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Re: over the rainbow

Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:40 pm
by Cliff
Before you make a new aluminium tube for your 8 inch newt ,whatever you do don't take the weight saving too far. (Although I'm sure you would not make such a boo-boo!).
I say that because when I got my first "serious" astronomical scope (a brand new one produced by a supposed decent telescope maker) I soon realised the aluminium tube was really too flimsy.
Best of luck from Cliff