Lens Cleaning Kits . . .

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  1. LokoTripper

    LokoTripper TPF Noob!

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    Hey guys whaasup . . .

    Just a quick question , I was told I would need a cleaning kit , so I just want to know what to look for when getting one ??

    I went to eBay and started looking and I found kits for as low as $5.00 !! and I am looking at 2 that cost a bit less than $15 , what do I look for when choosing a kit ??

    Is any of this 2 any good ??

    LINK to option A

    LINK to option B

    LINK to option C

    What do you guys think ?? are any of those good ?? Thanks . . .
     
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    I don't know about the need for a "kit." I'd recommend just a single lens pen.
     
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    Of the three options, I'd go with option C. Giottos is a well known brand.
     
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    Hey Tripper.

    This is all I have now: Amazon.com: Adorama Blower Brush - Small: Camera & Photo If you keep your fingers off the glass it should be enough.

    When I was covering wars, my lenses regularly got dirty so I carried a kit (cleaning fluid, lens tissue, etc.) but, since then, the blower-brush has been enough. If I got a lens dirty, I go to my photo store and borrow their stuff. :D
     
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    I can't see eBay from work, but in my experience "Kits" are generally not worth the cost. My cleaning kit consists of: Giottos Rocket Blower, Lens brush, a couple of micro-fibre lens cloths and a bottle of lens cleaning solution (for use only in the most dire emergencies). All of that and a couple of small screw-drivers fit nicely in a dollar-store pencil case.
     
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    Hmnnn that is exactly what is included on all of this kits , so I guess that is enough huh ??
     
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    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    :lol: Well there ya' go. Yep, it should be lots.
     
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    I ended up getting Option A , it seem like it had everything ;) thanks for all the comments you guys !!
     
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    DScience No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    nooooooooooooooooo NOT A!!!!!

























    j/j hope it works well 4 u!
     

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