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Hi group, Just did some more research on the K-3 (mine is still stuck at customs, should arrive next week...). I found out that one main problem with the K-3 is that the loop formers retract when the spring loaded plunger is pressed (to check if the film runs smoothly), but they will return into position (squeezing the film) when the plunger is released and only retract (=open) again when the door presses against the plunger. So the loops might be gone bad. I refrain from disassembling the camera (seen it on YouTube: no way I'll attempt that). I also refrain from simply hacking off
Hello all. I'm looking for advice on how to find replacement parts for a Bolex Rex 4. I recently bought an underutilized kit and have been cleaning it up and trying to get it running again. It's in fairly decent shape, but I discovered that the screw for adjusting the position of the lower loop former is missing. I know it'd be best to send the camera to a technician for a proper overhaul, but my budget is low and it would be expensive relative to the cost of the kit. It'd be a shame to end up not using it because of something so small. A side note to the contributors here: I've be