Meade 11.4 pound counterweight for Meade LX70 equatorial mount


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This Meade 11.4 pound counterweight helps you balance optical tubes weighing between 12 and 20 lbs. on a Meade LX70 German equatorial mount.
Our Product #: CWT70
Meade Product #: 44-7101-00

Product Description

The Meade LX 70 German equatorial mount will handle optical tubes weighing up to 12 lbs. with its supplied single counterweight. Adding this Meade 11.4 pound (5.2 kg) counterweight to the LX70 and its standard counterweight lets you balance optical tubes weighing between 12 lbs and 20 lbs (the mount's nominal payload capacity).

A single hand-tighten knob holds this Meade counterweight in place on the mount's 0.75" diameter counterweight shaft. The CWT70 measures 6" in diameter by 1.7" thick and has a center bore approximately 0.8" in diameter.

Tech Details

Weight 12 lbs.
Warranty 1 year


Review by:
This is the weight that comes with the LX70 mount but should work on similar mounts, as long as the weight shaft fits. It locks down tight and won't move. I still use my toe-saver bolt but have never had this weight slip in 18 months of heavy use (325 nights out). Recommended. (Posted on 9/20/2019)
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