What is a dovetail bar??

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haejae
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What is a dovetail bar??

Post by haejae » Sat Nov 14, 2015 9:34 pm

As the title suggests ^

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Re: What is a dovetail bar??

Post by CyclopsOptics » Sat Jan 09, 2016 2:59 am

haejae wrote:As the title suggests ^

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Haejae, a dovetail bar looks like this. This is the Vixen type dovetail bar. Losmandy type has a more tapered edge.

It connects to mounting rings on the top and to equatorial mount saddle on the bottom.
8 inch Dovetail Bar M6 x6 threaded M6 through x6.jpg
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