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GSO Telescope Tube Mounting Rings (Set of 2) - 176mm (6.93")

4.9 (11 Reviews) Read Reviews Write Review
Brand GSO
Part Number TR500
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Manufacturer Description

High quality, cast-aluminum mounting rings that can be used for mounting telescope tubes on various mounts or on guidescope rails. All rings are hinged, felt-lined and have clamp-style rings for easy mounting or repositioning of the optical tube. The large clamp knob permits easy handling in all conditions, with or without gloves. The base of the rings is threaded for 6mm metric screws (not included but available at most hardware stores). Gunmetal grey finish. Each ring weighs Xoz/Yg (Coming soon). Price shown is for a set of 2 rings.

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4.9 (Based on 11 Reviews) 100% of reviewers recommended this product.
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    1. M11Mike

      M11Mike New Member

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      Review by Michael P.
      1530619215
      Jul 3, 2018

      5.0 GSO 176mm Rings

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      Quality item - they fit perfectly on a old C6 OTA I had. You will need metric 6mm mounting screws (vs. 1/4 x 20 U.S.) - to attach a mounting rail. I was lucky as I just happen to have 2 from a old rail I had. Very reasonably priced. And it's hard to beat Agena - these guys are AAA every time I buy there.

      Bottom Line: Would you recommend this item? Yes
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    2. Guest

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      Review by Aubrey B.
      1528568268
      Jun 9, 2018

      5.0 Rings

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      Worked great

      Bottom Line: Would you recommend this item? Yes
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      Review by Francis M.
      1521469695
      Mar 19, 2018

      5.0 Solid high-quality rings

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      I bought these for an old dobsonian 6" reflector to convert into an equatorial mount. I measured the circumference of the tube and calculated the diameter. Perfect fit! Solid!

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      Review by Michael S.
      1514393575
      Dec 27, 2017

      5.0 Great stuff

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      Perfect fit on a Celestron 6" SCT. Homemade piggyback bracket for a large DSLR, works great. Nice price and we'll made.

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      Review by Larry A.
      1513306422
      Dec 14, 2017

      5.0 Super rings

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      The rings I got were perfect for my C6 telescope.

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      Review by Carlos G.
      1502972212
      Aug 17, 2017

      5.0 Excellent!

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      I bought a Meade SN6 without the rings. The only place where I found it and at good price was here. When I get it they fix exactly what I need, plus the two 1/4 20 holes to put a camera in piggy back are perfect!

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      Review by timothy c.
      1487851716
      Feb 23, 2017

      5.0 telescpe tube rings

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      the rings are well made and add extra support for use of a piggyback finder autoguider on my celestron c-6.

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    8. one eye open

      one eye open New Member

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      Review by One Eye Open of Canton MI.
      1458172800
      Mar 16, 2016

      5.0 IMO

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      Strong Construction

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      Although larger than I needed... I'm using them for a Celestron 5" SCT. With a little modifying with some padding, it's a perfect fit.

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      Review by Craig of Oklahoma City.
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      May 4, 2012

      4.0 Good value

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      Strong Construction,Lightweight

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      Snug fit for Celestron C6 optical tube. Only rings I could find on the Internet with a reasonable price for this scope. Has nice feature for quick release. Good value. Shipped quickly. Pleased with purchase.

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      Review by Chuck of Southern IN.
      1324944000
      Dec 26, 2011

      5.0 Great Mounting Rings!

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      Accurate,Strong Construction,Easy to Use

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      None

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      Bought these rings to adapt an Orion XT6 Dob to an equatorial mount. They not only fit perfectly but the metal finish matched the telescope finish and the equatorial mount (Orion Skyview Deluxe). Highly recommend!

      Bottom Line: Would you recommend this item? Yes
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      Review by astro of Wingham, Australia.
      1320451200
      Nov 4, 2011

      5.0 This is a good product to buy

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      Strong Construction,Lightweight

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      I have Celestron 6" scope that does not have provision for mounting a guide scope rail, which meant that I would need a set of rings to mount a rail. I measured the dia. of the tube and started a search for a set of rings.
      Agena Astro Products had the GSO 6.93" Tube Mounting Rings which is the same dia. as the 6" sct tube. The fit is perfect, rings, guide scope rail and guide scope working like it should.
      My dealings with Agena has been excellent and the shipping was prompt. Would recommend them to any amateur astronomer.

      Bottom Line: Would you recommend this item? Yes
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