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Mak 180 tube rings


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Hi   I feel someone has already done this on this forum   but    I am thinking of putting tube rings onto a friends Mak 180 so he can manage it easier 

ant advice would be appreciated   


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I had tube rings with my old mak 180, a useful modification. The previous owner sourced them from Orion Optics UK. They just needed an extra layer of felt internally and they fitted a treat

The fixed dovetail bar needs to be removed ideally to make full use of the rings and this necessitates removal of the meniscus because there are nuts on the inside side of the tube.

Not too an arduous task but you must mark its position on the tube so it goes back the same.

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