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#1 Joe Gill

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Posted 28 December 2014 - 11:33 AM

Hello -

 

I have just recieved a wonderful S16 LTR, but the prism in the viewfinder has broken free from the rotating shaft and while the glass prisms are ok, the anti-reflective black glass on the sides is broken and the prisms no longer rotate with the viewfinder and also can shift.  Does this mean I just need another viewfinder or can it be repaired by a layman?  I'm handy with cameras, but don't usually fool with the opticals as they are very fragile.  I'm in LA, and have sent an initial email to Bernie for starters.  Any advice would be appreciated.

 

Joe


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#2 Chris Burke

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Posted 10 January 2015 - 12:51 PM

did you talk to Abelcine? They do all there LTR and XTR work in LA. 


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#3 rob spence

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Posted 15 January 2015 - 10:25 AM

Hi Joe,

I dont know if you got your problem sorted , but I have an eyepiece for sale on ebay at the moment...

 

http://www.ebay.co.u...984.m1555.l2649


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