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05-14-2014, 07:44 AM   #1
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Hey everyone, I was out at the markets the other day and found a asahi pentax km slr. I got it for $20 with a pentax smc-m 50mm 1.7 lens and a koboron 28-70mm, so I was stoked. It's in okay condition but I need to replace the battery and light seals before I take it out and start shooting. So i just wanted to ask has anyone got any tips where to buy the light seals and battery? Thanks heaps

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Welcome to the forum! If you Google the name Eric and Pentax together, you should find a web site of a guy (named Eric, of course! ) who specializes in repairing Pentax cameras and should have any seals needed. Sorry I don't have a direct link for him.
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Thanks heaps! I'll look it up now
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Thanks heaps! I'll look it up now



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Congrats & welcome! If you're the DIY type, you can replace the light seals yourself with one of Jon Goodman's kits. I've gotten kits from him for my ME Super & Spotmatic. He's a good guy & pretty well known around these forums, too. JGood21967@aol.com
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Got here to late to help with the question, so I'll just say welcome to the forum.
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Thanks heaps everyone
I just got 4 rolls of illford 125 B&W film from a mate today and I will be ordering the light seals and battery soon! As soon as I get it started I'll upload some photos so keep an eye out!

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