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    Default Custom sun shield



    So I finally got off my fat.... and started making some sunsheilds. Of course I always over engineer things so start with 3/4" foam insulation from lowes

    cut it out with a hot knife on a weller soldering gun

    3d print custom brackets so it will survive a small meteor strike or large gust of wind.

    here shown mounted on my 98mm refractor.

    Hope me I made it talk enough.....

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