Jim's Mobile (JMI) Universal Medium Wheeley Bars with Standard Wheels

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Jim's Mobile (JMI) Universal Medium Wheeley Bars with Standard Wheels
$319.00
Item # JM-TPWUMED
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  • JMI Universal Medium Wheeley Bars fits Portable Pier mount (depending on weight of telescope and configuration of pier legs); Celestron Advanced Series telescopes, Celestron 8", 9-1/4", & 11" SCT's, CG-4 mount, CG-5 mount, Losmandy GM-8; Meade 8" & 10" SCT's on Standard Field Tripod, Meade LXD55 & LXD75 telescopes, Meade ETX models, LXD500, 600, & 650 mounts, Starfinder EQ 6-10, Orion SkyView Pro mount, Vixen Great Polaris & Great Polaris Deluxe mount.
  • Adjusts to fit tripods with a tip-to-tip distance from 33" to 43", tip receptacle is 2-1/4" I.D., wheel diameter is 2-3/8", and height is 4-1/4".
  • The JMI Universal Medium Wheeley Bars are engineered with a sturdy base, locking wheels and leveling bolts which allow you to move, lock and level the complete telescope assembly with ease.
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Jim's Mobile (JMI) Universal Medium Wheeley Bars with Standard Wheels

Do you wish you had an easy way to move your tripod or pier mounted telescope from garage to patio or driveway? Wheeley Bars were created for just that purpose. The sturdy base with locking wheels and leveling bolts allows you to move, lock and level the complete telescope assembly with ease.

Standard Wheeley Bars are designed to be used on hard flat surfaces only. With the optional large-wheel upgrade, great care in maneuvering and ideal conditions, they can be used on grass, dirt and gravel surfaces. Wheeley Bars are generally designed to be used with the tripod legs almost fully retracted to reduce the overall width.

To be sure that your mount will fit a particular Wheeley Bar product, it may be necessary to verify the tip-to-tip distance of your mount. Usually, this measurement is made with the legs of a tripod fully retracted (the shortest length) and spread out completely. Alternately, you can measure at your preferred viewing height, but be sure to allow for the height of the Wheeley Bars (listed with each product). The tip-to-tip distance is the measurement from the outside edge of the end of a tripod leg or pier foot (where it touches the ground) to the outside edge of another tripod leg or pier foot as illustrated below. 

For Custom Wheeley Bars, to be sure that your mount will fit into the receptacles, we also need to know leg or foot diameter and tip style. For instance, on the mounts shown above (numbered from left to right), the following applies:

JMI Medium Size Universal Wheeley Bars

Fits Portable Pier mount (depending on weight of telescope and configuration of pier legs); Celestron C4-R, C5-S, C5-SGT, C6-N, C6-R, C6-RGT, C8, C8-NGT, C8-S, C8-SGT, C8+, C8-N, C8-S, C9¼-S, C9¼-SGT, C10-N, C10-NGT, C102-HD, Celestar 8, CG-4 mount, CG-5 mount, CG-9¼, Classic 8, Fastar 8, G-8, G8-N, G-9¼, Great Polaris C8, Great Polaris mount, NexStar 8 / 8i / 8 GPS / 9¼ GPS / 11 GPS, Super C8 with adjustable tripod, Ultima 8 / 9¼ / 11; Losmandy GM-8; Meade 2080 and 2120 Fork mounts (except MTS) through LX200 7", 8" and 10" (both GPS and non-GPS versions) with standard field tripod, LXD55 AR-5 / AR-6 / SN-6 / SN-8 / SN-10, LXD75 AR-5 / AR-6 / SN-6 / SN-8 / SN-10, ETX-90EC and ETX-125EC with deluxe field tripod, LX10, LX50, LX90, LXD500 / 600 / 650 mounts, Starfinder German Equatorial 6 / 8 / 10; Orion SkyView Pro mount; Vixen Great Polaris mount, Great Polaris Deluxe mount.

Adjusts to fit tripods with a tip-to-tip distance from 33" to 43", tip receptacle is 2-1/4" I.D., wheel diameter is 2-3/8", and height is 4-1/4".

Standard Wheeley Bars are designed to be used on hard flat surfaces only. With the optional large-wheel upgrade, great care in maneuvering and ideal conditions, they can be used on grass, dirt and gravel surfaces. Wheeley Bars are generally designed to be used with the tripod legs almost fully retracted to reduce the overall width.

A Word of Warning: The heavier the telescope mounted on the Wheeley Bars, the more careful one must be in moving the complete system by pulling or pushing below the center of gravity. JMI and OPT are not responsible for incorrect loading or operation.

JMI Product Number: TPWUMED

Customer Note: Do not use the Medium Wheeley Bars for 12" or larger SCTs (even if the mount is listed above) as these telescopes are too heavy for this product.

Image shows the Medium Wheeley Bars with standard 2-3/8" wheels. The optional 4" & 5" wheels are also shown in the photograph so that you can see the size difference.

Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU JM-TPWUMED
Manufacturer JMI
Warranty 1 Year Warranty
Reviews

Customer Reviews 1 item(s)

Jimi's Wheely Bars
Works Great! Arrived on schedule and easy to install. Nice and sturdy
1= Houston, We Have a Problem & 5= It's Out of This World
Review by Grouchy / (Posted on 9/28/2014)
Included Items

Included Items

  • JMI Universal Medium Wheeley Bars
  • Standard Wheels
  • Leveling Bolts
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