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Graham

I can wait no longer

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New Whiffle trees in place.

 

new cell wt1.jpg

Underneath view.

The outer Hex is the scope base.

 

new cell wt2.jpg

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That all looks very neat and symmetrical with the hexagons. :thumbsup:

 

Could it be a good idea to build some safety clips into the whiffletrees that don't quite touch the mirror surface?

 

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39 minutes ago, Tweedledee said:

That all looks very neat and symmetrical with the hexagons. :thumbsup:

 

Could it be a good idea to build some safety clips into the whiffletrees that don't quite touch the mirror surface?

 

 

Yup they will be part of the nut that holds the whiffle tree to the mounting post.

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Brilliant :thumbsup:

 

I'd like mine in aluminium please :)

 

Are you planning on using steel since you will have a massive horseshoe mount Graham?

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I am going to make the first one out of steel as I have a ready supply at work.

This I will use in a test rig to star test the mirror.

For the scope I am planning to use Stainless Steel all round. :)

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I can't wait to see the pictures of your stainless steel scope :)

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Look for ward to seeing the finished scope, Will you be painting the steel black

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12 hours ago, Stephen said:

Look for ward to seeing the finished scope, Will you be painting the steel black

 

The inside of the cell will be painted black but all the exoskeleton of the scope I plan to leave polished.

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