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1)Complete Kits‡:
    Strut Truss**
  6" - 10" ............... $595 $CALL
12"-14"................. $695 $1195
  15" - 18".............. $895 $1395
The "truss configuration" -- . See here.




1) Include a complete Sky Commander for your kit, with ground board AZ axis hub installed, $499.

2) Easy Transport Telescope option, add $75 (strut).

3) ‡String Telescope Kit (2 strings) $99.

4) ‡Send me your focuser, I'll mount it for $49.

5) ‡Send me your mirror cell, I'll mount it for free.

6) Dew shield material for mirror box, $39.95.

7) Powder coat strut or truss tubes, add $199.

8) Double Ring Upper Tube Assembly, add $150 (kit)

9) 7)  All truss telescope -- 8 truss configuration.


 

1) If you can drill your own holes, use sand paper and varnish some wood, you can save a bundle building a telescope.. The kit includes EVERYTHING.
  • All the wood pieces and hardware (nuts, bolts knobs and focuser bracket).
  • All Teflon bearings and Ebony Star.
  • All aluminum tubes for struts and the mirror box (includes tube inserts).
  • All wood is furniture grade Baltic birch 13-layer plywood.
  • Delivery times for kits are typically 30 days (usually less).
  • Truss kits 8-tube single upper-ring configuration. Full UTA available.

Fine sand, stain and/or varnish as you prefer, then assemble the telescope -- Finally, complete the scope by mounting your own mirror cell and primary, mount the focuser and install the secondary and aluminum tubing.

Other components available here

 

 2) Makeover your Own Telescope:         
    Strut Truss**
  6" - 10" ............... $895 $CALL
  12" - 14" ............. $995 $1495
  15" - 18"............. $1395 $1895
The "truss configuration"  See here.



1)
Install a complete Sky Commander digital setting circle system on your telescope for $499 (completely configured and ready to use).

2) ‡Easy Transport Telescope option, add $150 (strut only).

String  option, 2 strings (see here) $125.

3) ‡Eyepiece tray to your specifications, add $55.

DSC stalk or "stage", add $99.

4) Dew shield for mirror box, $75.

5) Powder coat strut or truss tubes, add $199. 

6) Double Ring Upper Tube Assembly, add $199

7)  All truss telescope -- 8 truss configuration.


2) Send me your mirror/cell, focuser and spider/secondary and I'll complete your entire telescope == ready to use.
  • All the wood parts are fine sanded and finished with 5 coats of varnish.
  • I completely assemble your telescope and make sure it collimates properly.
  • I actually "use" your telescope under the stars, making sure all of my eyepieces come to focus with adequate in- and out-focus.
  • Truss remakes 8-tube, single upper ring. Full UTA available.
  • Click here for some weights and measures.
  • Delivery times for remaking your telescope are typically 60-90 days (usually less).,
3) Complete Telescopes
    Strut Truss
  10"................ EMAIL EMAIL
  12"................ EMAIL EMAIL
  16"................ EMAIL EMAIL
The "truss configuration"  See here.



1)
Install a complete Sky Commander digital setting circle system on your telescope for $499 (completely configured and ready to use).

2) Add full 2-ring upper tube assembly, $150

3) ‡Easy Transport Telescope option, add $150 (strut).

4) ‡String  (strut) Telescope option, 2 strings  $125.

5) ‡Eyepiece tray to your specifications, add $55.

6) ‡DSC stalk, add $99.

7) Dew shield for mirror box, $75.

8) Powder coat strut or truss tubes, add $199.

9) Delivery times for  your telescope are typically 60-90 days. 

10) All truss telescope -- 8 truss configuration.

 

3) These telescopes include:

  • 1/16-wave 16" or equivalent.
  • Matching secondary mirror.
  • Destiny "observatory-trade" curved-vane spider.
  • Moonlite 2" crayford focuser with 1.25" adapter.
  • Custom mirror cover included.
  • Custom clamp for your finder
  • 1.25# counterweight on clamp.
  • Focuser Baffle.
  • Truss telescopes 8-tube, single upper ring. Full UTA, add $150
  • Click here for some weights and measures.
  • Delivery times for telescopes are typically 60-90 days (usually less).
  • Plus shipping
 
4) Rocker Boxes for any telescope:
Complete Kit (any size) $295
  Assembled (ready to use) $395
  Custom Color $149
     
  Plus shipping  

4) Rocker Boxes:

  • All furniture grade 13-ply Baltic Birch construction.
  • Sealed with 5 coats of Varethane varnish w/special attention to edges.
  • Teflon alt/az bearings.
  • Click here for pictures and weights.
  • Delivery times for Rocker Boxes are usually 14-30 days (usually less).
  • Send me these dimensions.
5) Custom or Unusual Parts
--Altitude Bearings --Tube Rings
--DSC Mounts --Virtual Counterweights
--Clamps --Rocker Box assemblies
--Tube Inserts --Entire Telescopes from your Design
--Custom Color:
   --All Sizes, $250
 --Telescopes For Sale
--Knobs, hardware, other...  
You Name it, Let's Talk..  

 

 
    
   

For more information about your requirements:
--Dennis Steele
--Tel: 650-315-6578 (anytime)
--Email: densteele@dobstuff.com

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