Repainting telescope tube

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Repainting telescope tube

Postby Great Red Spot » Mon Jun 08, 2015 9:17 pm

Hi all, any idea where to get a telescope tube repainted (sandblast then powder coat) locally? Thanks.

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Re: Repainting telescope tube

Postby orly_andico » Wed Jun 10, 2015 1:42 pm

I had my old Orion 100ED powder-coated white at

David "The Case Modder's Friend" at 01-464 Block 11 Defu Lane 10.

62875086
Weng Wah Polishing Work

Here's my old post on the matter -

viewtopic.php?t=9469&f=8

It literally cost $15. And two weeks. I did strip the paint myself and only gave them the bare metal tube and dew shield.

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Re: Repainting telescope tube

Postby Great Red Spot » Wed Jun 10, 2015 6:52 pm

Thanks, Orly. I called but was told they don't do this. Will try another shop.

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Re: Repainting telescope tube

Postby orly_andico » Thu Jun 11, 2015 11:13 pm

Dave from AFTTech did my telescope tube. They do have the equipment to grind or sandblast off your old paint and they do powdercoating as well.

Their office is somewhere in Ubi / Paya Lebar area.

9273 9325

He's a friend of CK.

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Re: Repainting telescope tube

Postby Great Red Spot » Sat Jun 13, 2015 2:08 am

Thanks! Will give them a call.


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