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Orion Optics tube ring help

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Hi guys, 


I am trying to source a fastener for my OO 10" Europa tube ring. 


That is an image, with a rubbish arrow pointing to the part that snapped last night in the cold weather, luckily the other tube ring stayed intact otherwise the entire scope would have slid onto the concrete floor. 

These older Orion Optics models really are dreadful in terms of engineering!

So yeh, looking for a replacement for that bottom part where the ball of the fastener sits. 


Thanks for any help guys,

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Thanks very much guys! Stu had some old Orion Optics rings that I've purchased from him. 

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OO used the old-style windows latches on their basic rings (thats whats in your picture). Soft, white metal - not a great material to use to hold a valuable scope in !

Their better quality rings with brass knurled tensioning knobs are much better.

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