Jim's Mobile (JMI) - Hard Telescope Case for Meade 12" LX200, 10" LX400-ACF (RCX-400), LX90-ACF (LX90GPS), LX200GPS
You take pride in your telescope. Jim's Mobile (JMI) takes pride in protecting your telescope! JMI Telescope Carrying Cases include crush-resistant die-cut foam contoured to safely hold your telescope during transport. The larger cases are manufactured by Jim's Mobile with 1/4" plastic for super-strong but light-weight support. Most cases include an extra handle on one end with wheels on the opposite end for easily maneuvering the case without lifting the entire weight. These attractive and efficiently-designed cases are substantially smaller than the original shipping box and even smaller than most soft cases. They protect your investment while making it easier to move your scope from one location to another.
The JMI hard telescope case was designed for designed to fit all Meade 12" LX200, 10" LX400-ACF (RCX-400), LX90-ACF (LX90GPS), LX200GPS. Outside dimensions of the case are approximately 51-5/8" x 24-7/8" x 19" (assembled and handle bars retracted) and its empty weight is approximately 44.0 lbs. The shipping box is approximately 43-3/8" x 14-3/4" x 25-3/4" (UPS Ground Oversized 2 rate is at 70 lbs) and the shipping weight is approximately 53.0 lbs. All values are subject to slight changes.
The JMI telescope case includes six lockable latches for the removable cover (no hinge), two folding handle bars, four steel-reinforced handles and die-cut foam lining with compartments for telescope, eyepieces, finder scope (must be removed from the telescope and placed in a special vinyl cover included with the case) and accessories. The focuser does not need to be removed before installation. The top of the telescope hard case is not hinged. It is removed completely to insert or remove the telescope. The JMI telescope case is designed to be maneuvered like a wheelbarrow with the two retractable handle bars and two 10" pneumatic wheels. Installation of the wheels is easy and requires two 7/16" wrenches (or two crescent wrenches). This case is compatible with the ergonomic Peterson Get-A-Grip handles
, which are also available under the Accessories tab.
Customer Note: The free shipping offer on the JMI hard case may require a drop-shipment directly from the manufacturer if they are not in stock. JMI typically has the hard cases available to ship immediately, but there may be a short delay if JMI is also temporarily out of stock. Your case will be shipped to you by JMI using their shipping account. While shipping damage is very rare, it is important that you notify OPT of any damage as soon as the package arrives and no later than 9 days. This will ensure that we have at least a day to contact JMI and the shipping company to file a damage claim within their 10 day limit, as claims that are pursued after this time are nearly always denied. Please feel free to call 1-800-483-6287 or send us an e-mail if you have any questions. Offer is valid in the US (48 contiguous states only). OPT will offer discounted rates to customer is Alaska, Hawaii and other areas. Thank you!