Thursday, January 31, 2013

A 16" truss telescope is coming together for Joe G in Palos Verdes CA. Here, you can see the mirror box with altitude bearings attached. I make sure the rocker box fits correctly as it comes together. At ths stage of the build, the telescope is close to completion.

Friday, January 18, 2013

10" F4.7 for Dan in Maryland.

Here's a very nice 10" F4.7 for Dan in California, Maryland!! You'll see that the secondary and focuser are not installed. These were packaged by the time I realized I should take a picture.

Installed, also, is a dew shield and Sky Commander system.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Completed 17.5" F4.5 for Dave I in the SF Bay Area.
Note the Digital Setting Circle stalk. Dave asked that
fit on both sides of the rocker box.

18-point flotation mirror cell is visible from the rear.
Upper ring, focuser, spider and secondary. Just above the focuser
you can see the clamp mounted for a finder.

Rocker box, altitude bearings and DSC stalk. Here the
dew shield is installed. It simply slips into place.

Rocker box with mirror cover and dew shield removed.

Monday, January 7, 2013

17.5 F4.5 for Dave in the San Francisco Bay Area.

I'm just about complete with Dave's 17.5" F4.5 truss telescope.

Friday, January 4, 2013

DobSTUFF, winner Astronomy Magzine 2012 Star Products Award
 A 10" F4.7 telescope for sale. Includes a 10" F4.7 1/10th wave mirror, red-dot finder, 2" 2-speed Antares focuser.

This is a beautiful custom-made telescope you'll love to use. Easy to set-up, use, transport and store.
Curved vane spider, 1/10th wave mirror and mirror cover.

Holds collimation perfectly. Black anodized struts.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

17.5" F4.5 for Dave I in the
SF Bay Area

I'm just finishing a 17.5" F4.5 for Dave in the Bay Area. So far, the OTA is virtually complete. I only need to mount the alt bearings and then complete the rocker box assembly.

Stay tuned!!