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100mm APM semi-apo repair

Started by mak daddy, 07/27/2015 12:06PM
Posted 07/27/2015 12:06PM Opening Post
Greetings,
Anyone know where I can get these repaired?
Inside the binocular,is a loose washer looking part.
Some of the repair shops are reluctant to work on these
due to the Chinese manufacturing techniques.Frustrated
in NE Ohio. kj51
Posted 07/27/2015 02:02PM | Edited 07/27/2015 09:44PM #1
Markus Ludes has ALL his APM APOs aligned and tuned by a specialty shop before shipping. I have the certificate for mine here someplace and they are indeed superb! I don't know that the semi-apos get that though. I used to work at B&L and Ralph Dakin (Yeah, the Dakin Barlow guy) used to service binos as a side-line (decades ago - RIP). I recall his stating that the more expensive binos are serviceable but the cheaper ones often are not because stuff is just glued in place with no adjustments - when they break - THEY BREAK! I have no idea whether this applies to your binos though. Markus would of course be able to advise. Tom Dey

29-inch Dob in a dome
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APM 100mm APO Binos
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