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Roll Off or Roll Out?

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#1 DrDavoCHP

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Posted 21 May 2021 - 01:50 PM

A roll off roof observatory would be nice but at my age, not going to happen!

 

So I came up with an option that is actually working out quite nicely. I call it my "Roll Out Observatory". 

 

I designed and fabricated it in my little shop. Not everyone has the equipment to do this sort of work but I'm sure some of you do.

 

So take a look and see if you like any of the ideas I put to use in this setup.

 

Now instead of lots of hauling, setup and wiring I just roll out the.... you'll have to watch to see how it works.

 

https://youtu.be/GH9qoiZ1vdQ

 

Dave C.


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#2 barbarosa

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Posted 21 May 2021 - 04:45 PM

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#3 bogg

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Posted 21 May 2021 - 08:07 PM

Nicely thought out.  Brilliant



#4 tommyboy

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Posted 25 May 2021 - 06:11 PM

Very nice! Now if I could convince my neighbors to turn off the circus of lights all around me I'd be set.



#5 DSOGabe

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Posted 26 May 2021 - 12:35 PM

That is very nice. Well constructed and I like all the attention to the little things (which are will cascade to a bigger thing, if overlooked or ignored!). 




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