Worth Repairing??? Advice Wanted

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  1. d70girl

    d70girl TPF Noob!

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    So... I got a free camera from someone on freecycle.com. It's an early 90's Canon EOS Rebel. Problem is, it fell off the roof of her car (I have no idea) and the casing is cracked in several places. Several of the inside pieces fell out, too. Here are some pics. I've highlighted the areas where the casing is cracked:

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    I guess my question is, is this thing even worth repairing? I mean, I got it for free, so I'd be willing to put about $100 into it, but not much more than that. Any advice or suggestions?


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  2. Big Mike

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

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    You could probably pick one of those (or a better model) up on E-bay (or where ever) for less that $100. Even if you did try to fix this one, it will still look like crap. Maybe take this one apart...just for education...like dissecting a frog.
     
  3. markc

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    I agree. You'd probably spend more on repairing it than you would replacing it.
     

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