Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
04-09-2012, 03:33 AM   #1
Site Supporter
Baard-Einar's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Oslo
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 588
Pentax K2DMD Dent in prism

Hi

I just got a hold of a Pentax K2DMD very cheap from ebay. But it has a dent next to the hot shoe. Is this easy to fix? Or is it possible to get replacement tops for the camera?

The picture, enclosed, is from ebay. I havn't recived the camera yet, since it is in the US.

Attached Images
 
04-09-2012, 07:20 AM   #2
Administrator
Site Webmaster
Adam's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Arizona
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 43,226
Not really- you'd need to replace the prism cover, and that might involve some work.

Adam
PentaxForums.com Webmaster (Site Usage Guide | Site Help | My Photography)



PentaxForums.com's high server and development costs are user-supported. You can help cover those costs by donating. Or, buy your photo gear from our affiliates, Adorama, B&H Photo, or Topaz Labs, and get FREE Marketplace access - click here to see how! Trusted Pentax retailers:

04-09-2012, 07:22 AM   #3
Loyal Site Supporter
monochrome's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Kirkwood (St. Louis) MO
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 20,443
QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
Not really- you'd need to replace the prism cover, and that might involve some work.
And you have to find a better K2DMD prism cover (Top Plate). I've never seen one NOS.

BTW, I saw that camera and all the other stuff that guy is selling. Interesting collection.

Last edited by monochrome; 04-09-2012 at 08:45 AM.
04-09-2012, 08:38 AM   #4
Site Supporter
Douglas_of_Sweden's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Stockholm
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 3,353
Why bother if the camera works anyway? But it all depends on if you intend to use the camera or keep it on a shelf as a collectors item. It is a fantastic camera to use.
I've seen some new tops for MX, LC and ME Super for sale, but not for the K2DMD.




Praeterea censeo SMC Pentax-FA 200mm f4 macro 1:1 esse fabricari iterum!

04-09-2012, 08:55 AM   #5
Site Supporter
gofour3's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 5,342
Check with Eric, he may be able to fix it or might have a replacement.

Phil.
04-09-2012, 09:25 AM   #6
Pentaxian
ChrisPlatt's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Queens NYC
Posts: 4,864
I doubt you will be able to find a replacement K2DMD top cover anywhere, at any price.

Eric straightened a dent in a top cover for me. It was better but still noticeable.
Mine was chrome. I expect some of that black paint would be lost in the process.

Chris
04-09-2012, 10:08 AM   #7
Site Supporter
Baard-Einar's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Oslo
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 588
Original Poster
QuoteOriginally posted by monochrome Quote
And you have to find a better K2DMD prism cover (Top Plate). I've never seen one NOS.

BTW, I saw that camera and all the other stuff that guy is selling. Interesting collection.
He also has a KX with motor. Nice outfit, but I should concentrait on the current cameras. But he is selling 3 motors, difficult to tell if it is the actual motor sold with the KX since he is showing a Honeywell version on s Asahi Pentax KX.

Next is a motor for the K2DMD. It uses the same battery pack as lx and mx, but it is completly different.

I really wanted a K2 to conpliment the KX I have, so a K2DMD would fill that spot for only $56 + postage I can live with a dent.
04-09-2012, 10:53 AM   #8
Pentaxian
Pål Jensen's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Norway
Photos: Albums
Posts: 3,149
Call Pål Vangsøy at Fovi Service. He have (at least he had) lots of spare part bodies.....

Phone: 22 58 80 90

04-09-2012, 11:00 AM   #9
Site Supporter
Baard-Einar's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Oslo
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 588
Original Poster
Takk:
I am planning to visit him soon with a few cameras. He is a magican for us here in Norway when it comes to Pentax :-) He has moved to central Oslo, in Møllergata.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
camera, dent, ebay, k2dmd, pentax
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Chosing the right prism for the pentax 67 rajith Pentax Medium Format 5 01-30-2012 03:40 PM
Dent repair tool Davidw0815 Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 8 09-18-2011 06:55 PM
Found on a Japanese webpage: K2DMD in *chrome*! ChrisPlatt Pentax Film SLR Discussion 10 08-23-2011 04:47 PM
Would you buy a camera with a dent like this? Abstract Pentax Film SLR Discussion 28 02-06-2011 01:43 PM
Pentax 6x7 TTL Prism? carsonbm Pentax Medium Format 3 11-07-2010 05:50 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:09 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top