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Bushnell Rangemaster Eyepiece

Larry,

I noticed your post about having a box of eyepieces. I'm looking for the plastic eyepiece for a Bushnell Rangemaster 7x35 circa late 50's. Here's a link to a picture of the same model... http://fantao.home.att.net/images/rangefpo3f.jpg
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Mike
mike.d.patrick@gmail.com

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If i remember correctly the rangemaster was a rather heavy and large binocular.had very nice optics. if you want unscrew the eyepiece you still have and i can see if i have one. sometimes we epoxy two matchining eyetops when original cant be found..mail the eyepiece to me at the following link and i'll see what i can do......www.reichinstruments.com

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