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    Thread lock would be great on Harley Davidson bolts but not telescope bolts.
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    Default Re: Collumation with Threadlock?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wire View Post
    Thread lock would be great on Harley Davidson bolts but not telescope bolts.
    They make that much threadlocker??
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    Default Re: Collumation with Threadlock?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gabby76 View Post
    They make that much threadlocker??
    We're lobbying for gallon size dip containers. The main thing is to always have extra "Harley Hardware" on hand.
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    Default Re: Collumation with Threadlock?

    Quote Originally Posted by burris View Post
    And, if refractors and CATs were sealed better, and nitrogen purged, maybe less problems? Bill
    I actually wish my Mak was vented. Maybe even some cooling fans.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SpyderwerX View Post
    I actually wish my Mak was vented. Maybe even some cooling fans.
    You need one of these, even works great on large refractors: Home
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gabby76 View Post
    You need one of these, even works great on large refractors: Home
    Hmmm, that gives me a DIY tinkering idea. I have a 50mm USB PC fan and some 2" tubing. I can build a powered chimney!
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    Quote Originally Posted by SpyderwerX View Post
    I actually wish my Mak was vented. Maybe even some cooling fans.
    Have you tried wrapping your Mak in insulation?
    Although you might think it'll only extend the time to reach ambient temperature, it seems to significantly reduce the air currents that cause problems.

    Here's someone on the SGL forum who was sceptical, but was impressed with the results
    https://stargazerslounge.com/topic/3...omment-3533208
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    Quote Originally Posted by SpyderwerX View Post
    We're lobbying for gallon size dip containers. The main thing is to always have extra "Harley Hardware" on hand.
    I have a 2001 Wide Glide and the only thing that has ever loosened up were the spokes on the rear wheel. I asked the service manager why this was occurring and he said,"Maybe the burnouts you do every time you leave here?" Lol!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gfamily View Post
    Have you tried wrapping your Mak in insulation?
    Although you might think it'll only extend the time to reach ambient temperature, it seems to significantly reduce the air currents that cause problems.

    Here's someone on the SGL forum who was sceptical, but was impressed with the results
    https://stargazerslounge.com/topic/3...omment-3533208
    The 127 I had, I did make a Reflectix wrap for it, and was pleased with the results. It really does work and make a difference. I haven't gotten around to crafting one for the 180 yet, but do plan to as soon as I restock on Velcro.
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    Default Re: Collumation with Threadlock?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gabby76 View Post
    They make that much threadlocker??
    I will forgive you for that remark my Dear! Lol! Bill
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