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I have a Pine Ridge scope with moisture inside. Is there any way I can take it apart to clean it, or will I have to buy another one.

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It could be striped to dry it out but you realy need to strip it right out so you can also clean all the class in it,,,problem is if you tuch the glass you take off the colour coatings on them, so i would say drop it in at a scope doctors or buy a new one witch may be a lot cheaper that getting yours fixed

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