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  1. Troubador

    Aarrgggh ! Disaster ! ED3 - The left eyecup rubber has come loose - solutions ?

    Alexis this sounds like excellent advice. I note that the tape comes in three thicknesses, 0.05mm, 0.13mm and 0.26mm. Which one do you use? Any idea why it is called Transfer Tape instead of double-sided adhesive tape? Lee
  2. Troubador

    Aarrgggh ! Disaster ! ED3 - The left eyecup rubber has come loose - solutions ?

    I have no personal experience of using adhesives on rubbers but Cyanoacrylate instant adhesive seems to be recommended on the internet. My comments about oils and adhesives doing nasty things come from witnessing the effects of customers experimenting with them. Don't envy you your painful...
  3. Troubador

    Aarrgggh ! Disaster ! ED3 - The left eyecup rubber has come loose - solutions ?

    Use the tiniest amount of adhesive in 3-4 places around the eyecup. If the adhesive comes out of the tube or bottle in uncontrollable amounts, deposit some onto a piece of card and use a cotton bud or artist's paint brush or similar to lift off a tiny smear and apply it to the rubber or eyecup...
  4. Troubador

    Aarrgggh ! Disaster ! ED3 - The left eyecup rubber has come loose - solutions ?

    Exactly. If it can happen to the best it can happen to any brand. Lee
  5. Troubador

    Aarrgggh ! Disaster ! ED3 - The left eyecup rubber has come loose - solutions ?

    Sounds like some Swarovskis JG, so maybe this issue isn't confined to binos from China. Lee
  6. Troubador

    Aarrgggh ! Disaster ! ED3 - The left eyecup rubber has come loose - solutions ?

    Sorry to hear about the pain CJ. Hope it will reduce soon. Lee
  7. Troubador

    Aarrgggh ! Disaster ! ED3 - The left eyecup rubber has come loose - solutions ?

    Make sure it is compatible with rubber CJ. Both oils and adhesives can do nasty things to rubber................ Lee
  8. Troubador

    Aarrgggh ! Disaster ! ED3 - The left eyecup rubber has come loose - solutions ?

    CJ I used to be in the rubber industry and if one of our rubber seals was stretched for a fairly long time it became permanently stretched but this surely doesn't sound like what happened to your eyecup rubber. This sounds like a sudden one-off event and unless it was a really catastrophic...
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