[amsat-bb] Re: EZ-lindenblad info

Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Wed Dec 3 13:26:00 PST 2008

Diameters are not critical, lengths are. Use whatever fits.
If you increase diameters significantly you might need to shorten elements very slightly.

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. :)
> regards
> Tim

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