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70-300VR send to Nikon to clean?

stash

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stash Gold Member Charter Member
Sun 28-Apr-13 12:51 PM | edited Sun 28-Apr-13 12:52 PM by stash

I have a Nikon 70-300 VR approaching its 5 year extended warranty. I have noticed a piece of dust/dirt last year on the inside of the front element, tapped it a little and it went away, obviously now it inside the barrel somewhere. Do you think it worth sending it in to Nikon to clean? I mean I would pay for shipping to them but I’m afraid it may come back dirtier because they would be opening up the lens.
Suggestions?

Thanks

Stash

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