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I recently bought a new Zeiss with T coating. Would it be safe to use locally bought lens cleaners on it or should I order the kit sold by Zeiss?
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I would see about getting a lens pen and cloth.. If you can't find what you want, we have some for sale....Here are a few that we carry and you can buy online or call and place an order!!!


http://www.riflescopes.com/departments/579/accessories/zeiss _accessories/zeiss_lens_cleaners.htm

http://www.riflescopes.com/search.asp?keywords=lens+pen

 

 


  



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What you have should work, as long as it is made for cameras, or optics in general.

 

If you need to use a liquid cleaner, make sure it doesn't contain ammonia of any kind. 

 

 

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Thanks Stephanie, I just ordered the kit.
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I like to use compressed air, like you would find at an office supply store.

Blow off all the small stuff and then hit it with the Zeiss lens cleaners.

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I usually blow off the small particles and then give the lens a gentle wisk with the lens brush. I also have a Zeiss lens cleaning kit and it works great on any lens coatings. I do try to minimize the amount I clean my lenses by using scope or bino/spotting scope covers whenever I am done using my optics.
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Nikon has just introduced a really nice Lens Cleaning Kit.
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