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[OM] Re: Attention : 16mm fisheye owners - now: 21/3.5 owners

Subject: [OM] Re: Attention : 16mm fisheye owners - now: 21/3.5 owners
From: John Hermanson <omtech1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 09:14:23 -0500
I feel your pain....
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John Hermanson
Camtech Photo Services, Inc.
21 South Lane, Huntington NY 11743
631-424-2121 | Olympus OM Service since 1977
http://www.zuiko.com  |  omtech1 AT verizon.net


PhotoSphere Olympus Camera Service wrote:
> We use Niwa drivers, usually with a 2.0mm + bit.  You can get handles with a
> cross bar, but I've seldom used them myself.  My trick for the tough screws
> is to put a square of inner tube rubber or chamois across the top of the
> driver, stand up and put the palm of my hand on top of the driver and press
> down with all my considerable weight before trying to turn it (the padding
> helps avoid the tell-tale circular bruising on your palm, but sometimes I
> forget -- can anyone say "stigmata"?).  If it doesn't turn right away, stop
> and put a few drops of acetone/MEK/whatever on top of the screw and let it
> soak for a while, then try again.  Then, try heating the head of the screw
> with a soldering iron for a while.  After that, the screw is usually so
> messed up and I'm so frustrated that I just take out the Dremel with a
> cutting wheel and start grinding -- oops, did I say that out loud?
> 
> 
>>I don't dare to take the mount off because PUK2 x3 SG are too tight for
> 
> me,
> 
>>(how do you manage tight screws?
> 
> 
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