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#1 Prasad

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Posted 03 December 2019 - 09:47 AM

I am looking for a Nylon or similar thin strip for pasting inside a R&P focuser. I have seen thin one side adhesive tape of Nylon in some focusers. I want a small piece of such tape. Where can I get it? All suggestions are welcome



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Posted 03 December 2019 - 09:59 AM

McMaster-Carr sells teflon sheets.  I bought one of the correct thickness and installed strips in my focuser.  One side will accept

glue or adhesive to keep it in place.  Not very expensive.

Wes


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Posted 03 December 2019 - 11:06 AM

+1 for the Teflon sheets.  



#4 Prasad

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Posted 03 December 2019 - 02:18 PM

McMaster-Carr sells teflon sheets.  I bought one of the correct thickness and installed strips in my focuser.  One side will accept

glue or adhesive to keep it in place.  Not very expensive.

Wes

Thanks, found it. 



#5 Prasad

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Posted 03 December 2019 - 02:20 PM

+1 for the Teflon sheets.  

What do you mean ? Sorry, feel lost. 



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Posted 03 December 2019 - 03:49 PM

This stuff, for example

http://www.gortef.co...ASAAEgKsG_D_BwE

Or google “Teflon sheet”, it’s easily found
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#7 Prasad

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Posted 03 December 2019 - 08:08 PM

This stuff, for example

http://www.gortef.co...ASAAEgKsG_D_BwE

Or google “Teflon sheet”, it’s easily found

Yes, that is precisely what I am looking for.. 

 

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