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Draw tube on 200P skywatcher


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Hi guys

So was looking the other day into depths of my scope and seen that the Draw tube is shiny silver so it got me wondering should i paint it all black inside and outside ? would it make pictures and viewing better ?

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You could paint the shiny parts matt black. But wether you will notice a

difference is up for debate, theoretical difference maybe, if the draw tube

extends into the light path when in focus.

If you do decide to paint, I think that I would avoid the areas of contact,

(I can just see one of the Crayford rollers in your pic) as the paint will likely

flake off in those places.

Regards, Ed.

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