Best Camera repair company for a Canon F-1n in New York City?

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by yankeesnapper, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. yankeesnapper

    yankeesnapper Member

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    I'm looking to treat my Super Mint Canon F-1n to a CLA.

    Who is best recommended? Don't wanna have just anybody mess it up.

    Regards.

    Bob
     
  2. Newt_on_Swings

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    You could try Nippon photo clinic, they are near the flatiron district. Though no promises, they do a large amount of work on cameras, but their service has been slipping. I took in a pair of rangefinders, and after a week said they wouldnt CLA them because of age. 1-2 day evaluation turned into a week, and would have been longer if I didnt call them on it. You might as well send it to Essex which I hear is good, but have never tried. A bit wary of mailing my items, but I might have to drive up there sometime.
     
  3. dynachrome

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    I would cross the Hudson and take it to Essex Camera Service in Carlstadt, NJ. They overhauled two F-1 bodies for me and many other pieces of equiment and do excellent work.