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Lens collar loose

Discussion in 'Canon G1X / G7X Forum' started by Mozartwon, Sep 5, 2012.

  1. Mozartwon

    Mozartwon New to SC

    1
    Sep 5, 2012
    The removable metal collar around my G1X feels loose and rattles when I shake the camera, is this normal?
    I just purchased it today. Is their supposed to be some "play" on the lens with this part?
     
  2. Luckypenguin

    Luckypenguin SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 24, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    Nic
    I don't think that mine rattles, but it is by no means a tight fit. It rotates very freely when mounting or dismounting the collar.
     
  3. Gizmo

    Gizmo SC Rookie

    23
    Jun 18, 2012
    Mine moves a tiny tiny bit and if I shake it hard it rattles just a tiny tiny bit too.
     
  4. Outlawcatcher

    Outlawcatcher New to SC

    2
    Sep 27, 2012
    Hi guys, I have just bought my g1x and found the lense tight enough but it has fallen off (and got damaged/dented in the process) three times by inadvertently activating the release button. This has really annoyed me as I didn't even notice it happening until the lense fell off. Has this happend to anybody else?