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Dean Ricker has screen covers available for the Simplex. I've been using his covers for quite some time, excellent quality. I paid $25 shipped. Here is Dean's e-mail addy where he can be contacted..... rickerskpd@cableone.net

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There are some russian ones available on ebay for under $20 I think. With glare shields or not attached in different camo colors...or just make one ourselves.

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