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JMI Wheeley Bars for Losmandy G-11 Mount - TPWUG11

SKU: JMI-TPWUG11

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This item will not be available for several months due to a JMI change of ownership and the time it will take to gear up in a new manufacturing facility. Since a ship date is unknown at this time we have decided to remove the ability to buy this product online. Once we see the light at the end of the tunnel we will restore the ability to purchase. In the meantime, please feel free to contact us via chat, phone or email if you need some assistance regarding this item or any product we sell. We are sorry for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding in this matter. Thank you.



JMI Wheeley Bars for Losmandy G-11 Mount




This JMI Wheeley Bar is designed to accept various tripods from the Losmandy G-11 Mount but can also be used with the Losmandy HGM 200, Celestron CG-11, or CG-14 as well. The tip receptacle is 3-1/2" ID. We will require your tripod's tip-to-tip distance with the legs fully retracted or, alternately, at the preferred viewing height, less the height of the Wheeley Bars. Also, please specify leg/feet diameter and tip style.



The G11 Wheeley Bar includes standard 2-3/8" wheels, which raise the mount approximately 3-1/2 inches from the ground. Large 5" or 10" wheels are available for an additional cost by choosing from the Options above. By upgrading the wheels when you purchase your Wheeley bars instead of purchasing them separately, you will save an extra $20.



What Size Wheels Should I Choose?




  • Standard 2-3/8" Hard Rubber Wheels: The small 2-3/8" hard-rubber wheels are good for flat hard surfaces with no cracks or grooves, such as gymnasium floors or smooth concrete.

  • 5" Wheel Upgrade: For hard surfaces with cracks or seams such as concrete sidewalks or rough hard surfaces like cobblestone, the 5" polyurethane wheels are best as they will be less likely to get stuck. If you choose these wheels you will receive three (3) fully locking 5" diameter polyurethane wheels instead of the standard 2-3/8" wheels. The 5" wheels will raise the mount 6-3/8" off the ground.

  • 10" Wheel Upgrade: The large 10" all-terrain pneumatic rubber-tired wheels are designed for field use on rough surfaces such as grass, dirt, and gravel, or to give you a smoother ride altogether. Keep in mind that even if the dirt you are traveling over is dry, the weight of the telescope, especially if it weighs more than 100 pounds, will cause the wheels to sink into the top layer of dirt and make it hard to move your telescope. The wetter the surface and the heavier the scope, the more pronounced the sinking will be. JMI does not recommend using Wheeley Bars on these surfaces under adverse conditions, especially if you have a very heavy telescope. If you choose the 10" wheel upgrade, you will receive six (6) large 10" all-terrain pneumatic wheels and a tow handle instead of the standard 2-3/8" wheels. A dual inboard wheel design on the rear wheels maintains a narrow profile. The 10" wheels will raise the mount about 3-1/4" off the ground.


To order the G11 Wheeley Bars, please choose your wheel size from the Options section and buy this product. One of our customer service representatives will contact you for the pertinent information required to place your order with the manufacturer (see above). Thank you.

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This item will not be available for several months due to a JMI change of ownership and the time it will take to gear up in a new manufacturing facility. Since a ship date is unknown at this time we have decided to remove the ability to buy this product online. Once we see the light at the end of the tunnel we will restore the ability to purchase. In the meantime, please feel free to contact us via chat, phone or email if you need some assistance regarding this item or any product we sell. We are sorry for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding in this matter. Thank you.

JMI Wheeley Bars for Losmandy G-11 Mount


This JMI Wheeley Bar is designed to accept various tripods from the Losmandy G-11 Mount but can also be used with the Losmandy HGM 200, Celestron CG-11, or CG-14 as well. The tip receptacle is 3-1/2" ID. We will require your tripod's tip-to-tip distance with the legs fully retracted or, alternately, at the preferred viewing height, less the height of the Wheeley Bars. Also, please specify leg/feet diameter and tip style.

The G11 Wheeley Bar includes standard 2-3/8" wheels, which raise the mount approximately 3-1/2 inches from the ground. Large 5" or 10" wheels are available for an additional cost by choosing from the Options above. By upgrading the wheels when you purchase your Wheeley bars instead of purchasing them separately, you will save an extra $20.

What Size Wheels Should I Choose?

  • Standard 2-3/8" Hard Rubber Wheels: The small 2-3/8" hard-rubber wheels are good for flat hard surfaces with no cracks or grooves, such as gymnasium floors or smooth concrete.
  • 5" Wheel Upgrade: For hard surfaces with cracks or seams such as concrete sidewalks or rough hard surfaces like cobblestone, the 5" polyurethane wheels are best as they will be less likely to get stuck. If you choose these wheels you will receive three (3) fully locking 5" diameter polyurethane wheels instead of the standard 2-3/8" wheels. The 5" wheels will raise the mount 6-3/8" off the ground.
  • 10" Wheel Upgrade: The large 10" all-terrain pneumatic rubber-tired wheels are designed for field use on rough surfaces such as grass, dirt, and gravel, or to give you a smoother ride altogether. Keep in mind that even if the dirt you are traveling over is dry, the weight of the telescope, especially if it weighs more than 100 pounds, will cause the wheels to sink into the top layer of dirt and make it hard to move your telescope. The wetter the surface and the heavier the scope, the more pronounced the sinking will be. JMI does not recommend using Wheeley Bars on these surfaces under adverse conditions, especially if you have a very heavy telescope. If you choose the 10" wheel upgrade, you will receive six (6) large 10" all-terrain pneumatic wheels and a tow handle instead of the standard 2-3/8" wheels. A dual inboard wheel design on the rear wheels maintains a narrow profile. The 10" wheels will raise the mount about 3-1/4" off the ground.

To order the G11 Wheeley Bars, please choose your wheel size from the Options section and buy this product. One of our customer service representatives will contact you for the pertinent information required to place your order with the manufacturer (see above). Thank you.

Specifications
Specifications
Model Number TPWUG11
Warranty JMI 1 Year
  • JMI Wheeley Bars for Losmandy G11 Mount
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