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06-03-2009, 03:34 PM   #1
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Okay, so I just returned from a 9-day National Park trip through Utah and Colorado. I have to say, it started out disastrously, from a photographic standpoint. We got to Monument Valley for sunset, and I took several shots on a brand new 8 GB card. The next morning, while photographing sunrise, the card stopped reading the images. I had to reformat. Strike two was later that day, when I couldn't figure out why my K10D and DA 12-24 was massively overexposing. That night, in the tent, I realized why. When I took the 12-24 off of the camera, the aperture spring came out. The camera was overexposing because the lens had no spring the camera could use to control aperture. So, my question is: where is the best place to take/send the lens to get fixed, and does anyone have any idea what it might cost?


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If it's still under warranty I'd call Pentax US (Denver).
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Thanks, but it's well beyond warranty. Anyone else have a suggestion of the best place to take this?

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