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03-30-2019, 02:49 PM   #31
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Good advice there. Where I'm at now is I've glued the cracked part back into place with Superglue; this left a small lip which I've put some epoxy on to try to build it up level - which is curing right now. Then on to color match from there...

Will let you all know how it turns out.

BTW Precision camera got back to me - any repair, no matter what, would be $353...

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Here's an 'after' shot. Superglue, Epoxy and Silver film. Not perfect but I can live with it.
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It now has that rugged, tough as hell, well used look the girls like.
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I'd say a good job. Not bad at all for a do-it-yourself fix. It beats paying some outfit a lot of money.

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Thanks! Turned out not too bad in the end. I decided not to try and paint at as that could have gone badly wrong...
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QuoteOriginally posted by rosettaquarrier Quote
Here's an 'after' shot. Superglue, Epoxy and Silver film. Not perfect but I can live with it.
Well done!
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Thanks!!
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Great job. You could polish it a bit with a tiny drop of olive oil. I'm not kidding! That seems to have amazing restorative properties and I have used it even on the rubber or plastic parts of lenses to give them a new look.

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Thanks! This is actually a silvered vinyl film on top of the cracked area so it would not work here - but I've used it in the past on lens rubbers with great success.
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