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What was I so scared of?


cosmic dave
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I have been avoiding newtonians over the years because I was scared to death of collimation and have always stuck with refractors. Anyway after many goes on dobs and newts at elac meetings I bit the bullet and got myself an 8" dob. I have now got the hang of this collimation lark, what was I scared of it aint difficult! Feeling a bit of a wally now. Lol

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Collimation on a newt isnt so easy when starting from scratch. I have done a few mods on my 8" newt and since Ive been having a heluva job. I know it can perform better as it worked superbly before I started messing. Give me refractor collimation every time.

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Heard it all before, "why was I worried", "now I wanna bigger one", "how do I fit a moonlight focuser", "I starved my wife and kids for this but look at my scope it's brilliant", hahaha! Welcome to the slippery slope Dave :)


 


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