MEADE's 16 in. Permanent Equatorial Steel Pier, offers and astoundingly rigid, permanently mounted installation engineered to minimize vibration. Custom height available upon request. Latitude specified by user. Strong enough to carry the weight of the 16" LX200 with any and all accessories including piggybacked telescopes. For permanent installations only- must be bolted to a solid foundation. Additional charges may apply for increased height. Weight is approximately 255 pounds.