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    Yashica Electro 35 Shutter Problems

    a spare "parts parts" camera is esentual ! you can learn just by taking them apart, maybe not with a 1920 Leica, but, it can be done, this is how Edison invented the light bulb ! there are many old printed manules, some may be "on line". good luck, vin
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    1939 contax 35 mm camera

    i posted a photo of a contax and an old nikon 35mm which quite like the contax. the photo was probley too bad to post. my point is; the pre war lenses fit the post war camera. vin
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    1939 contax 35 mm camera

    Dimitri; I'll get on it. sorry i don't speak Spanish. vin
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    1939 contax 35 mm camera

    I was lucky enough to buy a one owner 1939, with s bag of stuff included 3 lense. i'll try to post it. i bought it for the lenses that will almost fit on a old nikon. the old contax had a shutter problem of deteriation from age or storage . i ran the shutter as a test ---- surprized...
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    What's in your Top 5 camera Want list?

    how about a vintage pocket camera with removable lenses? vin
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    The Asahi Pentax Auto 110

    good show; nice collectable, but not a good shooter ( not in my experience ). if i could have found an adapter to nikon F lenses , i would try it again. now collecting " vintage digital cameras". cheers vin
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    Some gots from this weekend...

    are vintage digital cameras collectable? i have mentioned, the canon digital Rebel is like running, "a model T ford". i bought one, with kit, and made it work ( not easy for an old nikon F guy.) for $10 i bought a smaller, working one. -- a nikon 5700. i will endever to learn some...
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    T max film:

    thanks to you all. i'll give it a whirl. vin
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    T max film:

    I recived several unused rolls of T MAX 400. i have never used this film, always used Fugi. how good is this film? Vin
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    The Asahi Pentax Auto 110

    good show !I bought one when they came out for a trip to Finnland. they called it a Yankey spy camera ! got many vey good shots. but, you had to have and use an enlarger. imoved back to 35 mm. as a collector, i have one of the original that are all clear plasic. vin
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    Olympus Ace

    trying to keep in touch with my vintage camera club pals and officers. not easy, with the various "lock downs", may be gone. vinn
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    Nikon is dying?

    not nesusairly not exactly gun point ------- ignor the gov.. many are. i walk around with a camera. whats the food like in the Seattle jail? vin
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    Nikon is dying?

    farewell to nikon and kodac film ! just use vintage cameras and fugi film (i used to by 100 ft. rolls of fugi). as kodac tryed to stop import of fugi. will we must carry on, sony cameras and dockumation of this horable Chiezze virus. LOL vin
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    Olympus Ace

    I was licking my chops for an ace at the next camera show; the club was cancilled due to the "comie virus". mabey next year. vin
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    Hmm, any Leica experts here ?

    good show. just parts and history. try your hand on repairing it ? i work on vintage watches, and found cameras more dificult. vin
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