has anyone had this happen

13 years 6 months ago #2417 by letitride
My 77 ltd has more than 1mm play in the focus ring when engaged in autofocus. I took it to Pentax. The person on the desk felt the rotational play and immediately said it needed repair and removed it from the body and put a lens cap on it but when he saw the guarantee he muttered demonstration and then suddenly changed his mind stating it’s not quick shift so this amount of play is ok. Did he mistake the lens for a da70 (quick shift focus) or did he change his mind because it was an ex demo? Is over 1mm of play in a quality lens like this acceptable?


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13 years 3 months ago #17665 by Baydream
Sounds shady. Unless they have a policy that says no warranty on demo pieces. Contact Pentax directly.

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