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#1 s. amed hussaini

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Posted 24 September 2006 - 02:37 PM

How do I go about taking off this lens on the K-3? Do I mess with the tiny screws? or just twist very hard? I don't want to break it :)

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#2 Serge Renau

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Posted 24 September 2006 - 04:59 PM

No messing with the screws, just turn counter clock wise. It'll unscrew.

Hope it helps
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#3 Will Montgomery

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Posted 25 September 2006 - 04:43 PM

Brace your palm against the zoom lever for a little extra leverage. Its probably been stuck on there since 1991 or so.

That lens has a longer screw than most m42 still camera lenses.
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#4 Charles MacDonald

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Posted 25 September 2006 - 09:04 PM

Brace your palm against the zoom lever for a little extra leverage. Its probably been stuck on there since 1991 or so.

That lens has a longer screw than most m42 still camera lenses.



Unless you have the comparitivly rare BAYONET version.
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#5 Kenny N Suleimanagich

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Posted 26 September 2006 - 08:07 PM

the bayonet version you want to twist the two knobs on top and bottom clockwise i believe.
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#6 s. amed hussaini

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Posted 27 September 2006 - 09:19 AM

Thanks for the replies!
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#7 Olex Kalynychenko

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Posted 27 September 2006 - 12:03 PM

How do I go about taking off this lens on the K-3? Do I mess with the tiny screws? or just twist very hard? I don't want to break it :)

Sy


At begin , You need check, this is K-3 with M42 screw mount or K-3 with bayonet lens mount.
If you will unscrew lens with bayonet mount, you can broken bayonet ( if you have big power on hand )
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