Nikon Rip-Off or the real deal - Nikon 24 PC-E Orientation change

Started Nov 5, 2012 | Discussions thread
just Tony
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Re: Nikon Rip-Off or the real deal - Nikon 24 PC-E Orientation change
In reply to voider, Nov 5, 2012

voider wrote:

Hi,

I did send my lens to Nikon to have tilt and shift on the same plan. According to Nikon they have t o Change 4 parts and total cost will be 270€

According to These 2 sites and also other sites it is very easy to-do and without changing anything:

http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/topic/858560/0#8061022

http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/post/42416495

So is Nikon ripping me off? The best: If I don't agree to do this they charge me 50€ just for looking at the lens. What would you do? Pay 50€ and do it yourself or pay the stupid 270€

There have been reports of an unannounced internal design change that means you can't just re-use what's in the lens now; there is an actual parts replacement required. Those older sites may be referring to the previous version.

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