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PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 1:04 pm 
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Hai friends

tried to get some advice in ' tips and technique section' but ???
so posting again here!!!

My lens is back after service ( fungus cleaning - 24-70 and 70-200 F 2.8 IS)
Can even body tell me ' how to store the lens '

I used to use my gears once or twice in a month
once i used, i will blow it and clean it carefully and will cover with a warm type cloth
and will keep it in a thermocol box which filled with silica jell

did the same for last 1-1 and half years, but still ended up with fungus
did i done anything wrong?

i dont want the same thing to happen again

so please help me, please guide me the right way to store those expensive pieces of glasss

Thanks guys

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Outside of any bags in a dry room, in the sunlight, some fresh air... absolutely no problems here ;)

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