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Mounting a 3 inch clamshell on a Tele Vue Gibraltar 5

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#1 25585

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Posted 20 January 2019 - 04:30 PM

How does a 2 bolt TV clamshell ring fit a Gibraltar 5 plate?

 

Unlike a Panoramic mount, there are 2 big silver rimmed holes that look too wide for bolts from a TV clamshell from a Genesis (early) or current 3 inch clamshells. Are they OK or would an adapter be required, if so what?

 

 

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Posted 20 January 2019 - 05:08 PM

I found this on the TV website:

 

 

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Posted 20 January 2019 - 05:47 PM

Many thanks! Looks from the diagram, the "C" holes are those I need to use, so I hope they will not be too large for my bolt sizes.



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Posted 20 January 2019 - 06:38 PM

I think the C holes are pass thru holes for 1/4"-20 bolts.  If it were me I'd give TV a quick call to confirm your plans. 




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