Christopher AstroSky 16 inch dob 12.5 inch build for my dad. http://s1232.photobucket.com/u...%20inch%20truss%20II
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Garrett Optical 100mm F5.3 45 degree BT 13.1" F4.5 Homebrew Dob w/DSC circa 1983 named "The Beast" by the kids at outreach events. 16" F4.5 Homebrew Truss Dob w/DSC circa 2011 named "Woody" for good reason's Meade 8800 8" F4.5 on a GEM 8" F7 Reflector on a LXD 75 GEM Celestron 100mm Refractor Member Lake County Astronomical Society Averted Imagination adds light gathering power
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Quote:I first tried to dovetail the lid corners but something went wrong
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Quote:Thanks for the tips. I had thought about edging the lid but was unsure if the thinner edge would hold up when I dovetailed it. You know, tear out on the top corners. Thanks and I may try that in future if I make another later on.
Classic refractors incl. Unitrons, Zeiss, Goto Optical, Royal Astro, Edmund; visual observer.
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Gaz in the Bay Area -Celestron C9.25 XLT -Hypertuned CGEM -Deforked Celestron C8 Celestar -CG5-GT Mount -A really annoyed wife Mt. Tamalpais State Park in Sunny(ish) California: ---------------------------------------------
Meade 16" f/4.5 Lightbridge M42 w/Paracorr & "Crossbow" EQT-200 Equatorial Platform
Meade AR-6 w/10:1 Dual Speed Crayford Focuser
Meade ETX-125 Terabeam/Wegat
Orion ST80 w/single speed Crayford Focuser
CGEM Hypertuned by Deep Space Products
Quote: Is that a inlay in the center of the tray or just a gap?