Quote Originally Posted by Michael R 1974 View Post
All I'm saying is this should not happen to an expensive, precision piece of equipment, at least for a damn long time.
You're correct. Mine showed no trace of it until they were about 30 years old. Two out of three of my Linhof select Schneiders have it, and since they are due for shutter overhauls, I might repaint the things. Then again, I might not. Depends on how much time I have for that project.