it is funny how hobbies and hobbiests reach a point that becomes insanely unnecessary, not just a little overboard. The best part is that most of the insanity is being concerned about subjective nothingness(see...this thread:lol.
What,. you don;t pay $40.00 each for the hockey pucks to put under each of your stereo componenets legs? No solid silver braided wire? Can't you hear the difference??? Philistine!
I have a marble company and am really sad no one mentioned stone as a possible ideal housing. It would be heavy as crap and crack easily, but totally solve this heat expansion problem lenses apparently have to deal with
Make it Stone>Wood>metal>plastic and I'm on board.
My father was a Stone carver, one of the foremost worldwide, .. and nothing is more pleasing to me than the work of his I have on display.