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  1. Chosun Juan

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

    Those 'Super Glue' type adhesives seem to offer the temperature resistance I'm after, but I have read are weak in shear stress - which is what they are going to be mostly subject to. How do the rubber cements handle high temperature ~ 70°C ?? The very last thing I want is runny goo everywhere...
  2. Chosun Juan

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

    Thanks Lee. Any idea what sort of adhesive to use ? (I know I could look it up - but brain still kicking over, and likely someone here has already done it successfully many times over). Rubber to anodized Al would seem a fair ask. I'm a bit concerned by running when it gets to 70°C in the full...
  3. Chosun Juan

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

    OK - so the task at hand: Glue stretched rubber eye cup to horizontally microgrooved (something like machining marks) black anodized aluminium twist up cage. Environmental conditions it needs to survive are +70°C to -10°C. Anyone have any proven recommendations that aren't going to melt goo all...
  4. Chosun Juan

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

    Well that didn't work ..... Gave the eyecup rubber a Bex and a good lie down on a nice cool sink. Still oblongated across the diameter. Will wait for the brain to reboot before working out the next step .... Chosun 🙆
  5. Chosun Juan

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

    Lee, I will see how it goes just with an interference fit first. I'm in too much pain for some ridiculous reason (l-o-t-s of swearing today !) to be thinking straight enough to have a detailed look - but if there was any adhesive prior, then it's not obvious to me. That might not mean much - I...
  6. Chosun Juan

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

    Thanks for the suggestions folks. 👍 The eyecup rubber is currently cooling on a cold sink. I will add some adhesive before reattaching - I will just check that it can handle the 50°C+ Temps in the summer sun out here, first. The twist up tube is a finely grooved black anodized aluminium with...
  7. Chosun Juan

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

    Well, ten years faithful trouble free service and it has come to this ! Some steamy Borneo type weather has seen the left eyecup rubber pop off stuck inside the ocular guard. It looks like it is just an interference fit on the twist up tube with maybe a small lip to fit over the end closest to...
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