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Posts Made By: Paul Webb

September 26, 2010 10:58 AM Forum: Home Observatories

Tie down solutions for roll off roof?

Posted By Paul Webb

Anjal, I used modified 3" wide rachet tie downs (like the ones used to tie down a boat on a trailer) and large eyebolts. You may have to cut the tie downs to the required lenghts then sew them back together. I had a person with an industrial sewing machine sew the cut pieces together. Hope this helps. Good luck! I can send you pix. Paul

December 28, 2010 07:15 AM Forum: Equipment Talk

Foam Needed

Posted By Paul Webb

Jud, Any of the case mfgs will carry foam replacement. i.e. Pelican, Storm....etc. Good luck! Paul
Judson Mitchell said:

A few years ago I bought some 1/4" medium density white foam that I used to line my refractor box. Due to a computer crash, the information was lost as to suppliers. Also, with that purchase I obtained some 2" thick foam for EP cases. Can anyone lead me to a source of said foam?

Jud Mitchell
Simpsonville SC

January 16, 2011 02:53 PM Forum: Antique/Classic/Vintage Optical Instruments

12.5" F#7.5 Cave Optical Co. 1956 Any idea of quality and value

Posted By Paul Webb

Shawn, Contact Rolando Chavez........he had one and loved it! Good luck! Paul

July 4, 2011 06:31 AM Forum: After Dark

Milky way video AWESUM

Posted By Paul Webb

Spectacular! Thanks for sharing!

August 29, 2011 05:12 PM Forum: Bad to the Bone Autos

Guess This Car

Posted By Paul Webb

Don't know.....but it looks like it was hauling something tasty! grin Paul
Russ Carroll said:

A California Classic!


January 8, 2012 07:38 AM Forum: After Dark

Re: Do people do astronomy with annoying friends?

Posted By Paul Webb

I do some public outreach events and enjoy the questions and comments. When at my observatory, a good single malt and hand made Dominican in silence keeps me focused.
No pun intended. wink Paul

January 11, 2012 05:13 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Mars f31 RGB 1/11/12

Posted By Paul Webb

Steve.............Great shot! Paul

January 14, 2012 07:41 AM Forum: Solar System Observing

Jupiter in December 2011

Posted By Paul Webb

Mark, Nice shot! Would love to come up to Pittsboro sometime to take a look through that 8"! Paul

February 3, 2012 05:21 PM Forum: Antique/Classic/Vintage Optical Instruments

Another Old C5

Posted By Paul Webb

Rick.....It's a beaut! Congrats! Paul

February 11, 2012 07:59 AM Forum: Eyepieces

Re: Nagler T2 question

Posted By Paul Webb

Ditto....my 20 Nag made in Japan. Paul