This column stand made of steel with 5mm wall thickness is optimal if you want to install the telescope in an observatory or Rolldach hut firmly.
It is so high that the telescope can pivot up to the horizontal. The column stand granted a higher stability than the conventional tripods and an abutment of the counterweight the cantilever to a tripod leg is not possible.
The 35cm by measuring the foot of the column has three drill holes can be used for mounting on a concrete slab and three holes with M16 thread in the pressure screws when assembling the perfect vertical alignment can be achieved.
The paint protects the column against corrosion.