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Aperture not opening completely when set to completely open

As Steven said, this was indeed an issue with the lens aperture gear. I say was, because I fixed it a bit over a month ago. I did use the gear from MYDC and it worked perfectly in fixing it. However, ...
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How do I lock the aperture to a small setting so I can focus on the sun with my DSLR's viewfinder?

You can't close the aperture to see the actual set value through the viewfinder. However, since you'll be shooting a nearly-static (slowly moving) sun, you can use Live View or Video mode to focus. ...
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How do I lock the aperture to a small setting so I can focus on the sun with my DSLR's viewfinder?

According to this PCMag review, the D5600 does not have depth of field preview. Even in manual mode, the aperture will be open right until you take the picture. It is held open by this lever: The ...
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