Fitting graticule to Zeiss KPL eyepiece

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Fitting graticule to Zeiss KPL eyepiece

#1 Post by Timor » Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:59 pm

Hi,
I have a pair of these eyepieces (Zeiss KPL 10x/20) and I wanted to fit a graticule to one of them.
I thought the middle section (with the writing) would simply unscrew from the lower part (23mm tube) but I can't get it to budge.
There are 3 grubscrews on the knurled focusing ring at the top, I wonder if I need to start there?
If anyone has experience of dismantling these, please let me know.
Thanks,
Tim
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Re: Fitting graticule to Zeiss KPL eyepiece

#2 Post by 75RR » Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:25 pm

Your eyepiece is incomplete, it is missing the black ring that screws into the bottom which is where the graticule goes.

See table for the size you need.
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Re: Fitting graticule to Zeiss KPL eyepiece

#3 Post by Timor » Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:47 pm

Thanks, 75RR
I see. I have a graticule that fits in the tube, so I'll find some way to support it under the diaghragm and see if it focuses ok.
Cheers,Tim

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