Portable 10" Piers
Portable 10" Piers

Astro-Physics

Portable 10" Piers

Regular price
$ 1,310.00
Sale price
$ 1,310.00
Unit price
per 

This item is out of stock but you can place an order now and we’ll ship when it becomes available.

Description

Characteristics of Astro-Physics Piers

  • Unique tension design combines rugged construction with light weight, while reducing flexure and annoying vibrations.
  • Legs and tension rods attach without hardware, allowing field assembly in minutes.
  • Stainless steel turnbuckles allow you to make fine adjustments for polar alignment or minor leveling.
  • The center posts are constructed of aluminum tubing, the base construction is thick-wall aluminum and the legs are steel for strength.
  • Aluminum and steel parts are powder coated in a black wrinkle finish.
  • Astro-Physics 10" Pier Accessory Tray (TRAY10) Eyepiece Accessory Tray (TRAY10H) and tray support bars (TRAYSB and TRAYSB1) keep your accessories close at hand.
  • 42" piers have 3 additional holes 8.5" from top for tray attachment (compensates for turnbuckle placement)
  • Piers may contain minor cosmetic Mount flaws, i.e. slight indentations or irregular paint pattern.

Advantages of Astro-Physics Piers

  • Lightweight, breaks down into easily manageable pieces for easy transport & lifting.
  • Very sturdy pier for its mass.
  • Piers typically in stock for immediate shipment.
  • 62" height available as standard item.
  • Readily available in 6" diameter size.
  • Less expensive.
  • Can purchase another pier post with a different height as separate item to use with different telescope.
  • Longest component is pier post which is 8" shorter than assembled height, easy to fit into your car.
  • 6" Pier can be used for Losmandy G11 mount with our LM2APT Adapter.
  • The 8" extension for our 6" Eagle pier (EAGLE6E8)can also be attached to our 6" diameter piers and used as a convenient way to increase the height of your setup.

 

Specifications

Pier for 1200 and 1600 Mounts

 

10X24P

10X32P

10X42P

10X48P

10X54P

10X62P

height of pier

24"

32"

42"

48"

54"

62"

diameter of post

10"

10"

10"

10"

10"

10"

wall thickness of post

0.094"

0.094"

0.094"

0.094"

0.094"

0.094"

length of legs

25"

25"

25"

25"

25"

25"

weight of pier post

8 lbs

10 lbs

13 lbs

15 lbs

17 lbs

19 lbs

weight of pier base

18 lbs

18 lbs

18 lbs

18 lbs

18 lbs

18 lbs

weight of 3 legs

20 lbs

20 lbs

20 lbs

20 lbs

20 lbs

20 lbs

weight of 3 struts

5 lbs

5 lbs

5 lbs

5 lbs

5 lbs

5 lbs

total weight assembled

51 lbs

53 lbs

56 lbs

58 lbs

60 lbs

62 lbs

 

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