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12-14-2010, 08:39 AM   #1
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Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 aperture problem

I recently was hit by the well known aperture problem with my Tamron 70-200mm f2.8. The aperture blades are stuck wide open. I guess I will send it in for repair, but the question is if I would be able to get it back before the holidays. Really bad timing. From what I've read it seems to take 2 - 3 weeks, is there quick fix I can do at home other than unmounting and remounting the lens? Any other information about this issue that I could use would be appreicated. Otherwise the lens produces really nice images.

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Use it wide open.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Jodokast96 Quote
Use it wide open.
Ha! Funny but true, really the only solution. I had mine done under warranty also, no problem, but it was about 3 1/2 weeks turn-around time. Doubt you'll get it back in time. By the way not laughing at your predicament, just Jodokast's comment.
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Use it wide open.
That's what I have been doing. and it's just as good wide open.

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