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Pentax Did you ever get an answer on your pentax problem. I have a similar problem with my Pentax K10 - the Diaphragm release isnt working properly, my photos are dark as a result.


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No.. someone sent me copies of photos of the mechanism. In my case, the little level that controls the aperature is not going back into place but no one seems to know how to take it apart and reset it. I will eventually take it apart very carefully (you know how springs just jump out at ya). When I do I will post it. Don't hold your breath right now as I'm recovering from surgery but I expect sometime towards the end of the month.

Jeff
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