In addition, in each page the mark-jump function is provided on the position which the pointer symbol is changed from a palm to a finger. Some of the resources listed are in Japanese. Prep: Before applying any fresh grease to your helicoids you will definitely need to clean the helicoids first and remove the old, dirty or dried grease. Given the right conditions and skill, this lens is still relevant today. Most of the tools that you will need can be bought in regular hardware stores however some of them are quite specialised and can only be bought in specialty stores or online. It was tested with Fujifilm Industrial 100 and scanned at the lab using their cheap scanner.
Money is not my prime motivation for this blog and I believe that I have enough to run this but you can help me make this site and the companion page grow. I shot the sky to emphasize this for you. There will be times when the screws used on the helicoid key will snap due to age or left over glue so be careful! Well, only you can answer that but if you need it then make sure that you buy one that has an Ai-ring installed. The previous picture was a bit over-exposed but this one was spot-on. About me I am an engineer by training, I enjoy photography, love listening to music, and am addicted to scuba diving; hence the nick diediemustdive. I hope that you find my work useful.
If you want to, you can also buy individual drivers. It has a new optical formula and a new lens barrel design. Nikkors made in this era tend to be glued in most parts so it can be difficult to remove some parts. Glad that you liked it. This is the reason why some New-Nikkor lenses are heavier, it has more parts than the usual Nikkor made from another era.
I missed Singapore, I used to live in Paya Lebar. In the previous blog post we have outlined most of the essential tools for the repair and maintenance of classic Nikkors. I do update each article occasionally so please check on the facebook page named Classic Nikon Maintenance to see if I updated anything. It has a shorter focus throw that will be useful for action shots since you can quickly focus with it because the turn rate is shorter. Trouble is, the outer plastic focusing ring has snapped in 3 pieces. I want to make this blog unique and as complete as possible. The lack of proper tools when I first started was also a big contributor to my failed projects since I thought that it would be just as simple as fixing your average kitchen appliance.
Now it works nicely, and with great satisfaction, on my D750. A 3-3: Turn the rear cover ring clockwise, which was attached to the bayonet mount. You can jump to page which comes under by clicking the mark-jump. I previously endeavoured to approach you with a message elsewhere in your blog site, but I must have done something wrong. Nikon has revised the optical formula by adding another element to it and added improved coatings. A lens that was produced for 25 years can be considered a success if you ask me.
Click to enlarge These pictures were shot wide-open at distances that are commonly used for portraiture. The compression is also very good and you can use that for telling stories using framing and composition techniques. Position the 4th lens group with J11305. I personally see myself keeping this lens forever just because of its practicality. If I recall correctly, it is closer to this lens: This family of lenses has a peculiarity that is not really present in most 35mm Nikkors in that the objective has to be opened in a certain way. I hope that you learned something from this so you can start fixing your lens, if not, I hope that you enjoyed seeing how this lens was put together and appreciate its engineering.
If the distance scale slips on the way, change thickness of the washer 160. The lens can be quite heavy if you mate it to a small camera body but a Nikon F3 is great because you can attach a to it which makes you setup more balanced. We had a lengthy commentary on screws and drivers on the previous post and the next important subject to consider is lubrication. This is very important and it is just one of those things that you will learn as you go about dismantling lenses. The previous owner neglected to tell me that he modified it to have the tilt and shift functions on the same axis.
Go ahead and click on that link, if you will. This new lens formula persisted until the last version of this lens. I shot a few pictures using the Nikon D750 and the rest were shot with my. These tools are an investment so buy the best that you can afford but do not go overboard and buy something that is insanely expensive but of very limited use. You can read more about.