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03-08-2011, 05:31 AM   #1
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SDM repair in Au?

Hi Folks

I pulled my 16-50 out of the cabinet after being untouched for 6 months and sure enough it's as dead as a door nail... what's so galling is that such an expensive lens breaks just from lack of use, what a pathetic joke!!! Anyway it is out of warranty and Pentax repair seems expensive and slow; are there alternative trusted repairers in Australia?

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QuoteOriginally posted by beemer Quote
Hi Folks

are there alternative trusted repairers in Australia?

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Lachlan
Yes, fix it yourself.
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-slr-lens-discussion/130429-diy-sup...or-repair.html
03-08-2011, 02:28 PM   #3
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That'd be right Lachlan. I fear that the SDM is as resilient as spoilt bloke with manflu when it comes to AF function after a long period of unuse. CRK are the only people good for an out of warranty repair but does cost some dosh, so if you're willing to go for a DIY repair, go for it. Hope it works out for you mate.
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