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Home > Classifieds > Astromart Classifieds > Mounts - Equatorial > Classified #136935

Sale/Trade: ONE OF A KIND MASSIVE STARLINER OBSERVATORY MOUNT W/ EXTRAS - SEE PHOTOS [SOLD]

Ad No.: 136935
Seller: Astro Parts Outlet
Posted: 7/31/2002 6:31 PM
Location: PO Box 1873
Frazier Park, CA - United States
Phone: (661)-245-0805
Email: newyearskid@att.net
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1978 STARLINER GEM EQUATORIAL HEAD - CUSTOM MADE, HAS 3"STEEL POLAR AXIS AND 3" DIAM THREADED DEC SHAFT W/10.5" BYERS R/A GEAR, DUAL BODINE 10 WATT 110V AC MOTORS FOR SLEWING/TRACKING SPEEDS, 8" BYERS DEC GEAR WITH HURST 10 WATT H/D AC MOTOR, 10" DIAM ENGRAVED ALUM R/A + DEC CIRCLES, SLIP RING VERIER POINTERS, DUAL AXIS HAND CONTROLLER, MOUNT HAS DUAL RACE AIRCRAFT QUALITY 3" DIAM BALL BEARINGS IN BOTH AXIS. COMPLETELY AND PROFESSIONALLY OVERHAULED/RESTORED AND IMPROVED TO BETTER THAN NEW IN 2002, OVER 300 MAN HOURS AND $3000 INVESTED. ALL NEW WIRING, ELECTRONIC CONNECTIONS, AND MANY NEW MACHINED PARTS HAVE GONE INTO THIS ONE OF A KIND MOUNT. INCLUDES 5 EACH 33LB STEEL THREADED COUNTERWEIGHTS, FEATURES ADJUSTABLE LATITUDE FROM 22 TO 44DEG NORTH/SOUTH.WILL HOLD 18"-25" REFLECTOR OR 10"-12" REFRACTOR. WEIGHS ABOUT 275LBS, HAS FLAT SADDLE PLATE 32" LONG BY 16" WIDE, HAS 14" DIAM ROUND BASE FOR PORTABLE PIER USE OR COMES WITH 2FT SQUARE 3/4" STEEL PLATE TO MOUNT ON PERMANENT CONCRETE PIER. 250LB LOAD CAPACITY, ORIGINALLY HELD A MASSIVE FULL THICKNESS 16" F/5 NEWT. SOLD SOLD SOLD

ORIGINAL 20" FIBERGLASS TUBE WITH RINGS AVAILABLE SEPARATELY. ALSO HAVE 3.25" THICK PRIMARY AND CELL AND 4" SECONDARY/SPIDER. REPLACEMENT COST TODAY IS $25K. I AM ASKING $9500 FOR MOUNT/WEIGHTS/CART/PLATE OR $9250 IF YOU RETURN THE CART AFTER PURCHASING THE MOUNT, I WILL CONSIDER PARTIAL TRADE/CASH FOR INTERESTING ITEMS OF COMPARABLE VALUE. BUYER MUST ARRANGE AND PAY FOR SHIPPING/CRATING COSTS. EQ HEAD IS BOLTED TO 2.5 FOOT SQUARE STEEL CART WITH WHEELS AND CAN BE LOADED AND ROLLED INTO A TRAILER OR TRUCK WITH A LIFT GATE. SOLD SOLD SOLD

THAT IS A LOSMNDY G-11 EQ HEAD IN THE LOWER LEFT CORNER FOR SIZE COMPARISON! AND IS NOT INCLUDED WITH THE MOUNT.

ALL SCHEMATICS AND MECHANICAL DRAWINGS ARE AVAILABLE TO VIEW BY REQUEST AND WILL GO WITH THE MOUNT.

CONTACT DON ROTHMAN (818) 501-6920 LA. MANY DETAILED 35MM PHOTOS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE BY REQUEST.
 

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