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Celestron Berlebach tripod & Vixen Porta II mount

Celestron Berlebach tripod & Vixen Porta II mount
Asking price: €550withdrawn
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Blanchardstown, Dublin
1 year ago
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Celestron Berlebach tripod & Vixen Porta II mount


Very tall extendable, heavy duty Berlebach wooden tripod UNI 28 (100-163 cm, up to 50 kg), modified for Vixen Porta II alt-az mount. Only 2 years old, the tripod has barely been used and is in mint condition.

Weight 9 kg - 19.8 lb.

Mimimum height 100 cm - 39 inch

Maximum height 163 cm - 64 inch

Transportation length 108 cm - 43 inch

Load capacity 50 kg (110 lb) with very good vibration damping

Comes with stable accessory tray (37 cm), modified for mounts Vixen GP, Skywatcher EQ5 and AZ-EQ5

Vixen mount modified with accepts a universal dovetail plate - allowing the attachment of any compatible telescope or binoculars. It's been modified with Vixen slow motion knobs as opposed to long slow mo controls, very easy to manoeuvre.

Vixen Porta II mount has a few scratches but is as solid as on day one and operates flawlessly - one of the best alt-az mounts around.

Selling to fund purchase of equatorial mount for astrophotography purposes.

Not looking to sell 8inch Celestron SCT but interested in hearing offers. SCT is modified for fine focusing. (Minus the 2inch diagonal as that belongs to my refractor!.. will replace with Celestron’s original 1.25 inch diagonal, which I still have. Very portable yet powerful setup. €975

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