Getting closer

Once I received the new struts and ball socket joints from Moonlight Focuser, I cut them to length and attached the ball joints to the ends.  I then attached the socket joints to mirror box and adjusted them from three socket joint sets to four on the upper assembly.  Test fitted everything and it makes a nice solid unit.

Test fitting of struts

Test fitting of struts

After a trip to the hardware store, I then attached the mirror cell to to the mirror box.  I used a combination of threaded standoffs and washers to center the mirror cell.

Mirror cell attached

Mirror cell attached

 

Mirror Box Top

Mirror Box Top

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~ by jhissong on 2014/07/14.

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