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minnime
Germany
1 Posts
Posted - Feb 17 2017 :  12:25:48 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi guys :)

first of all Id like to introduce myself.
Im from germany and got kind of addicted to USSR lenses. Theya all perform very well on my Fuji X-T10.
I got into those lenses because I wanted good glass for cheap first, but then I realised theyr artistic character.

My question is the following:

I have some Helios lenses and since yesterday a Zenit FS-12 set with a Tair 3 (idk if S or A or...).
I had to clean a Helios lens and at the Tair to repair the diaphragma. Everything was fine and not problem at all.
The only trouble I had was with the screws. In both cases theyd broke. And I realised the Helios and the Tair used the same screws.

Does someone know which measures those screws have and where to get them?

Heres a pic in which you can see which screws I mean.



Its these screws and also the ones which are more tiny (dont have a picture right now...)

Thank you all in advance

Edited by - minnime on Feb 17 2017 1:52:25 PM

Vladislav Kern
Vlad
USA
3934 Posts
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Posted - Feb 22 2017 :  1:09:05 PM  Show Profile  Visit Vlad's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Hi, since you're in Germany, try Oleg maybe he has some screws he can sell: http://www.okvintagecamera.com/

Cheers,
Vlad
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contronatura
Netherlands
24 Posts
Posted - Mar 01 2017 :  1:45:50 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Only source of those screws are other lenses.
Apply oil 15 min before and use properly fitting screwdriver - then they won't break.
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Alfa2
Poland
219 Posts
Posted - Mar 01 2017 :  3:07:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Yes, I agree with contronatura. Other lenses are the best source of screws.
And proper screwdriver is very, very important.
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sean perry
seany65
United Kingdom
149 Posts
Posted - Mar 01 2017 :  4:25:02 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hello minnime and welcome to the forum.
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