It is the same width as the Losmandy Plates 4". Doesn't BT make a
longer plate than 11 1/2 inches?
--- In ap-gto@..., "garyclemansgibbon" <gary@...> wrote:
It's hard to tell much from your website, one tiny picture and no
specifications but it doesn't look like your 17" sliding bar would
wide enough to accomodate the 4" (approx) hole spacing for the Tak
If you look here you will see how the plate needs to be flared to
accomodate the holes...
I have the Tak-02dp (second pic from bottom - mouse over to see it
with rings attached) and it is perfect except for being too short
about 11 1/5" overall length.
If you can provide a similar but 17" bar predrilled to accept the
rings as shown then let me know.
--- In ap-gto@..., "Mal Speer" <mal@> wrote:
I make a 17" plate that might help. Check out my web-site
--- In ap-gto@..., Gary Clemans-Gibbon <garycg@>
I have a dovetail sliding bar from BT Technologies which is
in total length to go on my DOVELM16S which has 11" centers
screw clamps. Obviously no good. The clamps barely grip the
there is no overhang to allow the use of a safety screw. Not
My choices are to either find a longer sliding bar drilled for
(TOA-150) or to buy a shorter saddle plate which can
The TOA is quite heavy and with guidescope, camera, holy hand
etc the weight will probably approach 60 or 65 lbs.
Is the 8.5" plate (AP part number DOVELM2) going to be up to
Anyone hanging this kind of weight off one?