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Aluminum Knight

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Best of ATM & Posting Guide lines and Help new
      #499795 - 07/02/05 11:12 AM

Post Rules and Guide Lines

Rules for Posting images

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Aluminum Knight

Reged: 01/20/04

Loc: Land of Shake and Bake
Re: Best of ATM [Re: MMICKELS]
      #499801 - 07/02/05 11:15 AM

Ron Ravneberg Memorial Scope Gallery

Test your OWN Mirrors

By Gordon Waite.

Link to thread

New laminate choices for Dob bearings.

DIY Mounts - 3D drawings and discussions:

Alt-AZ for a Newtonian reflector

Alt-AZ for a refractor

Ball scope

Dobson ver. 1

Dobson ver. 2

Dobson ver. 3 - Minimalist/Travelscope

Dual Purpose (Standard Dob + EQ)

English Yoke

EQ platform - Box version

EQ platform - Tripod version

EQ platform - type "EJ"

German Equatorial Mount

Fork Mount ver. 1

Fork Mount ver. 2


Pipe Mount (Alt-AZ)

Pipe Mount (EQ)

Single-arm Fork

Split Ring


Edit: The links to the images in all listed threads have been updated.

FDA Laser Article

Sources for electronic components.

Hastings Aluminum Tubes.

BlackLite tubes from Protostar

Dob parts from Aurora Precision

What to do if your mirror and tool get stuck.

ATM Books.

Thank you Lawrence Sayre!

Couder Mask Calculator.

Interactive Optical Bench.

Aberrator Software

The Free Exchange

Jigs and templates for woodworking.

Secondary Diameter Calculator.

ATM Links. This thread contains links to items needed for making telescopes.

ATMOS Optical Design Software

Modas Software

The ATM Workshop

Setting Circle generating program (in PDF format) \

Eq Platform for $29.5

Metal parts to make scope cases with.

Posted pictures of scopes made by members.
Post your pictures here.

Ravenberg Scope Gallery

SS 127mm lens scope threads
Surplus Shed 127 mm refractor build

Cutting a tube

My 127 build

Surplus Shed 127mm Refractor project

127mm refractor project finished

A fast SS 127mm refractor assembly

127mm f/4.4 refractor lens... now what?

My 127mm SS project

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