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09-16-2011, 07:49 PM   #1
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Finally!

Finally managed to pick up a ME Super (black) for a reasonable price. Bonus was it included a mint condition A 28mm lens. The whole lot was picked up for far less than what the lens sells for on it's own!
A bit of brassing, but mechanically looks excellent.

Only downside is that the mirror seal needs replacing.
Can anyone pint me in the right direction to either a DIY solution or something available ready to go?
I think the rest of the seals should be o.k. - I am going to try and run some cheap film through it anyway to see how it goes.

Cheers,

Matt

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I don't know what is available to you but I've made mirror dampers from an old foam bedroll pad and thin double sided tape. I wouldn't use any adhesive that might get on the focus screen, even something as mild as alcohol will ruin the screen.
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Window foam will work as well and comes with adhesive. Often used softening door shutting not just weather proofing. Also, padding for technologies for shipping.
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Jon Goodman has provided excellent seal kits with great instructions:
Favorite Classics / Jon Goodman's Seal Replacement Instructions
I used to find his kits on eBay, but don't see them now, so I don't know if he is still doing this.

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I highly recommend Goodman light seals. I've used them twice in the last year.
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I'm waiting for 2 seal kits from Jon now. He isn't on Ebay now but is still in business at jon_goodman@yahoo.com
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Cheers for all the info guys - much appreciated!
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