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Help on wobbly Canon 35 f/2 LTM; disassembly instructions needed
Old 09-12-2015   #1
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Help on wobbly Canon 35 f/2 LTM; disassembly instructions needed

The front section of my Canon 35 f/2.0 ltm has play and is wobbly.

Does anyone have disassembly instructions on this lens? Maybe somethinf just needs tightening inside.

Thanks in advance!
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Old 09-12-2015   #2
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The front section of my Canon 35 f/2.0 ltm has play and is wobbly.

Does anyone have disassembly instructions on this lens? Maybe somethinf just needs tightening inside.

Thanks in advance!
The Canon 35/2 LTM lens is one of the best Leica Screw mount lenses ever made.

Its probably not a good idea to risk DIYS repairs on this lens,
possibly damaging the lens and increasing the repair costs.

I would send it to a professional.

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What Stephen said. Unless you're a skilled repairperson and know your way around this lens (which is not the case, or else you wouldn't be asking for help) it simply is not worth trying to fix something like this.
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Hurrah! I was able to fix the issue by tightening the outermost retaining ring with notches at the back of the lens. The front section sits tightly and flush now.

Posting here for future reference
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That problem is common with the 35/2 and 35/1.8 Canon LTM lenses, and simple to fix, as you did - tighten the back element from the outside. Done!
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Old 09-15-2015   #6
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yes its an easy fix, good job.
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