Scope lens fogging

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Scope lens fogging

Postby HilarityEnsues » Sun, 01 Jul 2018 10:48:03

I purchased a pellet gun that came with a nitrogen filled optical reticle scope, however the damn thing fogged up on me this morning. I’m wondering if something as simple as the anti fog wipes/spray for glasses and automobiles would suffice or if I need something tailored more towards firearms.

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Re: Scope lens fogging

Postby AlanM » Sun, 01 Jul 2018 12:51:13

I would use a product specific for camera lens.
Glasses and windshields aren't coated like camera and scope lenses are.
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Re: Scope lens fogging

Postby HilarityEnsues » Sun, 01 Jul 2018 23:48:41

Looks like they have stuff called scope dope which is a paste and a spray made for optical lenses. Also read online if I keep the scope outdoors it’ll stay at the proper temp to prevent fogging.

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Re: Scope lens fogging

Postby MarcSpaz » Wed, 04 Jul 2018 19:09:00

Leaving a weapon outside is a bad idea for both safety as well as maintenance.

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Re: Scope lens fogging

Postby HilarityEnsues » Thu, 05 Jul 2018 17:55:23

I kept it in my trunk inside a case and had no issue sighting it in today.

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