Removing a Hasselblad 80 CF focusing ring

Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by Atari1977, Dec 25, 2013.

  1. Atari1977

    Atari1977 Member

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    So I got a 51700 focussing handle for my 80 CF lens, but I'm not sure how to install it. I've read I need to remove the focusing ring already on the camera, but I'm not sure what the best way to go about doing so. I just want to do it right so I don't accidentally end up breaking the original ring.
     
  2. BrianShaw

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    I believe you need to slide the rubber ring toward the back of the lens to get it off... but I've never done it myself so I can't tell you how easy/difficult that is.
     
  3. illumiquest

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    The ring snaps on and off, there are a few points which hold it on. They do have a tendency to break though so go easy.
     
  4. NB23

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    Mine slid off by inadvertance... So it's pretty easy.