AE-1 program broken battery door. HELP

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  1. tommygun

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    The battery door on my AE-1 program broke. how hard is it to replace? can i do it myself with no camera repair experience? any and all help will be appriciated.
     
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    thanks! seems easy enough. just have to get around to doing it now.:thumbup:
     
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    Do you already have the new door? When I found that, I saw a few links to replacement doors. Looks like they only cost about $5.
     
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    That was one of the most common breaks on that camera, it comes as no suprise there is a fix that can be found quickly.
     
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    yeah, i have the part. i picked up another AE-1P that was jammed up, im using it for parts now.
     
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    my battery door is jacked up too :(
     

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