35-70 f2.8 D zoom creep

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by pollux, Nov 13, 2011.

  1. pollux

    pollux Member

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    Would any of you advise me to send this lens to nikon UK, to service it and get rid of the creep? Now it happens occasionally. Is it a cheap fix?
     
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    I've had a few lenses with creep and found that a rubber band was a really simple fix.
     
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    Should be a simple fix, usually they put in higher viscocity grease. Nikon had a lot of zoom Nikkors especially 80-200mm that were loose and many were sent back, I finally got my hand on a "loose" one and love it for action shooting, I can focus and zoom at the same time very quickly, much faster than a "tight" zoom.