Originally Posted by dusty57
Ive got a hawke 8x32x44 target and its been in the cupboard ,in its box, for about a year so,i decided to try and flog it.got it out and it stuck to my hand ,it has a type of rubberised paint finnish and the bloody stuff is melting , has any one else had a similar problem or,is it just my lousy luck again:
I've got a Deben MilPro - about 7 years old (my first scope, I think) and that did the same a few years ago. Still have it in the "melted condtion". Tried to rub a cloth over it and it was a right mess.