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mirror grinding kits - lafermeacolette.fr

mirror grinding kit grind and polish telescope mirror at. All our Mirror Kits contain a Pilkington Float Glass mirror blank and Grinding Tool These arefinished with fine ground edges 180 grade first stage ginding powder 400 grade ginding powder 303 grade smoothing powder Top quality Cerium Oxide Polishing.

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Mirror grinding - scope making

2007-2-13  typical grinding kit. Now you need to decide about the focal length of your future mirror. If you are making this mirror to practice your skills for a future, large mirror you want to make, a fast, F4 - F5 mirror is probably your best choice.

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Telescope Mirror Kits - Firsthand Discovery

Start with one of our telescope mirror kits. Each kit comes with a telescope mirror blank and all the abrasives (silicon carbide grits and white aluminum oxide powders), cerium oxide polish and pitch to grind and polish it to your specifications. Please note that our kits do not include a grinding tool or pitch lap.

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Telescope Mirror Making Kits /

2016-9-14  We'd like to help you follow in the path forged by Isaac Newton and make your own powerful reflecting telescope mirror. Please visit our new telescope mirror kit website here: Buy Telescope Mirror Making Kits, for the most complete telescope mirror grinding kits anywhere on

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12-inch Mirror Grinding Kit Astromart

This is a GotGrit kit I bought more than a year ago and never had the time or the energy to carry through with The kit is similar to the "12-inch Grinding Kit" listed on the GotGrit website for 84.65 -- Except It has 30 pounds instead of 15 pounds of Dental Stone and two 12-inch tile kits instead of only one.

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Got Grit

Grit Kits (7) Grinding Kits (7) Polishing Pads (2) Plate Glass (3) Pyrex Blanks Bulk Grit (12)

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Telescope Mirror Blanks / TelescopeMirrorBlanks.Com ...

2016-9-14  There are several advantages to using thin plate glass mirror blanks for grinding your telescope mirror: * Thin mirror blanks are less expensive, allowing more people to afford the hobby of grinding their own telescope mirror. * Choosing a thin mirror

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Telescope Mirrors, Blanks, Secondaries, Grinding

2015-12-17  Aluminium oxide grinding powder per kilo $40AUD Tin oxide grinding powder per kilo $30AUD Pumice grinding powder per kilo $30AUD 80 Grade grinding powder per 8" mirror $2AUD 120 " " $2AUD 220 " " $3AUD 320 " " $4AUD 500 " " $6AUD 1000 " " $8AUD 1600 " " $8AUD Cerium Oxide " $8AUD Lap resin kit " $15AUD

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Telescope Making Supplies - willbell

2020-7-29  Throughout the grinding and final lapping stages, the objective has been to reduce pits and scratches to the smallest possible size. However, no amount of grinding can produce a surface smooth enough or sufficiently transparent to meet the needs of a first-class telescope objective. Different techniques are needed.

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Mirror Grinding - Take A Class Or DIY? - ATM, Optics

2017-5-11  Willman-Bell sells mirror grinding supplies: https://willbell...TM_Supplies.htm i bought a kit from willman-bell, actually talked to john dobson, got the sidewalk astronomers printout, read texereau, and any other book i could find on building a telescope and i made a very nice 6" f8. you can do it too,.

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Telescope Mirror Making Kits /

2016-9-14  We'd like to help you follow in the path forged by Isaac Newton and make your own powerful reflecting telescope mirror. Please visit our new telescope mirror kit website here: Buy Telescope Mirror Making Kits, for the most complete telescope mirror grinding kits anywhere on

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12.5” Telescope Mirror Grinding Polishing Kit PRICE ...

2021-6-2  12.5” Telescope Mirror Grinding Polishing Kit PRICE REDUCED $30 ... Angeleyes 7X 50mm Finder Scope Telescope with White Mounting Bracket Kits. $47.99. Free shipping Free shipping Free shipping. 19 watchers 19 watchers 19 watchers. Description. eBay item number: 154448417442.

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12-inch Mirror Grinding Kit Astromart

This is a GotGrit kit I bought more than a year ago and never had the time or the energy to carry through with The kit is similar to the "12-inch Grinding Kit" listed on the GotGrit website for 84.65 -- Except It has 30 pounds instead of 15 pounds of Dental Stone and two 12-inch tile kits instead of only one.

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Woodware: Mirror Grinding Stand

2020-5-21  Now days it is easer to buy finished mirrors than grinding kits to make them. Still grinding your own mirror is a key skill that makes you a real telescope maker. To grind a telescope mirror by hand you simply attach a glass tool the same size as your mirror blank to the top of a small, strong stand.

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Telescope Making Supplies - willbell

2020-7-29  Throughout the grinding and final lapping stages, the objective has been to reduce pits and scratches to the smallest possible size. However, no amount of grinding can produce a surface smooth enough or sufficiently transparent to meet the needs of a first-class telescope objective. Different techniques are needed.

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King Telescopes, telescope mirror blanks, using both ...

Our intent is to provide a source for lower cost, mirror blanks, and supplies for grinding your own telescope mirror. If I had known as a kid how, well not easy, but indeed not as hard as I would have expected to grind my own mirror. I sure would have had a much nicer scope then. At present we have a supply of high quality Pyrex mirror blanks.

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Stellafane ATM: Grits, Polish Pitch

For hand grinding, the coarse grit sequence of 40, 60 , 80, 120, 220 is typical (start at the grit size appropriate for your mirror diameter as given in the section above). Silicon Carbide is used almost exclusively. Fine grit sequences vary more, and are often

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Making a Mirror grinding Polishing machine - ATM,

2015-3-16  Page 1 of 5 - Making a Mirror grinding Polishing machine - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Hello, I am on the half of the way to make a mirror grinding machine inspired by original M-O-M design. I made the pulley arrangement such a way that, both the turn table eccentric spins at 50 RPM fixed. I wont go for making mirror bigger that 10.5 (or max 12).

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Mirror Grinding - Take A Class Or DIY? - ATM, Optics

2017-5-11  Page 1 of 3 - Mirror Grinding - Take A Class Or DIY? - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Ive been interested in grinding/polishing my own Newt mirror for a long time but dont know how to get started. As a beginner, would you recommend attending a workshop or class or is it possible to make a good mirror using other learning resources such as books and online videos?

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Zambuto Optical Company - Newtonian Telescope

2020-9-29  Zambuto Optical Company is located in a rural area and is functionally self-sufficient in almost all circumstances. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have questions. Otherwise, our schedule goes on at a normal pace.

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Telescope Mirror Making Kits /

2016-9-14  We'd like to help you follow in the path forged by Isaac Newton and make your own powerful reflecting telescope mirror. Please visit our new telescope mirror kit website here: Buy Telescope Mirror Making Kits, for the most complete telescope mirror grinding kits anywhere on

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12-inch Mirror Grinding Kit Astromart

This is a GotGrit kit I bought more than a year ago and never had the time or the energy to carry through with The kit is similar to the "12-inch Grinding Kit" listed on the GotGrit website for 84.65 -- Except It has 30 pounds instead of 15 pounds of Dental Stone and two 12-inch tile kits instead of only one.

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12.5” Telescope Mirror Grinding Polishing Kit PRICE ...

2021-6-2  12.5” Telescope Mirror Grinding Polishing Kit PRICE REDUCED $30 ... Angeleyes 7X 50mm Finder Scope Telescope with White Mounting Bracket Kits. $47.99. Free shipping Free shipping Free shipping. 19 watchers 19 watchers 19 watchers. Description. eBay item number: 154448417442.

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King Telescopes, telescope mirror blanks, using both ...

Our intent is to provide a source for lower cost, mirror blanks, and supplies for grinding your own telescope mirror. If I had known as a kid how, well not easy, but indeed not as hard as I would have expected to grind my own mirror. I sure would have had a much nicer scope then. At present we have a supply of high quality Pyrex mirror blanks.

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Mirror-Making Workshop - Texas Star Party

Telescope Mirror Kits .COM; United Lens Company; Salem Distributing Company; There is also info at the Mirror Workshop (Astron Soc of Greater Hartford CT). Here’s some videos of mirror-grinding and mirror-polishing to give you some idea of what you’ll be doing. Our thanks to ATM volunteers Keith Venables, Tim Cowden, and Robert Kieras!

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Grind and Polish a Dobsonian/Newtonian Telescope

Amazing, thank you! I went through the process of grinding a 6" mirror as a teenager and always wondered how mirrors are aluminized - even though mine was silvered, which doesn't last as long and eventually tarnishes. My first ever late-twilight view of the moon blew my

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Hand Grinding a Telescope Mirror Make:

2014-5-30  This is how you make a telescope mirror out of a hunk of glass: Use a sand mixture and another piece of glass to grind away the middle of a concave shape. Repeat with finer and finer grit sand. Dave Barosso demonstrates the technique, but to do it yourself, try to visit one of the Telescope Makers Workshop ‘s classes on Friday nights in ...

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Zambuto Optical Company - Newtonian Telescope

2020-9-29  Zambuto Optical Company is located in a rural area and is functionally self-sufficient in almost all circumstances. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have questions. Otherwise, our schedule goes on at a normal pace.

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Buy Telescope Mirrors - Jim's Mobile

2020-8-22  Jim's Mobile, Inc. (JMI Telescopes) is a world renowned manufacturer of astronomical telescopes and aftermarket accessories for the amateur and professional astronomer. We manufacture telescopes and accessories such as telescope wheels,

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How I make Telescope Mirror Blanks - mdpub

2012-3-19  Here is a stack of my home-made 8 and 10 inch mirror blanks. The second from the bottom is the one above. I can use the thinner blank below it as the grinding tool. UPDATE I have started rough grinding one of my home-made 10in glass blanks. Here is an action shot of me, pushin' glass. I am aiming for an f/5 mirror.

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Telescope Mirror Making Kits /

2016-9-14  We'd like to help you follow in the path forged by Isaac Newton and make your own powerful reflecting telescope mirror. Please visit our new telescope mirror kit website here: Buy Telescope Mirror Making Kits, for the most complete telescope mirror grinding kits anywhere on

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12.5” Telescope Mirror Grinding Polishing Kit PRICE ...

2021-6-2  12.5” Telescope Mirror Grinding Polishing Kit PRICE REDUCED $30 ... Angeleyes 7X 50mm Finder Scope Telescope with White Mounting Bracket Kits. $47.99. Free shipping Free shipping Free shipping. 19 watchers 19 watchers 19 watchers. Description. eBay item number: 154448417442.

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12-inch Mirror Grinding Kit Astromart

This is a GotGrit kit I bought more than a year ago and never had the time or the energy to carry through with The kit is similar to the "12-inch Grinding Kit" listed on the GotGrit website for 84.65 -- Except It has 30 pounds instead of 15 pounds of Dental Stone and two 12-inch tile kits instead of only one.

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Grind and Polish a Dobsonian/Newtonian Telescope

Amazing, thank you! I went through the process of grinding a 6" mirror as a teenager and always wondered how mirrors are aluminized - even though mine was silvered, which doesn't last as long and eventually tarnishes. My first ever late-twilight view of the moon blew my

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Astronomical Mirrors Lens, Telescope Mirrors, Mirror ...

2021-4-22  Optics / Kits : ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS: BRESSER Telescopes [GERMANY ] Filters Solar Filters: SOFTRWARE DOWNLOADS: ORION [U.S.A. ] Telescope Making Kits: ROAD TRANSPORT: WILLIAM OPTICS [TAIWAN ] Telescopes with Dual Axis Motor HPC

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Grinding and Polishing a Meniscus Mirror –

2017-10-17  Grinding and Polishing a Meniscus Mirror. In many respects, the grinding and polishing stages of fabricating a thin meniscus telescope mirror are not different from any telescope mirror. There are lots of resources, online and in print, describing that. This article will focus on the specific issues introduced by working on such a mirror.

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Telescope Mirrors - Orion Optics

2019-1-16  Primary Mirror Dimensions. Primary Mirror type. Focal length nominal mm. Edge thickness mm * Diameter mm. Weight g. Ultrascope 150 f4. 600. 18. 151. 745. 150 f5. 750 ...

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Mirror grinding book recommendations Please -

2013-8-3  Hi folks Its been ten years since I first read up on grinding mirrors then the idea got placed on the bucket list and shelved. I have been thinking about the idea quite a bit again over the last couple of years, and now my observatory is pretty much complete I think Im ready to give mirror grindi...

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How I make Telescope Mirror Blanks - mdpub

2012-3-19  Here is a stack of my home-made 8 and 10 inch mirror blanks. The second from the bottom is the one above. I can use the thinner blank below it as the grinding tool. UPDATE I have started rough grinding one of my home-made 10in glass blanks. Here is an action shot of me, pushin' glass. I am aiming for an f/5 mirror.

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Wooden Telescope Part 1: the Mirror : 14 Steps (with ...

Step 6: Measure the Sagitta. Continue grinding until you get the desired curvature. To estimate the curvature, we will use a dial indicator to measure the sagitta. If you want to build a telescope for planets and moon observation, you will need a longer focal ratio (F/8 or higher). This means a shallow mirror.

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