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02-06-2015, 02:10 PM   #1
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Question About 67 Light Seals

Hello, I have always wanted a 67. My first real camera was an LX. Couldn't afford a 67 back in the day. I recently acquired a 67 to go with my 645Z. After inspecting the camera the back and finder seals are in bad shape or non existent. My question will I be wasting film to use the camera until I get new seals, which I have ordered. Your help would be appreciated.

02-06-2015, 02:14 PM   #2
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Probably not. I have used a Pentax 6x7 with dodgy seal with no ill effect, but since replaced the seals all the same. It is fairly easy to do.
If you are worried about light leaks, you could tape up the back door with black electrical tape after you put the film in, if you are eager to try it out.
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QuoteOriginally posted by LaHo Quote
Probably not. I have used a Pentax 6x7 with dodgy seal with no ill effect, but since replaced the seals all the same. It is fairly easy to do.
If you are worried about light leaks, you could tape up the back door with black electrical tape after you put the film in, if you are eager to try it out.
Thanks for the reply LaHo. I appreciate it. I will try a roll and use the tape. I am excited to try it out.
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+1.

My 67 and 67II seal doesn't look very fresh but pic turn out OK.

02-06-2015, 03:50 PM   #5
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You can get a set of DIY light seals for your 67 from this site:

Aki-Asahi Camera Coverings

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02-06-2015, 06:26 PM   #6
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Thanks for your replies much appreciated.
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