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Re: Need Optics For A 10" Dob.

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Posted by Bill B/">Bill B on January 24, 2000 11:13:50 UTC

: Hi : I need help I've been trying to find a place with good prices on Optics for a 10" dobsonian. I'm really looking for a Kit because I never ground a mirror before, But I'm willing to try. How hard is it anyway? : Thanks A Million! : Any advice will be Greatly Appreciated

Willmann-Bell has mirror making kits and books on making dobs: They don't discuss their kits on the page, but their catalog does. Contact them and request one.

As for making a 10" mirror yourself, read up on the subject first and then decide if you have the time, patience, and skills needed to make one. Most first timers start with a 6 or 8 inch and then go to something larger. I have made a few mirrors and it's lots of fun.

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