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    Default Fullerscope Miror, probably UK interest.



    I acquired some while ago an 221mm (8.7") pyrex mirror with and FL of 63 7/8" some 40mm (1 9/16") thick. It has the name Colin Button scratched into the rear as well as it's focal length. The source was an old Fullerscope Newtonian Reflector. Curiosity impels me to ask if anyone knows anything about the maker? In the UK Mirror makers such as Hinds, Hysom etc. are well know as is the quality of their work but I've never heard of Colin Button and can't find a trace on the web, just wondered if anyone out there had?

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    Default Re: Fullerscope Miror, probably UK interest.

    I have not heard of him either, possibly a student or a mirror made for him?
    David Hinds is still in business, perhaps send an email and see if you get a response.

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    Default Re: Fullerscope Miror, probably UK interest.

    Might be worth a try, thanks very much. Am just about to send the mirror off to OO UK for a test and hopefully re-coat.
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    Default Re: Fullerscope Miror, probably UK interest.

    David Hins had not answer nor did Orion Optics, though being based up north they were alwways more of a long shot. I may try Telescope House (Fullerscope remnant) if I get a moment later.
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    Default Re: Fullerscope Miror, probably UK interest.

    Just a follow-up, OO UK have tested the mirror and found it to be 1/4 Wave at the wave front. Now having it recoated.

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