Broke part of lens

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  1. bemmermazda

    bemmermazda TPF Noob!

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    I dropped my camera and the mounting ring on the lens broke. One of the tabs that locks in broke off.
    Can this be repaired or do i need a whole new lens?
     
  2. Can you post a picture? Maybe link to an image of your type of lens on the manufacturer's site, so we know which lens you mean, and wether we can muster an opinion.
     
  3. Mike_E

    Mike_E No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    how much did you pay for the lens? If under $500 it will likely be cheaper to replace the lens if you broke what I think you broke.
     
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    The same thing happened to my kit lens. I just stopped using it. . . .
     
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    so it's basically a kit lens. You'd spend more fixing it than it's worth.
     
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    kundalini Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Agreed. You can get a nifty fifty f/1.8 for $100-125 USD and zoom with your feet. It's a great lens to boot (as well).
     
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    not even a kit lens, but a quantaray kit lens. Looks like you've got a new paperweight.

    Also if you need glass now but dont have the budget, consider renting.
     

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