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Double image - one above the other

My TASCO Offshore 54 Binoculars are giving me a double image - one above the other and perhaps offset a bit. Is there a correction for this problem?

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  • jdl786 Mar 04, 2017

    Tasco has a very good Limited Lifetime Warranty.
    Call for information;
    Customer Service Department at 1-800-423-3537.



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Yes , they have to be realigned, if you want call me and we can talk further 5088331232...larry

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Chuck them away and replace them. Seriously. Your binoculars have suffered the most common fault which occurs to all makes and models: a bent or broken eyepiece yoke assembly.

If broken it cannot be fixed without replacing the whole yoke assembly, and on budget models like anything that Tasco sell it's cheaper to buy new and the spare part is probably unavailable anyway. If the yoke has bent then it's virtually impossible to unbend it without breaking it, and even if you do it's usually not accurate enough. So you try again and it breaks... On the rare occasions where you're lucky enough to get it right, the yoke has fatigue cracks and soon breaks regardless. Due to the loads involved and the tiny contact patch, gluing is a waste of time and usually just turns a broken yoke into a weak and bent yoke.

Given that you can now buy very good quality similar or superior binoculars from Bresser and others for around £10 to £15 new any kind of repair simply makes no sense. There's nothing wrong with cheap binoculars in general, but you have a simple choice; pay a lot for top quality models which then have full after sales and spares back up or pay very little and replace them more often. Even then, the yoke assembly for a high quality brand will pay for around six to eight complete new pairs of low cost binoculars. Your call...

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Up close to the eyepieces around the barrels are small screws that you can use to "collaminate" your binocs. The screws aren't meant to be accessed by the owner and most manufacturers cover them up with the material that surrounds the binocs. Of course the binocs in their current state are useless anyhow, so I wouldn't hesitate to peel up the material to look for the screws. If you do it carefully, you can reseat the material anyhow. Then once you locate the small screws, put the binocs on a stand or a table outside. Focus on something far away using one eye. Then using both eyes, you adjust the screw on the other eyepiece while looking through the binocs. Adjust until you get a single image. You can use loctite, or nail polish to "glue" the screw in the final position if it is really loose.

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Up close to the eyepieces under the material that covers the binocs. You have to peel away at the material to get to them, or look for the splice in the material which is very hard to see.

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