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07-09-2016, 06:30 AM   #1
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Carl Zeiss Cardinar 4/100 for Werra camera / grease leakage inside the lens (?)


inside my Cardinar, around internal lens there is something like yellow irregular patches of grease or oil (?). I haven't taken photos yet, so I don't know if this will badly affect pictures quality. Am I right that this is some grease leakage inside my lens?


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QuoteOriginally posted by Bart92 Quote
Am I right that this is some grease leakage inside my lens.
Being that this is a Pentax might be better served by checking at another forum, such as MFL lenses

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Welcome to the Pentax Forums!

This site is primarily focused on Pentax product, but there are several users who shoot vintage non-Pentax gear and even a few Werra owners. Looking at your photos, it does not appear that the crud would affect photo quality. Whether this is something you would want to have serviced depends on your intent for the camera/lens. A collector would have it serviced. The rest of us might not.


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