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11-19-2009, 07:53 PM   #1
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Repairing a stuck focus ring on pentax-m?

Anyone experienced with this? A M50/1.4 I purchased recently developed a stuck focus that will only rotate between the ~.58 m and the 0.45m mark on the focus ring (where the stopper for the closest focus is). The focus was smooth when I received it, but it got stuck the first time I tried shooting something close. The seller offered me a refund, but the optics look great and I'd like to try to repair it. Does anyone have any experience or tips on this?

11-25-2009, 10:55 AM   #2
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If you haven't already, ship it back. The guides wear out on some lenses and it's near impossible (and not worth it) to get parts to repair.
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