Portable 6" Piers
Portable 6" Piers

Astro-Physics

Portable 6" Piers

Regular price
$ 770.00
Sale price
$ 770.00
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 6", 8" and 10" Pier Accessory Trays (TRAY06) Eyepiece Accessory Trays (TRAY06H) and tray support bars (TRAYSB and TRAYSB1) keep your accessories close at hand.
  • 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.
  • 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 400, 600E and Mach1GTO Mounts

  6X24PP 6X54PP
height of pier 24" 54"
diameter of post 6" 6"
wall thickness of post 0.083" 0.083"
length of legs 25" 25"
weight of pier post 4 lbs 8 lbs
weight of pier base 6 lbs 6 lbs
weight of 3 legs 15 lbs 15 lbs
weight of 3 struts 5 lbs 5 lbs
total weight assembled 30 lbs 34 lbs

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