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Astro TUFF TRUK telescope trolleys
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Astro TUFF TRUK telescope trolleys

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

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Astro TUFF TRUK, based in East Yorkshire, England, specializes in custom-built mobile platforms and piers for telescopes. Their product lineup includes the Tripod TRUK, STD 800 Pier TRUK, Mini 500 Pier TRUK, and Dob TRUKs, designed for various telescope setups. They offer a range of accessories like bumper bars, accessory trays, and LED under lighting.

Astro TUFF TRUK, a company based in East Yorkshire, England, is known for producing custom-built mobile platforms and piers for telescopes. ATT's product lineup caters to a wide variety of telescope configurations, including:

STD 800 Pier TRUK

The STD 800 Pier TRUK is a heavy-duty platform built to support larger telescopes mounted on piers. With a focus on stability and durability, this model includes reinforced materials and a design that accommodates heavy loads. It is ideal for fixed-location setups that require occasional mobility.

Mini 500 Pier TRUK

Mini 500 Pier TRUK

The Mini 500 Pier TRUK is a more compact version, offering similar support for smaller pier-mounted telescopes. This model provides a balance between portability and stability, making it suitable for both home observatories and field use. It retains the rugged build quality of its larger counterpart.



Astro TUFF TRUK also offers Dob TRUKs, designed specifically for Dobsonian telescopes. Available in configurations for both large and small Dobsonians, these platforms provide a sturdy base with smooth mobility, making it easier to reposition the telescope for different viewing angles.

Tripod TRUK

Tripod TRUK

The Tripod TRUK is designed for telescopes mounted on tripods. This mobile platform ensures stability and ease of transport, allowing astronomers to move their equipment without disassembly. It features customizable options to suit different tripod models and weights.

Astro TUFF TRUK accessories

  • Bumper Bars: For additional protection during transport.
  • Accessory Trays: To keep essential tools and accessories within reach.
  • Cupped Feet and Spreader Discs: For enhanced stability on uneven surfaces.
  • Solid Rubber Pads and Ratchet Straps: For secure anchoring.
  • LED Under Lighting: To provide visibility in low-light conditions.
  • OKO Tyre Sealant: To prevent flat tires and ensure smooth mobility.


Each Astro TUFF TRUK product is built to order, with personalized consultations to ensure the perfect fit for each customer's specific needs. They prides themselves on their bespoke approach, allowing astronomers to tailor their mobile platforms to their exact requirements.


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