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#1 danny shipp

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Posted 14 September 2006 - 01:25 AM

I have a ACL that has what looks like fungas on the edges , can this be cleaned?
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#2 Bernie O'Doherty

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Posted 14 September 2006 - 09:45 AM

I have a ACL that has what looks like fungas on the edges , can this be cleaned?

Hi Danny,

It could be funfus. It could also be separation of the magnifing lens from the prism. Over time the lens glue oxidizes and shrinks. UV also gets in the act. You might want to carefully clean the groundglass by blowing with a camera blower brush.

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Hi Danny,

It could be funfus. It could also be separation of the magnifing lens from the prism. Over time the lens glue oxidizes and shrinks. UV also gets in the act. You might want to carefully clean the groundglass by blowing with a camera blower brush.

Bernie

Danny, strike "funfus" and make it fungus!!
I should preview more often...

Bernie
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#3 danny shipp

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Posted 14 September 2006 - 10:29 AM

Hi Danny,

It could be funfus. It could also be separation of the magnifing lens from the prism. Over time the lens glue oxidizes and shrinks. UV also gets in the act. You might want to carefully clean the groundglass by blowing with a camera blower brush.

Bernie
Danny, strike "funfus" and make it fungus!!
I should preview more often...

Bernie


Hi, and thank you Bernie , late night typing I will preview next time. One more thing the fungus will only effect my view , and not the image on film?
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