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#1 micheallLeake

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Posted 04 August 2015 - 04:49 PM

I have an Eumig 16c from eBay.  It came with bent lens turret arms, a faulty film speed selector dial a 

an interior detent arm that prevents lens selection when the main lens is in any other position except

infinity focus.  Well, (patting myself on the back) I disassembled it, did lots of cleaning lubrication, straightened all the bent items, put the lenses back in their proper seats and it is now purring loudly.

I made a test film for focus, iris operation and speed. Now I will have to weight for the film to come back


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#2 Simon Wyss

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Posted 05 August 2015 - 02:35 AM

You didn’t go as far as gears and spring, did you? If yes, you could have lubricated the claw mechanism with a little oil on the felt pads and on the gear train.


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Posted 05 August 2015 - 06:43 AM

Gear and spring.  I have not yet tackled that area yet, but I expect to.  It seems lubrication could help reduce noise and increase operational efficiency. Thanks.  Next project will be an Eumig C3 8mm. It makes squeeky noises.


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#4 Simon Wyss

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Posted 05 August 2015 - 09:56 AM

Rust never sleeps.


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