[CT Birds] Cleaning Bins

Brian Webster b.webster at hotmail.com
Sat Apr 17 14:27:37 EDT 2010


Ditto.  It is well worth it.

 

-Brian-

Brian Webster
Stratford, CT
b.webster at hotmail.com
http://thebirdmojo.blogspot.com/
 
 



 
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> From: birdshop at sbcglobal.net
> Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2010 13:53:09 -0400
> Subject: [CT Birds] Cleaning Bins
> 
> James,
> I would make the three or four dollar investment for a micro fiber 
> cleaning cloth if I were you. They can washed and reused many, many 
> times over. A good method for cleaning is to actually lick the ocular. 
> This is my favorite and, I think, most effective way of getting rid of 
> any sand or grit that may be on the lens - important so as to not to 
> grind the material into the lens causing permanent damage. After 
> you're sure the lens is clear of obstructions, gently rub in one 
> direction with the cloth to clean/polish. It is very important to 
> regularly clean the cloth otherwise you'll just be smudging the lens. 
> If you decide to get some lens cleaner, ROR (Residual Oil Remover) is 
> by far the best. Leica and NASA(!) use it. If used only for your 
> binocular and scope, a two once bottle should last about ten years! If 
> you've never cleaned your binoculars, do a before/after and you'll be 
> amazed with the difference/improvement.
> Jerry
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