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    Dropped Mamiya 645 45mm 2.8N

    It's stuck at infinity focus.

    Glass is fine, the Hoya HD did it's job, but it's stuck at infinity and I can't for the life of me get it off.

    halp?
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    Repair shop.
    I do use a digital device in my photographic pursuits when necessary.
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    I feel your pain, did the same here a while back, lens was fine but totalled the AE prism. That was not a happy day...
    There is nothing, absolutely nothing, half so much worth doing, as simply messing about in boats

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    dedicated landscape camera!
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    "The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera."— Dorothea Lange
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    RIP Kodachrome

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    Quote Originally Posted by EASmithV View Post
    dedicated landscape camera!
    honestly that's what I use this lens for, is landscape. The 150 does everything else.

    maybe that's what I'll do with it, repair shop will probably charge more than it's worth

    or maybe I'll just fix it myself, wouldn't be the first time I did
    5x7 Eastman-Kodak kit, under the knife for a bit
    4x5 Graphic View / Schneider 180 / Ektar 127
    RB67 Pro S / 50 4.5 / 90 3.8 / 180 4.5 / WLF / prism finder / polaback
    Random 35mm stuff

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    j-dogg ouch! the 45mm is on my want list. Good luck w/ your fix.

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    It's a fine piece of glass, sharp at all apertures, background rendering is fantastic.

    I only wished my 35mm glass looked this nice for 150 dollars.
    5x7 Eastman-Kodak kit, under the knife for a bit
    4x5 Graphic View / Schneider 180 / Ektar 127
    RB67 Pro S / 50 4.5 / 90 3.8 / 180 4.5 / WLF / prism finder / polaback
    Random 35mm stuff

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    I've got it rigged for some infinite focus action for the flyover of the Shuttle on Tuesday which is all I need really.....after that I'll send it off for repair......who knows of a good repair shop that won't charge me the value of the lens to fix it?

    I really need to stop dropping shit.
    5x7 Eastman-Kodak kit, under the knife for a bit
    4x5 Graphic View / Schneider 180 / Ektar 127
    RB67 Pro S / 50 4.5 / 90 3.8 / 180 4.5 / WLF / prism finder / polaback
    Random 35mm stuff



 

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