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norton67
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Suggestions on keeping eyepeices warm new
      #5602623 - 01/03/13 09:49 AM

Just wondering how others people keep there eyepeice warm on there binoculars, so they do not fog up? I do have a small hair dryer that plugs into my car. But I don't always have that option.

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Simon S
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Re: Suggestions on keeping eyepeices warm new [Re: norton67]
      #5602643 - 01/03/13 10:01 AM

How about a heat pad?

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wky46
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Re: Suggestions on keeping eyepeices warm new [Re: Simon S]
      #5602672 - 01/03/13 10:18 AM

I haven't, but has anyone here ever tried disposable hand warmers, maybe rubberbanded? ..... Phil

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GlennLeDrew
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Re: Suggestions on keeping eyepeices warm new [Re: wky46]
      #5602856 - 01/03/13 12:02 PM

When not employing active heaters, I keep my eyes to the eyepieces as long as possible. By minimizing the periods when my eyes are removed from the eyepieces, I ensure the minimal amount of heat loss. If anything like 'extended' periods of time are spent away from the eyepieces, under the coat goes the bino.

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daniel_h
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Re: Suggestions on keeping eyepeices warm [Re: GlennLeDrew]
      #5603739 - 01/03/13 09:44 PM

The exothermic heat packs you get from camping stores work well , the little gel packs have a metal button you click to start the reaction (or shake) you can boil them when done to return them, good for heaps of uses, just sit it across the eyepieces. Some drug stores also have them for dope with arthritis

Edited by daniel_h (01/03/13 09:45 PM)


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