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07-12-2011, 02:03 PM   #1
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Looking for expert of cleaning lenses

Today, i found a box of old lenses (10-25 yrs). They were not cover by front and rear caps. They all all explose to air and dust years by years. So you can imagine what the lens looks like. I already use the soft brush on the front and rear glass, but some of the strong dust/signs/marks still on the glass.

I would like to clean up the glass and the lens body, does anyone know what kind of tools/cleaner/steps should take?

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07-12-2011, 03:01 PM   #2
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If it's only dust then they can be cleaned up nicely with a clean damp cotton t-shirt. For the remaining dirt on the bodies, old toothbrush with kitchen detergent will do nicely. Just don't let the liquid run.
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All the info you need

This link will get you started on both cleaning and maintenance.

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-slr-lens-discussion/135750-basic-l...aning-kit.html
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Great! Thanks the suggestions and steps, i will take it in this weekend.

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