Sturdy and attractive, the Berlebach Tripod is designed to fit the Vixen Porta II Head (Item 28784) . This combination is a must for the serious astronomer. The Magnesium mounting head fits the new Black Vixen Porta II Head. Vixen's Porta II Mount is a solid alt-azimuth mount with a 20lb payload capacity and features Slow Motion Flexible Handles to minimize vibrations and keep your view sharp. This is very useful in searching and tracking celestial objects, or ships at sea and birds in trees. An attractive and very stable combination with excellent vibration damping.The tripod legs have no fixed angle stop. Leg spread is limited by triangle tray and steel chain, both included with the tripod.