Nikon MF lens won't screw into an adaptor

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Nikon MF lens won't screw into an adaptor
11 months ago

Hello,

This is embarrassing ...

I have acquired a Nikon 18mm F4 AI lens to mount to a NEX-6 through a shift adapter.

This is the lens:

and this is the adapter (Kipon)

Please excuse the shitty phone camera ..

The lens would go into the adapter, no problem, but I am unable to lock it into position. It mounts just fine on a FM2 I have lying around, and the adapter works just fine with an AF 50mm I borrowed from a friend.

I assume the solution is to take the lens to some Nikon shop and have them removing the offending spokes, but I would like to know if there aren't any drastic solutions that won't ruin the lens (especially since I intend to use it with the FM2 as well.)

Thanks for your usual help.

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