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Started by BABOafrica, 02/26/2013 04:50AM
Posted 02/26/2013 04:50AM | Edited 02/26/2013 04:51AM Opening Post
I'm starting to wonder what the possibilities are for convincing some business man here in Kenya to buy and operate a unit that could aluminize small mirrors.

I would like to introduce some kids to the idea of ATM, but the big obstacle for us here would be having to send a mirror outside the country for the service.

Can anybody direct me to some company that sells units that do aluminizing?

Clears,
Joe

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Posted 02/27/2013 04:17AM #1
Joseph Babendreier said:

I'm starting to wonder what the possibilities are for convincing some business man here in Kenya to buy and operate a unit that could aluminize small mirrors.

I would like to introduce some kids to the idea of ATM, but the big obstacle for us here would be having to send a mirror outside the country for the service.

Can anybody direct me to some company that sells units that do aluminizing?

Clears,
Joe

Joe:

I know nothing about it, maybe someone here does. You might contact Bob Fies at Alcoat, he's been doing it for a long time and is somehow connected with John Dobson and the Sidewalk Astronomers.

http://alcoat.net/

Jon