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Restoring a mounts finish

Started by SunSpot51, 01/07/2014 01:56PM
Posted 01/07/2014 01:56PM | Edited 01/07/2014 03:37PM Opening Post
Hi all,

I have a CGE-Pro and tripod. The finish on the black metal part of the tripod looks like it is a bit faded. Does anyone have a suggestion on what I can do to try to restore the finish back to close to what it was originally? BTW, I should mention that the finish is anodized.

Paul Maxson

Paul Maxson
Moderator - CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System
Celestron C14, Mewlon 250, Orion EON120, ASI120MM, Flea3.
Posted 01/08/2014 02:05PM #1

Anodizing can be stripped and redone. You could also have the parts powder coated. Even more color choices could be had with paint, but you'd have to select the painter carefully. You wouldn't want them to damage a machined surface when they do their prep work.