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Weight Limit on Lxd55?

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#1 James Cunningham

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 07:58 AM

Anyone know the weight limit on an Lxd55 mount?
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#2 jgraham

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:39 AM

I believe the spec limit is 30 pounds. This would be okay if you carefully balanced the load and used the quiet slew rate. For imaging Iā€™d try to keep it under 20 pounds.


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