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    Default Zeiss cleaning wipes for eyepieces.......



    They are made from wood pulp. Contrary to the packet calling them lens cloth. They are moistened with pure grain alcohol-"Moonshine".
    Or you could try "Mr Clean" glass cleaner. No ammonia, pure and leaves no streaks. Told that this product can be used safely on coated lens. And a lot cheaper! I'll stay with the pure grain alcohol packet. Knowing that it has other uses too. lol.....Pat

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    I have used zeiss wipes for years and years with no issues ....If carl Zeiss will put his name on them , they must be decent ...
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    Same here... I also use those Zeiss wipes--- a friend of mine named TelescopeMan also uses them.
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    Hey Pat.C .. Have you had an issue with them ?
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    If you read my statement, nowhere did I sleight Mr.Zeiss wipes. The company did omit to deception in calling them cloth. Pat

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    I have used these wipes on my Nikon camera lenses for years and had no issues. We used one yesterday to clean an eyepiece we bought secondhand.
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    Here in America we also call our paper money "Paper" But it is in fact cloth .....

    Where did you read that they are made of wood pulp ? Just curious ...
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    I beg your pardon for stepping on hollowed ground. But these statements came directly from the Zeiss company. Again as I've said, I'm not casting despairingly remarks on them. Pat

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    Thanks Pat,
    I found they smell of alco too but work best as I use them once and throw away - once used a micro fibre cloth twice to clean a lens and scratched it from prior cleaning a telescope lens (stray metal fibre?) - can't go wrong with a packed lens cloth
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