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GSO 50mm Finder Bracket for Crayford Focuser

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Brand GSO
Part Number 8BK01
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Product Info

Manufacturer Description

Features:

  • GSO finder bracket for attaching 50mm finders to GSO's line of Crayford focusers for refractor telescopes
  • Precision machined from aluminumVery easy to install on the focuser using an M4 screw
  • 6-point finder adjustment for quick and precise alignment
  • Nylon thumbscrews will not mar your finder
  • Bracket weight: 5.5oz
  • The inner diameter of the bracket is 56mm, so please make sure that your finder tube will fit into this bracket before placing an order
  • Works with all GSO focusers that have a 4mm set screw on the focuser body where a finder base or bracket can be mounted. This includes all single speed, standard dual speed, and linear bearing dual speed GSO models, except the 112mm linear bearing model.
  • Requires the following tools for installation: Philips screwdriver and 2mm (or 5/64") allen key. These are not included.

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4.8 (Based on 10 Reviews) 100% of reviewers recommended this product.
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      Review by Michael W.
      1549213862
      Feb 3, 2019

      5.0 A very nice finder bracket.

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      Works perf. And it's great on my crayford focuser. Real nice. I like how tall it is.

      Bottom Line: Would you recommend this item? Yes
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      Review by Phillip P.
      1549014945
      Feb 1, 2019

      5.0 quality product

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      nice finish and fit very affordable

      Bottom Line: Would you recommend this item? Yes
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      Review by sarcosuchus imperator of Bryan OH.
      1424476800
      Feb 20, 2015

      4.0 Nice Bracket for Small Finder Scopes

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      Compact,Strong Construction,Lightweight,Easy to Use

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      A well-made finder bracket. A second mount point between the rings and the stalk would eliminate movement of the rings.

      Bottom Line: Would you recommend this item? Yes
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      Review by Obin Robinson of League City, TX.
      1397260800
      Apr 11, 2014

      5.0 Excellent bracket!

      Pros:

      Easy to Use,Compact,Accurate,Strong Construction,Lightweight

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      This bracket will perfectly fit a small 50mm guide scope. I have it on my GSO dual speed crayford attached to an ED-80 I use for astrophotography. This bracket allows me to precisely adjust the guide scope to center a star in Metaguide. If you have a GSO crayford then you should strongly consider this bracket. It is well worth the money and you will wonder what you did without it.

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      Review by BJmaster of Portland.
      1369958400
      May 30, 2013

      5.0 They are perfectly effective.

      Pros:

      Strong Construction

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      I thought that I would like to attach 6X30Finder of WO to GSO 50mmFinderBracket.
      However, the length of the screw was not suitable.
      Therefore, two packs of TS02-0.75 (#8-32x0.75") of Agena was purchased.
      They are perfectly effective.
      It can aim at correctly, without damaging finder by the product made of resin.
      I appreciate suitable advice of the staff of Agena very much.

      Bottom Line: Would you recommend this item? Yes
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      Review by Matty of Melbourne Australia.
      1366243200
      Apr 17, 2013

      5.0 Exactly what I wanted

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      The perfect replacement for the standard finder bracket. No longer does every little bump of the finder knock it out of alignment. This bracket is easy to install and stays in alignment and looks terrific. Should be standard on scopes with GSO 50mm focusers.

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      Review by Mike of Pittsburgh, PA.
      1320451200
      Nov 4, 2011

      4.0 Lightweight finder bracket

      Pros:

      Compact,Easy to Use,Lightweight

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      I got a new refractor recently that didn't have a vixen style dovetail shoe on the focuser. This fit the bill for a finder bracket very nicely.

      It was very easy to mount onto the focuser and straightforward to insert and align the finder tube. It's got a nice firm grip, and does it with surprisingly lightweight construction. I didn't have to adjust the balance of the tube on my mount, which was a nice bonus.

      Only possible downside is that it does feel slightly more flimsy than some of the other finder brackets I've used. It doesn't seem like it would break, but I do tend to take more care with how I pack this away when I'm not using it.

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      Review by Sharpie sailor of Atlanta, GA.
      1320019200
      Oct 30, 2011

      5.0 Nice Bracket!

      Pros:

      Lightweight,Easy to Use,Strong Construction,Accurate

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      Nice complement to the GSO focuser. Users with more than one telescope will need to purchase additional bases.

      Bottom Line: Would you recommend this item? Yes
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      Review by The Refractor guy of Elgin IL.
      1294444800
      Jan 7, 2011

      5.0 Excellent Bracket

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      Accurate,Strong Construction

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      This bracket is a must if you have a GSO crayford focuser. Fits perfectly easy to install. Matches the GSO focuser.

      Bottom Line: Would you recommend this item? Yes
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      Review by Kirk of Feeding Hills, MA.
      1272672000
      Apr 30, 2010

      5.0 Great bracket..gets the job done!

      Pros:

      Strong Construction

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      I needed a bracket to hold a 9x50mm finder on a small refractor with a Crayford focuser, and this does the job quite well. The shoe is small enough not to crowd things on the scope, and it always comes back aligned after each setup. Well made.

      Bottom Line: Would you recommend this item? Yes
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