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02-02-2013, 01:42 PM   #16
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Another member said the hot shoe cover is part of the weather sealing. They sell these on the Web Store.

Have you removed the cover to glue it? It may not just be a simple matter of removing a few screws. If you have to remove the top plate don't forget to discharge the flash capacitor with a suitable resistor.

If it is just a matter of a few screws, remove the part and a little work with some JB Weld, wet-dry sand paper and maybe black paint and you're good to go.

And it never hurts to ask if they will sell you the part. All they can say is no.

02-02-2013, 02:24 PM   #17
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I would send it in and have them repair it properly.
p.s. I am not all sold on the idea that the hot-shoe cover is part of the weather sealing, there are no gaskets involved with it.

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