Bellows repair

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by mri_tech, Oct 3, 2007.

  1. mri_tech

    mri_tech Member

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    Greetings to all. I have a Kodak Bantam Special that is in need of a bellows repair. It has several pinhole sized light leaks although they appear to be located on just one side of the bellows. Would it be best for me to repair it with some type of glue or paint or have the bellows replaced? Thanks for all the help and advice.

    Tom
     
  2. David A. Goldfarb

    David A. Goldfarb Moderator Staff Member

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    Replacement is a better long-term option, but short of that the Bostick and Sullivan patch kit isn't too bad.
     
  3. Jim Jones

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    For pinholes in fabric lined bellows, I scrub black liquid artist's acrylic paint into the fabric with an old soft toothbrush. Don't let any appreciable thickness build up.