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RE: [bigdob] Re: I want to remake my 12 inch meade lightbridge base

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  • C. Starks
    Hi Louis, I agree completely with the preceding post. The book is an excellent guide to building a Dob and is easy to follow and understand. Charlie _____
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      Hi Louis,



      I agree completely with the preceding post. The book is an excellent guide
      to building a Dob and is easy to follow and understand.



      Charlie



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      From: bigdob@yahoogroups.com [mailto:bigdob@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      tsulmer1
      Sent: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 10:43 AM
      To: bigdob@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [bigdob] Re: I want to remake my 12 inch meade lightbridge base





      The best resource is to get a copy of the book "The Dobsonian Telescope" by
      Kriege and Berry. You find everything you need to know in there.

      --- In bigdob@yahoogroups. <mailto:bigdob%40yahoogroups.com> com, Louis Del
      Sesto <faintfuzzies1@...> wrote:
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      >
      > Thank you for your reply, I do belong to a astro group but there is no atm
      there. I think i may have to travel a few hours to find another group with
      atm's
      >
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      > ________________________________
      > From: Gordon Pegue <gpegue@...>
      > To: bigdob@yahoogroups. <mailto:bigdob%40yahoogroups.com> com
      > Sent: Tue, November 10, 2009 10:22:32 AM
      > Subject: RE: [bigdob] I want to remake my 12 inch meade lightbridge base
      >
      >
      > Do you belong to a local astronomy club?
      > If not, you should, if one exists nearby.
      > Why? It's liable to have an ATM group, with folks who could answer
      > questions and provide guidance about the project you're contemplating.
      >
      > Not satisfied with that response?
      > There is a wealth of information on the Internet: Time, patience and
      > skillful use of google search terms will yield many, many pages of
      > scopes that others have built. Armed with that info, you can make better
      > choices about what you'd like to accomplish.
      >
      > Gordon
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: bigdob@yahoogroups. com [mailto:bigdob@yahoogroups. com] On Behalf
      > Of Louis
      > Sent: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 6:38 AM
      > To: bigdob@yahoogroups. com
      > Subject: [bigdob] I want to remake my 12 inch meade lightbridge base
      >
      > Hi everyone, I hope you all dont mind if i ask this question.
      >
      > I own a 12 inch meade light bridge Truss dob.. The base it came with
      > is cheesy at best and I would like to remake it from appleply or birch .
      > I want to rebuild it because i feel that my argo navis dsc is not
      > working well due to the shorts comings of the base ..my argo navis is
      > always off .the accuracy stinks. I think it is because the base might be
      > twisting .
      >
      > can some one please help me find plans on making a base for a 12 inch
      > scope or guide me on what i should do first.
      >
      > I just dont know how to make the plans for this,should i just trace out
      > the original patter onto appleply and cut it out. will this work well?
      >
      > thank you for all help and tips
      >
      > Lou
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