Kodak Pony 135 repair?

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  1. McFortner

    McFortner TPF Noob!

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    Does anybody out there know of someone who can fix a sticking/oily shutter on a Kodak Pony 135? I have a Pony 135 and two 135 B's that the shutters are oily and sticking and I don't feel confident enough to take apart the lens assembly to get to the shutter to properly fix them. I have a C that sticks on the slower speeds, but the 1/100 and 1/300 appear to be fine so I'm running a test roll through it now.

    I don't have a lot of money right now since I'm on medical disability leave, so I can't afford a lot to get them fixed. I'll probably have to do them one at a time, so any help y'all can offer would be greatly appreciated. I love the look and feel of these cameras too much to just leave them on the shelf if they can be fixed.

    Michael
     
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    Big Mike I am Big, I am Mike Staff Member Supporting Member

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    usayit No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    All of my stuff has gone through "www.essexcamera.com". They have been able to fix cameras from old folders all the way to a very complex Leica Tri-Elmar. Contact them and see if they can help you out. I am lucky as they are just down the street from work.
     
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    Thanks for the links. I've dropped a few emails and waiting to hear back from people now....

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