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Aperture Ring Removal

Aperture Ring Removal

Here comes some of the head scratching moments I found with this lens from its previous "repairs". On the focus ring you will find 2 #00 set screws about 45 degrees apart. Some oaf had put these set screws in with super glue. I had to use nail polish remover in a syringe and needle to loosen the glue and remove the screws. Remove both set screws and set aside. Also remove the aperture label plate 2 screws and set aside in your organizing tray.

Prior to removing the aperture ring, count how many threads are showing on the barrel--this makes it easier for re-assembly when trying to line up the set screws.

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