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Telescope Enclosure Motel O'Scope Sold!

Price - $300.00

Ad Number: 103484

Posted: 16 Apr 2017

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I'm selling my telescope enclosure because I've since moved and I plan on upgrading to a full observatory now that I have the room. This was purchased from the Dan's Pier Top Plates. It is in excellent condition. I'm selling both the base clamp and foam insulated top. You can repaint the top however you like. Mine was featured in Dan's Pier Top Plate website here: http://www.pierplate...m/pictures.html . You can download all the installation instructions and details from this site. I am not including my pier Top Plate as it is special for my scopes mount. You'll want to get your own plate for your mount. Dan offers these too. These enclosures work extremely well to protect your telescope from the elements. I had mine enclosed for about 3 years without any damage or problems.

A few more details:

The internal base measures 48" x 24" and the overall height of the foam top is 55".
I have a Celestron EdgeHD 1100 (11" scope) and the dew shield for my CCD camera is on it at all times in the foam top. The dew shield is almost as long as the scope itself.
The foam top is reinforced with aluminum. I can break down the base and ship in pieces if requested.
I have the installation manual (which is very well written and detailed) to go along with it in case it needs to be rebuilt.
The original cost for the Motel O'Scope Kit and Dacron Envelope was $784.57. Dan's Pier Top Plates apparently stopped selling the premade kit in 2015. This is the original kit, not a kit I put together myself.
The base/clamp was clamped on a 12" pier (sonotube) and it is adjustable, so it can go bigger or smaller. I don't know exactly how big it can go, but I know it can fit an 8" pier as well.
I'd prefer that the buyer pay for shipping. I will use Paypal for payment. I will send a tracking number as well.

Text me (Lisa) at 832-875-9043 or email at lakaminsk@gmail.com


  • Condition Excellent
  • Location Salt Lake City, UT

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