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#6357998 - 07/04/16 05:00 PM Nikon Scope wet
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Registered: 07/15/13
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Loc: Ennis, TX
Was out hunting yesterday morning and got caught in the rain. When I dried everything off I notice a large amount of water in my scope behind the eye piece lens.

I have tried to unscrew the eye piece but no luck. Scope is less than a year in use.

Any suggestions on drying it out?
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#6358258 - 07/04/16 09:43 PM Re: Nikon Scope wet [Re: texashunter900]
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Registered: 11/01/12
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
Bury it in a bowl of rice for a week. However, if you've got water INSIDE the scope, just box it up and send it to Nikon.
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#6464620 - 09/23/16 06:13 AM Re: Nikon Scope wet [Re: texashunter900]
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Sent the scope back to nikon, they determined that the scope would be replaced, 12 days ago, still no scope back to me.
Called them 2 times and they said they do not have any scopes to ship and no eta has been given. Next calls will be working my way up the food chain.


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#6469534 - 09/26/16 06:18 PM Re: Nikon Scope wet [Re: texashunter900]
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They'll make it good. Sometimes they're a bit slow, though. Gotta remember what time of the year it is.
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#6470444 - 09/27/16 10:09 AM Re: Nikon Scope wet [Re: texashunter900]
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Registered: 08/24/10
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If you send me your full name, contact info,scope model and serial number i will see if I can't help you get a quicker resolution.
I do freelance work for Nikon and know a few folks on the inside who might be able to help you out.
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