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#1 sydney

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Posted 16 August 2014 - 04:37 PM

Last night I damaged the cover plate for one of the mesh vents on the rear of the tube.  Does anyone know where I can get a replacement?  I've done a Google search and also looked at the websites for Celestron and Deepspaceproducts, but do not see anything.  I can purchase the Temp-est system from Deep Space but the scope stays outside in the dome and I don't really need the active cooling.

 

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#2 rmollise

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Posted 16 August 2014 - 06:01 PM

The logical suggestion would be to call Celestron and see what they say...



#3 CharlesW

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Posted 16 August 2014 - 06:58 PM

This would be a good time to invest in some Tempest fans.  



#4 WesC

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 09:46 AM

I wonder if they are all the same size... I have the ones from my Edge 11 left over somewhere...



#5 DesertRat

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 12:27 PM

I wonder if they are all the same size... I have the ones from my Edge 11 left over somewhere...

No they are not the same.  The C14 vent covers are actually smaller than the C11 type.  Strange but true.

 

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#6 herrointment

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 05:00 PM

May I add that these covers and the associated hardware are just plain ol' cheap?

 

Obvious, I know. But jeez...








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