Radian Telescopes 14-inch Lightweight Universal D-Style Dovetail Bar

  • Innovative universal slot design
  • Milled from Solid Aluminum Stock
  • Thicker shoulders for extra stability
  • Incremental side marking for finding the balance point
  • Scooped-out metal spaces to make it as lightweight as possible!
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Radian Telescopes 14-inch Lightweight Universal D-Style Dovetail Bar

All New Slot & Bolt Pattern

The Radian Telescopes 14-Inch Universal D-Style Lightweight Dovetail Bar was completely redesigned to fit with any tube ring system. Unlike other brands, this dovetail bar uses mirrored angle slots to accommodate the width of the bolt pattern found on the most common tube rings. For the extra wide bolt patterns found on Astrophysics, TEC and Parallax rings, this dovetail bar has eighteen tapped 1/4-20 holes, 16 non-threaded counter-bored holes, and four 5/16-18 holes to bolt your hardware from the top of the plate downward.

Thicker Shoulders for Less Flexure

The Radian Telescopes 14-Inch Lightweight Universal D-Style Dovetail Bar is thicker than most mass-produced dovetail bars. It is machined from solid aluminum stock to have a 14.4 mm shoulder which will prevent any mechanical flexure. This extra thickness performs so well it can hold larger SCTs in set of tube rings.

Balance Point Markings

Balancing your telescope on your mount can be an annoying and time consuming process. The Radian Telescopes 14-Inch Lightweight Universal Dovetail Bar makes this easier with its incremental marking on each side. One side has markings in centimeters while the other has markings in half inch increments.


Image Note: Images are of the standard Radian Telescopes 14-inch Universal D-Style Dovetail Bar. 


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  • Radian Telescopes 14-Inch Lightweight Universal D-Style Dovetail Bar
  • Four ¼-20" Stainless Steel Socket Head Screws
  • Four M6 Stainless Steel Socket Head Screws
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Jon B.
United States United States
Top Quality

My former universal dovetail would not line up correctly and ended up being somewhat offset. The radian 14” had no trouble and I am convinced could attach perfectly to any setup. This is probably the best dovetail on the market today.

A OPT Telescopes Customer
United States United States
Great dovetail!

Got two of them clamshelling my 80mm refractor. Very sturdy and easy to configure.