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What did the postman bring?

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Alternative wood cut blade for the mitre saw I have coming, and a multimeter

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Check out the name on the meter

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7 hours ago, johninderby said:

Well DPD brought it from Germany actually. 🙂

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Nice!  Now that my mount was delivered one of these are at the top of the list.

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30 minutes ago, MilwaukeeLion said:

8mm

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Now that is cool item.
I take it you have an 8mm Projector.

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Looking forward to using this new eyepiece for Moon, doubles and planets - Takahasho TOE 3.3mm

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Rawlbolts and drill for anchoring the pier to the obsy platform.

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The projecting studs are much longer than shown on the Screwfix site, but looks like the correct product. Still, I do have an angle grinder so can cut off the excess.

The pier needs 8 X 12 mm bolts, unlike many that use fewer but bigger.

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18 minutes ago, DaveS said:

Still, I do have an angle grinder so can cut off the excess.

It looks neater if you leave enough to screw stainless steel dome nuts on top.

Dave

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Even neater if the pier bolts down from the inside, no projecting studs at all. See photo in my obsy build thread.

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4 minutes ago, DaveS said:

Even neater if the pier bolts down from the inside, no projecting studs at all. See photo in my obsy build thread.

Im interested in this, but cant see a photo of your thread, just some wood.

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4 minutes ago, DaveS said:

Even neater if the pier bolts down from the inside, no projecting studs at all. See photo in my obsy build thread.

That looks a tricky thing to bolt down :D

Dave

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6 minutes ago, tooth_dr said:

Im interested in this, but cant see a photo of your thread, just some wood.

It's at the top left of the photo, but here's a close up

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The black disk is the base of the DDM85.

Yes, it is a bit tricky, but having unbolted it from the plywood square it came on, I think I can bolt it down.

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A couple of ADM mini Vixen clamps for fitting the carry handle to the 8” Cassegrain.

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Post Person attended again today, excepting the two bills and Spam Mail.
Got this delivered.

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Foam sheet for a EP case internal rebuild, it's a wet weekend forecast,
so may start sooner than expected.

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15 hours ago, Alan White said:

Now that is cool item.
I take it you have an 8mm Projector.

Yes 8 & 16 something about smell and noise of running projector sets atmosphere especially at parties.  Have 4 vintage cams, 16 and three 8's.  No batteries or charging needed..

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Well my well worked postal operative delivered this morning.
Purchases from eBay out of curiosity more than need.

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A pair of OOUK 6" Rings, to see how big a VX tube really looks like,
glad I did as notably smaller than a SW150p.
Best bit is my curiosity didn't cost a lot either.
 

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46 minutes ago, Alan White said:

Well my well worked postal operative delivered this morning.
Purchases from eBay out of curiosity more than need.

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A pair of OOUK 6" Rings, to see how big a VX tube really looks like,
glad I did as notably smaller than a SW150p.
Best bit is my curiosity didn't cost a lot either.
 

What's the ID of those? If it suits and your really don't actually want them, I may be able to use them!

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1 hour ago, Stub Mandrel said:

What's the ID of those? If it suits and your really don't actually want them, I may be able to use them!

154/5 mm but I may yet have use I am sorry to say,
Depends on the way I take things forward.
 

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Arrived yesterday, courtesy of @bendiddley, my new (for me) 8" reflector. Needless to say, I was incapable of unpacking it all on my own, so I got lots of help, as you can see...

 

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Picked These up from Johninderby earlier and is a definite improvement over the standard SW ED80 focuser. 

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Nothing like opening the box of a new telescope! Looks like the cats enjoyed it as much as you!

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But will the Cats Eyes help with the collimation?  😁😁😁

 

 

Sorry couldn’t resist. 

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On 12/10/2019 at 17:01, Alan White said:

154/5 mm but I may yet have use I am sorry to say,
Depends on the way I take things forward.
 

Let me know if you change your mind, thanks.

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