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Orion Telescopes
Meade Super Giant Field Tripod
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  • A massive field tripod, designed to hold the 16" LX200 and LX600 model telescopes
  • Allows the use of the 16" telescope in the field, when not permanently mounted on a pier in an observatory
  • 4" diameter adjustable length legs
  • Tripod weighs 88 lb.
  • Designed and Manufactured in North America

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Item #  55860
Mfg Model #  07018

The Meade Super Giant Field Tripod gives your 16" Meade LX200 or LX600 the research-grade foundation needed for the most demanding applications such as extremely high power observing and astrophotography with CCD/CMOS cameras.

The tripod features super strong and exceptionally rigid 4" diameter steel legs for excellent vibration damping, ideal when using your telescopes at high powers. Large leg locking thumbscrews (two per leg) allow for leveling adjustment and a modest amount of height adjustment, even in the cold when wearing gloves. Note that because of the extreme weight of the system, it is best to level and set the height of the tripod first before attaching the telescope on top. Do not attempt to adjust the leg height when the telescope is mounted on top of the tripod.

This tripod is not a standard photo tripod, and is only compatible with the 16" Meade LX200 and LX600 models. For telescopes smaller than the 16" ACF, consider either the Giant Field Tripod (#07017) or the Standard Field Tripod (#07020).

Designed and Manufactured in North America.


Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date of purchase. This warranty is provided by Meade for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact Meade at 800-626-3233.

When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available.

A per-item shipping charge (in addition to the standard shipping and handling charge) applies to this product. This charge varies based on the shipping method.

Standard Delivery: $375.00


This product is available to ship Standard delivery to the 48 continental United States. Delivery is not available to APO/DPO/FPO addresses, US territories/protectorates or Canada. 3 Day, 2nd Day and Next Day delivery is not available.

The Meade Super Giant Field Tripod is a very large, multi-box, telescope and may arrive through freight service on a pallet for curbside delivery.

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