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#26 Augustus

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 08:06 PM

 

 

 

You sold your ETX and it would have been a better scope. 

The fork was dead, but I still have the OTA. The corrector has fungus and I've cleaned it with alcohol, lens cleaner, etc. to no prevail.

 

get a little polishing compound. cleans fungus like a dream.

 

I would think that be murder on the glass.

 

I was about to say the same thing. Changing the figure of the corrector doesn't seem like a good idea.



#27 starman876

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 08:11 PM

 

 

 

You sold your ETX and it would have been a better scope. 

The fork was dead, but I still have the OTA. The corrector has fungus and I've cleaned it with alcohol, lens cleaner, etc. to no prevail.

 

get a little polishing compound. cleans fungus like a dream.

 

I would think that be murder on the glass.

 

Nope,  just like other compounds for polishing glass.  Some have used tooth paste and some even have used cleanser. 



#28 SteveGR

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 09:59 PM





You sold your ETX and it would have been a better scope.

The fork was dead, but I still have the OTA. The corrector has fungus and I've cleaned it with alcohol, lens cleaner, etc. to no prevail.
get a little polishing compound. cleans fungus like a dream.
I would think that be murder on the glass.
Nope, just like other compounds for polishing glass. Some have used tooth paste and some even have used cleanser.
Eh, an errant spot of toothpaste I thought was dust left a nasty set of scratches on a month old set of prescription eyeglasses, I was not happy.
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#29 starman876

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Posted 14 January 2018 - 10:13 PM

 

 

 

 

 

You sold your ETX and it would have been a better scope.

The fork was dead, but I still have the OTA. The corrector has fungus and I've cleaned it with alcohol, lens cleaner, etc. to no prevail.
get a little polishing compound. cleans fungus like a dream.
I would think that be murder on the glass.
Nope, just like other compounds for polishing glass. Some have used tooth paste and some even have used cleanser.
Eh, an errant spot of toothpaste I thought was dust left a nasty set of scratches on a month old set of prescription eyeglasses, I was not happy.

 

you cant use the whitener toothpaste.  Very abrassive. That is why it whitens your teeth.  Look at the following site and it will tell how abbrasive certain toothpaste is.  

 

https://chamberlaind...ng-toothpastes/


Edited by starman876, 14 January 2018 - 10:15 PM.


#30 wfj

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Posted 15 January 2018 - 10:10 PM

If it truly is a fungus, hydrogen peroxide should cause it to go into a high metabolic rate and then apoptosis.

 

Shouldn't affect the glass, and  would only affect the coatings if extremely concentrated.

 

Haven't tried this myself, so be careful.




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