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FREE camera repair course texts

Post by titrisol » Thu Feb 06, 2020 7:35 pm

The resources on this site are amazing!!
They offer a full technician camera repair textbook
https://learncamerarepair.com/productli ... category=1
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Post by PFMcFarland » Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:20 pm

Ooooo, they've got the Synchro-Compur repair guide!

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Post by alexvaras » Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:27 pm

titrisol wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 7:35 pm
The resources on this site are amazing!!
They offer a full technician camera repair textbook
https://learncamerarepair.com/productli ... category=1
Yes, I know them already from the FB website, very helpful people and they have guided lessons (paid) that all people praise.

Phil, still the shyncro-compur is the spring-hair nightmare :)

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Post by titrisol » Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:29 am

I came across these guys as I was looking for a Compur-Rapid guide as I had one from an Isolette that wouldn't close and after fiddling with it I just couldn't figure it out.... turned out the leaf-lever was not tight and the pin had slipped from underneath.
I had meanwhile, and foolishly, disassembled most of the "top" mechanism, so a good ronsonol cleaning was given and it works just fine

PS If you want a visual guide of Compur-Rapid dissassembly and pieces, Hans Kerensky put a nice album together
https://www.flickr.com/photos/29504544@ ... 351297044/

and of the Synchro-Compur as well
https://www.flickr.com/photos/29504544@ ... 6079162433
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Post by alexvaras » Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:42 am

titrisol wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:29 am
I came across these guys as I was looking for a Compur-Rapid guide as I had one from an Isolette that wouldn't close and after fiddling with it I just couldn't figure it out.... turned out the leaf-lever was not tight and the pin had slipped from underneath.
I had meanwhile, and foolishly, disassembled most of the "top" mechanism, so a good ronsonol cleaning was given and it works just fine
Well done!! :)

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Post by titrisol » Tue Oct 13, 2020 3:04 pm

ON another site there was a big discussion pro and against Ronsonol/Nafta
I have been using it for a while to clean shutters and seems to work fine, but a repair "pro" recommended to use contact cleaner instead because it leaves no residue; calling Ronsonl "amateur piss"

Seems a bit too much??
Thoughts on the use of ronsonol???
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Post by PFMcFarland » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:19 pm

I have noticed Ronsonal will leave something behind, but it doesn't seem to affect the workings of the shutter. True, contact cleaner is probably better, but more expensive.

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Post by alexvaras » Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:54 pm

I agree with Phil, first for the level of work (non pro) lighter fluid is enough, you can clean the small remains after with a lens tissue, shutter blades for example.
Second I don’t know how to find that thing here :)

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