Mk II Dobsonian 16" f5 mirror cell

Mirror cell

The steel tailgate (painted with beige metal primer found in the cellar), stainless steel wiffletree and sling are all exactly as described in Kriege & Berry. The welding was done by a local engineer using a jig I supplied him. The mirror box was built round the tailgate, so that it fitted with the minimum of packing and the box is absolutely square.