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SUPPORT DISK, SMALL
Mount this disk at your mirror support points when using silicone to glue your mirror in place.  These reusable disks add consistency to the business of using silicone, insure a complete and rapid cure, and aid in removal of the mirror.  Made of black Delrin, 1.25 dia. x .25 high. See PDF instructions on applying silicone on the AZ-Mirror Cell Page.
$3.60 ea  
SUPPORT DISK, LARGE
Mount this disk at your mirror support points when using silicone to glue your mirror in place. These reusable disks add consistency to the business of using silicone, insure a complete and rapid cure, and aid in removal of the mirror.  Made of black Delrin, 1.625 dia. x .25 high. See PDF instructions on applying silicone on the AZ-Mirror Cell Page.
$5.75 ea.  
SUPPORT PAD
These polyethylene pads are 3/4 dia. x .19 high and have an adhesive back.  We use them on our custom cells for the back and edge mirror contact points. As with any adhesive, surface prep is important. 
$0.80 ea.  
SWITCH PLATE
This electrical plate is a clean and simple solution to powering the fan and other items on your scope. Includes one ON-OFF switch and one 3mm RCA jack, wiring not included.  Plate is 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 x .05 thick black anodized aluminum with four #4 mounting holes.
$14.00 ea.
COMPRESSION SPRING, LIGHT
This spring is .72 dia. x 1.25 long x .086 wire dia. and will compress to less than 1/2 in. giving you 1/2 inches of travel.  Suitable for mirrors 6 - 8 inches in diameter.  This spring will nest inside the heavy spring listed just below, for even more force.
$2.80 ea.  
COMPRESSION SPRING, HEAVY
This spring is .97 dia. x 1.25 long x .1o5 wire dia. and will compress to 1/2 in. giving you 1/2 inches of travel.  Suitable for mirrors 10- 11 inches in diameter.  We nest these two springs together for mirrors up to 14.5 inches.
$3.10 ea.  
ADJUSTMENT KNOBS -- Recommended for 6-8 inch mirrors
1 inch diameter black plastic knobs with 1 1/2 inches of 1/4-20 threaded stainless.  We use these knobs on our smallest AZ-Mirror Cells, comes with a friction reducing washer.  You can purchase these knobs from McMaster Carr  #1373T58  for about  $2.50
$3.00 ea.  
 NEW ADJUSTMENT KNOBS -- Made in our shop
This new knob is a big improvement for the AZ mirror cells with two projecting rounded pins for a very positive feel and more torque when collimating.  1.5 in dia. with 1/4-20 thread x 1.5 long. We use this style of knob on our large custom cells, available upon request with 3/8-24 and 1/2-20 thread.
$12.70 ea.
RETAINER CLIPS, SMALL
Mount these black Delrin plastic clips to a post just higher than your mirror and you have a mirror retainer that can rotate out of the light path when viewing.  Clips are 1/2 x 1/4 x 1 inches, with a hole for a #8 screw.  We use these on our AZ-Mirror Cells
$2.50 ea.  
RETAINER CLIPS, LARGE
Mount these black Delrin plastic clips to a post just higher than your mirror and you have a mirror retainer that can rotate out of the light path when viewing.  Clips are 7/8 x 3/8 x 13/8 inches, with a hole for a 1/4 screw.  We use these on our custom made mirror cells larger than 14.5 inches mirror size.
$6.70 ea.  
MOUNTING BRACKET, 10 TUBE
This bracket is a rigid and effective way to mount an 8 inch mirror cell to your scope tube. Made of 1/4 thick x 1 inch wide aluminum and black anodized, this bracket is cut with a radius to fit the inside of a 10 tube.  A 1/4 inch threaded hole mounts to the tube and a 1/4 slot allows you to match up to your scope tube perfectly. 
$4.50 ea.  
MOUNTING BRACKET, 12 TUBE
This bracket is a rigid and effective way to mount a 10 inch mirror cell to your scope tube. Made of 1/4 thick  x 1 inch wide aluminum and black anodized this bracket is cut with a radius to fit the inside of a 12 tube.  A 1/4 inch threaded hole mounts to the tube and a 1/4 slot allows you to match up to your scope tube perfectly.
$4.50 ea.  
MOUNTING BRACKET, 14 TUBE
This bracket is a rigid and effective way to mount a 12 or 12.5 inch mirror cell to your scope tube. Made of 1/4 thick x 1 inch wide aluminum and black anodized his bracket is cut with a radius to fit the inside of a 14 tube.  A 1/4 inch threaded hole mounts to the tube and a 1/4 slot allows you to match up to your scope tube.
$4.50 ea.  
MOUNTING BRACKET, FLAT - For mirror boxes
This bracket is a rigid and effective way to mount a mirror cell to your scope . Made of 1/4 thick x 1 inch wide aluminum and black anodized, this bracket is designed for boxes with flat faces, 4, 6 or 8 sides.  A 1/4 inch threaded hole mounts to the box wall and a 1/4 slot allows you to match up to your scope box.  
$4.5 ea.  
MOUNTING BRACKET, LONG FLAT -  For mirror boxes
This bracket is made of 1/4 thick x 1 inch wide  aluminum and black anodized, and is designed for larger mirror  boxes with flat faces. Support of the bracket can reach deeper into the mirror cell giving a more rigid support to the assembly,   A 1/4 inch threaded hole mounts to the box wall and 1/4 slots allows you to match up to your box. 
$8.60 ea.  
60MM FAN WITH GUARD
Fan specifications:  12v  .12A  3600rpm,  15.5 CFM, brushless, ball bearings
This is a great fan for mirrors up to 11 inches in diameter, use #8 screws
$10.25 ea.  
80MM FAN WITH GUARD
Fan specifications:  12v .24A   2400rpm,  34cfm.  We tested four fans with a minimum of 30 CFM and this was the clear winner for vibration and air flow volume.  Not all fans perform as advertised.  One of these fans will work for up to an 18 inch mirror. Use #8 screws.
$15.00 ea.  
VIBRATION PADS
Use these pads to isolate the vibration of the fan from the rest of your telescope. They are made of silicone and offer a very soft compressible mount for the fan, use #8 screws.
$1.20 ea.  

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