New Concept - Dobs Mount for Celestron C8NGT

Wanna make a scope? Or better still, grind a mirror yourself. Or, you have some good tips in making a really useful accessory? This is the place to show what your hands can do...
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New Concept - Dobs Mount for Celestron C8NGT

Postby ggodetucsamoht » Tue Oct 29, 2013 9:29 pm

Did the lst dobs mount for my C8N and due to serious hands and backside quite itchy so not long later decided to tear down the whole dobs and re-design re-work a new concept dobsonian scope, hope it can out perform the initial set functionality and asthetically.


Basically did my lst trial on the dobs and for the balacing parts it balance very well, but for the smoothness there might be somewhere which need to be improve further. I cannot comment it is not smooth but just that because maybe due to the weight and CG point, user need to give some light strength to move the scope. For manual tracking part it might be little affected but overall i still find it is workable for me.


there you goes.........
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Re: New Concept - Dobs Mount for Celestron C8NGT

Postby bornfree » Wed Oct 30, 2013 11:21 am

nice~
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Re: New Concept - Dobs Mount for Celestron C8NGT

Postby Gary » Wed Oct 30, 2013 3:43 pm

Thanks for sharing your DIY. Can't wait to see it in action again!
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