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Newbie Mirror Kit Question

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Posted by John Kouns on June 29, 2000 01:29:12 UTC

Hello all,

I am new to the ATM world and am planning my first telescope. I`m probably gonna go with a 6" f/9 or f/10 for a good planetary scope. I`ve decided that I want to grind my own mirror, but I`m having trouble finding sources for mirror kits. So far I only know of Newport Glass and WillBell. I want to try and stay on a budget (I am in college). I`ve found that Newport is cheaper than WillBell. Are they any good? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.


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