Online source for Canon Lens Replacement Parts?

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  1. haring

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    The pin inside the Shift Knob of my Canon Tilt Shift lens got lost...Is there a way I can find a store online which sells replacement parts for Canon cameras?
    I have the knob I just need the pin to put it back...
    I have looked at ebay, etc and so far I couldn't find any stores which sells small replacement parts for camera lenses.

    Thanks for the help!
     
  2. John Koehrer

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    Never seen the lens, never stopped me before. :wink: Does it go through the knob and shaft at 90 degrees?
    If it does, then a piece of brass rod from a hobby shop can provide it.
    As far as a genuine replacement, unless you can find a source of no longer made bits, I'm afraid you may be out of luck.
    Something like a camera repair shop may help but it's not going to be the guy down the street but someone who bought out Canon's old stock.
     
  3. Leigh B

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    Any info on the pin (diameter, length, material, finish)?

    Is there any work on the pin (threads, knurls, splines)?

    I can probably provide a suitable replacement (not an original Canon part) if it's not too exotic.

    - Leigh
     
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    Finally, I have sent it to Canon to fix it. They were fast and charged me around $120 which wasn't bad...I guess. I can recommend them!
     
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    I wish I had seen this earlier. I ended up sending it to Canon. They did a really good job!!! I will let you know next time when I need parts!