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[OM] Re: Sigma 600mm F8 reflex lens?

Subject: [OM] Re: Sigma 600mm F8 reflex lens?
From: "Darin" <d.rhein@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 08:23:56 -0800
Hi Jeff,

On your lens, is the tab in a slot like on a lens with a variable aperture, 
or is it a fixed tab on the mount? I really think this is not the original 
mount for the lens, it just makes no sense to me for the tab to be able to 
move on a fixed aperture lens.

Darin

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jeff Keller" <jrk_om@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <olympus@xxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, March 31, 2006 8:01 AM
Subject: [OM] Re: Sigma 600mm F8 reflex lens?


>
>
> Interesting ... I have one that what was sold as new in box (and probably
> is). The ring was put on the lens rotated (the holes are symmetrical so 
> the
> ring can be rotated and still line up with the holes). The tab catches 
> part
> of the camera mechanism preventing it from working.
>
> The quality control at Sig(nificant) Ma(lfunction) was unfortunate. They
> seem to have good ideas.
>
> -jeff
>
> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: "Darin" <d.rhein@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>
> Hello all,
>
> I purchased this lens on ebay and have a questions about it. If any list
> members have one, or have had one in the past, I appreciate any help you 
> can
> give me. My question is about the mount, which shows sighs of tampering
> (worn screws), or to be more specific the diaphram linkage tab. This being 
> a
> fixed aperture lens, I would think the tab would be set at a fixed 
> position,
> but it moves somewhat freely through out the slot in the mount. Is this
> normal, or has the mount been replaced?
>
> TIA,
> Darin
>
>
>
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