Losmandy Side by Side Dovetail Plate - D & V Series
The Side by Side Dovetail Plate - D & V Series by Losmandy:
This Losmandy Side by Side Dovetail Plate - D & V Series incorporates two saddle plates mounted parallel to each other. Used for mounting two optical systems side by side, by rotating the G-11 saddle 90 degrees. The Losmandy Side by Side Dovetail Plate - D & V Series accepts D and V series dovetail plates. The total weight is 7.25-pounds, total thickness 1.5-inches and Saddle plate separation is 10-inches, center to center.
OPT Product Number: LO-DVSBS
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Hello, I have this dovetail and would like to know if there is a way to even the mass difference between my AT8RC and AT115EDT for balancing purpose when both scope are installed. I've seen the threaded counterweight systems used on fork mount scopes.
If your two scopes have long dovetails on the bottom, you can likely add counterweight sets to the nose or tail of each scope to allow for more balancing, but you cannot easily add weight to this side by side plate itself. Also, the center of mass on the