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Base ring modification The 14-inch high base ring on the TI homedome was a problem for me as my building is essentially 10-foot square with headroom beneath the roof area so that
barringtonri
Apr 17
#1880
 
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Re: Pictures or video I had the same problem. And others have reported this, too. You would think TI would fix the documentation or resize the skirt. Incredible. This has gone
drbecker@rogers.com
Apr 8
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Fw: ohioflyer@aol.com Hi! News: http://goldacare.com/znk/view.php ohioflyer@...
ohioflyer@...
Apr 8
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Re: Pictures or video Jim, Thanks for reporting the broken link. All fixed. Michael On Wednesday, April 2, 2014 3:32:40 PM, Jim wrote: Very interesting
Michael Cook
Apr 5
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Re: Pictures or video I've documented assembly and modifications on my site. http://pictorobservatory.ca/html/pictor.htm Bill ... -- _____________ Pictor Observatory
Bill Gardner
Apr 2
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Re: Pictures or video Smart move. Good luck on getting your observatory into operation. Regards, Kent
Kent DeGroff
Apr 2
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Re: Pictures or video I did not order the skirts.  Instead I decided to use this self stick roofing membrane that I can form all around the dome ring. Right now I'm getting ready
Jim
Apr 2
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Re: Pictures or video The skirts were too short by 1 inch from the given dimensions in my case. I stupidly built the walls then had to cut them down when the skirt segments wouldn't
Kent DeGroff
Apr 2
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Re: Pictures or video Very interesting especially your improvements. (I'll note on this page http://www.newcastleobservatory.ca/node/77 there are two thumbnails; when I click to
Jim
Apr 2
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Re: Pictures or video I have a few pre-assembly and final assembly images here: http://www.newcastleobservatory.ca/node/27 Also a few improvement ideas that I implemented here:
Michael Cook
Apr 2
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Keeping Wasps and weather out. I have a HD6 and frankly it leaks everything under the ends of the shutter. I've had birds in and tons of mud daubers and snow blows in under the gap. I got a
drlane2007
Apr 2
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HD-10 for sale in Massachusetts With a tear in my eye, offering up my dome. Shuffling things around. http://www.astromart.com/classifieds/details.asp?classified_id=851249
Stephen LaFlamme
Apr 1
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News Hello! http://amlakvaliasr.com/th/br-news.php Charles Dunlop
Charles Dunlop
Mar 29
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Re: Pictures or video Yes that helps. I was wondering what to use for leveling and I see you used washers. Also I noticed your crate was delivered entirely in on piece. thanks
jmlawler@sbcglobal.net
Mar 29
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Re: Pictures or video Don't know if its detailed enough but mine is here: http://www.davelane.ca/aro/phaseone.html
Dave Lane
Mar 29
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Pictures or video Does any know if there is a video or detailed assembly photos for putting together the PD10? I only see a few pictures on the home dome site for assembly.
jmlawler@sbcglobal.net
Mar 29
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Re: Gel Coat Thanks Bob and Michael. Ok. I will first insist on UPS replacing the quadrant. I sent Jerry an email requesting a price for one quadrant. jim
jmlawler@sbcglobal.net
Mar 27
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Re: Gel Coat Jim...That's really a shame. Mine is about 15 years old and I have to buff and wax it twice a year to keep it looking nice. That happens with age just like a
Bob
Mar 27
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Re: Gel Coat I would get UPS to pay for a new quadrant. Jerry at TI could give you a quote on that. He could also tell you how  o fix it. Another option is to take the
Michael Cook
Mar 27
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Gel Coat Yesterday I received my PD10 from UPS freight. The crate was damaged and one of the dome quadrants has damage on the gel coat in many places as well as a
jmlawler@sbcglobal.net
Mar 27
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Re: Preparing for Dome Arrival Wow - this is the sort of advice I was looking for. I did get the pre-drilled. I did not order the rings, except the base ring. I built a 10'x12'x6'
jmlawler@sbcglobal.net
Mar 15
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Re: Preparing for Dome Arrival Kinda depends - - - Did you get a pre drilled dome? That version will assemble quicker than one you have to drill yourself. But here are some hints: It's
Roger Ady
Mar 15
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Preparing for Dome Arrival My PD10 will arrive in about a week. The box is too big to get into my backyard so I will be un-crating it in my driveway and carrying it piece by piece to
jmlawler@sbcglobal.net
Mar 15
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Re: Azimuth motor set with gearbox, bracket and belt drive Hi Everyone- The motor set has been sold. Best, Rob
heathkitguy
Feb 9
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Azimuth motor set with gearbox, bracket and belt drive Hi- I have a set of the old style motors for sale. They include the motor, gearbox, metal frame and belt drive. The set easily bolts onto the azimuth assembly
W3DX
Feb 7
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Re: New motors installed. Very quiet operation. Kent- Thanks. Wow, the dome sag brace is a great idea. The pulley adjustment is working for now. But if the sag progresses, that would be a great solution.
heathkitguy
Jan 1
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Re: New motors installed. Very quiet operation. Thanks for the interesting update, Rob. I've only had my dome for a year or two so it's good to hear your dome has worked for 12 years without major problems.
Kent DeGroff
Dec 31, 2013
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Re: New motors installed. Very quiet operation. Welcome to the group Rob.  And thanks for sharing your info. The dome leaning (sagging) at the top can be remedied by installing a "dome brace". There are
Michael Cook
Dec 31, 2013
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New motors installed. Very quiet operation. Greetings: I'm new to this group, and wanted to introduce myself, and describe my recent upgradese to my homedome. I have a PD-10 with three wall rings. The
heathkitguy
Dec 31, 2013
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Re: Re-affixing Glide Strips Hi Graeme, I've just completed renovation and installation of a circa 2000 Home Dome that was purchased from the widow of a friend. The glide strips had
barringtonri
Nov 25, 2013
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