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updated 3/26/24


6" imaging Newtonian
extended back end.
GSO - Apertura - TPO

Includes imrpoved mirror cell,
eliminates mirror clip flares

ATM Altitude and Azimuth
Bearing Parts

Bearing Works: get everything.
Or buy individual items:
Laminate rings and strips.
Teflon pads.
Azimuth bolt assembly kits

Sharpening Masks

Primary:Fix Turned Down Edge.
Aperture: Eliminate spider spikes.

Primary: Remove mirror clip flare.
Spider: Remove diffraction spikes.

Clamshell & Rotating Rings

For Dobsonian mounts
For Equatorial mounts

Standard Solid Mounts
Features and materials.
Quote Form

We will e-mail whether your telescope fits this mount or offer other options.

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Kit or Finished Mount:
See table at upper right.
Telescope Tube Circumference (1):
Telescope Tube Balance Point (2):
Special request:
  1. Tube circumference:
    Please use cloth tape measure wrapped overlapping around tube.

  2. Tube balance point:
    1. Place heaviest eyepiece in focuser.
    2. Add finders (optical and 1x) on tube.
    3. Roll over broomstick for approx balance.
    4. Measure balance point to back of tube.

  3. Average prices:
    Material costs vary with size.
Mount Type
Average Price (3)
Kit standard mount with 12" altitude bearings.
Finished standard mount with 12" altitude bearings.
Options: add when placing order.
SCAlt/Az Setting Circles: manual azimuth and altitude.
HAS Height adjustment: Stand Up Mount.
Your telescope will fit our Standard Mount within the dimensions below, whether it has no altitude bearings, uses bearings those above (or others), or has tube mounting rings.

Preset design, no changes made. Custom solid or collapsible mounts fit all.

Standard Solid Mounts telescope fitting:

  • Tubes up to 13.1" outside diameter.
  • Tube rings up to 13.6" outside flat to outside flat.
  • Tubes with less than 23" of swing-through room maximum. Measure from tube balance point to back/mirror end.

Kits arrive rough sanded. All parts (screws, dowels, teflon, laminate) included. Screw and dowel holes all predrilled and countersunk. Requires fine sanding, paint or finish, gluing bearing laminate and assembly. Finished mounts arrive complete but disassembled. Quick easy assembly.

Cancellation policy: receive refund before 30 days of order less PayPal transaction fees.