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'Model 7' German Equatorial
Telescope Mount

Approximate dimensions of Opticcraft Model 7 Telescope Mount

Heavy Duty Pillow Block Bearing Mount


For telescopes 10.00 to 20.00 inches. Fixed pier only. Same design as Model 4 and 5, but both shafts are 2.937 inches diameter. uses pillow block bearings 12.00 inches long. Bearing length 16.00 inches. Declination shaft 22.00 inches long. Polar shaft 24.00 inches long. Counterweight shaft 1.375 inch diameter solid steel.
Weight Capacity:280 lbs.
Polar Shaft Length (A):22 inches
Declination Shaft Length (B):24 inches
Declination Flange Diameter (C):8 inches
Shaft Diameter (D):3 inches
Polar Bearing Length (E):14 inches
Declination Bearing Length (E):14 inches
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Examples of Model 7 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$525
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