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The Pier is built.


Graham
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After a couple of hours welding I have turned this.

 

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Into this.

The Base will be fixed to the slab then filled with concrete.

The slots in the outer edge of the disc will allow me to fettle the polar alignment.

 

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The top part in place.

This will also be filled with concrete.

 

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That looks massive! Good work mate!

 

Ron

PS Can you clean your camera lens, if your scope was like that you wouldn't see anything!! Ha ha ?

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Looking forward to this, just to see how it all fits together??!!

Ron

(Good, clear image, thanks Graham!)

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1 hour ago, Tweedledee said:

Another great colour for a great project. ?

 

Deep blue for the OTA perhaps?? ?

I have a special theme planned for the ota

You will have to wait and see. 

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Mount plate is on and it has all had its first top coat of paint.

Going to make a bracket to hold my old EQ 5 polar scope so I can polar align it all before I nail it down permently

 

 

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don't stub your toe on that pier you'll wake the neighbours ?? ps hedge needs trimming?

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