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09-16-2020, 06:08 PM   #1
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Pentax 67 Wind Lever + Main Gear Issue

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New to the forums here. I was given this camera as a free gift if I could fix it. After doing some research, it appears that others have experienced this problem before. I'm assuming that the wind lever and or main gear are compromised.

Can anyone shed some light on what they think the problem is and if/how I can fix it.

Below is a link to a video that i recorded showcasing the issue.



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I'm not sure if it's the same issue I had (seems a little different) but mine was resolved by cleaning and lubricating the opposite side spool holder under the shutter speed wheel -- that side was binding causing excessive force to be required to advance the film so it stopped advancing while the advance level would slip and still be able to cock the shutter. Lead to some weird accidental half-frame-overlap and 6-multiple-exposures-on-one-frame when it first happened and I didn't realize what was going on.
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Great to know ! My Wind Lever on my 6x7 Mk 1 has just started to get 'Stiff' so i will check and Lubricate carefully .


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