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Observation by Alan Snook: Refurbishing the 3.5m dome - repairs

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Alan Snook


2020 Aug 30 - 12:01


2020 Aug 30 - 12:06




Refurbishing the 3.5m dome - repairs

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This panel has extensive bulls-eye cracking, looks like it suffered a a hefty clout at some point. The cracks have to be ground out individually with a burr, filled with gel coat repair resin, then sanded smooth.

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Alan P Buckman
Alan P Buckman, 2020 Aug 30 - 19:45 UTC

Shiny is good! I look forward to seeing the AE scope and mount in it.

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