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Aug 29, 2012 11:40 |  #1
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I have an old 800 MM Bauch and Laumb scope. It uses a 1.25 adapter to EF mount on 40D. It works great, until I add in a 2X tcon. Now 40D says no comms with lens. Any way to make it work. Thanks, Eric.


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Aug 29, 2012 12:32 |  #2

tape the pins (external link)

should work after that

i want to see samples after :)


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It works, but the shots are dark. Have to wait for sunshine,not sure when it will return.


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Aug 31, 2012 09:42 |  #4

ebjo wrote in post #14930313 (external link)
It works, but the shots are dark. Have to wait for sunshine,not sure when it will return.

It'll probably make a short showing in Spring. :D




  
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Sep 01, 2012 10:25 as a reply to  @ rick_reno's post |  #5
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Here is a test, a pole 175 ft away


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Sep 01, 2012 11:19 |  #6

that makes my eyes hurt


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