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F6 shutter blades + blower brush


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salmacis Registered since 07th Aug 2010
Sat 07-Aug-10 07:39 PM

Hi all,

Although I'm using Nikon gear for quite a while, this is my first time here. So hello to everyone

I would be happy about your opinions:

Recently, I was cleaning the inside of my F6 with a blower brush to remove some dust. I know to be careful with the shutter, but somehow it happened that a stream of air go onto the shutter blades (without touching them in any way) so they've bent a little bit - although they retracted instantly and everything seems fine (no errors, and the blades look like normal) I'm worried about some possible damage this may have caused... but at the same time, I think the F6 has a shutter monitor that would signal any problem with the shutter mechanism, and so far no error was shown. What do you think?

In any case, I will be extremely cautious the next time cleaning the camera...

Thank you,