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  1. M

    taking apart a Nikon ED50 (fungus inside)

    Might be just some factory glue on the side or something and overtime due to heat or something it melted and formed this droplet. Really hard to tell from the photos to be fair.
  2. M

    taking apart a Nikon ED50 (fungus inside)

    If it doesn't affect performance, probably not. Doesn't look like anything organic to me. Did it appear recently?
  3. M

    taking apart a Nikon ED50 (fungus inside)

    I wonder how spores got inside the scope, never seen anything like this before! As Henry said, it might just be surface deterioting(after all you said yourself that it's bee 14 years already). And yeah, don't underestimate ED50, I've been using mine for solid 8+ years and planning to use it for...