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06-16-2010, 07:09 PM   #1
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(solved)Pentax PK mount lens

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I have an old ACCESS 58mm lens that I would like to use on my Pentax K-x camera. I believe it says it is a P/K lens mount. It kind of fits onto the camera body but it won't turn. Is there some kind of adapter I can get to make it fit?

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06-16-2010, 07:26 PM   #2
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It starts to turn onto the body but stops? Is this a K-R candidate? Can you see any tiny pins in the lens mounting, say just somewhere near the six o'clock position (if the red dot marking is at twelve o'clock)
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No, I don't see any small pins. Here are some photos.

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I should have phrased that differently. It won't turn but it will fit into the camera body but not fully into the 3 o clock side of the camera.

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It looks like the flange that protects the aperture lever may be too large - some older Vivitar lenses have the same problem. If you have one, compare the flange on the mount to a Pentax made lens.

If the flange is the problem then your options are to cut it down or to unscrew and remove it, depending on how the lens is designed.
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The flange that protects the aperture lever is your problem - compare it with any other PK lens. There are a number of illustrated threads here and on the PF showing how to correct this.

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