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  1. JamesE

    JamesE Strat-O-Master

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    I never cease to be amazed by the knowledge displayed by members here, so maybe somebody can help me here.
    This is an old camera of mine:
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    Don't be fooled by the name - it's a Fujica AX-3 (from Fuji) badged by the german distributor Porst. They were the biggest name in Germany's High Street camera shops in the past.
    The lens you will see is a 50mm f/1.2. Yes, 1.2! I want to use the lens on my Nikon DSLR, but despite a number of searches, I have not found an adapter to allow me to fit an X-Fujinon lens to a Nikon mount.

    This is the X-Fujinon mount:

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    So, is there anyone who can help, or is my camera just a museum piece?
    BTW, the mount is not the same as the current series of Fuji cameras, so I can't use it on one of their own.
     
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  3. circles

    circles Resident Pinball Enthusiast Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Could you like just duct tape it around the base?
     
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  5. JB74

    JB74 Senior Stratmaster

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    Fuji lens to nikon F body. use the fotodiox pro mount sure.... but you're full-manual and "might" get focus confirmation same as all AI and pre-AI lenses - that is, the ones that will mount without destroying the index ring.

    what DSLR model is it?
     
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  6. JB74

    JB74 Senior Stratmaster

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    Also, while I think of it, if you aren't over on Nikonians, it's not a bad place to be for all of us F mount geeks. Most of us have non-nikon gear too.
     
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  7. JamesE

    JamesE Strat-O-Master

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  8. JamesE

    JamesE Strat-O-Master

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    It's a D7000, so it's got the AI feeler. It has a green dot focus confirmation as well.
    Thanks for the tip about the Nikonians website - I will explore!
     
  9. JamesE

    JamesE Strat-O-Master

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    I've joined Nikonians - do you get any kudos if I give them your name?
     
  10. JB74

    JB74 Senior Stratmaster

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    Dunno, but I'll PM you
     
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    How cool
    1947 - 1948
    I lived up the road from a factory dug into a mountain
    (Leicha)
    In
    Wetzlar Germany
    Left over from the war...
    They had made
    Cameras
    Bomb sites
    High altitude recon equiptment...
    I could go down there and buy A 35mm for 10 marks
    Or
    A pack of Lucky Strikes(swiped from mom's undies drawer)

    When I went in the Navy 1957
    Siblings copped them all...
     
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