Back to Home

ATM Forum Message

Forums: Atm · Astrophotography · Blackholes · Blackholes2 · CCD · Celestron · Domes · Education
Eyepieces · Meade · Misc. · God and Science · SETI · Software · UFO · XEphem
RSS Button

Home | Discussion Forums | Amateur Telescope Making | Post
Login

Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...
The Space and Astronomy Agora
Pads.

Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response To
Posted by Robert May on November 12, 2001 19:25:50 UTC

Take a sharp razor blade and cut off the lifting parts of the pads, making sure that the rest of the pad doesn't move.
Polish with the tool on top to get the outside of the mirror. Make sure that the pads aren't getting shiney when they are dry or you are not using enough water. As long as the pads are the color of the CeO they have enough CeO on them - too much CeO will slow the action down.
With the pads, you can stroke fast but when you go to pitch you will be wanting to slow way down to keep the pitch from causing problems with TDE.

Follow Ups:

Login to Post
Additional Information
Google
 
Web www.astronomy.net
DayNightLine
About Astronomy Net | Advertise on Astronomy Net | Contact & Comments | Privacy Policy
Unless otherwise specified, web site content Copyright 1994-2021 John Huggins All Rights Reserved
Forum posts are Copyright their authors as specified in the heading above the post.
"dbHTML," "AstroGuide," "ASTRONOMY.NET" & "VA.NET"
are trademarks of John Huggins