Is this the coating starting to crack on my 16-50 F/2.8?

Started Sep 12, 2020 | Discussions thread
Snowfella
Snowfella Senior Member • Posts: 1,275
Re: Is this the coating starting to crack on my 16-50 F/2.8?

Some more than others though, seen this on the 16-50 reported both here and over at Dyxum several times. From memory the CZ 16-80 also had a bunch of reports of it a number of years ago.

General thought is that it was a balsam issue between 2 bonded front element from the factory.

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