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50mm f1.8 mf
hi, I have come across a 50mm f1.8 mark II lens, with the rabbit ears missing. would that make any difference in the performance or usage? thanks in advance. M...
May 10, 2012
User-serviceable? Removing a stuck lens from a D-series body
My AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8D IF-ED II is stuck on a D-series body. I had swapped in and out a Nikon TC a dozen times in this shoot, but on one of them, with...
May 10, 2012
35mm f2.8 series e
greetings, could anyone tell me how to get to the rear element on a 35mm f2.8 series E, please? THANKS IN ADVANCE...
May 7, 2012
Greetings to all, could anyone suggest the best way to get the shine back on silver bodies, before i make the state of my FM body any worse? it is in good nick...
May 2, 2012
I'ce recently bought a F2 Photomic from ebay, because the base plate looks mint. However, when I took it off, I found it was a damaged one undented and...
May 1, 2012
D2H vertical shutter release.
Had a problem with a Mint-ish D2H I picked up recently, the vertical release button had taken a knock and the 'first pressure' focus switch was jammed on....
Apr 28, 2012
The Puzzle of Nikkor 35mm F2 non-AI
Hi, I am trying to take apart a Nikkor 35mm f2 non-AI. I separated the optical assembly from the mechanical control for focusing and aperture setting. The...
Apr 28, 2012
A fungus Star on the rear element of 24mm f2.8 Ai
Greetings. Could anyone tell me how to remove a minute fungus from the rear element on a 24mm f2.8 Ai lens, please? regards Mah...
Apr 27, 2012
28mm f/2.8 AIS
Hi there, I really need some advise on how to disassemble my 28mm f/2.8 (the one with CRC). My lens got some fungus in an inner element (which belongs to the...
Apr 25, 2012
Repair of JCPenney 80-200mm f4.5 Nikon F Mount
I need help repairing a JC Penney 80-200mm f4.5 Nikon F mount. The focus ring has slipped so that I can no longer focus the lens.I've looked high and low for...
Apr 25, 2012
Dissassembling a 28mm 2.0 AIS to clean oil on the blades?
I got a 28mm 2.0 AIS for a song but it has oil on the blades (this may explain the price...). I was thinking about fixing it myself but I'm not sure whether I...
Apr 23, 2012
greetings. the film winder spool on EM body has developed free play. any ideas how to fix it, please? much obliged. M...
Apr 20, 2012
Newbie needs help - want to clean a 50mm 1.4 nikkor-s and nikkor-p.c
Hi folks, I am new to this. I have two old lenses with mold, and I would like to clean the insides. Can someone point me to step-by-step instructions on how to...
Apr 19, 2012
Set screw for Nikon 50mm
Hi! The head of the set screw broke and I need to replace it. I removed it and of course I can't use the lens at all. Does anybody know where can I buy that...
Apr 16, 2012
em film winder
greetings. the film winder spool on EM has developed free play. any ideas how to fix it, please? much obliged. M...
Apr 15, 2012
focus ring on 24mm f2.8 Ai
good afternoon. COULD ANYONE TELL ME HOW TO FIX A SEMI NON-RESPONSIVE FOCUS RING ON 24MM Ai. It closes down from 22 up to 8, but then get stuck up to 2.8. If I...
Apr 14, 2012
Back focus on any lens
A friend of mine has a problem with a d7000. He has some backfocus on any lens, even afs. The same lens on my d7000 works fine. Some can be corrected in fine...
Apr 13, 2012
Nikkor AF 20mm f 1:2.8 D oily aperture
Hi, Does someone have a service/repair manual for this lens? I'd like to take it apart to clean the aperture blades. Can someone tell me how to dismount the...
Apr 11, 2012
Cleaning front element of AF 50 1.8 (non D)
Hi, I have a small amount of fungus on the rear of the front group of the same lens as this one http://epshosting.
jpg I've taken the back...
Apr 3, 2012
hi new member, battery question, interchangeability
Hi, I have an older Nikon Coolpix. I've since bought another (Nikon) camera, but like the idea of keeping something in my pocket, for those rare moments (ok...
Apr 2, 2012
Nikkor 180mm hood
I have a Nikkor 180mm f/2.8 AI-S with a built in hood that has become very loose. Tired of using tape to hold it and would like to fix it. Need help getting...
Apr 2, 2012
80-200 AF ED 2.8
Strange issue. Just picked this up. It is a really nice lens condition wise. It will not autofocus on my D7000. I hear the motor whirring but it is not turning...
Mar 23, 2012
Does anyone have any trade secrets they might share for getting the stubborn mount screws to break loose. I have finally met my match and with something only...
Mar 22, 2012
Nikon d40x flash replacement
FLASH TUBE NEW ORIGINAL REPLACEMENT PART OEM and flash collar hinge part are ordered. Any advice on the task ahead. I'll be winging it without a bit of...
Mar 12, 2012
Le Tho Giao
Re: Digest Number 2835
... quick question to Mike - does the aperture ring rotate against a small spring- loaded ball bearing (as in my Mamiya lenses)? Just trying to minimize the ...
Mar 8, 2012
Nikon 300 2.8 AF not AF-I or AF-S Disassembly
Hi Does anyone have the disassembly instructions for the 300 2.8 AF in the past I simply would have bought them from Nikon Thanks in advance Scott Sent from my...
Mar 6, 2012
35mm f2 AIS disassembly
I wish to clean the front surface of the rear element of a Nikkor 35mm f2 ais lens. A search through the archive hasn't helped. What, as a minimum, do I need...
Mar 6, 2012
fM DEPTH OF FIELD LEVER
gOOD day. I am trying to replace a broken depth of field lever on an FM. aNY TIPS PLEASE AND WHAT IS THE BEST TOOL FOR UNDOING THE LEVER SCREW? mUCH OBLIGED. ...
Mar 5, 2012
AI-S 105 2.5 helical
I have a 105 2.5 with the built on hood and it needs to be re-greased. Can anyone tell me the procedure for separating the helical gears? Thanks Mark...
Mar 4, 2012
Nikon AI-S 300 2.8 SN # 623000 (last AI-S version manufactured)
Hello Nikon Repair Group, I've been reading some on this board and have something I could use some help with. This particular AI-S 300 2.8 has a slight...
Feb 28, 2012
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