Takumar Asahi 35mm F/3.5 Misaligned?

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skimmilk5 New Member • Posts: 1
Takumar Asahi 35mm F/3.5 Misaligned?

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I recently acquired a Takumar Asahi 35mm f/3.5 lens, M42 mount. It's in reasonably good condition, and I use it adapted to Nikon F. There's one thing that's been irking me, though. The focus and aperture indicators are offset by about 30 degrees counterclockwise, so infinity shows nothing in the window, and the closest that it appears to focus is 0.6m, even though in real life, it's focusing closer to 0.3m (if that makes sense). Is it worth disassembly to realign the focus helicoids or reset the window, or should I just live with it?

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