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Where can I get new rubber eyecups


There are a number of vendors who sell them, with varying degrees of match, depending on your model of binocular. Some spots include B&H Photo, Amazon, and EBay.

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Oct 24, 2015 | Optics

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Where can I get new soft rubber eyepiece covers?


There are a number of vendors who sell them, with varying degrees of match, depending on your model of binocular. Some spots include B&H Photo (
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Sep 13, 2015 | Optics

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Citroen C5 Exclusive V6 2001. The dash has gone sticky. Even strong solvent will not remove the stickiness. Has anyone else had this problem and solved it please?


If there has been any form of dash cleaner used or preservative used (armoral etc) other than that recommended you have a break down in the plastic material used in the dash. Take the car to an upholsterer /restorer for an opinion but I think the answer will be to have the dash restored

Mar 02, 2014 | Citroen C5 Cars & Trucks

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Sticky interior parts


If you are talking about the plastic parts around the center console, they are sticky most likely because of the heat of the sun and the effect it has on the rubber coated plastics. The only way to correct this is to buy all new parts from Ferrari.

Feb 27, 2011 | Interior for Ferrari 355

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The rubbers on the eye pieces are deteriorated are they available anywhere


You'll need to measure your eyepiece in "mm". Also determine if your eyepiece has an outer ring the eyepiece will slip over. You can find eyecups/guards on Ebay. Search under Binocular Eyecup or Binocular Eye Guard. There are also eyecups under "rubber eyecups/rubber eyeguards" but alot of these are for Microscopes and may not fit. You will need to pay close attention to the mounting type and measurements.

Sep 22, 2009 | Tasco Off Shore OS21 (7x50MM) Binocular

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Replacement parts for Tasco binoculars


You'll need to measure your eyepiece in "mm". Also determine if your eyepiece has an outer ring the eyepiece will slip over. You can find eyecups/guards on Ebay. Search under Binocular Eyecup or Binocular Eye Guard. There are also eyecups under "rubber eyecups/rubber eyeguards" but alot of these are for Microscopes and may not fit. You will need to pay close attention to the mounting type and measurements.

Sep 18, 2009 | Tasco Wide Angle and Rubber 2023 (10x50MM)...

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I have Vivitar binoculars where the outer rubber surface of the body has become "sticky".  I can't tell you why, as they are kept in my air-conditioned office. I don't see any reason why Vivitar...


walmart sells vivitar,why not contact them for a source to replace them, sounds like vivitar is more of a toy than a quality binocular though. sounds like a sticky situation to me....good luck...larry@reichinstruments.com

Dec 17, 2008 | Optics

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The rubber armoring is "melting" or getting all sticky


It can be easily resolve, just go to the youtude, check for sticky melting solution. The sticky surface can be treated and back to normal.

Dec 11, 2008 | Bushnell Optics

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USE ACETONE (FINGERNAIL POLISH REMOVER) PUT IT ON WITH A CLOTH..IT TAKES THE STICKY OFF BUT THE END RESULT ISN'T POLISHED. SO BE EASY WITH THE ACETONE...

Sep 07, 2008 | Oberwerk (11x70) Binocular

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Rubber coating breaking down


Try it with rubbing alcohol first - just keep it away from the optics, and you may get lucky. The only thing that ever seems to work with these is an abrasive cream cleaner (jif/cif or similar) - you just have to use lots of cream and be careful not to polish the optics - unfortunately the stickiness will come back quicker than before though. I haven't tried myself, but i have heard that once you have carried out the cream cleaner routine, you can paint the unit - ask your hardware shop what sort of rubbery paints they have - ideally oil based and not acrylic. It wont last as long as the original finish or like quite as good, but it should stop the stickiness for a while at least. Try and keep your binoculars out of the sun - most of the stickiness is either caused by that, or contact with a damaging chemical such as most insect repellents, or petroleum products. Hope this helps :)

Aug 08, 2006 | Sigma Elite 8x22 Binocular

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