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10-29-2017, 09:39 AM   #1
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Repair source for weird old rangefinders?

I have a couple of old, simple 1950s rangefinders in need of repair (mainly CLAs and stuck shutters)

They aren’t Leicas, Nikons, or any of the ‘nice’ ones, so my Google searches haven’t been very fruitful...

It seems most of the folks who do this work have either specialized in the high end of the market, retired, or a little of both...

Does anyone have a current repair source for cheap old non-SLR cameras?



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I sent my Zorki to a guy in Ukraine and was very happy with the results. Here is his website. Not sure how much English he speaks, but if you need help communicating, let me know.
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CLA's on the cheap rangefinders folks normally do themselves. I do my own. If you search by camera name and disassemble, you'll probably find step by step tutorials. I've found them for Argus, Kodak, Bolsey, Braun,.....
You can find tutorials by shutter maker also.
A Hint, Ronsonol Lighter fluid is your friend.
Good Luck.

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