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Zeiss 7x42 BGAT Dialyt

I find of late them becoming very stiff to focus in and out and wondered if there is a simple solution to this problem.


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  • Anonymous Nov 10, 2008 too!  I sent them in for repair but I still have the same problem.

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Wait for summer to come - or have them serviced and the grease replaced.

Posted on May 16, 2008


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