Variable ND filter - Slam dunked it in a bin after 30mins at Airshow

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Variable ND filter - Slam dunked it in a bin after 30mins at Airshow

Can anyone help. I was at an airshow with my FZ1000, and had bought a variable ND filter to assist in getting prop discs. Even playback on the camera saw images through the filter out of focus. thirty minutes of effort, plus a stoop out of the Sun to get a better look at the images, confirmed the problem.

Question: Poor quality filter, or will any variable filter be rubbish?

Question: Are there focusing issues with plain ND filters; as in refraction issues etc?

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