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Is there a way to fix SCT Mirror shift

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#201 PowellAstro

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 12:07 AM

I thought you still had enough threads behind the mirror to leave everything as is and just screw on an additional retainer ring that has the slots machined in it for the bearings. I dont think you need any focus position that requires your mirror to be pulled all the way to the back of the OTA.



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Posted 21 April 2015 - 07:15 PM

 

Forgive me, maybe I'm being dense, but what does the mount have to do with it? They both point all over the sky.



(snip) I would be interested though to hear how this experiment turns out in 12 months. Good luck.

 

 

Time is almost up!



#203 jhayes_tucson

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Posted 22 April 2015 - 09:43 AM

The good news is that I haven't forgotten about it.  The bad news is that I can't say any more about it.  So, you'll just have to stay tuned.

 

John


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Posted 22 April 2015 - 01:35 PM

The good news is that I haven't forgotten about it.  The bad news is that I can't say any more about it.  So, you'll just have to stay tuned.

 

John

Can you at least enlighten us to how long we'll need to stay tuned?

 

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Posted 22 April 2015 - 03:01 PM

No, I can't say.  I personally hope that it's not long...

 

John




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