Exakta repair

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by tjaded, Sep 8, 2009.

  1. tjaded

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    Hi all--
    I swear I found a post about this somewhere before, but I cannot seem to find it when I search...so if it is a repeat I am sorry! Anyway, I am looking for a recommendation for a place to repair a couple of Exakta bodies I have. One is a really really really clean VX500 that has some shutter speed issues (too fast if you can believe it!) and another is a VXii that has the usual wrinkled/pinholed curtain. So...if you have had an Exakta repaired and can lead me to a trustworthy place I would greatly appreciate it. I am in San Francisco, CA.
    Thanks,
    Matt
     
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    There was a post a few days ago about an Exacta repair specialist in the UK, there's probably more parts etc in Europe as they were quite common cameras at one time.

    Ian
     
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    Thanks! Hopefully I can find something closer so I don't have to spend a fortune on shipping, but I will if need be!
     
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    Ask your question on the Exakta list:
    Exakta@topica.com

    You might need to sign up, but you'll get some very good answers and advice.