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altec

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  1. Hi and Welcome to SGL steve
  2. on mine I put some red adhesive round coloured labels on one of the din leads plugs one on the dec in and one on the dec out then you can't go wrong
  3. ok thanks john i will give it a try steve
  4. its the top of one of the tripod legs and the vixen dovetail that the paint is a bit worn i woud like to get the same paint as that is on the mount if i can
  5. Hi all i have a black eq5 mount and it could do with a touch up can you Recomend me whats the best paint to use Thanks in advance for any advice
  6. morning all hope your all well from a wet Tredegar
  7. Just see this on the news BBC News - Suspected meteor lights up Peru sky
  8. hi and welcome from Tredegar
  9. Hi Simon and welcome to sgl from gwent and a fellow radio amateur steve
  10. Hi all just a quick update on the on the wilson rings i managed to get a 8''tube ring so i went the way astro baby's said and it works great thanks to all for the help and for mike a pic of the focusser
  11. hi pat got one of these if you to try it
  12. simon in you pic what is the blackband inside the trunking made of and did you run the hose clip through it
  13. thanks simon i think i will try the Hula hoop i think it will be ok for my needs
  14. Hi Dave welcome to SGL from north gwent
  15. i was lucky i had some off a mate try a washing machine repair shop or a car parts shop or there is some on ebay
  16. ok thanks for the reply's i let you kown what i can find hula hoops that brings back some memories think i need some wd40 to use one these days most kids of today don't no what they are hihi
  17. i was lucky i had some off a mate try a washing machine repair shop or a car parts shop or there is some on ebay
  18. mybe you could make some rotating rings Andy's Shot Glass - Wilson Rotating Rings - Astronomy & Astrophotography for Non-Gazillionaires i just need to get the pipe to make it ive just asked in DIY Astronomer Forum for some help
  19. iam thinking of making some of the wilcox rotating rings for my scope Andy's Shot Glass - Wilson Rotating Rings - Astronomy & Astrophotography for Non-Gazillionaires i got the Hose Clamps but can't find any garden edging would it ok to use lpg gas hose/pipe or any tips on what to use thanks steve
  20. hi pete i have also been looking at replacing the latitude bolts on my EQ5 mount if you do decide to make a few sets i have a set off you steve
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