Quote Originally Posted by EdSawyer View Post
It's possible to DIY recementing, as an option. Edmund Optics among other places sells the appropriate UV-curing cements. The main trick is removing old cement/balsam, and realigning the elements while new cement sets.
I recemented a Rapid Rectilinear on a Kodak folder, using balsam harvested locally - direct from the tree. The only "treatment" I used for the balsam was to leave it in a warm dark place for a few days, until the chunks of tree settled to the bottom.