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Telescope mirror grinding machine / pottery wheel CN

Mar 04, 2021 Up for sale is my telescope mirror grinding machine / pottery wheel. I used this machine to grind a telescope mirror and it worked great. No more walking around the barrel. Could be adapted with an overarm for a fully automated grinding machine. $125 shipped to CONUSA.

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Mirror Grinding Machine

My Mirror Grinding Machine. For a long time I've wanted to build a machine for grinding telescope mirrors. Dennis Rech's M-o-M designs finally inspired me to just get up and do it. Over the years, I'd been collecting motors, gear boxes, pulleys, etc. Most of them came from industrial junk yards.

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Telescope mirror grinding machine, mirror blanks and books

This listing is for a telescope mirror grinding machine and supplies. Specifically it is called a "fixed post grinding machine", made popular by the YouTube videos of Gordon Waite. Basically, it's a heavy turntable, driven by a Browning speed reducer and a direct current, variable speed motor, with a fixed post for the grinding tool, all riding

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Astro-Tel Mirror grinding machine

MIRROR GRINDING MACHINE. I made my first mirror grinding and polishing machine over thirty years ago. It used the working principle of the machine illustrated at "A" Fig.3, Page 163, "Amateur Telescope Making" Book 1. A bowl which rotated was fitted to the spindle. I also built another machine of the same type.

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Mike's Telescope Workshop

This is my home-built edge grinding machine for grinding down my home-cast mirror blanks. Click to see the whole project. This is a 12.5 inch diameter, 1.5 inch thick, light-weight honeycomb-back telescope mirror blank that I made myself.

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Newport Glass Works, LTD. Grinding, Polishing and Figuring

Thin Telescope Mirrors . Abridged from an article appearing in Telescope Making #12 Provided: Courtesy of Astronomy Magazine Article's Author: Bob Kestner . Part I Grinding . For many years, amateur astronomers and telescope makers thought it essential that glass for telescope primary mirrors be at least one-sixth as thick as its diameter.

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telescope mirror grinding / polishing machine with

Feb 15, 2016 The machine is shown grinding a 300 mm mirror.How to build a tachometer: florin.myip/blog/making-tachometer-grinding-polishing-machine-telescope-m...

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Mirror-o-Matic mirror making machine ATM pages of

Mirror-O-Matic grinding machine. When I decided in 2009 after a ten-year break to get into mirror making again, it quickly became clear to me that I would need to construct machine, as hand grinding big mirrors is not something very beneficial for the hands of a musician.

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Machine grinding a 25" telescope mirror. www

Nov 16, 2012 Grinding 500 grit on a 25" f/3.0 meniscus mirror. Tool is a 19" glass tiled stone tool with about a 3" overhang and about 37 pounds of weight.

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GSO Parabolic Primary Mirror 6" f/8

GSO's parabolic primary mirrors are perfect for those who want to build their own telescopes or replace mirrors in older ones. Ranging in aperture from 6” to 16” and offered in various f-ratios, these mirrors are made from optical grade BK-7 glass. All mirrors have a

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Mirror Grinding Machine

My Mirror Grinding Machine. For a long time I've wanted to build a machine for grinding telescope mirrors. Dennis Rech's M-o-M designs finally inspired me to just get up and do it. Over the years, I'd been collecting motors, gear boxes, pulleys, etc. Most of them came from industrial junk yards.

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fixed post mirror grinding machine

mirror grinding machine 2013 . this is my nearly completed fixed post mirror grinder. still some work I started thinking about building my own mirror grinding machine several years Chat Now; telescope mirror grinding machine Newest Crusher, Grinding Rough Grinding a 20" Quartz Telescope Mirror on the Fixed-Post Machine.

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mirror grinding machine worldcrushers

May 15, 2013 New grinding machine The new grinding machine is being used to re-make the old TRO 30 inch mirror and the three 20 inch mirrors. It will be capable of making a Mirror grinding machine construction log JamesCrombie page1

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Mirror grinding Telescope making

A good starter size is the 150 mm (6") mirror. A 200mm (8") will also work. Most ATM books and websites recommend a Pyrex® mirror blank, but in my opinion, annealed plate glass is better for this first, "learn and practice" mirror.It is cheaper, it is softer and grinds faster, needing less abrasives and with these small sizes, the low expansion glass like Pyrex has no practical (visible at

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mirror grinding machine for sale mayukhportfolio.co.in

mirror grinding machine for sale. My Zeiss grinding and polishing machine YouTube. telescope mirror grinding machine based on Dennis Rech's M-o-M 20. Read more. SkyBadger Mirror Grinding Machine.

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Telescope Making Supplies willbell

The November 1974 issue of Sky & Telescope (page 325) carried an article by Eric G.H. Mobsby of Blandford Forum, Dorset, England, describing a method of testing medium and long focus mirrors with a special inverse grating that can be interpreted with the ease of a Null Test. Robert A. Cox, then Co-editor of the Gleanings for ATM’s column

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Telescope Mirror Blanks / TelescopeMirrorBlanks.Com

Please see the Buy Telescope Mirror Blanks page for low prices on plate glass mirror blanks. If you'd like to buy a complete mirror grinding KIT, with all abrasives and grinding tool included, please see the Buy Telescope Mirror Kits. website for the lowest prices on plate glass telescope mirror grinding kits.

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Mirror-o-matic

The Machines: Documentation: Information for ATMs Zip archive of Mirror-o-Matic Yahoo Groups (2000-2019) 307 MB Contact Dennis

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Build your own telescope part 1: The mirror Thomas

On the opposite, a shallow mirror (e.g. F/D = 8) will be performing very well on planets and the moon. The theory behind grinding is that you can remove glass as long as you use a material with a higher hardness. Telescope makers use silicon carbide powders (a.k.a. carborundum) for this task. It is cheap and comes in various size (can range

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How I make Telescope Mirror Blanks mdpub

It is a fine-looking, near full-thickness, 10 inch diameter blank that I intend to grind and polish into a 1st class telescope mirror. Here is a stack of my home-made 8 and 10 inch mirror blanks. The second from the bottom is the one above. I can use the thinner blank below it as the grinding tool. UPDATE

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Grind and Polish a Dobsonian/Newtonian Telescope Mirror

Anyway, it's amazing the precision you can achieve simply with some glass, grit, pine pitch and a lot of work. I've heard that this is literally the highest amount of precision a human can achieve with simple hand tools! Just grinding the telescope mirror probably took 80-100 hours for me, but I was learning a lot and taking my time.

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10 Inch Telescope Mirror Kit Mirror kit, Telescope

10 Inch Telescope Mirror Kit. Make your own 10 inch telescope mirror. This kit Includes everything you need to grind your own top quality telescope mirror. Saved by Roberto Varela. 26. Mirror Kit Stargazing Telescope Favorite Things Projects To Try Sky Homemade Space Kids.

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mirror grinding machine design glasinloodentiffany.nl

mirror grinding machine design. mirror grinding machine design Mirror Grinding Machine ATM, Optics and DIY Forum ,- mirror grinding machine design ,This image shows the 3D model of the overarm assembly I added to my small spin-post grinding machine (I'm building a bigger one now based on the same basic overarm design) In the one shown, the overarm is ,..

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Powder Grinding Mill|Mirror Grinding Machine For Sale

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Mirror Grinding Machine

My Mirror Grinding Machine. For a long time I've wanted to build a machine for grinding telescope mirrors. Dennis Rech's M-o-M designs finally inspired me to just get up and do it. Over the years, I'd been collecting motors, gear boxes, pulleys, etc. Most of them came from industrial junk yards.

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mirror grinding machine worldcrushers

May 15, 2013 New grinding machine The new grinding machine is being used to re-make the old TRO 30 inch mirror and the three 20 inch mirrors. It will be capable of making a Mirror grinding machine construction log JamesCrombie page1

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Mirror grinding Telescope making

A good starter size is the 150 mm (6") mirror. A 200mm (8") will also work. Most ATM books and websites recommend a Pyrex® mirror blank, but in my opinion, annealed plate glass is better for this first, "learn and practice" mirror.It is cheaper, it is softer and grinds faster, needing less abrasives and with these small sizes, the low expansion glass like Pyrex has no practical (visible at

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stockton for sale "telescope" craigslist

Telescope mirror grinding machine, mirror blanks and books. $1,300 (stockton) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. Few local results found. Here are some from nearby areas. Original Art inspired by the Hubble Space Telescope–On Sale $300 (sfo > berkeley) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. $25.

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Telescope Mirror Blanks / TelescopeMirrorBlanks.Com

Please see the Buy Telescope Mirror Blanks page for low prices on plate glass mirror blanks. If you'd like to buy a complete mirror grinding KIT, with all abrasives and grinding tool included, please see the Buy Telescope Mirror Kits. website for the lowest prices on plate glass telescope mirror grinding kits.

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Grind and Polish a Dobsonian/Newtonian Telescope Mirror

Anyway, it's amazing the precision you can achieve simply with some glass, grit, pine pitch and a lot of work. I've heard that this is literally the highest amount of precision a human can achieve with simple hand tools! Just grinding the telescope mirror probably took 80-100 hours for me, but I was learning a lot and taking my time.

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merced for sale "telescope" craigslist

Telescope mirror grinding machine, mirror blanks and books. $1,300 (stk > stockton) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting favorite this post Mar 14

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Powder Grinding Mill|Mirror Grinding Machine For Sale

Telescope Mirror Grinding Machine For Sale Powder. Clay crusher cheap stone crushing machine for sale telescope mirror grinding machines mirror grinding machine construction log more us2779137a mirror grinding machine google patents prior art keywords frame figure tools discs over prior art date 19540921 legal status the legal status is an

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mirror grinding machine design glasinloodentiffany.nl

mirror grinding machine design. mirror grinding machine design Mirror Grinding Machine ATM, Optics and DIY Forum ,- mirror grinding machine design ,This image shows the 3D model of the overarm assembly I added to my small spin-post grinding machine (I'm building a bigger one now based on the same basic overarm design) In the one shown, the overarm is ,..

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Mirror-o-matic

The Machines: Documentation: Information for ATMs Zip archive of Mirror-o-Matic Yahoo Groups (2000-2019) 307 MB Contact Dennis

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Buy mirror blanks for telescope making

12 Inch Mirror Blanks, 3/4" Thick: $69 + S&H (16); Shipping prices are to the USA not shipping outside the US, sorry Combined shipping is possible Write For a complete mirror making KIT, with all abrasives, polishing compounds, pitch, and grinding tool included, please see our Buy Telescope Mirror

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Amateur Telescope Making Main Page Stellafane

Grinding a Mirror "For it is true that astronomy, from a popular standpoint, is handicapped by the inability of the average workman to own an expensive astronomical telescope. It is also true that if an amateur starts out to build a telescope just for fun he will find, before his labors are over, that he has become seriously interested in the

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Astronomical Industry United Lens

From large primary mirror blanks, Cassegrain designs, and reflective secondary components, ULC can assist you with all of your optical designs. Part of our custom-made solutions to your projects often involve discussing your thin film coating needs, which begins with knowing the exact application of the finished element.

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Stellafane ATM: Materials & Tools

This is the focus of all your work you will turn this flat piece of glass into an accurate parabolic telescope mirror. We recommend a full thickness Pyrex blank for mirrors up to to 12" in size. Full-thickness means the diameter to thickness ratio is 6:1 (i.e. an 8" full thickness mirror is 1.3" thick).

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