Dismantling and modification of a PST CaK

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Re: Dismantling and modification of a PST CaK

Post by marktownley » Sat Dec 01, 2018 3:24 pm

Looks good Bart
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Re: Dismantling and modification of a PST CaK

Post by bart1805 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:45 pm

Thanks Mark!
Painted the inside of the OTA with Berger Antireflexfarbe. The fight against reflections.....
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Re: Dismantling and modification of a PST CaK

Post by marktownley » Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:18 pm

That is quite a difference! All these things that we do have a positively cumulative effect...
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Re: Dismantling and modification of a PST CaK

Post by Bob Yoesle » Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:40 pm

"Painted the inside of the OTA with Berger Antireflexfarbe."

Unfortunately, can't be delivered to the States. Anyone know of a similar product available in North America?
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Re: Dismantling and modification of a PST CaK

Post by bart1805 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:50 pm

Bob Yoesle wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:40 pm
"Painted the inside of the OTA with Berger Antireflexfarbe."

Unfortunately, can't be delivered to the States. Anyone know of a similar product available in North America?
Sorry Bob, can't help you with the paint. Is flocking paper an idea?
Or ship your OTA to Europe, more than happy to paint it (the inside) for you.

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