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07-21-2009, 01:35 PM   #1
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How to remove the mount plate?

I use this A-lens cheat (making the camera think an A-lens is attached no matter what it really is) so I currently use aluminium-foil-tape which I sticked on the recessed A-pin. But because of the friction between camera mount and lens mount it comes of slowly. It works for some weeks but not much longer.
newarts showed how to make it a more permanent fix in this https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-slr-lens-discussion/57964-pictures...rt-tc-ext.html thread (post #13) .

So I removed these tiny screws and tried to detach the mount - without success. Is the plate somewhat secured by something else or do I just need more persuasiveness (violence)? And is there something I have to look out for - something like springs or bearings that can get lost?


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07-25-2009, 12:26 PM   #2
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Come on. I know some of you know how to.
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I have removed the mount on my K100D a while ago when the AF screw got stuck in the "pushed-in" position and wouldn't work. As far as I remember all it took was removing 5 screws, not much force necessary. Not too fiddly to reassemble either.

I'm sure someone here can provide you with some better info
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I tried it again but nothing - this thing is really fixed which is actually a good thing but not if you want to remove it!

So, is there any kind of sealing? (Camera is a GX20) Is it screwed and glued?

If I'm allowed to bump my thread: Bump!



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