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Marring the Chrome draw tube

Started by Dave K., 06/03/2006 07:43AM
Posted 06/03/2006 07:43AM Opening Post

Hi Gang,
I,ve had a few Televues.Sometimes the drawtube will slide when pointing the scope up high.By tightening the lock screw a little you can get slight maring or scratches on the chrome drawtube.Is that common and I just live with it.

Thanks, Dave
Posted 06/05/2006 01:03PM #1
I replied to this on the 3rd but it doesn't seem to be on the list , yet it is under my profile.....strange. Anyway here it is again.

Hi Dave
I have a TV101 and mine drifts back with a load. With my binoviewer in it I have to tighten it down pretty good but it hasn't left marks in the draw tube...yet.
Posted 06/07/2006 09:32AM #2
I have two TeleVue scopes, and I haven't experienced the problem that you describe.

One thing that I have noticed about TeleVue focusers is that some have linear striations along the chrome drawtube. I'm not sure what would cause this, perhaps dust?

Michael Aaron McNeely
TeleVue Forum Moderator