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Repair of Celestron binos found in river

Several years ago, I rescued a pair of Celestron Pro 10x50 binos from a river eddy. They didn't appear to be damaged, so I let them dry out. At this point, the image looks pretty clear, though there is a little "double vision" so they may need collimation. I'd like to get them checked out by someone who knows what they are doing, but Celestron doesn't answer my e-mails. Any suggestions?

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Thought i answered this before but at my age who knows....the problem is water contains minerals that will eventyaully corrode the optics or at least the coatings.anyway if you want i can give you an esimate to repair....larry@reichinstruments.com

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