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I have just recently completed building myself a couple of light boxes and I am very pleased with the results. If anyone is interested in me building one for them, PM me and I can discuss price etc, one thing is for sure, they are going to be at least a third of the price of imported ones, and IMHO work just as well. The two attached images will give you some sort of idea of my construction. My method of construction allowes the light box to fit over the front of the telescope/dew shield, much like a cover so one does not need to balance it on the scope.
I use a 12v lighter type connector for the power, and each LED is rated at between 6000mcd and 12000mcd depending on the size of the box required.
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Need one for a Tak FSQ85 Peter (will measure dewshield diameter). Price?

Maybe a 125mm dewshield diameter one too.
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I have just responded to Michael from Rosebank, but apparently he has his settings not to receive private messages on this board, makes it hard to pass on information. So anyone who want me to respond, please ensure that your settings are enabled to receive private messages.
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Just wondering about price for a 10" lx 200 telescope what would it cost to get one made for that size and shipped to wentworth falls NSW 2782.
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Hi, would you kindly quote me on a light box for an LX90 8 inch OTA when you have time?

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My new light box for a TSA120 arrived today. Super well packed and very nicely made. Highly recommended!
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Thanksk for the positive feedback Gary, appreciated.
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I know there are several methods in taking flats, but I've heard good results from using Lightboxes. Never used one but Just curious
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