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Sigma Lens Repair

Joe Dempsey , Jun 09, 2008; 10:52 a.m.

I managed to let my Sigma 10-20 roll out of my pickup door and hit the carport floor.The glass is OK, but there was apparently some internal damage. Can anyone recommend a repair facility. Found several by Googling, but know nothing else about them. TIA, Joe

Responses

Matt Laur , Jun 09, 2008; 11:13 a.m.

Damn, that's a shame.

Have you seen this page?

Joe Dempsey , Jun 09, 2008; 11:34 a.m.

Thanks Matt. The lens has served me well and I discovered that it does not bounce, The link you sent is perfect! Thanks! Joe

John McRae , Jan 16, 2009; 07:14 p.m.

Yo, Matt and/or Joe: What's that page? It comes up as "page not found" now.
I have the same problem Joe had (hopefully that's past-tense now?), my 18-200mm dropped out of my pickup front door. Or, you could say that I sort of ejected it by yanking over my jacket, not remembering that's where I'd put the lens! :(
It's only the mount that is ever-so-slightly out of shape; it will squeeze into my focal-length doubler, but I don't want to put that sort of pressure on the camera.
Any help you can offer would be appreciated!

-- John

Joe Dempsey , Jan 16, 2009; 10:18 p.m.

John, I just tried the link and it did not work. As I recall, the company had two offices one somewhere in Arizona and one in Atlanta. I would up sending the lens to the Arizona location. They are not a part of sigma, but contract with sigma to provide repair service. I'll do a bit more research and see if I can find the company for you.
Joe

Joe Dempsey , Jan 16, 2009; 10:27 p.m.

John,
Rejoice, I found the invoice and here is a link to the company,
http://criscam.com/

C.R.I.S. Camera Services
250 North 54th Street
Chandler, AZ 85226

Phone: (480) 940-1103
Fax: (480) 940-1329

Hope this helps. They were very good and reasonably priced.

Good luck,

Joe

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