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Old 04-09-2012, 09:50 AM
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Aluminium tape

I'm after some alu tape to shim a couple of lenses that are not quite square to the sensor. Do you know where I can get this? TIA.
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Old 04-09-2012, 10:21 AM
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The simplest shims to use are feeler guages. Go to supercheap and buy a set of feeler guages for less than $10. These are made of stainless though and won't bend very easily.
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Old 04-09-2012, 11:15 AM
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Thanks Terry. I was thinking of something adhesive and more permanent that I can stick at the back of each lens.
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Old 04-09-2012, 11:36 AM
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I got a roll of aluminium tape for my cooler box from Bunnings - 50mm wide (or thereabouts).
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Old 04-09-2012, 11:46 AM
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If the local Bunnings idea doesn't pan out, I am sure I can lay my hands on some of the "500mph" stuff. Or the other fly-boys here could, Flasher or the likes.
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Old 04-09-2012, 12:17 PM
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Jaycar has it too, tho I'm sure it is cheaper elsewhere
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Old 04-09-2012, 12:20 PM
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Thanks guys - will try bunnings and Jaycar first then. Thanks Gary too. Will keep that in mind
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Old 04-09-2012, 04:37 PM
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If your over my way Marc I think I have a bit left over from building the Obs
was used to seal and join the insulation.
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Old 04-09-2012, 04:49 PM
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Sarking tape is aluminium tape with a fabric in it and is self adhesive. Its about .7mm thick.

In the roof sarking area in Bunnings. Not all Bunnings stock it though. Try a bigger Bunnings.

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Old 04-09-2012, 05:57 PM
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Thanks guys. Mark kindly offered some spare and I get a guided tour of his obs to boot.
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