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75-300mm f/4-5.6 III fibers in lens

 
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Aug 24, 2011 14:52 |  #1

Hello I have a 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III lens and there are a few fibers that some how managed to get into the front section of the lens. Is there anyway to get these out without sending the lens in?

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Aug 24, 2011 14:57 |  #2

Don't worry about it as they won't show up in your pictures. Sending it in for cleaning would cost more than the lens is worth.




  
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Aug 29, 2011 22:45 |  #3

It's a $140 lens of course it can be cleaned without sending it in.

there are 3 screws that hold the front element in which can be removed and the glass element mount will come right out so that you can clean that area.

http://michael.requeny​.com …mblyrepair-front-element/ (external link)


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