Assembly dry run

Assembly dry run
A dry run, just to see if all the bits fit nicely. New finder and focuser attached. Sealed the ‘gaps’ around the focus mount with some closed cell sticky foam rubber.   Now where do I mount the SkySurfer ? Share this:TwitterFacebookPinterest

Ready for paint

Ready for paint
Holes filled and the tube is ready for a nice shiny new coat of paint. Share this:TwitterFacebookPinterest

Sand storm

Sand storm
The next step, after dulling the OTA was to sand blast the mirror cell and tube end. Share this:TwitterFacebookPinterest