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Transit of Mercury in the Spicule Layer. Phil took this great image with his Quantum 6 Scope, Solar Spectrum etalon and PGR Camera.

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by hopes2
Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: SM40 crayford?
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

Re: SM40 crayford?

Understood, I've read that some threadlocker may be involved.
I think I may start looking for a small refractor with a crayford to use with the filters.

Best,

Dan
by hopes2
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Disassemble Coronado Blocking Filter
Replies: 4
Views: 1133

Re: Disassemble Coronado Blocking Filter

Thank you, I was able to unscrew it with my fingernail.
Maier replacement ordered.
Have a great Thanksgiving!
by hopes2
Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Disassemble Coronado Blocking Filter
Replies: 4
Views: 1133

Re: Disassemble Coronado Blocking Filter

Oops, thanks for the reply.

Bf10 that has a hazy area on the interior side of the ERF.

Thanks again!
by hopes2
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Disassemble Coronado Blocking Filter
Replies: 4
Views: 1133

Disassemble Coronado Blocking Filter

Greetings,

Can someone please tell me how to?
I believe the ERF may need to be replaced, do I need to make some sort of spanner wrench or?
Lastly what would be the optimum replacement for the ERF?

Thanks,

Dan
by hopes2
Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: SM40 crayford?
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

Re: SM40 crayford?

Mark, Thanks for your reply! I have located a shop in your neck of the woods that has made an adapter that fits. They made one for a member over at Cloudy Nights. Since it was a few years ago, they require dimensions that I'm not sure I can provide from way over here. I'm trying to exhaust all optio...
by hopes2
Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:24 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: SM40 crayford?
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

SM40 crayford?

Greetings,

Can someone please tell me where I can find a crayford focuser for the SM40??

Thanks,

Dan