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Spare Parts for F4 Film Transport


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F4Fraser Registered since 02nd Jul 2011
Sun 22-Apr-12 08:24 AM

Ref my other posting, couldn't manage to get my F4 back to health, so took it for repair. Excellent local chap has dismantled it and diagnosed fault with plastic gear in film transport mechanism. Apparently this was a a known weakpoint of F4s, that was upgraded to a brass wheel on later models (mine is 1992). Some early models were marked with a paint dot to show that this upgrade had been done apparently.

He has tried hard to get parts, but can't find a source. Does anyone know of a potential source of such spares for an old F4? I'd really like to get it working again as getting withdrawal symptoms.


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