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#1 Ross Trimboli

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 07:59 PM

Hello All,

 

A fellow Super-8 fan here. I've recently dug up an old Canon Auto Zoom 318M and gave the unit a bit of a clean up - cleaned inside the battery compartment, resoldered some weak joins etc and so forth, anyway, the camera is in what I think is good opperating condition it seems, motor runs nicely, zoom works (can be seen from outside the lens) except for the view finder. I believe the mirror had been dislodged long before I got my hands on it. It was ratteling around but was able to get it out safely when I took one side panel off (It was just floating were the trigger is).

 

What I'm looking for is a repair manual or even a direction to a site if anyone has a repair or disasembly detailed. I can't for the life of me remove the left hand side cover (battery compartment side), hoping that I will be able to re-fit the dislodged mirror for the viewfinder to get this little beauty operational again.

 

It seems useable as it is, however I wouldn't want to waste valuable film by just guessing.

Any help would be much appreciated.

 

Ross

 


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Posted 06 May 2013 - 08:05 PM

Oops, just realised I posted this in the wrong section. Have now reposted in the Super-8 Forum.


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