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Forum: Nikon RF 09-04-2019
Replies: 436
Views: 85,179
Posted By kirio
Got a copy of this lens with aperture blades...

Got a copy of this lens with aperture blades removed as a few of them were damaged. Six of the nine aperture blades were usable so I placed them back in the following aperture...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-27-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,447
Posted By kirio
I somewhat practice the two-adapter method but I...

I somewhat practice the two-adapter method but I take it further in that I've converted my S mount lenses to M mount with functional rangefinder coupling. This allows me to use them on my M240 and...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-21-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,556
Posted By kirio
I think it would be easier with a lathe but I did...

I think it would be easier with a lathe but I did not have one so it was a lot of filing and sanding. The shroud has a small screw to keep it in place. Remove the small screw then unscrew the shroud....
Forum: Nikon RF 06-21-2019
Replies: 436
Views: 85,179
Posted By kirio
It is semi-permanent in that I Super Glue or...

It is semi-permanent in that I Super Glue or E6000 adhesive to keep the RF coupler in place. Much force would be needed to remove the added metal RF coupler and any remaining adhesive would have to...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-20-2019
Replies: 436
Views: 85,179
Posted By kirio
My first copy of this lens was an M-mount...

My first copy of this lens was an M-mount converted reissue version bought from RFF member that I eventually sold. I've since been hoarding copies of this lens and doing my own conversion to M mount....
Forum: Nikon RF 06-20-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,556
Posted By kirio
Are you using this combo on M-mount camera...

Are you using this combo on M-mount camera without issues with RF coupling?

I have two copies of the lens that I converted to M-mount. The rear shroud definitely needs to be...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-19-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,556
Posted By kirio
The 50/2.5 Skopar with Amedeo adapter will not...

The 50/2.5 Skopar with Amedeo adapter will not work as the rear part of the lens will hit the RF cam. I bought a couple of these lenses cheaply and converted them to M-mount. I had to trim the rear...
Forum: Nikon RF 12-16-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,214
Posted By kirio
I was thinking of that as well but I can't figure...

I was thinking of that as well but I can't figure why it's stuck right now. I don't want to force anything at the risk of damaging the lens or part of the focusing mechanism.
Forum: Nikon RF 12-16-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,214
Posted By kirio
I tried that but the focusing wheel would't...

I tried that but the focusing wheel would't budge. I also tried to remove the 3 screws on the mount but that didn't work either. So it's off to Stephen Gandy after the holidays. I'll wait for the...
Forum: Nikon RF 12-15-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,214
Posted By kirio
Thanks for the info, Jim. I'll give that a try if...

Thanks for the info, Jim. I'll give that a try if not I'll just send it to Stephen Gandy for repair. Got a quote for him with the CLA already, basically CLA cost+$75. If I can remove the lens I'll...
Forum: Nikon RF 12-15-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,214
Posted By kirio
Help! Stuck 2.8cm lens in SP

I'm in need of help. The lens was improperly installed (not aligned to infinity) and now is stuck. Is there a way to remove this on my own? If not, any recommendations for a repair store in US,...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-27-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 27,110
Posted By kirio
Also got the leatherette from aki-asahi. I wanted...

Also got the leatherette from aki-asahi. I wanted to tone-down the shiny silver. I also made a hand-strap for the E-P1.

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