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The central wheel between the eye pieces is frozen

The model I have is a Minolta MK 8 X 40. It is an old model and I dropped it and now it will not focus anymore. Is there anything I can do to repair it.

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  • hughpen Jan 19, 2009

    No, I didn't drop it hard. I must have dropped on the focussing knob. I carefully unscrewed the focussing mechanism and this realeased the jam. It still needs to have some grease added, which I'm busy with at the moment. The prisms are still in order as the cement did not break.

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Sounds like you dropped it awful hard. if center wheel wont turn you must have. hard to say without seeing it,but check to see if x-bars are broken. good luck...larry@reichinstruments.com

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  • larry389 Jan 19, 2009

    try to find a heavy grease, when you tighten the eyepice x-bar hinge nut back, turn it on tight then back it off 1/8 turn, this will prevent binding, as long as x-bars are not bent.....gl larry@reichinstruments.com

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