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14 Front group 1070.jpg

Minolta DiMAGE 7
1/180s f/8.0 at 50.3mm iso100 with Flash full exif

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Pete Ganzel31-Mar-2007 21:04
Hi Dave:

The front grouop is assembled by heat forming the plastic retainer around the elements in place.

The edge of the plastic has to be cut off so that the element can come out see;

A tricky operation.

David Cram 31-Mar-2007 20:38
Hi Pete,

How does one open the front group if there is fungus in between the elements?