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05-03-2008, 10:30 PM   #1
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lens stuck on camera

Hello there, I am a new member from Rimbey, Alberta. I have recently purchased an mz 7, and I really like it. But, I had an old lens that was a Pentax base, listed as KR. I wanted to see if it would work, so I tried it on the body of the mz 7, and there it stays!!! Does anyone have any ideas as to how I could possibly reverse my goofy move?? Any and all help would be very much appreciated, dumbfoundedly yours, dale.

05-03-2008, 10:49 PM   #2
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Re: Caution but not that bad -read: Pentax SLR Talk Forum: Digital Photography Review

You could try a feeler guage, I've heard that can work.

Good luck!!
05-03-2008, 10:50 PM   #3
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agree with automotive feeler gauge. here is a link on the problem:

Sears 60-300(auto aperture, push pull zoom): Pentax SLR Talk Forum: Digital Photography Review
05-04-2008, 10:54 PM   #4
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fixed, thanks

Hey there, well, just as you said, a pin got stuck in the hole for the auto focus, and it would not come out easily, but after a lot of fighting with it, I got it off and took the advice from the site you guys sited, and now I do have another lens to use, and it now works as it should, thank you so much again, have a super week, Dale.

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You can remove the Ricoh pin from the lens. It is not needed. I have done it to one of the lenses I have.
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