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Posts Made By: Stuart St. Clair

September 15, 2008 06:27 PM Forum: Pictures of Me and My Telescope and........

16" Dob

Posted By Stuart St. Clair

Thanks for the compliments. The real credit should go to Albert for his fantastically simple and functional design, without which I would never see myself building a 16" scope, or maybe I should use the word "assembling", because I actually had the wood cut to my specifications by someone else, due to my lack of good woodworking tools. I think he used a table saw and a router mainly. I used a router myself to cut out the holes in the rocker box sides and ground board to save a little weight. I used a jigsaw to make the cuts for the Dob-Driver 2.

The picture is in the Coast Range hills about 60 miles west of Fresno where I live.

BTW, I found Albert's contact info by searching on the Internet. I assume if he still wants to be found, he can be. I'm not trying to be rude, but I don't want to give out someone else's contact info.