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    Default Is there a way to clean water out of binoculars?



    My binoculars were left outside on the porch last night and collected some dew on the inside of the lenses. Is there any way to dry that out?I don't know if these can be taken apart, and if they can I probably won't put them back together correctly. Any help?

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    Whatever you do, don't try to take them apart!
    This suggestion MIGHT work, and it certainly won't do any harm. Put the binos in a box big enough to completely cover them with white rice. Leave them in the rice a few days, and then take them out and check them.
    You may have to carefully clean a little rice dust off, but otherwise they should weather it well.
    This worked superbly for drying out my daughter's cell phone when it accidentally took a dunk in the pool.
    The only "worry" I might have is a tiny scratch or two on the lenses if you're not careful. But, hey, they're useless now anyway.
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