Also known as the Gibraltar (HD)5 Bottom Plate, this is one of our most versatile mounting plates. It can attach any Tele Vue telescope equipped with either a Tele Vue Ring Mount, Tube Rings or Dovetail to a variety of mounts or mounting adapter plates — including the Tele Vue/Vixen Mount Adapter (AVT-1011) and Tele Vue Gibraltar (HD)5 Head.
A - These accept the studs and guide pins on MRS-5000 mount rings for 5" tubes.
B - For use with the Tele Vue Gibraltar-5 Head. (Mounting instructions will come with the Gibraltar5)
C - For use with other Tele Vue Ring Mounts. (By using longer than normal studs, other Tele Vue scopes can conveniently be attached to the Gibraltar5 Head without removal of the Mounting Plate.)
D Tapped - For use with the Tele Vue's Vixen Mount Adapter plate (AVT-1011) adapters for attachment to Vixen mounts.
E - For use with Vixen AM-AD-2576 accessory plate (discontinued).