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04-19-2013, 02:52 PM   #1
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Removing a stuck lens from a K-01

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Can someone help me? How do you remove a stuck lens (Sears 135 mm f/2.8 Macro) without damaging the lens mount or the lens?

04-19-2013, 02:58 PM   #2
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Do a search for "ricoh pin stuck lens". You will find many threads and lots of tricks to get it off.

Most important thing is: you CAN get it off, take a deep breath and study the threads so you don't damage the camera or lens.
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QuoteOriginally posted by V'cuz Quote
Hello All,
Can someone help me? How do you remove a stuck lens (Sears 135 mm f/2.8 Macro) without damaging the lens mount or the lens?
Regular K-mount lens? Might have a Ricoh pin. First thing to try is to set AF-MF switch on body to MF -- this will retract the AF screw drive. Actually, try it both ways (and try it with camera turned on and AF switch turned on). But only apply *light* pressure -- don't force it.
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There's lots of information on this Ricoh pin issue on the forum, take your time, don't panic it can be done, good luck.

Lets us all know how you get on.


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