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06-01-2010, 04:14 AM   #1
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How do I remove the focus screen from a K1000se

I can't for the life of me remove the focus screen or even find detailed instructions on how to get it out. Please help, i'd really love to put it on my kx if its not too damaged already trying to get it out.

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I don't believe the K1000 had a user interchangeable focus screen. To remove the screen you would pretty much have to disassemble the entire top of the camera and this is not recommended unless you are a very good do-it-yourselfer. And I mean VERY, VERY good!!!!!! In other words, don't do it. Probably the best thing to do if you absolutely must have a different screen in the KX is to check with Eric to inquire if he has one and what it would cost to install it during a CLA. After all, if he has to take it apart, you might as well have him clean, lube and adjust the KX along with new light seals so the camera will be good for another 30 years.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Vampyreguy Quote
I can't for the life of me remove the focus screen or even find detailed instructions on how to get it out. Please help, i'd really love to put it on my kx if its not too damaged already trying to get it out.
See if you can find a service manual for the camera, including a detailed exploded diagram. Removing the screen requires some disassembly on the K1000
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That's correct, You have to disassemble the camera. This model did not support replacing screens by the user.

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