Camera Rebuild and Repair??

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by Bighead, May 10, 2006.

  1. Bighead

    Bighead Member

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    I have 2 Canon AE-1's (one program) that are in need of the typical run through. Cleaning, lubing and adjusting. I have a local guy that does great work but at $120ish a body. I found the below for $60 - $80, depending on any parts that need replacing... I'd have to ship, but thats minor.....

    http://www.mcvr.com/canonae1.htm

    I'd like to support a local guy... Especially someone in the art of old film cameras, but....... You get the idea.

    Anyone here of the above repair joint? Anyone know of something similar?
     
  2. Gerald Koch

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    I had a Minolta repaired by Garry's Camera http://www22.brinkster.com/garryscamera/ and was quite satisfied. He also repairs Pentax and I believe Canon. He charges a flat fee for a repair which includes CLA.
     
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    I have my Minolta XG-M's cleaned every other year by Camera's Etc. in Newark, Delaware. Very happy with them.
     
  4. Bighead

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    What I want to know is, has anyone used a company possibly without a storefront. Someone that works with Mailed in bodies only??
     
  5. bob01721

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    John Titterington does my Minolta SRTs but I'm not sure if he works on anything with electronics. You can ask him. His email addy is JTCamera@aol.com.