m42 lens cla?

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by zenrhino, Dec 16, 2006.

  1. zenrhino

    zenrhino Member

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    Do any of y'all know where I can send an M42 (mamiya/sekor rather than a pentax SMC) lens for a CLA? It's a great 50mm f2, but the focus turn is getting very stiff in its old age.

    thanks!
     
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    My focus turn on my 55mm F1.8 super takumar is getting looser.
    Why?
     
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    Mamiya M42 aren't strange. Older but not strange. Must be somebody local that can do a lube job.
     
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    Carol flutot or Paul Ebel!!!!!
     
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    They're not local to you, but they did a great job on one of my Zuiko zooms, and they're price is right too:

    www.walterscamerarepairs.com
     
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    I should have thought of Carol or Walter's before even posting. I know both of them have great reputations for camera repair. Thanks for reminding me!

    The Twin Cities lost its only real camera repair/tuning shop -- Custom Camera -- about a year ago and we're all still waiting for someone to fill the market void.