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Tom L

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The Best of Reflectors
      #560810 - 08/15/05 11:49 PM

This thread is designed to hold those threads that have a lot to contribute to Reflector owners. If you would like to nominate a thread to be added to this post, please send a PM to one of the Reflector Forum moderators or to an Administrator with a link to the thread and a reason to include it.

Edited by Don W (02/17/08 01:17 PM)


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Tom L

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Collimating a Reflector Telescope new [Re: Tom L]
      #560812 - 08/15/05 11:51 PM

Everything you want to know about collimating a Reflector.

Collimating a Reflector Telescope

Edited by Jason B (02/06/10 09:59 AM)


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Tom L

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Mirror Cleaning new [Re: Tom L]
      #560813 - 08/15/05 11:52 PM

Dead link removed.

Edited by Don W (07/25/10 06:21 PM)


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Tom L

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Rotating Rings new [Re: Tom L]
      #560816 - 08/15/05 11:53 PM

Rotating Rings

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Tom L

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Secondary Mirror Alignment new [Re: Tom L]
      #560817 - 08/15/05 11:54 PM

Secondary Mirror Alignment

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Tom L

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Help Me Understand What Wave Error Is new [Re: Tom L]
      #560818 - 08/15/05 11:55 PM

Help Me Understand What Wave Error Is

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Tom L

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Refractor vs. Reflector new [Re: Tom L]
      #562052 - 08/16/05 09:32 PM

a Must read by anyone!

Refractor vs. Reflector


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Tom L

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How To Get Optimum Performance new [Re: Tom L]
      #562058 - 08/16/05 09:34 PM

How To Get Optimum Performance

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Tom L

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Planetary Starmaster new [Re: Tom L]
      #568527 - 08/21/05 11:10 PM

Planetary Starmaster

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Tom L

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Latest Dob Buyer's Guide new [Re: Tom L]
      #576973 - 08/27/05 11:14 PM

March 2006 Dob Buyer's Guide:

Dob Buyer's Guide for March, 2006

Edited by Tom L (03/04/06 02:41 PM)


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Tom L

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My Ideal Dob Parameters new [Re: Tom L]
      #643225 - 10/15/05 01:17 AM

My Ideal Dob Parameters

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Tom L

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A Question On Collimation Theory new [Re: Tom L]
      #702993 - 11/25/05 12:58 PM

A Question On Collimation Theory

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Tom L

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Collimation Anxiety new [Re: Tom L]
      #729925 - 12/14/05 03:45 PM

Collimation Anxiety

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miniventures
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Easy to Build $12.00 GO-TO/Setting circles new [Re: Tom L]
      #1092692 - 08/13/06 03:20 PM

One of our members came up with an easy to make "push-to" idea that works very well. Thanks, Carol!
Degree Circles $12.00 Go-TO

Edited by miniventures (08/13/06 05:50 PM)


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Tom L

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Coma and Collimation tolerences new [Re: miniventures]
      #1130867 - 09/03/06 11:48 PM

From Don... Coma and Collimation tolerences

Edited by Jason B (02/06/10 09:58 AM)


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Don W
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Re: Coma and Collimation tolerences new [Re: Tom L]
      #2198058 - 02/17/08 01:07 PM

The Degree Circle Thread:
Degree Circles

Link to PDF Degree Circle Thread:
Degree Circle PDF


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Don W
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Re: Coma and Collimation tolerences new [Re: Don W]
      #2198070 - 02/17/08 01:14 PM

Link to use of Catseye Collimation tools:
Catseye Collimation Tools


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Re: Coma and Collimation tolerences new [Re: Don W]
      #2310823 - 04/07/08 10:39 AM

Collimation of Meade Schmidt-Newtonians.

Collimation of Meade Schmidt Newtonians


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Re: Coma and Collimation tolerences new [Re: Don W]
      #2792043 - 12/07/08 02:23 PM

Excellent thread on Newtonian Collimation.

Catseye vs. Howie Glatter and Blug??


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Re: Coma and Collimation tolerences new [Re: Don W]
      #2858197 - 01/11/09 02:07 PM

Collimation and the Radius of Curvature

ROC and collimation


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