"'Denise Goodfellow'" <>, "'Judith Hoyle'" <>, <>, "'Birding Aus'" <>
Cleaning bins etc
"Greg Little" <>
Sun, 29 Nov 2009 22:25:47 +1100
I lick the lenses sometimes too but use a clean pair of white cotton
underpants. They are nice and soft and don't scratch the lenses.
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On Behalf Of Denise
Sent: Saturday, 28 November 2009 4:03 PM
To: Judith Hoyle; ; Birding Aus
Subject: Cleaning bins etc
That's what I do too, with both binoculars and spectacles.
on 28/11/09 9:41 AM, Judith Hoyle at wrote:
> I think I need to lift my game...I clean my binoculars by licking the
> and drying with an old hankie! Works really well cos it gets rid of
> and I have never scratched a lens with this method!
>> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Cleaning bins etc
>> Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2009 16:55:28 -0600
>> My method for cleaning lenses is to saturate a soft tissue with
>> demineralized water (don't use rainwater as it will leave a residue)
>> thoroughly wet and wipe (lightly) the lens using a clean region of
>> tissue after each wipe. Then dry using a lens cloth, again not
>> much pressure. This particularly works well when there is a salt film
>> lens. I would not recommend compressed air.
>> Dean Cutten
>> Victor Harbor, SA
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