Author Topic: New-Nikkor 85mm f/1.8 Repair  (Read 743 times)

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New-Nikkor 85mm f/1.8 Repair
« on: March 04, 2018, 17:21:44 »
http://richardhaw.com/2018/03/04/repair-new-nikkor-85mm-f-1-8/

in case somebody needs to repair theirs  :o :o :o

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Re: New-Nikkor 85mm f/1.8 Repair
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2018, 21:04:14 »
Thanks for this look inside one of the best Nikkors of the 'New Nikkor' era. I consider it to be one of the reliable lenses: slight soft effects wide open and surprisingly high resolution when stopped down.  Fully useful on a D800.  I got mine fairly cheap ($150) because of "scratches" on the rear element which are really just surface marks. 
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Re: New-Nikkor 85mm f/1.8 Repair
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2018, 03:02:20 »
it is surprisingly good. i was expecting something similar to the Nikkor-S 50/1.4 but this one exceeded my expectations  :o :o :o

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Re: New-Nikkor 85mm f/1.8 Repair
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2018, 03:44:52 »
Based on this conversation I just picked one up. It comes attached to an FT2 which I have absolutely no need for., but at just over a hundred US for the whole kit it was too cheap to pass up. Hope all is in working order.

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Re: New-Nikkor 85mm f/1.8 Repair
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2018, 04:48:01 »
Based on this conversation I just picked one up. It comes attached to an FT2 which I have absolutely no need for., but at just over a hundred US for the whole kit it was too cheap to pass up. Hope all is in working order.

good luck!  :o :o :o

The FT2 is a nice camera

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Re: New-Nikkor 85mm f/1.8 Repair
« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2018, 06:28:47 »
Yes - good luck.  Enjoy both the lens and the camera.

The FT2 is indeed a nice camera (and its FT3 younger brother is even nicer!).

good luck!  :o :o :o

The FT2 is a nice camera
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Re: New-Nikkor 85mm f/1.8 Repair
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2018, 06:50:46 »
good luck!  :o :o :o

The FT2 is a nice camera
Several years back I bought a very good condition F3 which had always been a dream camera for me when I was just starting out. I canít imagine putting it aside to use a Nikkormat. I am also snobby and donít like 35mm film. MF and LF were always more satisfying. Though the Rollei and the Ebony and the big and small graflexes sit idle these days. Just not enough time for all that is involved with that workflow. Maybe some day in the future.