Copal N 0.0 doesn't work properly anymore

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  1. AndreasT

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    Could anybody possible help!
    I have a Symmar-S 150 lens with a Copal N0.0 shutter which was working fine the other day. Was just about to use it where I noticed the times from 1 to 1/4 sec. are quick, real quick something like 1/250 sec. The times from 1/8 to 1/500 seem to be OK part of the time.
    When I cock the shutter the lever does not always return to its original position. Only when I let it go suddenly, if I release the cocking lever gently it tends to stay where it is. I suppose a spring or something may be broken inside.
    Does anybody have an idea what it may be. Is there a repair manuel or something online which could help?
     
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    I suspect that you would benefit more from a decent local repairman than anything you might read on the internet. Copal repair manuals are available but I've only seen them offered for purchase and haven't found one posted publically.
     
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    It is CLA time.
     
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    What does that mean?!?
     
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    Oh thanks, Carol Flutot live on the wrong side of the world. Does anybody know of someone in Europe?
     
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    Let me be more specific, in Berlin Germany.
     
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