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Steady Mount Optics Mounting System - Basic Package SM-160 Product Info

Whether you use binoculars, a spotting scope , a digital camera , or a video camera, the SteadyMount will make hands-free usage a snap. Steady Mounts are ready for you to "Set Your Sites"™, whatever they are, wherever you may be.

Steady Mount Optics Mounting System is the patented combination of ball joints, arms and 3-way pan-head. This allows you to rotate and maneuver the unit in any direction your application may require, thus giving you total flexibility and infinite positioning capability. Because the Steady Mount Mounting System is equipped with a standard 3-way Pan-Head, you can mount any optical or photographic device that has a 1/4-20 threaded receiving insert on its bottom side. That means your spotting scopes , binoculars (with SteadyMount Binoculars Adapter accessory), 35mm camera , digital camera and video cameras too.

Take Steadymount Scope, Camera, Binoculars Mount with you in places you could never use a tripod! Originally developed for use on ATV 's (All Terrain Vehicles)- the Steady Mount System is exceptionally strong. Mount Steadymount Mounting System to ATV, tree stand, deck rail, car door, tripod, and more utilizing its variety of mounting accessories (sold separately). The Steady Mount will also mount directly to any tripod with standard 3/8" threading (as found on most Bogen Tripods ). ATV Steady Mount is the perfect Accessory for anyone using optical and photographic equipment that believes compact versatility is of utmost importance.

Now you can take pictures with your camera; use your binoculars to get a closer look; zero in on a buck with your scope; or videotape the whole thing with both hands free! The Steady-Mount is the only Optical and Photographic Mounting Device you will ever need...or want.

All ATV SteadyMounts start with the Steady Mount Basic Package SM-160, and can then be customized by adding additional SteadyMounts Accessories. Steady Mount Basic Package includes SteadyMount Main Unit and Universal Clamping Device. Steady Mount Universal Clamping Device (UCD) allows your SteadyMount to be attached to most any surface and used for most any application. Steady Mounts UCD screws into the main ball joint and is adjusted by loosening or tightening its thumbscrew.

Specifications for ATV Steady Mounts :

 SteadyMount Optical Mount:  Dimensions:
 On What:  To What:
  • A. Total Extended Length: 25" *
  • B. Pan Head Length: 7"
  • C. Lower Arm: 12"
  • D. Upper Arm: 11.5"
  • E. Total Weight: 2.5 lbs.
  • Includes lower base (A)
  • * Does not include pan head or mounting accessory length.
  • Does not include mounting accessories.
  • ATV
  • Trucks
  • Jeeps
  • Military Vehicles
  • Wheelchairs
  • Snowmobiles
  • Mules
  • Golf Carts
  • Tree Stands
  • Hunting Blinds
  • Shooting Benches
  • Railings (round or square)
  • Picnic tables
  • Benches
  • Bleachers
  • Arena Seats
  • On virtually anything mobile or stationary!
  • All Hunting
  • Target Shooting
  • Bird Watching
  • Safaris
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Law Enforcement
  • Military
  • Surveillance
  • Wildlife Agencies
  • Life Guard Stations
  • Fire Watch Towers
  • Whale Watching
  • Sightseeing
  • Star Gazing
  • Sporting Events
  • For virtually any activity you can think of!

Features of Steady Mount Optic Mounting System:

  • Protected with a durable, black matte, powder-coated finish
  • SteadyMount arm: 13-guage steel & Aluminum
  • Stainless Steel ball joints will never rust!
  • Aluminum Pivot shaft
  • Folds down to a discreet position when not in use
  • One Year Manufacturer's Warranty

Package Contents:

  • Steady Mount Optics Mounting System - Basic Package SM-160:
  • SteadyMount Main Unit with 3-way Pan Head includes TWO Quick-Release Plates (1/4-20 mount) to make switching optics simple
  • Universal Clamping Device - Allows your SteadyMount to be attached to most any flat surface and used for most any application

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Steady Mount Optics Mounting System - Basic Package SM-160, MPN: SM-160, UPC: 857264000907, Code: SY-TR-SM-160

Steady Mount Optics Mounting System - Basic Package SM-160 Comments

Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Steady Mount Optics Mounting System - Basic Package SM-160 by Legacy Reviewer, July 26, 2007
My friends and I were so impressed by this product that we plan on buying three more as gifts for our other friends and family. We experiemented with binoculars, and spotting scopes, of which both were bought from the Optics Planet store a while back...
Helpful Negative Review Weak Ball Joints by Legacy Reviewer, July 26, 2007
Joints can be tightened down on steel ball only so much, or so many times. The first (main) section is made of stamped steel, and should have been forged billet steel or cast alloy of some kind, so that it wouldn't bend as easily over time. The jo...
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