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01-30-2013, 11:00 PM   #1
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Lens repair

So I got a cheap k1000 and the lens had fungus and I am trying to clean the lens/seeing the inside of a lens for the first time . So I got everything apart but I can't get behind the front element. After a few Internet tutorials it looks like I need a spanner wrench. They cost three times as much as the camera and lens did! Any alternatives to get behind there?

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01-31-2013, 12:12 AM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by chucuyuco Quote
.......it looks like I need a spanner wrench.
.......Any alternatives to get behind there?

Yes! Look here: https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/maintenance-repair-articles/199396-spanne...titutes-2.html
01-31-2013, 04:57 AM   #3
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Those are not very expensive if you can get them from abroad.

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