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Pier for Fecker 12" F22 Classical Cassegrain

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#1 Couder

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Posted 19 November 2021 - 11:30 PM

I finished the pier for my 6" F15 Classical Cassegrain. I bought a 6" F15 Fecker refractor tube assembly last year. A mount on a pier from a totally different source was offered to me soon afterwards. The two Fecker mounts are virtually alike, the major difference is the controls for the Cassegrain are better. My dad made a pier for the Cassegrain a few years ago, and I have used it, but I wanted a slightly taller Pier without the braces. I found a large grinder pedestal, and added a length of 6" square pipe. I cut an opening and made a door, hopefully to someday put the motor inside, like the one on the 6" pier.


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Posted 20 November 2021 - 11:32 AM

I sure thought I had pictures. Here they are again.

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