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#1 Larry Miles

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Posted 31 July 2018 - 07:40 PM

I've recently purchased an Arri Standard/Bayo-lens-mount to Aaton-camera-mount adapter. I believe that to use it with an Arri Standard lens the adapter's three screws need to be tightened into the lens's mount.

 

Could someone please recommend a specific screwdriver to use to do this? Thank you.


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#2 Daniel Klockenkemper

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Posted 31 July 2018 - 09:05 PM

What is the drive type of the screws on the adapter?  Flat, Phillips, hex?  

 

I like Wiha screwdrivers for small/precise sizes.


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#3 Mark Dunn

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 04:38 AM

Any halfway decent jeweller's or miniature screwdriver will do.

If it's Philips, and I suspect it is, you tend to need to use a larger size than you think will fit, because you really just use the tip of the cross. It's hard to explain but obvious when you see it.

Wiha seem quite expensive, but if you don't have a good set already, you won't go wrong with them.


Edited by Mark Dunn, 01 August 2018 - 04:39 AM.

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#4 Larry Miles

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 10:48 AM

Thank you, both. I ordered some Wiha precision screwdrivers.
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