Completed is a 12.5" truss telescope for George M. in Kalispell, Montana.

The all aluminum mirror cell and Sky Commander
Stalk. The spider is a Destiny.

The focuser is a JMI EV-1.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Sky Commander and an ET-10 . . .


Chris W., from Oakmont, Pennsylvania, and his Orion XT-10 and
his Sky Commander installation.

Alt Bearing Encoder installation.

Alt Bearing Encoder "post".

And, the Azimuth Encoder. An easy installation.


Diana's 10" F4.5 "Dobstuff" with ETT . . .

Diana M., from Wilmington, Delaware and friends with her 10" F4.5 Dobstuff
(thanks for the photo).