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My Canon EFS 17/85 is blocked on the bar between 17 and 24, it won't move at all. It didn't fall or get any kind of shock. Thanks if anyone has had similar problem. Thierry

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Thank you very much but I rather take my lens to a photographer...
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My Canon EFS 17/85 is blocked on the bar between 17 and 24, it won't move at all. It didn't fall or get any kind of shock. Thanks if anyone has had similar problem. Thierry

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