ATM Parts
FRP - Teflon - Aluminum Tubes - Wooden End Rings
Aluminum Tubes
Tubes are cut to length and shipped to you from their manufacturer.

We recommend using a hole saw to cut the focuser opening.

E-mail for shipping costs, or place your order, and we will send shipping costs for your approval before accepting your PayPal payment.
Outside Diameter / Length - 0.064" Wall Thickness
Specify desired length
Ebony Star and Virgin Teflon

Ebony Star in finishes useful for ATM has not been manufactured in many years.

FPR has been used in manufacturing Dobsonian telescopes for many years.
Ebony Star has been out of production since 2006.
Prefered Ebony Star finishes are now virtually non-existent.

FRP and Teflon prices include shipping in the continental USA
FRP Azimuth Rings
Outside Diameter

48" FRP Strips

NOTE: FRP is brittle. Heat it by letting it sit in the sun on a conductive surface (roof of your car) for 15-20 minutes and it will be very pliable.

 

Width
Virgin Teflon Pads
Sizes
Wooden End Rings
End rings protect tubes from damage. 13 ply Baltic Birch, 1" wide, incised 1/8" wide 1/2" deep. Press or glue onto tubes. Finished end rings are fine sprayed with up to eight coats of acrylic polymer, with cinimmon tint (reddish).

Measure the circumference of your tube with a cloth tape measure. Wall thickness is ok taken with a ruler.

E-mail for shipping costs. Or place your order and we will send shipping costs for your approval before accepting your PayPal payment.


Type
Tube circumference
Tube wall thickness