I just bought a Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 lens and there is a big spec of dust inside do I return this ?

Started Oct 9, 2012 | Questions thread
Leonard Shepherd
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Re: there is a big spec of dust inside
In reply to DSLRShutterBug, Oct 11, 2012

It might seem an odd comment, but is the dust spec inside the lens?

The reason for asking was the last time I was in Africa, with no electric power where I was at night, I was using a torch at a low angle to help clean my 70-200 mk II front element. Every spec of dust on the outside of the front element was reflecting off internal surfaces - both apparent sources of dust were removed by using a rocket blower on the front element.

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