Originally Posted by Beemermark
I have 105/2.8 and 55/2.8 micro AI lenses that need a CLA. Focusing has become difficult due to the hardening of the grease. I sent them off to an Authorized Nikon repair service that I've used in the past (and was satisfied with the work and prices). The quote came back as $150 EACH. I used to pay about $50 but time marches on and I'm not sure if this is a competitive price or high.
Well, I was once an eyewitness how 'authorised' repair services work in the case of lenses having dried-up lubrication: some drops of ZIPPO fluid here, and some more there, and BOOM! DONE! everything's irreproachable ... makes EUR 150 in all, taxes included, please and thank you