Lens CLA service (USA)

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  1. Tony-S

    Tony-S Member

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    I have a pre-World War II 210mm Schneider lens that has some "stuff" between the elements and was wondering if anyone could recommend a good service company in the USA that can disassemble and clean it up.

    TIA.
     
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    Is this something that a normal CLA would address or is it more involved (fungus, separation, etc)?

    For CLAs, 2 good sources are Flutot's in CA and Paul Ebel in WI.
     
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    Thanks for the info and link. The reason I used "stuff" is because I'm uncertain as to what it is. There doesn't seem to be hyphae, so I am hoping it's not fungal contamination but only dust.
     
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    Schneider-itis? Unless it is affecting your negs, don't worry about it.
     
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    Schneideritis is white spots along the edge of the lens. They're not pretty but the only thing they affect is resale value.