Vixen 8.1 Lb. SX Counterweight for Vixen Equatorial Mounts

Vixen 8.1 Lb. SX Counterweight for Vixen Equatorial Mounts
Item # VX-2579
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  • Designed for Vixen Sphinx, Great Polaris, Great Polaris 2 , Great Polaris D2, Great Polaris Economy, Super Polaris and Super Polaris DX Mounts.
  • The Vixen 8.1 lb. SX Counterweight is precision machined with a central 20mm inner diameter hole.
  • Designed to work with an 3/4" (19mm) shaft.
  • The Vixen 8.1 lb. SX Counterweight has a unique bore widening for maximizing useful weight range.
  • Painted Vixen white and includes securing knob.


Vixen 2579 SX Counterweight - 8.1 lbs.

Do you own a Vixen Mount that needs to put on a little weight to counterbalance added accessories like larger eyepieces, diagonals, imaging equipment or more? The check into the Vixen 2579 Counterweight.

Made of machined steel, this 8.1 lb. (3.67 kg) counterweight will fit anything with a 3/4" (19mm) counterweight shaft. The bore widens at the bottom to allow you to slip approximately half the weight over the safety retaining screw, maximizing the useful range while maintaining maximum stability. Compatible with most past-production Vixen German Equatorial mounts.

Vixen Product Number: 2579
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU VX-2579
Manufacturer Vixen
Weight Range 6 lbs. - 10 lbs.
Included Items

Included Items

  • Vixen \r\n8.1 Lb. SX 2579 Counterweight for Vixen Equatorial Mounts
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Product Questions

Could you please tell me what the outside diameter of the counterweight is?
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