How much friction should the zoom have?

Started May 22, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: How much friction should the zoom have?
In reply to Lord metroid, May 23, 2013

That doesn't sound right. All my Canon zooms are very smooth and take almost no additional "break-out" force. What lens do you have? I would suspect there is a problem with the lens.

ps - there are a few zooms lenses that have a zoom lock - check to see that it isn't engaged (one example is the Canon 70-300 IS USM).

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