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Custom Parallelogram mount for large binoculars

  • July 04, 2021 6:25 PM
    Message # 10726898
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

      I am selling my custom made binocular mount.   Price is $300 and pickup only.  Call or text me at 864-901-8725.

    There are many lightweight mounts for smaller binoculars (~5 lb models) but not so many for large astronomical binoculars.  The closest commercial (the Para-Light Combo) one can be seen at   https://www.ontariotelescope.com/Para-Light-I-Parallelogram-Combo_p_1098.html

    The tripod/mount can be taken apart for transporting to a dark location, but I'm getting a little too old for this. The mount weighs about 50 lbs and it is perfect for terrestrial viewing from a covered deck or sunroom.

    I use a Manfrotto MVH502AH Pro Video Head but this head and the binoculars seen in the photos are not included.  This head easily holds my Apogee 88mm-90 degree and my Zhumell 25x 100mm binoculars. You can use any binocular head that you have or rather use that accepts the standard 3/8" connection.

    The telescopes in the background should give you a sense of the size of this mount.  One telescope is a Celestron 8SE on the HD tripod.


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