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08-08-2017, 07:12 AM   #1
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FA 50 1.4 issue, repair or replace?

So, my FA 50mm 1.4 no longer focuses to infinity. After about 8 feet on the gauge it binds up. Really unsure how this happened. I've never had a lens repaired before, but it looks like KEH would be $180 plus shipping.

This is a lot more cash than buying a new DA 50mm 1.8. Is that enough of a step down in quality that I should consider repair for the old lens?

Alternatively, would anyone have a suggestion on fixing the lens?

08-08-2017, 07:46 AM   #2
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@dcshooter You're CLA-capable, aren't you? Quote OP for a fix.
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Thanks. Is there a guide about for this? I have tiny tools and don't mind mucking about.
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Eric should also be able to fix the lens for less too.

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