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Hi, looking for a good sturdy steel legged tripod for my Meade LXD55 mount to drop on to, needs to have the alt az post built in or capability for a screw in post.

Would any one know of any suitable tripod ?

Thanks in advance




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I have an LXD 55 aluminum tripod. It seems to be broadly compatible with the EQ5 / HEQ5 tripod tops. The north peg might be a slightly different design though. It is in the same place but might be shorter or with a slightly different profile. If you got an EQ5/ HEQ5 steel tripod you could probably modify the north peg shape to get it to fit the LXD 55.




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