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Sticking aperture My nikon 55mm macro manual lens has a sticking aperture. It looks very oily. Can this be repaired

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Yes. A good camera technician can partially disassemble the lens and then thoroughly clean the blades and the rest of the aperture diaphragm mechanism. This is commonly referred to as an internal CLA (cleaning, lubrication, and adjustment). This is a very nice macro lens and it is worth repairing if it otherwise is in exceptionally nice condition.

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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