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03-07-2016, 08:43 PM   #1
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Remember the 3D printed Q lens focus lock?

Someone on the forum was printing out focus locks. They were little bands that wrapped around the lens. A little tab fit in the knurled focus ring, adding much needed resistance. I have 1 on the Toy Wide and another on the Fisheye. One broke. Hope to contact the original member that made them. Can't remember his name. Searching has helped. Any info is appreciated.
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This? https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/136-pentax-q/246173-03-lens-focus-lock-helper.html
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YES!!! Thank you luftfluss. That is the exactly what I was hunting for. You are the king of searching. I will contact K10Perry and see if he has more to sell.
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Glad I could help.

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I've had one break too. Appears as though the material becomes somewhat 'brittle' as it ages.
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This was my fault. The ring slid out of the little knurls and up on a thicker part of the lens barrel. I use a very heavy custom rubber band cut from a 700c bicycle tube to hold the ring around lens. Over time this bent the small tab up. It wouldn't mate with the knurls again when realigned. So I tried to very slightly bend it back. You know the rest. I will attempt to contact the creator and buy some more. The fisheye is a bear without the lock.
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