Sky-Watcher AZ Mount Extension Tube
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Sky-Watcher AZ Mount Extension Tube

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Model:  sw_az5_mnt_ext
Part Number:  20313

215mm mount extension (as supplied with Pronto, AZ5 & GTi Alt-Az mount/tripod bundles). 

Constructed from cast aluminium. 215mm overall length. Base and top platform diameter 70mm. Female 3/8" thread on base. Male threaded 3/8" screw connector on top platform (top platform separable from main body).

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Solid and sturdy extension
Thursday, 23 July 2020  | 

Bought to prevent scope hitting tripod when using star adventurer / AzGti on skywatcher tripod.

Easy to fit and solid as a rock.

Coupled with the usual excellent service from FLO, decent price and fast delivery. Next purchase from FLO will be an EQ5 goto Mount.

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Mount Extension Tube
Tuesday, 21 January 2020  | 

Very useful accessory to bring the tube to the proper height.

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Extension tube
Thursday, 7 November 2019  | 

my recent purchase of a Solar Quest head worked well with my Coronado PST but when I tried it with a long refractor it was clear that in the summer the refractor tube would get close to the Skywatcher tripod legs. Secondly it allows for more options for comfortable viewing heights. Very stable in use.
If like me you leave the Solar Quest tracking for long periods (sometimes unattended) the tracking mechanism might not survive if the scope fouls the tripod.

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Does what it says. But...
Wednesday, 2 October 2019  | 

The extension tube is good and solid and I bought it to give clearance for my AZ Gti mount. However I could not work out what the thread was on the mounting hole. It says 3/8. I assumed this meant it needed a 3/8 UNC bolt to fasten to the tripod. But that doesn't seem to be the case. I tried a 3/8 UNC and a 3/8 UNF bolt neither of which fitted. Is it Whitworth or what? I'm assuming that the term 3/8 implied that it's not metric (say 10mm).
Anyway, I ended up using a 8mm bolt and wingnut to fasten it to my tripod and this works fine.

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Sky watcher extension tube
Wednesday, 8 August 2018  | 

Fits on 3/8 skywatcher mount nicely don't have to extend legs on mount


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