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03-07-2014, 11:09 PM   #1
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Pentax 200mm 3.5 lens focus ring issue?

A couple days ago I bought a 200mm f3.5 Takumar from Ebay for $90, and the lens is in amazing condition cosmetically and optically, the only this that has been bugging me is that the focus ring kind of wobbles a little and when i push it up with my hand it moves like 1mm...it feels like its a bit loose, and i was wondering if that was usual for these taks..if not, how can i fix it? Other than that it moves smoothly and there are no other issues.

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None of the 15 or so other Taks I have does thqat. I find their focus rings much more steady than some of the few other lenses I have.
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Hm idk if i should return it, thats the only issue with it and i got it for a pretty good price, is there any way to fix it by any chance? If not, it doesnt i can still use it the way it is
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