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Plans for building large Dobsonian Telescopes


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I wanted to know if anyone on this website, could point me to a website that

just sells "Building Plans" for building large Dobsonian  Telescopes.

I'm looking at seeing if its possible to build something that "Folds" up , so

that it can be transported in a car to a remote location and used up north.

Something like below.

Thanks.

Tom

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Books like “the dobsonian telescope” by Kriege or “portable Newtonian telescopes” by highe might be useful. Otherwise there are lots of people who have put plans and discuss what they’ve done. If you have the tools then it shouldn’t be too bad. Sourcing some of the materials might be tricky and you’ll need to decide where to get the optics from. Good luck.

 

peter

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Kriege's book is indeed a classic but, IIRC, it's also a little long in the tooth now. There are plenty of manufactures out there: take a look at their websites and collect design ideas from there. 

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