[amsat-bb] Re: EZ-lindenblad info

Anthony Monteiro aa2tx at comcast.net
Wed Dec 3 13:49:35 PST 2008

At 03:20 PM 12/3/2008, Tim Tuck wrote:
>Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF wrote:
> > What's the difference between a metric version and any other version.
> > Just multiply the inches by 25.4 and it will be metric.
> >
>While it would be nice if it was that easy the problem arises when
>trying to buy aluminium in those odd sizes. i.e. 1/4inch is 6.45mm.
>Local aluminium suppliers don't have imperial sizes so I'm stuck with
>5mm, 10mm, 15mm etc. thus the math needs redoing for the different sizes
>and I was wondering if anyone had done that before I attempt it. :)

Hi Tim,

Use 20mm aluminum tubing and no correction is needed.
Of course you will have to do something clever
with the PVC parts.

Tony AA2TX

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