|Identify what your options are. What do you have?
|1. A telescope tube only?
Choose either a custom mount with bearings, or a
mount with clamshell and bearings. Or perhaps a #5 standard
mount and bearings below if applicable.
|2. A telescope tube in rings
on an equatorial head?
We can use your rings to build a mount with altitude
bearings, and attach the bearings to your existing rings.
|3. A telescope with existing
Choose from a custom mount only built to fit your
tube and bearings, a custom mount with altitude bearings
if you'd perfer larger bearings for finer motion and
better balance, or a custom mount with clamshell rings
and bearings if you'd perfer larger bearings for finer
control and better balance with the ability to rotate
and reposition the eyepiece positon.
4. An SCT, Mak-Newt, Mak-Cass or very
long Newtonian you'd like on a Dobsonian mount,
or like your small telescope on a tripod for
We can build for any of these applications with sufficient
stiffness to assure a steadiness and a comfortable
|5. A telescople tube for a 6"
f/8, 8" f/6 or 10" f/4.7?
A low cost standard mount kit may fit your needs, if
the tube diameter and balance point are compatible.