Site Sponsors
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Ilex no 4 to copal 3 shutter compatibility

  1. #1
    Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    107
    Post Thanks / Like
    Images
    6

    Ilex no 4 to copal 3 shutter compatibility

    I have a red dot artar lens in an ilex number 4 shutter.
    The Ilex number 4 shutter is broken.
    I would like to mount the lens into a new shutter.

    I read that the thread sizes on the ilex number 4 and copal number 3 shutters are the same. So the lens cells would mount.

    My question is are the shutter thickness the same ?
    If they are the same I could just swap the lens cells into the new shutter and the lens would work.

    If the thinkness is different. The copal shutter thinner ? Then I would need a small extension ring. Are these extension rings available?
    (If the copal shutter is thicker then really only practical choice is find a used ilex shutter )

    Any advice appreciated.

    Kindest regards
    Neil

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    447
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: Ilex no 4 to copal 3 shutter compatibility

    Quote Originally Posted by neil View Post
    I read that the thread sizes on the ilex number 4 and copal number 3 shutters are the same.
    Not quite:

    http://www.skgrimes.com/library/used...-shutters/ilex

    http://www.skgrimes.com/products/new...standardcopals

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •