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10-19-2012, 11:32 PM   #1
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Son Of A Biscuit...

I just found the lens button in my camera bag...two months later. Is it easy to re-insert or should I have professionally done?

10-20-2012, 03:01 AM   #2
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The lens release button? I think there are some threads on this already.
10-20-2012, 04:56 AM   #3
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Hey look at the good side-at least you found yours!
There are folks in here that have lost theirs for good, I however have not had mine fall out yet (knock on wood) in fact i am currently figuring out a restraint idea to just hold my current button in and keeping it from falling out int he first place.
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Ok, mine fell out (K5) and I was able to get the replacement from Pentax. Thought that would be the end of it but simply reinserting it doesn't work. I think, based on a schematic diagram I saw for the K7 that there is a tiny clip on the inside that has to be put on to really fix it. That would require more disassemblely than I'm up for. Mind you this is all supposition on my part. Anyway I'm unwilling to try to glue it back in place and have resorted to gaffers tape over the button put back in place for now. Ultimately it will go to Pentax for repair.

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