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    That sounds like it might have been a lens from an optical comparator perhaps from a machine shop. Bill
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    Quote Originally Posted by KathyNS View Post
    This is the "copyscope" that I made. The plumbing parts (~$20) cost more than the lens did ($10). The camera end terminates in a 2" trap adapter, which nicely accepts the 2" zero-profile T-adapter attached to the camera.

    Epoxy and polymer! How did we live in the old days! Lol! Nice setup! Bill
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    Default Re: A Dumpster Lens . . . Will it Make a Telescope?

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    Epoxy and polymer! How did we live in the old days! Lol! Nice setup! Bill
    ABS cement, actually.
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