Clear skies.....David AT111EDT G-11, Gemini ST2000XCM
Don "Don't worry about what telescope you own, or its quality. Just get out under the night sky and enjoy God's wondrous universe" Thomas Back.
18" F/5 Home-Built Dob. with Mike Dudley Mirror 6" F/15 Brass w/ D&G Lens on DS-16 Mount DS-10 10" F/4.5 Newtonian LXD650 and LX200 Classic Autostar Converted! 11x80 Meade (Vintage Japan Made). A few Naglers and 8mm and 13mm Ethos. Gadgets and parts everywhere.
Quote:For some reason Super-Lube didn't run real smooth in my CG-5. I stripped it and reloaded it with acme thread grease I got from McMaster-Carr (Nook Industries # NLU-1001). It is a terrific low speed surface bearing grease. My worm gears I have lubed with high PTFE synthetic bicycle grease $$$.
N11GPS Fastar//TOA-130S//MK66 Std//AT6RC//Vintage C5//Megrez II 80mm APO//SolarMax 40 NJP Temma II//Sirius EQ-G Too Many Astro-Cameras//Mallincam Color Hyper Plus Two not-spoiled Golden Retrievers - Casey and Nelson Lot 19 Deerlick Astronomy Village (Canis Major)
Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not. In either case the idea is quite staggering. - Arthur C. Clarke
C8HD CG5 EQ