Nils Thank you. I am getting the idea. I am working on a 12.5" f/5 Dob and have been looking at ideas on how to build it light weight. I like to makead_prasad
Thanks Waldo for digging out more details - apologies Prasad for being a bit late replying. The screws holding the T section rocker bars are threaded into thenilsolofcarlin
Greg, You missed a subtle difference between Nils Olaf cells and Hinges. Nils Olaf cell uses only two collimation adjustment bolts and are accessible from theatmpob
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Here's a contributed photo of a homemade 22 inch tube (before painting) for an Astrograph built by Dave Tandy. The full size photo can be viewed by ATM_FREE members in the "Photos" section. Check out the ATM_FREE Group's discussion for more info on this project and other things we are doing.
- Jun 1, 2002
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