From: 40 Frames (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Feb 03 2009 - 19:40:20 PST
Best solution I've found, and I've tried many, is rubber O rings!
Buy a bunch with difference compound densities and see what works best.
I've discovered these work better than the stock focus pad, various types of
tubing, shrink wrap, etc.
On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 4:11 PM, David Tetzlaff <email suppressed> wrote:
> Anyone acquiring a used Eiki should check the condition of the rubbery tip
> at the end of the focus knob, that engages the lens and moves it back and
> forth. The material used in this tip can disintegrate and even sort of
> liquify, and migrate its way into the gate. If it seems to be shedding com
> ing apart or coming off in any way, remove it entirely. You can rebuild the
> end of the shaft so it will engage the lens by using layers of different
> size heat shrink tubing.
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
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