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RE: Can You Buy A Grinding Machine?

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Posted by Bill on August 29, 2000 16:37:43 UTC

Mike,

I don`t know of any companies offering mirror grinding machines. Most telescope makers build there own. Check out this site:

http://www.idle.com/~markv/machine.html

Grinding machines are useful if you plan to make lots of mirrors or a large one (say, ~20" or larger). If all you plan to do is make one or two small mirrors, consider doing the work by hand. It`s not too difficult.

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