Posted 25 March 2013 - 02:50 AM
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even if I should forget to close the dome in the future.
I would be more concerned with my equipment, rather than the wall material; if a rainstorm hit with the observatory open.
If the concrete floor is not sealed, it will absorb the moisture, and everything in your observatory will experience the dampness.
Years ago, in my former home; when we had our basement walls covered with cement board, a leak from our sprinkling system had found it's way in, and the cement board absorbed the moisture & completely warped, despite being painted.
I've used pegboard for my walls in the observatory. Easy to hang things, and very easy & inexpensive to replace, if damaged.
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Posted 26 March 2013 - 09:54 PM
The inside of my ROR has black weed stop fabric stapled to the walls. It gives me access to the studs for hanging shelves, it covers the insulation between the studs and being black it makes it really dark inside. It's cheap, easy to put up and over the years I've been very happy with it. The Obs is weather tight thanks to Scotty at BYO and I've never had a leak.
Are you planning on leaving the in-place OSB? Why not go to a fabric store and purchase some cheap cotton or burlap fabric, and afix it with tacs top to bottom of your walls? You could pleat it to cover the tacs and also improve on aesthetics?
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