The only down side to my purchase of a Contax IIIa was that the lens had a good ding in it. The dowel n' hammer method worked great. Gently tapping around the dinged area made it possible to now put on a lens hood. My Sonnar 1.5 looks better already! Thanks for the tip....... Dave
Contax IIIa, Hasselblad XPan, Bronica SQ's, Toyo 4x5's, Toyo 8x10, Ansco 8x10, circa 1930's, Speed & Crown Graphics, Mamiya C330, Mamiya RB67, Yashica Mat. Nikon F2A, Nikon N90, Nikon F100, Canon 7d, Canon T2i, Fuji S3 Pro.