F100 Camera Repair recommendations - Canada?

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  1. johnnywalker

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    The back of my F100 won't close. It appears to be broken. Can anyone recommend a repair facility in Canada that might be able to replace the back? There are some in the US that folks on APUG have recommended, but I'd prefer not to have to ship it across the border. Takes forever to get things across the border.
     
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    I have not used these repair shops.
    Have you tried Sun Camera in Toronto? I remember a Nikon specialist in North York but don't see the site listed anymore. I didn't search very long though.
    *looks like that place in North York was called Winnball Camera Repair*. Can't find it listed now.
     
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    Sorry Jonny, 2 or so years ago I bought the last spare F100 back door from Nikon Canada. Problem is that plastic used for the door is brittle and teeths are easily broken. Unfortunately plastic does not age well. I think most of the F100 have this problem and you need to replace entire back door, not just broken teeths. So if you buy used body to cannibalize it and fix yours, you have to watch out for this problem. You can check with Nikon Canada if by any chance they got more of them. Good luck!
     
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