This Vixen Dovetail Plate Adapter (VDPA) allows you to attach accessories to a Vixen (V series) dovetail bar. The Vixen dovetail is approximately 1.75" wide with a 12 degree angle. The VDPA features a large clamping surface as opposed to single screw pressing on the dovetail. A countersink for a 1/4x20 socket head screw is drilled at the center. Spring loaded and guide pins for a smooth, easy opening solid locking system. Black Anodized and Stainless Steel for maximum durability and ultra good looks.
|Average Rating (3 Reviews): |ADM Vixen Dovetail Plate Adapter
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 | Laurie
Work perfectly and they are well made, however a bit expensive I think, hence 3 stars for price.
Great for adding accessories to vixen dovetail.
Tuesday, 21 August 2018 | Gary
If you have a vixen dovetail mounted on the top of your scope then these are perfect for adding accessories to it, such as a carry handle, finder shoe, guide scope rings, balancing weights, etc.
As they are compression locked along the length of the adapter they won't mark your dovetail with screw tip dots, however just be aware that you need to open the locking screw partially then slide the adapter onto the dovetail from the end. If you open the screw too far then it will pop out, but it's not difficult to put it back in if this does happen.
Extremely well made and won't mark your dovetail bar.
Thursday, 26 April 2018 | Scott
These clamps seem to be made out of quality materials and work well except....
To fit on my skywatcher dovetail bar, they need to open up a fraction wider. I've lost count the number of times I have to loosen them to the point of them falling apart in order for them to fit around the bar. Made them just a fraction wider please!