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Akule Construction

Akule Secondary Gluing

Posted by maphilli14 on January 25, 2011 at 9:40 AM

Just a quick link to the gallery for now.  Basically I measured the center of the mirror and holder and stuck on some 100% silicone adhesive.

Post questions in the comments!


A good workspace

back of mirror

measure both axis to find the center of mirror and align to center of holder for axial alignment of the tube to mirrors


some whiteboard math

draw and measure the calulcations and leave airgap using some toothpick spacers (removed later)


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Reply maphilli14
9:59 AM on January 25, 2011 
As you'll see later, I somehow miscalculated the overhang of the spider to mirror face and drilled 3x holes and am still not 100% sure the focus is where I want it. But this end turned out just fine!