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Criterion "Chrome Edition" RV-6

Started by fct-150, 05/03/2013 02:37AM
Posted 05/03/2013 02:37AM Opening Post
Getting very close to finishing the whole shebang. Here are the 22-karat gold and triple chrome-plated setting circle and counterweight collars as well as the RA and Dec dial pin rings.

All the best friends,


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Posted 06/09/2015 05:44PM #1
Andy, I'm picking up an old Criterion RV-6 tomorrow. I was doing some research and found your project really inspiring! :-) I'll post some photos when I get the scope and maybe you can give me some ideas on where to start. :-)

~ Charlie Stevenson

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