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by mrthomasyip
Wed May 06, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: DIY Astronomy
Topic: Want To Ask : Where can I find Ebony star / formica and teflon pad ?
Replies: 7
Views: 799

Re: Want To Ask : Where can I find Ebony star / formica and teflon pad ?

Maybe you want to show your diy so tat we can advice you from there?
by mrthomasyip
Mon May 04, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: DIY Astronomy
Topic: DIY Half Pier for Celestron CG-4 Mount
Replies: 9
Views: 6689

Re: DIY Half Pier for Celestron CG-4 Mount

Hi, i am the owner of this diy. I changed my forum name sometime back. Yes, this diy works just fine. Vibration and every is as minimal as it should be and not an issue with visual uses. It is tall and the counterweight won't hit the tripod or any part of the mount too. This project has been made se...
by mrthomasyip
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: DIY Astronomy
Topic: Want To Ask : Where can I find Ebony star / formica and teflon pad ?
Replies: 7
Views: 799

Re: Want To Ask : Where can I find Ebony star / formica and teflon pad ?

Reading on your topic i am pretty sure you are looking at doing your DIY dobsonian telescope. Teflon you can easily get from hardware store, those greyish pad which suppose to fit on the legs of chairs or anything which enables smooth pushing across area. As for ebony star, i dont think you can get ...
by mrthomasyip
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Need some opinions to get started in astrophotography
Replies: 4
Views: 1048

Re: Need some opinions to get started in astrophotography

Hi, actually you have already selected your equipments and the next thing is to get your shopping cart to be filled. WO redcat is one scope which has been eyed by a numbers of imagers from what i know. As for star adventurer, yes it is quite portable and easy carrying around. With this items on hand...
by mrthomasyip
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Replacing Secondary Lens for Nextar 6SE.
Replies: 5
Views: 1112

Re: Replacing Secondary Lens for Nextar 6SE.

Hi Yours is a 6SE, meaning it is a SCT ota. I don't think you can get a replacement for secondary mirror anywhere and from your description it is likely a corrector plate than the actual secondary mirror itself. Likely you might need to put your ota at a side now and look into another scope. Celestr...
by mrthomasyip
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTB: 2 inch diagonal for SCT and Crayford focuser
Replies: 1
Views: 593

Re: WTB: 2 inch diagonal for SCT and Crayford focuser

Please text me at nine187nine641, I have a new condition Crawford focuser to let go for your consideration.
by mrthomasyip
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS : Skywatcher 150pds 6" Newtonian and accessories
Replies: 0
Views: 883

WTS : Skywatcher 150pds 6" Newtonian and accessories

1) Selling a good condition skywatcher 150pds, 6" newtonian ota. Come with 6x30 finder, vixen style dovetail and tube ring. SOLD 2) 9x50 orion right angled finder scope with finder bracket. $80 3) orion shorty 2x Barlow $35 4) GSO dual speed crayford focuser for SCT ota. $250 5) Celestron right angl...
by mrthomasyip
Sun Oct 06, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS : Some Accessories
Replies: 4
Views: 1607

Re: WTS : Some Accessories

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by mrthomasyip
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS : Some Accessories
Replies: 4
Views: 1607

Re: WTS : Some Accessories

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by mrthomasyip
Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: DIY Astronomy
Topic: New Concept - Dobs Mount for Celestron C8NGT
Replies: 4
Views: 6044

Re: New Concept - Dobs Mount for Celestron C8NGT

Slide the tube up or down the mounting ring to achieve balances.