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  1. polar align

    Theres more than one way to skin a cat ,which ever way works best for you , at the end of a ten minute sub you`ll soon find out . +1 for ollies comment regarding levelling
  2. Could give dave Eagle a try http://www.star-gazing.co.uk/WebPage/ also a member on SGL
  3. Polar scope camera and software...

    I'd love a pole master but can't justify the expenditure at the moment , I used Sharpcap last time I was out using a qhy mini guidescope took a while ,really need to be the NCP but it worked bit more practice required , I just thought by now other manufacturers would have brought their own versions out .
  4. Polar scope camera and software...

    Thought by now there would be cheaper alternatives to pole master
  5. Sky at Night - cleaning gutters?

    I knew those magnetic window cleaners the wife has never used would one day come in handy
  6. Sky at Night - cleaning gutters?

    So how do you tell if you have meteorites ? How do you analyse don't seem to have a hi tech analyser
  7. Heads up -mount

    Bargain to be had 👍
  8. Heads up -mount

    Seen on gumtree bargain no handcontroller but I would guess can be used via eqascom https://www.gumtree.com/p/for-sale/eq6-mount/1259892236?utm_campaign=socialbuttons&utm_content=app_ios&utm_medium=social&utm_source=ios_socialhttps://www.gumtree.com/p/for-sale/eq6-mount/1259892236?utm_campaign=socialbuttons&utm_content=app_ios&utm_medium=social&utm_source=ios_social
  9. Polar scope camera and software...

    Then it may work with Sharpcap may be a matter of giving it a try
  10. Polar scope camera and software...

    Can you link to the camera you are purchasing
  11. Painting inside of a fibreglass observatory?

    If we're talking the underside of dome then use flow coat , key surface with sandpaper , Hoover dust up and wipe down with acetone on a rag wearing gloves ,highly flammable be careful use in a ventilated area . If it's the top of dome then you need to use white gel , different process of application and you would only do topside for repairs , too bring the shine back up ,if it's really dirty use a cutting compound and a lambs wool electric buffer , if there's still dirty patches you may need to use fine wet and dry 1200-1500 grade then polish with compound,
  12. Painting inside of a fibreglass observatory?

    Best paint with flow coat resin used in boat industry it has a wax additive you add a catalyst to the mix and once it cures it leaves a smooth glossy finish, we use white To coat hull internals. something like this though we use in big drums , quick google brought this up https://www.ecfibreglasssupplies.co.uk/product/white-flow-coat-top-coat-inclusive-of-catalyst
  13. Why a concrete base 1m x 1m x 1m

    My base 600x600x900 with 5x1000mm rebar , top of pier base 400mm dia to look pretty for the mrs😊
  14. Newquay and Surrounding Area

    Only once whilst on hols in Newquay , just once just to see what it was , more of a campsite location with a large shed as a meeting room type of building , great location ,take a drive over and have a look , that was about 4yrs ago .