New Lightweight Mounts - photos/comments:
"Wanted to say how pleased I am with the custom folding dob base you made for my Apertura AD12. The altitude
bearings fit like a glove. Total weight at 23 lbs, a full 10 lbs lighter than the stock particle board OEM base." DH
"Love the mount. Great design. Thanks!" BT.
Lightweight custom solid mount at only 14.5 lbs.

Dobsonian Mount Kit Choices
Questions? See About Our Mounts

Low cost standard solid mounts
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Add azimuth and altitude setting circles with pointers.
Available optionally on our mounts or to fit yours.
Using setting circles.

Custom solid mounts

Great views need great mounts!

Easy build solid mounts: only 10 dowels, 10 screws.

Read about our mounts.
Customer comments and photos.
  • Standard low cost solid mounts with altitude bearings.
  • Custom solid and collapsible mounts:
    • Mount only.
    • Mount with altitude bearings.
    • Mount with clamshell rings and bearings.
    • Mount with rotating rings and altitude bearings.
  • Optional inscribed altitude and azimuth setting circles.
  • Tripod mounting or tabletop Dobsonians.
  • SCT, Mak-Newt, Mak-Cass on Dobsonian mounts.
  • Berry alt/az mounts for your refractor.
  • Mount height adjustment stands.
  • Custom rocker boxes and mirror boxes

Custom collapsible mounts

Mount height adjustment stands

Raise your eyepiece for comfort!

ATM Altitude and Azimuth Bearing Parts 
The Bearing Works
Complete ATM kit for altitude/azimuth bearings. Now with Teflon center bolt sleeve. Or items individually:

Altitude and Azimuth Bearing Teflon

Altitude and Azimuth Bearing Laminate
New Acrylics: Write with interest:

Parfocal eyepiece rings - (3) 1.25" (2) 2": $20.

Red acrylic for laptop screens custom sized: $25.
Includes Velcro strap.

 Mirror Cells
Eliminate clip intrusion and mirror shift image degradation.

 Visual And Imaging Masks

 Altitude Bearings
Small standard altitude bearings (12") Balancing upgrade from 5" altitude bearings to 12"

 Ring Assemblies For Dobs or Equatorial Mounts
(with or without altitude bearings)