Lens creep 'fix'?

Started Dec 18, 2007 | Discussions thread
bob elkind Veteran Member • Posts: 5,815
Ace hardware - black 0-ring

Bob Christensen 3 wrote:

Your fix looks good to me. Where do you suggest finding an
appropriate rubber band? Office supply store?

b

From a thread about a year old came the suggestion to use a black rubber O-ring, similar to the rubber band used a couple of posts back in this thread. Around here, Ace Hardware has the best selection of O-rings. I think the size you want is around 2-3/8 or 2-1/2 inches.

My 18-200 hasn't loosened up enough to send me running to Ace, but my father-in-law has a Tamron 18-200 that drives him nuts with creep, and he found an O-ring that made him a happy camper after 10 minutes of quality time at the O-ring trays at Ace.

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