Cleaning bins etc

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Subject: Cleaning bins etc
From: Judith Hoyle <>
Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2009 00:11:14 +0000
I think I need to lift my game...I clean my binoculars by licking the lenses 
and drying with an old hankie!  Works really well cos it gets rid of any grit 
and I have never scratched a lens with this method!


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> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Cleaning bins etc
> Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2009 16:55:28 -0600
> AusBirders,
> My method for cleaning lenses is to saturate a soft tissue with
> demineralized water (don't use rainwater as it will leave a residue) and
> thoroughly wet and wipe (lightly) the lens using a clean region of the
> tissue after each wipe. Then dry using a lens cloth, again not applying too
> much pressure. This particularly works well when there is a salt film on the
> lens. I would not recommend compressed air.
> Dean Cutten
> Victor Harbor, SA
> Australia

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