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07-06-2008, 11:21 AM   #1
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Quick question regarding my just received FA20

Another question bordering on the ridiculous but here goes...

I received my (used) FA20 a week ago but only now have I had time to mount it. I am wondering if the small wider-opening extension on the end is the hood? I only have my FA50/1.4 to compare it to & it does not have the small wider-opening extension at the end (no hood I guess?). With not much effort I thought I try unscrewing it but it did not budge. Maybe I need to turn harder?

It looks exactly like the pic below:



07-06-2008, 12:07 PM   #2
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I don't know if it is a hood, but I have a sigma lens with that type of hood, and could never get it off. What you need to do to get it off, is to use as LITTLE pressure as possible. If you use too much, it binds the hood, and it will never come off.
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THAT IS NOT THE HOOD!!

That is part of the lens. Please note the filter threads. A lens with as wide a perspective as a 20mm won't have much room for a filter, much less a hood before you see it in your pictures. The filter threads had to be extra wide because the extension of a filter ring may put shadows in the corners of the photo. Cropped image area of the smaller sensor means you can get away with it in digital, but not on the old film bodies.
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Check the Pentax Forums Lens Database, the hood which screws into the filter thread is mentioned. Your copy didn't appear to come with the hood.

07-06-2008, 01:24 PM   #5
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FA20/2.8 Lens Hood

Here is the hod that goes with your lens - available special order from B&H in New York - or maybe you can find a used one.

Pentax | MH-RB67 Metal Lens Hood (67mm) | 34130 | B&H Photo Video

Pentax MH-RB67 67mm Metal Lens Hood (Round) for 20mm FA & A-Lenses

Here is a full description of your lens - scroll down to see the fitting hood description.

FA 20/2.8
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