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Canon Lens servicing in Manchester

boony 10 978 3 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2012 10:44AM
I`m looking to get my F4 24-105 I.S. L lens serviced somewhere in and around manchester......can anyone recommend somewhere to get this done? thanks!

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mikehit 8 8.0k 13 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2012 11:44AM
I have taken mine to Lehman's in Stoke on Trent - I am not aware of an authorised serice centre in Manchester.
boony 10 978 3 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2012 11:46AM
Thanks for the reply Mike - did you find them to be any good?
ikett 6 545 England
10 Dec 2012 12:06PM
I took a 24-70 F2.8L for a service they Quoted 70 + vat when it was stripped down the price went too 350 + vat, the fact is the lens wasn't that bad I thought at 6 years old a check up was in order.

After I got it back it was that bad just gone off slowly so I didn't notice, that was 2 years back and it's been great since.
adrian_w Plus
10 3.7k 4 Scotland
10 Dec 2012 12:21PM
Any reason for specifying Manchester?
If you are prepared to send it by post/courier then AJ Johnstone in Glasgow are very good & reasonably prices.
mikehit 8 8.0k 13 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2012 12:44PM
I thought they were good, boony. I live in S Manchester and drove it down there myself and diverted via Buxton to take some photos.
boony 10 978 3 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2012 4:27PM
I'm only saying Manchester because this is where I live, I would much rather be face to face with any vendor and also drop off/pick up in person as I used to be a postman and know exactly how parcels get treated! Thanks for the replies, really do appreciate everyone taking the time to answer.
colin beeley Plus
14 1.1k 10 England
10 Dec 2012 4:57PM
all i would say is if it ain't broke don't fix it !
boony 10 978 3 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2012 5:03PM
It is broke Colin, some grease has escaped from somewhere and is making the aperture blades stick - it's OK at F4 but when I put it in professional mode it changes the aperture on it's own. lol

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