ZWO 160mm Pier Extension for AM3 & AM5 Mount
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ZWO 160mm Pier Extension for AM3 & AM5 MountZWO 160mm Pier Extension for AM3 & AM5 MountZWO 160mm Pier Extension for AM3 & AM5 Mount

ZWO 160mm Pier Extension for AM3 & AM5 Mount

£106.00
  (4 Reviews)
✓ 2 year warranty

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About this product

Model:  zwo_pe160
Part Number:  ZWO-PE160

ZWO 160mm Pier Extension for AM3 & AM5 Mounts.

Compared to the original 70mm pier extension, this 160mm version has lower 13 kg load capacity but is longer, more portable and easier to install. 

Manufactured from aircraft grade aluminium

Specifications

  • Weight: 1kg
  • Height: 160mm
  • Diameter: 124mm

 

Customer reviews

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Worthwhile Investment
15 January 2024  | 

I purchased this extension to cater for a need to raise the height of my ZWO TC40 Tripod with AM3 mount/'scope combo in the hope that I could carry out visual observations without straining my back. It works a treat! Easy to fit and gives a very stable platform when in place. Overall I'm extremely pleased with the addition and it actually looks really business like atop the CF Tripod. Thanks to the FLO team for the usual excellent service and a prompt delivery.


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Great piece of equipment
16 January 2023  | 

This pier extension is solid, very stable, quick to install and disassembles compactly for storage. It integrates perfectly with my ZWO TC40 tripod. Only minor quibble is that for some altaz mount heads that sit close to the tripod, the lock levers on the PE160 can interfere with the azimuth movement. However, for equatorials and most other altaz mounts, there should be no problem. Thanks again to FLO for their advice and exemplary service!


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Quality build
01 December 2022  | 

Arrived quickly and well packaged. The Pier Extension is very well made. Quality materials well engineered. Easily fitted to and, removable from, the tripod but this does not negate the fitting or purpose. When attached tge connection is solid. FLO provided, as usual, an exemplary service.


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ZWO 160mm Pier
06 September 2022  | 

This is a very strong pier despite being mostly air. It is very well made. I was surprised by how heavy it is especially considering it is designed for a carbon fibre mount. Hence 4* instead of 5*. Overall I am very pleased with it. Excellent service from FLO as usual.

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