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Old 03-09-2014, 07:52 AM
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O rings for finder scope

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I have a vixen 6x30 finder but the rubber o rings are gone it is quite old, Does anyone know where i can find some replacements for it ?

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Old 03-09-2014, 08:28 AM
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Bunnings bit and pieces dept. I got a plastic box with about 50 different sizes for about $5. Automotive section quite often has them but miine was part of a promo display.
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Old 03-09-2014, 08:30 AM
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Auto shops have them - I replaced the as-new ones on the cruddy Skywatchers I used to have - they became hard and brittle within months of new.

The 6x30's are the easiest to re-ring. Even a slightly undersize one will work fine.
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Old 03-09-2014, 09:11 AM
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Thanks Brent & Lewis, Will go check them out today .
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Old 03-09-2014, 09:38 AM
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I just cut a small strip off a bike inner tube and stretch it over the finder tube. Works perfectly for me.
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Others have used a suitable rubber band
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Old 03-09-2014, 02:33 PM
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Big thanks to all, I went down to the local garage he gave me a box of 100 and perfect fit, So plenty of spares now

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