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    Quote Originally Posted by AgX View Post
    Why would one polish and re-coat a lens as stated in that video?
    I mean, at such a place any lens under threat of frontal damage would be covered; the same for atmospherical damage.
    It's probably mainly a PR video, where the narration isn't necessarily accurate. It would seem to make more sense to just replace the front element, if necessary.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AgX View Post
    Why would one polish and re-coat a lens as stated in that video?
    I mean, at such a place any lens under threat of frontal damage would be covered; the same for atmospherical damage.
    Stumbled upon this thread again...

    I think it's quite sensible. When you have people who can do the work... Just a standard CLA for this team.

    It must be reasonably "inexpensive" to polish and recoat a lens. I took a vintage lens to a place in Pasadena, close enough to be the place JPL would have used for the purpose. They charged me less than I paid for the lens to do the work. In the end, I probably have a better lens than if I had picked out one in mint condition.

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