Ok, I have a EF 75-300 canon lens. Just the other night I was cleaning it and noticed a good size chip in it. If you can picture a BB at 1/4 moon. Just a sliver but deep and also a handfull of speckles. I talked to a shop and they said it would be about $150 dollars to ship it to canon to have it fixed. The lens was about $150. Is there a cheap way to fix chips? Also I have not really gotten the chance to see for soft spots. Suggestions?