Jump to content


CNers have asked about a donation box for Cloudy Nights over the years, so here you go. Donation is not required by any means, so please enjoy your stay.

Photo

Spider nut

  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 BSJ

BSJ

    Apollo

  • *****
  • Posts: 1316
  • Joined: 22 Dec 2008
  • Loc: Grand Isle, VT

Posted 02 April 2013 - 07:06 AM

A friend has an Orion XT8 that is missing one of the four shoulder nuts that holds the spider to the tube.

He bought it used so Orion won't sell him another one...

Anybody know where to get one?

#2 Mirzam

Mirzam

    Skylab

  • *****
  • Posts: 4465
  • Joined: 01 Apr 2008
  • Loc: Lovettsville, VA

Posted 02 April 2013 - 07:48 AM

Any appropriately sized nut should work? I would go to Ace Hardware and get 4 new stainless steel nuts. Think of it as an upgrade.

JimC


CNers have asked about a donation box for Cloudy Nights over the years, so here you go. Donation is not required by any means, so please enjoy your stay.



Recent Reviews


Imaging/Sketching Contest






Cloudy Nights LLC
Cloudy Nights Sponsor: Astronomics