To: <>, < (Dr Richard Nowotny)>
Subject: Re: "LENSPEN"
From: "Eric Dempsey"<>
Date: Thu, 04 Dec 97 11:56:56 GMT
A slight word of caution re the Lenspen type cleaners...

yes they are very good and do a good job but there is one thing to be 
careful about. I was using one on my Leitz bins when the soft tip actually 
came away and I ended up cleaning my bins with the rubber underneath the 
soft tip. This has happened to several other people I know so be careful. I 
should point out that the make I was using is called a Hammapen and not 
Lenspen, but the theory is the same!

Eric Dempsey
A recommendation for a piece of equipment which is good quality, functional, 
convenient and very appropriate for our needs (and in which I have no 
business or other interest whatsoever - it was brought to my attention by a 
LENSPEN is a pen-like, combined lens brush and lens cleaner about the size 
of an extra-chunky ball-point pen.  It is designed specifically for optical 
equipment and uses a self-applying cleaning compound on the soft cleaning 
tip.  It is made in China, distributed by a Canadian company, is available 
from photographic shops and costs around $20.
Have a look at one someday - you may like what you see. 
Richard Nowotny

From:  Dr Richard Nowotny
             Melbourne, Australia
             Tel. (w) 61-3-9214.1420

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