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01-10-2013, 12:41 AM - 1 Like   #1
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loose front ring on Tamron 17-50 f2.8

I guess this is a bit off topic here, but since many of you use the Tamron 17-50 here is a tip if you have a loose front ring on the lens like i had.

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Thanks for this post! Actually just got a new Tamron 17-50...but just in case.
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Yes, I hit this issue during a vacation last year. A search online provided me with the information to fix it. That cover front ring was tricky to remove though - I bent it in the process of pulling it off.
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Send it in, they are quick to fix and quick to return.

01-10-2013, 10:52 AM   #5
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Ok did this operation on my Tamron today. The ring was almost completely loose after only six months use.
The ring above the screws was a bit tricky to remove so have patience. But then it was just to tighten the screws and put the ring back on.

This wasn´t expected and i must say that this is a pretty crappy lens when it comes to buld quality.

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