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06-09-2013, 11:03 AM   #1
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FA 77 limited / Manual Focus Smoothness

I got a new FA 77mm Limited from a big Mediastore on Ebay, the lens was categorized as new and also looks that way. Not a single hint of being used. Somehow i have some issues with the Focus Ring when i focus manually. When i want to focus from Close to Infinity, the first half of the focus ring does not go as smooth as the rest of the focusing. It's more resistant. I Don't have this problem with my FA 31 Limited somehow.

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It should be the same. Sounds like it might be a manufacturing defect...

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QuoteOriginally posted by Kaiowas Quote
When i want to focus from Close to Infinity, the first half of the focus ring does not go as smooth as the rest of the focusing. It's more resistant.
In my experience, the lens mustīve been hit on the front... Search for little (barely visible) marks on the front cap and filter ring. This happened to me with an AF lens.
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