|JMI case for Celestron 14-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tube assemblies. |
This case is for the 14-inch Celestron Optical Tube Assembly (OTA) only. Meade 14-inch optical tubes are slightly larger and will not fit. It includes two lockable latches, three steel-reinforced handles, a 2 x 30 inch steel hinge and die-cut foam lining for the telescope optical tube. It can be carried by two people using the two handles on either end or pulled using the attached Kryptane® wheels. The finder scope, diagonal and 2-inch extension must be detached and carried separately. The wheels must be attached to the case by the customer which is easily accomplished in a few seconds with two 7/16 inch wrenches. An optional Large-Wheel Upgrade is available.
Outside dimensions of the case are approximately 36-1/4 x 21-1/4 x 18-3/8 inches and its empty weight is approximately 20.2 lbs. The shipping box is approximately 26-1/4 x 19 x 38-1/2 inches(FedEx Ground dimensional weight is at 116 lbs) and the shipping weight is approximately 29.0 lbs. All values are subject to slight changes.