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Nifty fifty front element popped out... Fixable?

 
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Feb 04, 2014 13:33 |  #1

Dropped my 50 1.8 onto carpet from about three feet. The front element popped out, though there doesn't appear to be any damage. Is it possible to just snap it back into place? I'm not seeing how the two parts align and don't want to risk further damaging it if it is a simple fix.

Anyone done this successfully?


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Feb 04, 2014 13:41 |  #2

I remember seeing threads where users have successfully stuck them back together. You might search here or do a google search. Its not worth having repaired but would be worth trying yourself.




  
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Feb 04, 2014 13:44 |  #3

I got mine to pop back in, and AF worked fine from there. Only problem was the piece would not always stay in and so I decided to retire it and get a new one.


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Feb 04, 2014 14:27 |  #4

I have popped a few back together for friends one did not AF after others worked well , Lucky though my own has stayed together .

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Feb 04, 2014 16:40 |  #5

There is a thread at*http://www.dpreview.co​m/forums/thread/103027​8*that (external link) covers reassembly from the front end. Go about 1/2 way through the thread for instructions on how to align the pieces for reassembly.




  
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Feb 04, 2014 20:23 |  #6

Ha ha! That is exactly what happened to mine. I did not attempt to fix it. I used it as a good way to convince my wife I needed an upgrade.


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