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Re: [Rollei] TLR External Bayonet Mount Query
- Subject: Re: [Rollei] TLR External Bayonet Mount Query
- From: Richard Knoppow <dickburk >
- Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2001 12:48:16 -0800
At 11:10 AM 11/13/2001 EST, you wrote:
>When I place my genuine Rollei Bay II lens hood on the taking lens' external
>bayonet and turn it clockwise it does not come to a stop in the proper
>position but travels somewhat farther in its clockwise rotation. This
>necessitates my turning it counter-clockwise to position it properly.
>Am I expecting too much of the Gentlemen of Braunsweig to ask that it stop
>the proper position and travel no farther?
>Vincent L. Gookin
The lens hood has a spring loaded ring inside with cut-outs to fit the
flange on the bayonet. It should click into place crisply. I wonder if
perhaps the inner part of your hood is damaged somehow. I just checked a
couple of hoods (Bay I and III) which locate reasonably accurately.
Los Angeles, CA, USA