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Offline clive

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2.4 meter sky pod dome
« on: 19:56:58, 02 May, 2017 »
hi all nice evening down west im in the middle of doing a concrete 10,5 foot square   is there any body using a 2.4 meter sky pod observatory with storage bays  im thinking of purchasing a 2.4 meter dome but I don't know the outer diameter with storage bays with bays it looks to wide for my concrete square  thanks guys   

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Re: 2.4 meter sky pod dome
« Reply #1 on: 07:56:51, 03 May, 2017 »

Give Ian a ring at Altair Astro as he should know all the dimensions. I don't think it is imperative to have concrete under the bays as they 'hang' off the dome and have their own floor but Ian would be able to confirm that.

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Re: 2.4 meter sky pod dome
« Reply #2 on: 11:13:14, 03 May, 2017 »
Ok cheers chris

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Re: 2.4 meter sky pod dome
« Reply #3 on: 09:32:22, 04 May, 2017 »
Hi, Clive,

Full dimensions are on the Sky Shed Pod web site, but here is a direct link:


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Re: 2.4 meter sky pod dome
« Reply #4 on: 22:07:22, 04 May, 2017 »
Thanks peter


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