Guide on How To Clean Scope Lenses
To ensure highest performance of your scope, one should ensure that the scope lenses are always clean. You really imagine all the dirt your scope lenses accumulates while you are out there in the woods. The fog, rainwater, dust and among other impurities that make your lenses, barrel and the scope body dirty. Obviously, dirty scope lenses with make your images look dull and of low quality.
To avoid this problem, here is a guide on how to clean scope lenses? So as to ensure that your scope lenses are clean and are functioning properly.
This is because it decreases the brightness and the sharpness of the image giving a blurred image, leaving you with a low definition image that is unworthy to look at. In addition, you would rather maintain your scope lenses than purchase a new one after a short while of use.
Gather your necessities
You will require unique fibers such as the Ultra Brush to clean the delicate surfaces of the scope. This includes the optics that can get damaged when cleaned with a hard brush.
You will also need a cloth with non-woven fibers and extra thickness which can remove any grease and dirt from the surfaces of the lens.
A liquid anti-fog cleanser will also be essential for this purpose.
You should always remember that cleaning materials such as the microfiber cloth offered by the manufacturer are best for your scope. You may purchase the same types of cloth and cleansing liquid once they are over. This ensures that your tool meets the best requirements to make it last longer.
Cleaning the outer surface of the scope
Using the soft microfiber cloth with extra thickness, you can gently wipe the outer surface of the scope. Ensure that you avoid contact with the scope lenses as this is not the right material to clean the lenses. Ensure that any dirt, grease or stain is wiped. Ensure that the piece of cloth is clean. You can also clean it after use in preparation for the next use.
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Cleaning the lens
While cleaning the scope lenses, its advisable to start with the larger lenses. This time, use the Ultra Brush to wipe away any dust particles. You should wipe gently in motion, starting from the center of the lens while moving towards the edges of the lens. The gentle motion while wiping will ensure that the glasses are not scratched. You should handle your tool carefully to ensure that it does not slip, wrap or scratch.
After cleaning your scope lenses, you may want to store it safely waiting for the next use. Ensure that the lens covers are placed back in their place. The scope should also be placed in its casing and stored in a cool, dry place. This way, no moisture, dirt or dust will accumulate on the scope again. As delicate as your scope is, you should ensure that it is always handled with care, just as you are handling an egg.
By the end of this article one should know how well to clean scope lenses.