Last updated: 8 February 2010
Subject: ETX105 Sent: Friday, February 5, 2010 16:00:49 From: Philip Reeve (email@example.com) What thread are the three screws that mount the OTA to the rear cell - I have just had a company make me three cups to reinfoce the damaged mounting point* and the screws are just a bit short - unfortunately the engineering company only has UK and metric threaded bolts and not US threads - also tried a few local hardware stores without much success - phoned Meade and very unhelpful - all I got was, "...sorry, but Meade no longer support the ETX105". Thank you and regards, PhilipMike here: Perhaps Dr. Clay Sherrod knows the size. Over to you, Dr. Clay.
From: P. Clay Sherrod (firstname.lastname@example.org) The tiny hex cap head screws are 6-32 x 3/8". Dr. Clay _____ Arkansas Sky Observatories MPC H45 - Petit Jean Mountain South MPC H41 - Petit Jean Mountain MPC H43 - Conway West http://www.arksky.org/
Mike / Dr Clay, Many thanks for your response(s) and clear skies. Regards, Philip.
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