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    For a stocking-stuffer, I got a small bottle of "Habuka Lens Cleaning Liquid
    30". Do I dare use this on any astronomical equipment - ie Corrector Plate
    or Eyepieces?

    Thanks

    Alex



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    Alex Vukasin recently wrote:


    If it's just some acetone, that is generally
    fine to use sparingly on the items you mentioned.
    Make sure that it is not simply a low-grade alcohol.
    More important is the applicator -- I would use
    only a modern micro-fiber cloth, no matter what
    came with the little bottle.

    gregory


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    "gregory" <gsantos@syntricity.com> wrote in message
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    Eh? Acetone is rarely used in lens cleaners because it attacks paint
    (although it does not attack lenses). Did you mean something else?


    I gather what you mean is that it should dry clean or rub off cleanly, which
    an impure alcohol might not.

    It would be useful to know what's in it. Any indications?



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    Unfortunately (and how very odd, now that I think about it) no ingredients
    are listed. Hmmm....maybe I'll try it out on my wife's sunglasses and see
    what happens. For the mean time, I think I'll stick with a mild alcohol
    solution on my optics.

    Thanks for the replies.

    Alex


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    Avoic mild alcohol solution - you need over 90% to do well with alcohol on
    lenses, otherwise too much water.
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    I meant AVOID!
    Get a lens brush (or a lenspen), brush first, then use eyeglass cleaning
    solution with a lintfree cloth. I got glasses at Wal-Mart, and the cleaning
    solution I got with them has free lifetime refills and works great on camera
    and scope lenses also.
    Clear, Dark, Steady Skies!
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