Cardboard Tubing For Telescope Making ..and other bits

5 years 4 months ago - 5 years 4 months ago #104765 by steven
Amateur Telescope Making Bits ......doing a clear out , too good to throw away.
Two pieces of large diameter cardboard tubing-
Can be coated in Polyurethane to make telescope OTA.. see finished product photo also.
I have a few other telescope making bits see photos if anyone is interested let me know
Might suit someone making 8" or 8.75" telescope ...
These are surplus to requirements
1100mm x 250mm ID
300mm x 250mm ID


2" Crayford focuser & mount plate to suit 8-10" scope- but no adapters
Spider, no mirror holder from Skywatcher 10"
Spider& mirror holder- home made from 8" scope old DTG 8.75
A couple of small computer fans- for cooling mirror cell.
probably have some teflon bearings & other bits about also.

Let me know if anyone is interested, just dont want to bin em, if someone will use them
Based in Dublin, collection only

Thanks for looking

I dont know how to upload photos here - so follow the link
www.adverts.ie/telescopes-binoculars/car...d-other-bits/8820601

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5 years 4 months ago #104776 by Seanie_Morris
Replied by Seanie_Morris on topic Cardboard Tubing For Telescope Making ..and other bits
There's some really good, useful stuff there for a budding telescope maker. A bargain to be had.

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