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Steve Mckean
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Reged: 03/22/10

Loc: Bay Of Plenty, NZ
Classic Dome install complete (Tauranga NZ) new
      #5833671 - 05/01/13 04:58 AM

Well it's done (Pretty much) just tinkering now with Auto tracking the dome.

Have a look at:

My Observatory

Edited by Steve Mckean (05/01/13 05:05 AM)


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lambermo
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Reged: 07/16/07

Loc: .nl
Re: Classic Dome install complete (Tauranga NZ) new [Re: Steve Mckean]
      #5833794 - 05/01/13 08:00 AM

That's a beautiful setup ! Congrats.

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Starman27
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Reged: 01/29/06

Loc: Illinois, Iowa
Re: Classic Dome install complete (Tauranga NZ) new [Re: lambermo]
      #5833823 - 05/01/13 08:29 AM

Thanks for the step by step images. The result is great!

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CharlesW
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Reged: 11/02/12

Loc: Chula Vista & Indio, CA
Re: Classic Dome install complete (Tauranga NZ) new [Re: Starman27]
      #5834056 - 05/01/13 10:40 AM

You just built that in the middle of a public park while no one was watching, right? What an incredible site.

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stmguy
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Reged: 10/11/12

Loc: Western NH
Re: Classic Dome install complete (Tauranga NZ) new [Re: Starman27]
      #5834101 - 05/01/13 11:05 AM

Very nice indeed!
Norm


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1965healy
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Reged: 06/23/07

Loc: San Antonio, TX
Re: Classic Dome install complete (Tauranga NZ) new [Re: stmguy]
      #5834511 - 05/01/13 02:15 PM

Beautiful job!

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tadpoletoo
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Reged: 04/18/11

Loc: NW Michigan
Re: Classic Dome install complete (Tauranga NZ) new [Re: 1965healy]
      #5834971 - 05/01/13 06:29 PM

You NZ. people do it right!

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JAT Observatory
NOT a Wimp
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Reged: 02/20/05

Loc: In the Primordial Soup
Re: Classic Dome install complete (Tauranga NZ) new [Re: tadpoletoo]
      #5835005 - 05/01/13 06:51 PM

Nice setup, nice location. I really like all the room on the deck outside the obs.

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sandybourne
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Reged: 12/18/12

Loc: Texas
Re: Classic Dome install complete (Tauranga NZ) new [Re: JAT Observatory]
      #5835335 - 05/01/13 10:18 PM

Class act down there,nice set up, lots of Kiwi ingenuity. Thanks for the great photographs.

Edited by sandybourne (05/01/13 11:00 PM)


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TheSheriff
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Reged: 07/15/07

Loc: Yellow n Green, Duck Country
Re: Classic Dome install complete (Tauranga NZ) new [Re: sandybourne]
      #5835395 - 05/01/13 11:07 PM

Wow, very nice!

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Bob Griffiths
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Reged: 10/10/05

Loc: Frederick Maryland
Re: Classic Dome install complete (Tauranga NZ) new [Re: TheSheriff]
      #5835796 - 05/02/13 08:34 AM

EXTREMELY nice....
Congratulations on one heck of a darn nice observatory...!!!!

Bob G


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csa/montana
Den Mama
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Reged: 05/14/05

Loc: montana
Re: Classic Dome install complete (Tauranga NZ) [Re: Steve Mckean]
      #5835907 - 05/02/13 09:57 AM

Congratulations on a beautiful observatory in a most beautiful setting!

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