Wednesday, January 9, 2019

16" Truss for Joe . . .

While working on Joe's 16" telescope I made
some end-tube rings for his 6" reflector. They're
made with Baltic birch and stained Ebony.

The 16" mirror and cell. No clamps, just a bit of silicone at 120-degree
intervals on the mirror cell. Note the eyepiece tray.

A beautiful F4 primary mirror make up this extra nice telescope.

The focuser is a Starlight Instruments "Feathertouch" with integrated

Here the "truss section" has been removed for ease of transport,
storage and assembly. Note the encoders for Joe DSC system.

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