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rubber objective bumper covers? (1 Viewer)

pat mitchel

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Anyone know of a source for rubber rings that would fit over the aluminum objective ring (AKA beauty rings) covers on a porro bino that would give the "front end" some safety from scratches/dings? Just curious as I seem to recall a European source but came up with nothing currently available. Thanks, Pat
 

John A Roberts

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Australia
Hi Pat,

At one stage Zeiss and Swarovski (and I presume others) offered bumper rings for objectives as part of their standard range of accessories.

Some described as for Zeiss 30 mm and 50 mm objective binoculars can currently be found at: kuerbiskernchen auf eBay
(I’ve long been interested in some x40/ 42 ones for my Swarovski Habichts).


John

Zeiss 30 mm and 50 mm .jpg
 

Foss

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United States
Hi Pat,

At one stage Zeiss and Swarovski (and I presume others) offered bumper rings for objectives as part of their standard range of accessories.

Some described as for Zeiss 30 mm and 50 mm objective binoculars can currently be found at: kuerbiskernchen auf eBay
(I’ve long been interested in some x40/ 42 ones for my Swarovski Habichts).


John

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Hi Pat,

At one stage Zeiss and Swarovski (and I presume others) offered bumper rings for objectives as part of their standard range of accessories.

Some described as for Zeiss 30 mm and 50 mm objective binoculars can currently be found at: kuerbiskernchen auf eBay
(I’ve long been interested in some x40/ 42 ones for my Swarovski Habichts).


John

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Wish they shipped to the USA, the 50mm looks good.
 

pat mitchel

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I appreciate the help the contributors provide. I had a problem with how to describe what I was looking for. The consumer grade binoculars from Bushnell commonly come with such a soft rubber ring in lieu of the aluminum rings, but buying them separately isn't in the cards and likely wouldn't fit well over an aluminum ring already in place. One of the posters on the cloudy night binocular forum posted the question on that forum, I thought I'd post the question to the Birdforum binocular page. Regards, Pat
 

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