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How to disassemble this part of the lens?

assuming this is the same lens (I think it is) https://high5cameras.com/all-articles/repair/nikon-50mm-repair-guide/ the unfortunate line from the linked guide however is:"If the fungus is ...
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Converting panoramic MF lenses to 35mm equivalents?

OK, trying not to sound like I'm promoting a product here, but yesterday I discovered a free online tool that visually answers my question in the manner that I was thinking about when I first asked it....
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How can I clean fungus in my lens, and/or prevent fungus from spreading in the lens?

The UV component in natural sunlight inhibits the growth of fungi. Leave the lens cap off and let the lens get natural sunlight on a regular basis, such as a few hours each week, and the fungi should ...
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Why does my Nikkor AF-S DX VR 18-200mm's focus ring stop at 0.9m?

I have extensive experience of this issue - and of fixing it! In all three cases I have addressed the problem was a ribbon cable inside the lens over which the focus linkage bar passes at close focus. ...
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Mounting Canon focus by wire lens (EF 50mm f1.8 STM) to EOS 300

It looks like Ken Rockwell tried it with everything up to an EOS 620. it looks like it has some quirks with certain focus settings, but if you flip the switch on the lens it should mostly just work.
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I have a Canon EOS 50D, and my lens (EFS 18-200 mm) just broke. What should I replace?

Is it worth it to get a whole new camera, considering the camera body is from 2008? Depends on what "worth it" means to you. It is likely that if you replace it, it's going to cost a whole ...
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I have a Canon EOS 50D, and my lens (EFS 18-200 mm) just broke. What should I replace?

I agree with Kendall's statement regarding changing your camera. Nothing to add to it. Regarding changing the lens: I suppose you would want to replace your 18-200 with a comparable superzoom lens. In ...
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I have a Canon EOS 50D, and my lens (EFS 18-200 mm) just broke. What should I replace?

Is it worth it to get a whole new camera, considering the camera body is from 2008? My usual response here - do you understand how your camera is limiting your photography? If the answer is "no&...
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