"If you want a thing well done, do it yourself."

The Meade ETX-80 and ETX-90 telescopes are great starter scopes, but the mount wears out pretty quickly. This Instructable will allow you to put this quality telescope on a standard rail mount. Defork the Telescope I refer to others that have taken apart the ETX80. I believe the ETX90 is the same...
By: Divejackdive

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Do it yourself, also known as DIY, is the method of building, modifying, or repairing something without the aid of experts or professionals. Academic research describes DIY as behaviors where "individuals engage raw and semi-raw materials and component parts to produce, transform, or reconstruct material possessions, including those drawn from the natural environment (e.g. landscaping)".[1] DIY behavior can be triggered by various motivations previously categorized as marketplace motivations (economic benefits, lack of product availability, lack of product quality, need for customization), and identity enhancement (craftsmanship, empowerment, community seeking, uniqueness)

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