ADM Vixen-type Universal Dovetail bars

ADM Vixen-type Universal Dovetail bars

£46.00
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About this product

Model:  adm_vixen_dovetail-1
Part Number:  VDUP7

The BEST replacement dovetail bars, manufactured from premium quality solid 5/8 inch 6061 black-anodized aluminium.

Fits most popular mounts with a vixen type saddle including Skywatcher, Celestron CG-4 and CG-5, Meade LXD and Vixen.

  • Premium quality solid 5/8 inch 6061 black-anodized aluminium.
  • Hole spacing is 1" apart to allow direct bolting of three point adjustable guidescope rings (sold separately).
  • Available in 7, 11 and 14 inch lengths.

Customer reviews

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11 inch
Wednesday, 6 May 2020  | 

I made the order Monday this week and today Wednesday it already arrived here in Denmark. Very fast delivery! About the product this dovetail bar is a perfect match for my 114/500 Skywatcher SkyHawk newtonian telescope. I also bought 140mm tube rings for easy balancing of the OTA with a DSLR camera attached to the focuser.


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Balancing perfection
Thursday, 20 February 2020  | 

Balancing my SW 72ED on its original bar was impossible for astrophotography without adding weight to the scope, and I didn't want to drill my other SW bar. After advice from FLO I chose the 11" dovetail bar, it is very solid and withe the ADM saddle upgrade it makes everything very secure. Balance is now perfect. Adds a few grams but no worries with that, more than made up for by the benefits.


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Balancing act
Tuesday, 14 January 2020  | 

The dovetail bar that I was using with the Skywatcher AZ-GTI mount was a bit on the short side so with a DSLR camera and a heavy TeleVue PowerMate at one end the 80mm refractor it was connected to was badly unbalanced. The 11" ADM has a flat base,which suited the mount so though it was more costly than bars of a similar length but different profile I thought it was worth the money. My set-up is now perfectly balanced but with much greater flexibility to suit other combinations of eyepiece/camera etc. Service from FLO excellent as always.


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11" adm vixen dovetail bar
Friday, 27 December 2019  | 

I bought the 11" to use in a Baader dual saddle, where the clamps are about 7" apart. Top quality from ADM as usual, and the service from FLO is 1st class.


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11 inch ADM dovetail for ED80 Pro
Saturday, 7 December 2019  | 

FLO were quick to swap out to the smaller 11 inch version when I contacted them about the correct size. Fitted perfectly to the ED80 and has provided more options for balance in DEC. As an added bonus the existing dovetail can be mounted on top if required.


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Great Service, problem solved
Monday, 17 June 2019  | 

FLO's service and help is first class. I was recommended this dovetail to help me balance a Skywatcher Evostar 72ED on the dec axis. Neither the dovetail supplied with the telescope or mount were able to achieve balance with the weight of a DSLR and Field Flattener, but this has the length and flexibility to do so. I was a little apprehensive to spend quite so much extra to complete the setup, but it does the job, it's a solid piece of aluminium and should give me plenty of options and flexibility for the future too.


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Well Made
Thursday, 1 November 2018  | 

Simple item, but very important to be right. Very well machined quality dovetail made to close tolerances. Good quality fittings too. Perfect fit and good finish.
Great!! Enough fixing holes and screws too.


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Top quality dovetail bar
Tuesday, 1 May 2018  | 

I bought the 7" bar to use with my Borg 89ED scope. Came supplied with 8 screws of two different lengths.

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