WTB: Fungusy Takumars and Prime Lenses


HarisF1

Link Posted 24/08/2021 - 00:24
As in the topic title!

I'm looking to buy these to sort out and clean

Mainly interested in the old Takumars and K/A lenses but will also consider F/FA/DA lenses.

smc

Link Posted 25/08/2021 - 23:07
I have a DA 40mm somewhere (with fungus) if you are interested.

HarisF1

Link Posted 26/08/2021 - 12:28
PM'd

I recently found a SMC Tak 50 with loooooads of fungus that I had forgotten to clean up. Maybe I'll do before/after shots for it.

vejj

Link Posted 27/08/2021 - 15:58
Pm sent (twice by mistake lol)
Gradually learning the art of polishing turds

K-3, K-1
Pentax 18-35, 35-80, 50, 85, 300
Tokina 70-210

HarisF1

Link Posted 04/09/2021 - 11:47
Payment sent (twice by mistake)



Also I was reading an older thread where someone mentioned they threw away a 400 lens because the focus ring was jammed and it hurt to see... If you've got anything that's junk or spare then send it my way or to a nearby repair shop. The screws/pins/bearings can be used again if the lens itself can't be brought back to life.
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