Question: Kaiser SystemV - mounting lenses

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  1. pdeeh

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    I have a VCP6002(4460) Kaiser enlarger.

    I just obtained a nice clean (and inexpensive) Componon-S 80/4 for it ... but being a bit of a dim bulb, I find the Kaiser manual slightly ambiguous about how I should mount it.

    In the attached clip from the manual, am I correct in thinking that the image on the right (as we look at the clip) shows how I should orient the adapter ring for 75mm+ lenses (and thus my Componon) ?
     

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    After receiving a PM, I realise that had I given this a few moments thought I should have been able to work this out for myself.
    so: rhs for 75mm+, lhs for 50mm or less
     
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    Hey) If you have figured out your question, may be you can help me. I want just change lens on kaiser 6002. I can not remove lens. I read the same manual, it said "first unscrew the centering ring (92)"... So, just unscrew? I can not do it, I don't think I need to put a lot of force for it.. May be there are some additional steps?..
    Anyway, thank you.
     
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    The more squeeging force you will apply to rings of that kind, the more likely they will bend and stick even more.

    Give it a try wearing rubber gloves or using a rubber sheet to grip.
     
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    Thank you so much for such simple, but really useful advise! I did it =)