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    Default Re: Building a dobsonian mount



    Update:

    Alt bearing and scope mount.

    I need to find some adhesive felt!

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    Default Re: Building a dobsonian mount

    Wow Ian, that is awesome My woodworking skills blow chunks; if I tried to make that I'd end up with a big pile of sawdust...

    Looking forward to the finished product!


    All the best,
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    Default Re: Building a dobsonian mount

    Very nice looking Ian!
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    Default Re: Building a dobsonian mount

    Thanks Mark and Gabrielle,

    I hasten to add that this is not my work, I have a friend with a CNC machine. If I were to try this it wouldn't be pretty.
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