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'Model 2' German Equatorial
Telescope Mount

Diagram of Opticcraft Model 2 Telescope Mount

Solid Steel Heavy Duty Mount

For telescopes 6.00 to 12.50 inches. Solid steel shafts are 2.437 inch diameter. Shafts are 12.00 inches long. Bearing length is 6.00 inches. Tolerance +/- 0.0005". Accepts clock drive for astro photography.
Weight Capacity:52 lbs.
Polar Shaft Length (A):12 inches
Declination Shaft Length (B):12 inches
Declination Flange Diameter (C):4 inches
Shaft Diameter (D):2.437 inches
Polar Bearing Length (E):6 inches
Declination Bearing Length (E):6 inches
Examples of Model 2 from the Photo Gallery
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Accessories and Options
Setting Circles$86
Only 6" dia. aluminum with black body and white etched number border to fit their axis.
Hydraulic Wedge$180
Wedge for equatorial mounts with hydraulic assist.
Thrust Bearings for Mount$85
Thrust bearing for Model 2 bushing mount. Two per set.
Counter Weight$40
Ten pound counter weight.
Counter Weight$45
15 pound counter weight.
Counter Weight$52
Twenty pound counter weight.
Cradle, 6 inch$45
6 inch Telescope Cradle
Cradle, 8 inch$55
8 inch Telescope Cradle
Cradle, 10 inch$65
10 inch Telescope Cradle
Cradle, 12 inch$72
12 inch Telescope Cradle
Cradle, 14 inch$82
14 inch Telescope Cradle
Cradle, 16 inch$108
16 inch Telescope Cradle