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Learned something interesting today...


Duvall, US
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Kilted_F3_nut Moderator Skilled and passionate film photogtrapher Nikonian since 29th Jun 2004
Sat 04-Feb-12 07:48 AM

Been dealing with an intermittent issue on a freshly overhauled FM2n of mine. It would sometimes work fine with the MD-12 I own, and sometimes would lock up as if the end of the roll had been reached. Wouldn't do that on the FM2n I just traded away. Turns out, it was the MD-12 itself, and not the body. Lubricant for the winding key had become dried out.

So, if anyone else experiences this issue, the fix is to have the drive lubed up.


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