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03-12-2014, 02:18 PM   #1
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Pentax me super wind lever problem

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My wind lever only goes half way and then stops like it's blocked. How can I fix that? And is it a major problem

03-12-2014, 02:31 PM   #2
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If it's not working, for whatever reason, and you can't fix it yourself, Eric Hendrickson is your solution. He has three of my camera bodies right now.
03-13-2014, 08:01 AM   #3
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Not to insult your intelligence, but I've seen it too many times not to mention it: Are you sure you're not at the end of the roll of film? This type of error happens when the user thinks that they've got a roll of 36 exp when they actually have a roll of 24.
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A lot of that mechanism is accessible by removing the bottom plate. There are so many moving parts that it may be impossible to see one that's not moving correctly, but you might see something obvious. My camera repair technique is to have a working copy on hand, to compare with the broken one.

03-13-2014, 01:14 PM   #5
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There is no roll of film In there at all. I did up some in to see if it would work but it still stopped half way
03-13-2014, 11:29 PM   #6
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There are many ME Supers with broken winders. Its a common problem. Fortunately, there are MANY more ME Supers out there. I would keep it as a parts camera for the next one.

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