CLA/Repair for XA4?

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  1. powasky

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    Been using my XA4 and the shutter has randomly stopped firing. Any suggestions as to where I should send it off to? I live in Manhattan now, and if there are any repair guys up this way, that would be awesome.
     
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    I found someone a couple years ago. He was about $100 for the CLA and a small repair. For the life of me now, I can't find his e-mail. I'll keep looking...
     
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    Shi Kim of Essex Camera. I received an estimate by e-mail of $110 plus shipping for CLA, seals, and a repair to fix the loose film counter window. No experience beyond that, as I never had the work done. Looks like he might have been affected by Sandy last year, so I don't know if he's still working or not.
     
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    Unfortunately, I believe that Essex is out of business. I have considered them in the past and have been unable to get in contact with them.

    I appreciate your help though!

    Any other suggestions out there?
     
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    http://www.zuiko.com/

    But note his turnaround time. Unfortunately, seems to be the norm now for "specialist" repair.
     
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    Zuiko will only repair the original XA, not any of the newer variants, unfortunately.
     
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