24-70 GM broke snapped mount

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Tobamory Senior Member • Posts: 1,055
24-70 GM broke snapped mount

Well I went over on my ankle fell like a sack of spuds...

Camera was in bag and I quickly got up thinking everything was ok apart from ankle..

Checked bag and lens had snapped off A7r3 lens mount......

FYI I sent for repair through house insurance thinking it was expensive, quoted me yesterday £42.00

What I noticed is its all plastic inside lens mount ... either its a cost saving thing, or a failsafe point to stop you yanking off the camera lens ring....

anyway new bag ordered more robust.

Was kinda hoping for a refund, the 24-70 is good but its a big thing...... annoys me at times...

 Tobamory's gear list:Tobamory's gear list
Sony a7R III Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Panasonic Lumix G Vario 45-200mm F4-5.6 OIS Sony FE 70-200 F4 +4 more
Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM
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