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05-15-2014, 04:57 PM   #1
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ME Super film rewind lever

I have an ME Super that I love dearly. I noticed recently that the film rewind lever was a little loose, but still worked. However, on returning from a trip out to take some pictures around town, I saw that it had fallen off somewhere (without my noticing), leaving just a bare screw thread above the exposure compensation/film speed rings. What to do? I could probably manage to rewind the film that is already in the camera, but I can't really do without the lever long-term. I suppose I could find a replacement by buying a similar non-functioning model; would it be straightforward to transfer the lever from one camera to another? I'm on a very restricted budget, so any way of sorting this for very little money would be very welcome!

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Check on eBay. There is at least one seller that sells parts like this. Just be patient and set up a saved search to notify you when something turns up. Finding the proper screw will be more difficult.

Edit: A search on eBay "Pentax Rewind Lever":

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Pentax-ME-Super-Rewind-Crank-and-Shaft-/371008324885...item5661d1c515

There are at least 4 other listings for the ME Super too.

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My local camera shop has an ebay store and they sell a good number of Pentax parts.

Accessories, Manuals items in Knight-Camera store on eBay!
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