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03-18-2019, 04:05 PM   #1
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What's a good place to get a film SLR serviced?

I've got 2 film SLRs, a K1000 SE with brown leatherette and a Nikon FE.

The K1000 seems to be fine mechanically, but the leatherette is starting to peel, the paint is chipping off on the trim, and the foam seals around the back are disintegrating.

The Nikon FE seems to be working fine and is in good cosmetic condition, but I see a bunch of debris when looking through the viewfinder and one of the mirror retention hand/arms is somehow stuck underneath the mirror...

Anyhow, I'd like to get these things fixed and to know if there are other problems with the cameras, but I'm unsure of my options for this sort of thing.


I live somewhat near a National Camera Exchange, who do offer repairs and servicing on DSLRs and SLRs. Are they a good option, or should I look elsewhere?

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Alright, I'll look into them. Thanks!
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