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dirtylens

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Hello, I'm from Turkey and my name is "Batuhan" . I find the forum when looking for dirty lens clean.

I bought laser 303 green, it seems good first days but after 1 week, lens is dead :drool:

I read some guides and tried acetone, cologne and hair dryer but result is negative. If anyone can help visit my subject: http://laserpointerforums.com/f45/dirty-lens-laser-303-a-101443.html#post1493444
 

paul1598419

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Welcome, Batuhan. Those lenses on the 303 and 301 lasers are acrylic and will dissolve in acetone. Never use that as a lens cleaner, not even on glass lenses as it can remove the AR coating on them. If you must clean a lens, use lens cleaning solution an a lint free cloth. Acrylic lenses scratch very easily and need extra care when cleaning. You may have ruined that laser, but they are cheap and you can get a new one for $5.00. Less than twice that for one with battery, charger and diffraction grating.
 

lasersbee

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Welcome to the Forum...
It seems that you may have already damaged
the plastic lens of your Laser with the Acetone.
As was stated above... Live with it or get another
Laser. It really is not worth fixing at those prices.

Enjoy your stay...

Jerry
 

paul1598419

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Nothing can fix your melted acrylic lens. It is now garbage and should be treated as such. Forget about "fixing" this lens. Just to be sure...it cannot be fixed. It could be replaced, but the time and expense would make it easier and cheaper to buy a new 303 532nm laser for $5.00. For about $9.00 you can get the laser with a battery and charger and star cap. Please forget that lens. It is ruined.
 
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CurtisOliver

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Welcome to the forum Batuhan. As Paul and others have said. Acetone will damage acrylic so the lens has had it. And the cost does not credit fixing it. Best to get yourself another laser. If you are careful you may be able to extract the crystals from the broken laser. ;)
 




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