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#1 Kim2010

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Posted 28 March 2024 - 03:20 AM

So anyone also finding they need some eye guards for the eyepieces when doing BV'ing? If so, since eyepieces are of all sizes outside of the barrel itself, where do you get eyeguards which fit your eyepieces if at all?



#2 Astrojensen

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Posted 28 March 2024 - 03:49 AM

I find the Baader winged eyeguards particularly useful for binoviewing. They are available in several sizes. 

 

 

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#3 Kim2010

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Posted 28 March 2024 - 04:49 AM

I find the Baader winged eyeguards particularly useful for binoviewing. They are available in several sizes. 

 

 

Clear skies!

Thomas, Denmark

 

I'll check them out. Thank you!



#4 RAKing

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Posted 28 March 2024 - 05:04 AM

So far, my small TV Panoptics and Naglers work fine with the stock eyeguards.

 

I also have a couple sets of the longer TV Plossls, and I had to rig extensions to cover their longer eye relief. They can use the Dioptrix, so adding the TV Extender works fine.  But I didn’t want to buy four of those, so I took four old Dioptrix that I don’t use anymore, and removed the lenses.  They are the same housing as the Extender, with different lettering, and they worked perfectly for me.  My nose fits between the rubber rings, and the extensions soak up the excess eye relief.

 

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Edited by RAKing, 28 March 2024 - 07:04 AM.

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#5 bigdob24

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Posted 28 March 2024 - 07:54 AM

You may want to look at Bino Bandits. I use them and they block any light well. 
I use them for solar viewing and get good results.

The only drawback is they can be a bit warm, not a deal breaker though.


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Posted 28 March 2024 - 01:38 PM

You may want to look at Bino Bandits. I use them and they block any light well. 
I use them for solar viewing and get good results.

The only drawback is they can be a bit warm, not a deal breaker though.

Oh! These are interesting! Thank you!



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Posted 30 March 2024 - 04:08 AM

I bought several sets of bat wings from Orion - I use them with my A-II's. They don't work if you wear glasses.

 

Bino-bandits. These are so good I've put them on my daytime (10x42) binos. They seem to work best when you don't want to change magnification.


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