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RE: Truss Tube

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Posted by BB on June 11, 2000 15:37:46 UTC

The EMT tubing should work okay provided that its wall thickness and diameter is sufficient to meet your needs. The larger the telescope, the wider and thicker the tubing must be to make a stiff truss.

To determine what size you need, I suggest taking a look at Krieg`s "The Dobsonian Telescope", which can be found here:

www.willbell.com/tm/dobtel.htm

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