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'Model 3' German Equatorial
Telescope Mount

Approximate dimensions of Opticcraft Model 3 Telescope Mount

Heavy Duty Pillow Block Bearing Mount

For telescopes 4.25 to 10.00 inches. Heavy duty taper ball bearing pillow block design on both axes. One inch solid steel shafts, complete with new design half circle two bolt, with handles and clutch brakes. The ultimate in rigidity and smooth action for telescopes 10 inches or less.
Weight Capacity:60 lbs.
Polar Shaft Length (A):22 inches
Declination Shaft Length (B):24 inches
Declination Flange Diameter (C):4 inch
Shaft Diameter (D):1 inch
Polar Bearing Length (E):12 inches
Declination Bearing Length (E):12 inches
Examples of Model 3 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.
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