Spotting Scope Lenses problem

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Has anyone experienced this with their spotting scope?
It's a Bushnell Sportview AF 78-1236 . You can't see this when looking threw the scope.
Wondering what it is?KIMG0155.jpeg
 

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Looks contaminated in the photo. Probably best to send it in for service. Not an uncommon practice in the camera world.
 

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Thanks for the responses. It's still under warranty so it will go in for service and cleaning.

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I made up a repair order and shipped it off to KS so We will see what Bushnell comes up with.
I also shipped a Trophy rifle scope that a 300 Weatherby broke.
 
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Got a box from UPS today and inside was a brand new Bushnell Sentry Bushnell sent in replace of fixing the old Sports View.
They did the same thing with the Trophy rifle scope and sent a higher value scope to replace it.
The Sports View cost me $30 on Flea bay and the Sentry retails for around $180-$250 depending on where you look.
Since the Sports View was bought for a knock around scope I guess I got a good deal by getting a brand new scope for 19yr old scope.
 
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