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22449RE: FLT 110

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  • cmjneil
    Sep 26, 2013

      As far as the sliding dew shield is concerned. I keep a suitable rubber band on the tube behind the shield! This has worked for me, and takes 15 seconds!


      ---In william-optics@yahoogroups.com, <t.bottoni@...> wrote:

      Yes, you can buy self sticking felt in a sheet from any fabric or hobby store.   It will take you all of 15 min to solve this one  ;-)

      But if you have trouble let us know, I will help 


      ---In William-Optics@yahoogroups.com, <william-optics@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

      So the felt has just worn thru use and needs to be refreshed?



      ---In William-Optics@yahoogroups.com, <william-optics@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


      You need to unscrew the ring on the back side of the dew shield. Remove the shield and add some adhesive felt strips to the lens cell. Where you need to add the strips will bee obvious when you remove the shield.This will add tension to the shield.


      ---In william-optics@yahoogroups.com, <rich.crowell1@...> wrote:

      I am new to this scope and have a very minor question.  The tension on the dew shield is way too loose.  My Batinov mask is enough weight to cause the dew shield to slide down to it's fully retracted position.  Is there some way to increase the tension to hold it in place.

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