Quote:thats what i do....finishing compound with a wheel in a smallarea...to see results.its nice to get out and do the work the guys in warmer climatescan do all year long.thats why i just redid my basement a month ago.no more idle winters.great job on the cave....glad someone here got it.
"The White Zone is for loading or unloading of passengers only. No Astrophotography." Cosmic Acres! Greatest restoration challenge: Tulley and Sons 3" achromat on Altazimuth mount, circa ~late 1820s
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Quote:Looks nice! How did it do on the spider-cracks? It seems to me that with a good, clean polish that they don't look as bad afterwards.
1964 Tinsley 8" Dall Kirkham 1950's Goto #103, 104-Sold, 106-Under construction 1920's E. Vion 45mm refractor 1979 OTI Quantum 6 Zeiss OEM-2 15" Discovery Tak FS-102 on EM-10 Mount Friends with a guy who owns a 9" AP Refractor-WOW
Quote:That looks awesome. It always amazes me how well classic scopes clean up with some TLC. Very nice job!
Quote:If it were me, I'd go with polished as pictured. I wouldn't paint the tube grey though. It might me nice to accent the Pier Cap, Clock Drive Housing, Cradle and Leg Levelers with wrinkle black, but that's your call.
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John Higbee Tasco 60mm 5VTE Refractor - 1964 Edmund 4.25" f/10 Palomar Junior Reflector - 1967 Celestron C8 "orange tube" SCT - 1976 Zhumell Tachyon 25x100 binoculars (2010) w/ Petersen Engineering E-Z Binoc SuperMount - 2013 Edmund Spilhaus Space Clock - 2010 Cave Astrola 12.5" f/6 Reflector - 2012 Criterion RV-6 Dynascope - 2012 Meade ETX90EC - 2013 Meade ETX125PE UHTC - 2013 Towa Model 305 Refractor (60mm, f/15) - 2013 Tower Royal Astro Refractor (76mm, f/16) - 2014
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Quote:What happens when you pour it over an aircraft? Does it vanish
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Quote: If you have an electric oven and enough SPUs to use it, set it at about 150F for a couple hours and it'll cure up nice and hard. Otherwise, give it a few days to dry.
Quote:Quote: If you have an electric oven and enough SPUs to use it, set it at about 150F for a couple hours and it'll cure up nice and hard. Otherwise, give it a few days to dry. Acronym DefinitionSPU Strategy and Policy UnitSPU Synergistic Processor UnitSPU Short Procedure Unit (various hospitals)SPU Society for Pediatric UrologySPU Sub-Picture UnitSPU Secure Processing UnitSPU Strategic Procurement UnitSPU Service de Pédagogie Universitaire (French: Department of University Education; University of Namur; Belgium)SPU Socket Power UnitSPU Subsystem Power UnitSPU SAP Processing UnitSPU Sociedad Peruana de UrologíaSPU S-Band Polar UltraSPU Special Planning UnitSPU Simulator Processor UnitSPU Service Publication UnitSPU Stage Pré-Universitaire (French: Pre-University Course)SPU Shard Productions Underground (online video group)SPU Supra-Phrasal Unit (linguistics)SPU Solar Panel UnitSPU Single Package UnitSPU Sheep Production UnitSPU Socialist Party of UkraineSPU Sound Pick-UpSPU Special Purpose UnitSPU Southern Polytechnic UniversitySPU Special Police UnitSPU Segmented PolyurethaneSPU Sardar Patel University (Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, India)SPU Seattle Pacific UniversitySPU Signal Processing UnitSPU Southern Polytechnic University (Georgia)SPU Seattle Public UtilitiesSPU State Power Utility (India)SPU Sound Processing UnitSPU Somos un Pueblo Unido (Spanish: We Are a United Town; New Mexico)SPU Split, Croatia (Airport Code)SPU System Processing UnitSPU Sripatum University (Thailand)SPU Solids Processing Unit
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