Monday, February 18, 2019

Jim's 12.5" Real Close!!!

Very close to completion is Jim's 12.5" "string-strut" telescope. The clamps
on the rear side of the rocker box are for the DSC stalk. Note
the Rigel red-dot finder on the top strut. Nice!!

A 9-Point Flotation Mirror Cell...

"Most" of the components for a 9-point flotation mirror cell
for Ken in Rock Island, Illinois. This is for a round-tube.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Katie's 10" Strut Kit...

Close to completion is a 10" "full" kit for Katie in Little Rock,
Arkansas. That's a nice 10" Starfinder research-grade primary
on a 6-point all aluminum cell.

Monday, February 4, 2019

More on Katie's 10" Strut Kit . . .

The rocker box and altitude bearings are coming together for
Katie's kit. Her high-school astronomy will assemble the kit
as a project. Neat if you ask me!!
Fit is just right!! Now to complete the bottom and
ground board....

The OTA rings, spider and focuser in place.