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James Fisher - Round Rock, Texas
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Jim bought an 8" f/8 mirror from me in 2003 and built this telescope. 

The telescope tube is fiber glassed builder's tube. 

Below are included some excellent images of Jupiter.

 

   

 

Fiber glassing the tube

 

Detail of saddle and method of attaching to tube

 

Exhaust fan. Note how fan is attached to tube with O rings to suppress vibration.

Images