Broke my first lens yesterday :(

Started Dec 16, 2012 | Discussions thread
denhhutch
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Re: Broke my first lens yesterday :(
In reply to net_walker, Dec 16, 2012

I dropped my  105 macro too -   while changing lenses. A drop of about 3 feet.

When I tried it on my camera it worked fine, for a while. Then while changing to another lens, I heard a rattle from the 105. When I looked through it, all the aperture blades had broken off and were rattling around.

I left it in for repair in my local dealer Bermingham Cameras and got it back in two weeks. It cost €298. I was prepared to pay up to €400 for it, as the lens costs €839 here in Dublin.

It is as good as new now. Best of luck with yours!  D.

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