Wall mounting Beseler MCRX?

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  1. NewMexican

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    I'm tired of having my 16x20 easel bump into the enlarger support so I thought I'd try to devise a wall mount. Has anyone done this? how did it work? I'm handy with tools and wood so I'm hesitant to buy the "official" Beseler model. Has anyone made a wall mount from scratch for this enlarger?
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    I have both my Beseler and Omega enlargers on a 8"x2"x6' board that sits above the working area. I did this for your reason and to control vibrations.
    Look up this book "Build your own home darkroom" by Lista Duren and Billy McDonald.
     
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    Different enlarger as well...

    I have a Beseler VXL chasis that I wall mounted myself. I built a bracket from laminated plywood (3/4" x 2 = 1 1/2" thick)

    Think of it as a large L brack with 3 triangle supports within (one at each side and one in the middle). I then bolted it to anchors I installed in the concrete block of my basement wall. Very solid and all made from scrap furniture plywood pieces I had kicking around - just a few bolts and anchors.

    joe