Need to add remote focus to your scope

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skyhawk
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Need to add remote focus to your scope

Post by skyhawk » Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:12 pm

Need to add remote focus to your scope

Here is my Skywatcher remote focusser added to my refractor

When you correctly align the two parts there is no belt movement it stays level and comes off in a second, the unit can stay on the scope

https://youtu.be/T3loXMvInGI
Just for info, if I ever come over as "blunt" or upset it is not intentional, I am AUTISTIC, I have Aspergers, and ADHD, Autism, so my apologies if I ever sound, unintentionally confrontational. Thank you

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Re: Need to add remote focus to your scope

Post by marktownley » Wed Mar 27, 2019 4:37 pm

Nice mod
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Re: Need to add remote focus to your scope

Post by skyhawk » Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:51 pm

Thanks, now all I need is to be able to get the blasted mount to work
Just for info, if I ever come over as "blunt" or upset it is not intentional, I am AUTISTIC, I have Aspergers, and ADHD, Autism, so my apologies if I ever sound, unintentionally confrontational. Thank you

Esprit 120mm triplet refractor
Celestron Evolution Edge HD 8"
72mm Ed Skywatcher for Solar

SkyTee 2
Sky-Watcher SolarQuest
Gitzo Systematic Series 5

ASI 178MM
Daystar Quark Ha
WO Binoviewers
Many eyepieces 2"

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Re: Need to add remote focus to your scope

Post by MAURITS » Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:17 pm

Nice modification.
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