Canonet GIII QL 17 lens element needed

Discussion in 'Camera Building, Repairs & Modification' started by leicarfcam, Oct 15, 2006.

  1. leicarfcam

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    I picked up a GIII QL17 today that has a badly damaged front lens element. If you have a parts camera with a good element let me know your price.
    Lens must be clean with no fungus, hazing, or other damage. Very slight cleaning marks OK.
     
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    I got what yer looking for ( was gona sell the advance knob and battery door off it, but they never ended up buying it ).

    The problem of course is... how am I gona get the front element off. (The reason the camera being sold for parts is because the shutter is pretty much crapped)
     
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    Thanks for the offer. I located a parts camera this morning with good lens and shutter so I'll swap out the whole thing.
     
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    Sounds like a plan, I was gona say that would probally be the best way to do it, as I'm not 100% sure, but the front and rear elements on the QL-17 could be "matched".