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10-25-2021, 02:22 AM - 1 Like   #76
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QuoteOriginally posted by Cerebum Quote
ERM, .... I really like the white one! .... Does that make me a bad person?
Only if you don’t have a white K-01 to match

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@Skux they all look great!
You are lucky to have the assortment of bodies to be redressed.
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Sorry for taking so long to post the "after" pics. Here is the ME with its new dark green leatherette.



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I'd consider installing grippy diamond-pattern rubber covering on my cameras.
IIRC in the 1980's Ritz Camera sold some popular 35mm SLRs with this option.

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Sorry for taking so long to post the "after" pics. Here is the ME with its new dark green leatherette.



Doesn't it make them stand out. I have an MX that I darent touch as it is mint, but my S1a, if I ever fix it, would be a candidate.
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Doesn't it make them stand out. I have an MX that I darent touch as it is mint, but my S1a, if I ever fix it, would be a candidate.
By all means, put new leatherette on it.

I almost forgot about the old Argus. I acquired it with the replacement leatherette but I like it.



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Hello,

Can't believe I missed this thread before!
Many lovely examples here.
Some of you may remember a custom dead Minolta I painted back in 2020. The leatherette was removed and painted with automotive upholstery paint.





and since I had enough paint left I also did this rescued K1000








Finally, this Spotmatic IIa was refinished in similar black upholstery paint because somebody tried to brush paint it green... (UGH!)


Currently exploring alternatives for some non Pentax SLRs in the workbench. Checking out Hugo Studio, Aki Asahi, Camera leather, etc.

Thanks,
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I remember the Minolta, that was awesome how it turned out.

I have used the Hugo studios and will again. Nice fit and finish.
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