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Truing a sliding tube mount
      #5719689 - 03/08/13 12:04 AM

I have an older meade mount that uses a sliding tube inside of a fixed tube. A common design. The inner sliding tube has a lot of friction since over time dents and dings on the tube have made it out of round. The tube is still straight. Has anyone had any luck re-truing the inner tube? If so, how?

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