Junk Collecting and Working with Modern Materials

  • Robert L. Clark
Part of the Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)


A characteristic of amateur telescope makers and other such groups is pride in utilizing mundane materials and items in their exotic creations. To make it sound properly esoteric, let’s call it “Creative Cross Utilization.” That justifies, hopefully, maintaining an inventory of mundane materials and items – in other words, junk collecting.


Outer Tube Lens Cell Machine Screw Slip Joint Diethylhexyl Phthalate 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert L. Clark
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  1. 1.WestminsterUSA

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