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[OM] Re: Scary moment

Subject: [OM] Re: Scary moment
From: <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 08 Sep 2008 10:24:43 +0000
I should think a couple drops of watery viscosity super glue would have 
negligible effect on thickness and be more secure than epoxy.

Chuck Norcutt


>  -------Original Message-------
>  From: Piers Hemy <piers@xxxxxxxx>
>  Subject: [OM] Re: Scary moment
>  Sent: Sep 08 '08 09:49
>  
>  
>  I disagree here, since it does not take much to alter the lens register -
>  any epoxy between the mating surfaces of the adaptor parts will increase the
>  lens register, and tend to reduce the furthest point to which the lens will
>  focus.  Of course, that assumes the adaptor permits the lens to focus at
>  infinity but not beyond - which was not the case with at least one Chinese
>  adaptor I have. This made use of an OM mount 8mm lens very tricky, so I put
>  some shims between the mating surfaces of the adaptor.  Problem solved.
>  
>  Piers
>  
>  -----Original Message-----
>  From: olympus-owner@xxxxxxxxxx [mailto:olympus-owner@xxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
>  Of Wayne Harridge
>  Sent: 08 September 2008 01:19
>  To: olympus@xxxxxxxxxx
>  Subject: [OM] Re: Scary moment
>  
>  > Johann Thorsson <johann@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>  >
>  >
>  > Sounds like something epoxy will fix. Just take the screws out and dip
>  > them in epoxy and fasten again.  
>  
>  --snip  
>  
>  It's probably worth putting some epoxy on the mating surfaces of the adapter
>  too, 3 x 1mm screws doesn't offer a lot of strength even if they're held in
>  the thread by epoxy.
>  
>  ...Wayne
>  
>  --snip  
>  
>  
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