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Old November 1, 2010, 10:19 PM   #1
300magman
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Who makes a good lens cover?

Anyone know of a good type of lens cover that stays put, flips up properly, is see through, and is Not bulky? ... I'm only asking for the world here But I would like to keep the glass on my bushnell 6500 4.5-30X50 in prestine condition and I go through some nasty terrain in the run of a hunt.
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Old November 1, 2010, 11:25 PM   #2
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Butler creek makes very good scope caps
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Old November 2, 2010, 04:11 AM   #3
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The inside of the front bell on my scope has threading that very conveniently is the same as the standard 35mm camera lens threads.

Right now I have a UV Haze filter on it just to protect the glass. I may pick up a polarizer to put on it instead.

I don't really care so much if the filter gets scratched, although I do my best to keep it clean, but if it were to it would just be a matter of getting another one.

Not sure for the eyebox though.
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Old November 2, 2010, 09:09 AM   #4
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Quote:
the standard 35mm camera lens threads.
I wish there was a standard for these!

It may be that diameter is the problem here look at the spec for the scope. (4.5-30X50)
Butler Creek "Blizzard" might work it's a flip up, & is see through but I don't have a maximum size handy. Regular Butler creeks go up to 2.725" (69.2mm) dia. though.
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Old November 2, 2010, 12:02 PM   #5
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Lens Caps

Butler Creek "Flip ups"
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Old November 2, 2010, 12:17 PM   #6
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Butler Creek "Flip ups"
Aren't see through, which is one thing the OP is requesting.
Nice, I have them on all my scopes but still not see through.
The Butler Creek Blizzards are see through, which is why I suggested them they are basically Butler Creek flip ups + see through as well.
Info here:
http://www.butlercreek.com/products/..._blizzard.html
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