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04-06-2015, 05:02 PM   #1
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MG won't take photos

Hello. I was just handed down a Pentax MG. It is in wonderful condition. Batteries are good, lights show up in the viewfinder etc. I am a digital photographer finding something new. I truly just hope this is not something very difficult to deal with.

I understand inside the viewfinder, I should see the mirrors close but they don't do that when I click the shutter. I took the sense off to look inside to hopefully see mirrors and such moving and nothing moves at all. I try to move what I am told is an aperture thing, that looks like a hook, I move that and nothing else moves. The shutter doesn't click. For some reason, I cannot move the ISO dial. I am also told that when new film is inside, I should not be able to move the dial to reset the pictures past one, but it does that anyway.

What is going on?

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