#0, #1 and #3 sizes are readily replaced with new shutters, so the option of replace instead of repair is available. The Compur shutters are nicely made and well. From the service section of Flutots Camera Repair, Unfortunately parts are no longer available for those great Synchro-Compur shutters. How to strip-down and service the Synchro-Compur shutter on a Kodak Retina Ia or IIa camera. I’ll assume you already have the shutter removed from the.
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Position so that you can observe the shutter baldes, operate the shutter and observe the second hand of a clock or wrist watch.
Extensive Compur shutter repair and lubrification guide | Photography Forums
They make use of more machined parts and fewer die stampings and therefore were more expensive to make and sell and have a reputation for high quality.
Your name or email address: It there anything I can do to fix this?
Different lubes for different purposes. The electronic parts cleaner will be slow to disipate from some areas of the shutter. The earliest versions have three blades which open and close to deliver the exposure.
Do you already have an account? Aug 23, 1. There are a number of websites that have information. First, we’ll clean your shutter to get rid of all that old sticky or hardened lubrication. Cook at home a few nights, and you’ll have enough dough.
Fixing a Sychro-Compur shutter
We make no other warranty for the repairs performed. Battery vendors for the PX 21 can be found via a Google search. Thanks for all the responses, guys!
We will not be responsible for loss or consequential damages resulting from the use of the repaired equipment, even if loss or damages is caused by the negligence or fault of Flutot’s Camera Repair. However since they are of the usual rimset design they look similar to the later versions. I can’t afford, or even find, a new shutter. Lighter fluid is a traditional quick fix.
Also, some Copal shutters from Schneider have aperture click-stops.
Sometimes it’s possible to overhaul a shutter, depending on the availability of parts. If zhutter find that it can’t be repaired, we can either send it back to you and you need only pay for the postage or we’ll give it a proper funeral and a place in the Synchro-Compur Graveyard. We do not work on electronic shutters! Reassemble the front cover of the shutter and check operation. Once it’s thoroughly clean and dry, we’ll lightly apply the proper lubricants to all lubrication points.
He quickly patched his new site. If one fears lighter fluid, one might especially fear contact cleaners. Replace and secure the shutter top cover then operate the shutter several times at all speeds. Aug 23, 7.
Unless you really know what materials are in your shutter; a liquid or even a grease can react in a wrong way. We reserve the right to charge for parts if such failure occurs within the warranty period, but is not related to the original service provided.
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