GH3 Viewfinder Coating comes off

Started Sep 21, 2013 | Discussions thread
Graham Best Veteran Member • Posts: 3,426
Re: GH3 Viewfinder Coating comes off

Sunscreen/lotion (especially the spray type), and insect repellent containing DEET are known to damage plastics, and the coatings used on plastics. One may find numerous instances reported on the web of damage to various products resulting from contact with sprays/lotions.

It's a pity that more people aren't aware of the problem. My education resulted from ruining a pair of sunglasses years ago.

One can find products labeled "gear safe". I use Sawyer brand insect repellent containing Permethrin, which is effective and plastic safe.


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