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Bob Myler
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Re: Edmund model 4004 CL scope new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5625123 - 01/15/13 08:24 PM

Oooooooo - that looks nice!

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starman876
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Re: Edmund model 4004 CL scope [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5625450 - 01/15/13 11:35 PM

That looks awesome. I want one

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mustgobigger
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Re: Edmund model 4004 CL scope new [Re: starman876]
      #5630273 - 01/18/13 05:17 PM Attachment (26 downloads)

well after 3 days of not having time to work on it
i took a little from 2 different threads i read about this scope and combined my setup.
one i saw had a custom clamp with felt riding on cradle
and the other had nylon or such bushings bolted through the tube.
still a work in progress but here is my idea.
i made a brass band clamp with nylon washers attached
for my tube rotation.
it just slides up the tube and clamps on...still have to paint and felt but you get the idea.


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mustgobigger
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Re: Edmund model 4004 CL scope new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5630274 - 01/18/13 05:19 PM Attachment (26 downloads)

going to have to just snug screws so nylon rotates
then locktite threads.


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apfever
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Re: Edmund model 4004 CL scope new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5631191 - 01/19/13 09:20 AM

How do the screws attach to the band? Is the inside surface of the band smooth at the screw location?

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mustgobigger
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Re: Edmund model 4004 CL scope new [Re: apfever]
      #5631218 - 01/19/13 09:46 AM

Its a tapped hole and screw sits
Flush with inside of band.
Then I will add a layer of felt
To inside of band.
Band is. 125 thick with 8-32 thread


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terraclarke
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Re: Edmund model 4004 CL scope new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5631321 - 01/19/13 10:57 AM

Wow, that is nice Brian. That is a display piece for sure! Very smart and fashionable! You are really bringing it out. It pops!

Terra


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