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Mould on internal lenses of Zeiss Binoctar (7x50) binoculars

I have cleaned the outside of the lenses but can still see mould inside. Do I need an expert to deal with this? Does Zeiss have a repair centre in Sydney or can you recommend a repair service in western Sydney please?

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  • warrawillah Jan 25, 2009

    Thanks for taking the time to reply. Following your advice, I guess I will look for a qualified binocular repairer.

    Thanks again,

    Marie in Sydney

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Dont think zeiss is really into aust. yet.

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  • larry389 Jan 25, 2009

    guess im down to 82% but thats ok not , ill answer your question anyway...sounds like you have a zeiss jena (finest glass ever made) lasted all these years (hello).so know you have mold on objective lense. problem is they were made and sealed with a black wax ......no pun on obama........anyway for someone to fix them they have to be heated up...to get apart...and resealed same way...so..since im not going to get a shrimp on the barbie in the next 20 years suggest you contact someone who is good at repairing zeiss (they have little screws holding the prisms in,and if you try to get them out without backing them off they will crack)...dont let anyone take apart unless they are qualified....good luck larry@reichinstruments.com

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