Quote Originally Posted by Hatchetman View Post
Eric is THE MAN in the Pentax community. He's done some good work for me before. I'll give him the benefit of the doubt on this one.
And so you should, he certainly seems willing to set things right.
But, a freshly CLA'd camera certainly should function correctly at 15F. I CLA'd the Nikon I mentioned above about 15 years ago, using modern synthetic lubricants. So far, so good - and in a temperature 30+ degrees colder.