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Alex G.
9th May 2011, 10:13 PM
This is the current state of my sigma 70-200 "mounted" on my e-3:

http://img832.imageshack.us/img832/8338/22045810150571351125314.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/832/22045810150571351125314.jpg/)


Do you think it can still be repaired by any chance?

Wreckdiver
9th May 2011, 10:43 PM
It looks to me that the lens has received a hefty clout that has smashed mounting ring from the base of the lens. I would say that the broken plastic part could be easily replaced, I'd ask for a quote from Sigma.

Steve

jchallen
10th May 2011, 11:43 PM
I recently had a very very similar (well exactly the same!) problem, allbeit with a shorter Sigma lens.

Mine was sent to Sigma UK for a quote and they did an excellent repair job. As far as I recall the turnaround was under a week and it cost about 100.

Here is a link to their repair tariff but they will need to advise you how much work (which band) is required http://www.sigma-imaging-uk.com/support/tarrifs.pdf

I was chuffed as I had thought the lens was a write off.

Jason

Alex G.
11th May 2011, 12:00 AM
I've emailed Sigma today, and they told me that it would cost about 140 and approx. 3-4 weeks.

Hopefully i'll be able to use my 70-200 again:)