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Re: (IAAC) Meade coatings



At 05:13 PM 5/6/98 -0400, you wrote:
>I have a question I hope someone can help me with. I own a Meade 10"
>Starfinder. The surface of the tube is beginning to get in pretty bad
>shape from scrapes and bumps. I need to repaint/resurface it. 
I didn't let mine get dinged up before I did this - I hate a white tube to
begin with. I sanded off the Meade laminate, and primed and painted with
epoxy floor paint. You can see a description of the process at:
http://shutter.vet.ohio-state.edu/astronomy/meade/two.htm
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