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Re: [OM] Repair dented 24mm f/2.0 ?

Subject: Re: [OM] Repair dented 24mm f/2.0 ?
From: Bart Wientjes <bartjew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 16:52:33 +0100
Hi Dawid,

De 24/2,0 front ring is NOT screwed into the filter ring. It actually
has an inside thread at the end of the tubus, which is screwed on to
the front lens assembly (CAZ35300 / ZJ124000).
The front ring holds CA205200 into place.

That is at least how my 24/2,0 is built.
Unlike yours it DOES have notches in the front ring, and is marked
OLYMPUS OM-SYSTEM ZUIKO MC AUTO-W 1:2 f=24mm 1054xx.

If your honneymoon takes you through England, that's where I got
replacement parts for my 24/2,0

Good luck,
Bart



On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 4:04 PM, Dawid Loubser <dawidl@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Thank you John (and others) so much for the informative replies. I was
> afraid of having
> to straighten it *before* removing, but it is clear that it is the
> only way.
> By the way, my 24/2.0 does not have the two small notches in the name
> ring, hence the
> question I posted to the list around disassembly. All my other lenses
> have notches to
> remove with a lens spanner, so I though the 24/2.0 had some special
> tool/technique
> required.
>
> Well, I shall try with a small dowel and hammer (I do have both) but
> it is a bit
> hair raising to bang the lens 3mm from the front glass element. I may
> go the route of
> making a wooden jig.
>
> This lens is fairly old, and even slightly yellowed, but it's great
> for B&W and really
> one of my favourite lenses. I am amazed at how easily the filter ring
> bent! And still very
> annoyed with myself...
>
> Well, one thing is for sure, I could drive across South Africa and not
> get the sound advice I
> get on this list in a couple of minutes. Much appreciated.
>
>
> On 21 Jan 2009, at 4:07 PM, John Hermanson wrote:
>
>> Most name rings have 2 small notches, 180 degrees apart.  If only the
>> filter ring is dented, you straighten it while on the lens.  If you
>> remove it from the lens body, then straighten it, it will probably not
>> go back on.
>
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