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Replacement rainguard for 8x33

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Old Thursday 27th December 2018, 08:03   #1
Sandgrounder
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Replacement rainguard for 8x33

I've broken the rainguard on my Genesis 8x33s.

Has anybody here sourced a nicely-fitting replacement that they could recommend? I thought I'd just get some Opticron ones but it's not clear to me which size would fit:

https://www.opticron.co.uk/our-produ...lar-rainguards

I'm certainly open to other options that are reasonably priced and available in the UK.
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Old Thursday 27th December 2018, 17:40   #2
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When my rainguard broke I just popped in to the local In Focus and chose a non-branded replacement from the range they stock.

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Old Friday 28th December 2018, 17:44   #3
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My experience has been that Kowa will replace the rainguard on the Genesis free of charge.
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Old Thursday 10th January 2019, 07:56   #4
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Thanks for the responses. I've still had no reply from Kowa - their UK after-sale support is nonexistent as I understand it so I don't think I'll be able to get anything from them (I love these binoculars but won't be buying Kowa again!).

My big ugly blob of Araldite should hold until I next visit my local In-focus.
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