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  1. BrianS

    Macrium Reflect, stand-alone Backup, and when Windows Repair Fails- "Unscheduled System Restore"

    https://www.macrium.com/reflectfree I started using Macrium Reflect several years ago after making 512GByte FAT-32 disks that could dual-boot DOS and Windows XP for working on embedded systems. Figured out how to Defy Microsoft's artificial limits on FAT-32 drives, but it was not easy and took...
  2. Jadon.Rosado

    Leica Leica M9 sensor repair

    Hello, I’m sure people are already tired of hearing about this particular issue but I might as well get this out there. But first a brief background of who I am, My name is Jadon Rosado I’m a camera technician currently working for a shop in Oregon. I’ve been repairing cameras professionally...
  3. BrianS

    Minolta AL-E, removing Top Cover to clean the Viewfinder.

  4. BrianS

    Minolta Himatic 9: Flood Cleaning Shutter and Cleaning Viewfinder, also applies to the 7, 7s, and 11.

    I bought this camera in 1969, my first 35mm camera, and a whole Summer of mowing Lawns. I was 11. The viewfinder had enough haze built up to make focusing difficult- last CLA was 1976. Time to clean it, I'm a lot better at fixing cameras than I was in 1976. Tools required: Flat Head...
  5. Covey22

    Nikon Nikon ending Authorized Repair Program 03/31/2020

    https://www.ifixit.com/News/nikon-is-killing-its-authorized-repair-program So now it's down to Melville NY and Los Angeles. I miss the days where I could ring up Melville and order end-user installable parts, like the time I bought a missing Tripod Collar for my used 80-200 AFS. I doubt this...
  6. phigmov

    Film Film Camera Repair Channel

    Pretty sure I've posted this elsewhere before but a few more videos are out from the Fix Old Cameras channel - I'm a little surprised by the plastic Minolta gears in the middle video - you could totally imagine stripping those but maybe they're sturdier than they look... More over here Fix...
  7. radi(c)al_cam

    Leica Are There Skilled Hobby Repair Persons Here?

    I'm not sure whether this is probably to an extent a «WTB» question, nevertheless I guess I'm not the only one having that problem: There are too many half-defective photographic items at home — say 1. some were inherited but have been poorly stored over decades, say 2. some were bought in good...
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