Graflex RB focusing gear is off the rail, how to realign?

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by Bosaiya, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. Bosaiya

    Bosaiya Member

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    (I posted this on Graflex.org as well, if I get a solution on one I'll update the other)

    I have recently taken possession of a Series D in which the left-side focusing gear is off to the side of the rail towards the body such that when the focusing knob is turned only the right-side engages. I have tried easing the stubborn piece back into place but it resists all efforts. Before resorting to percussive maintenance I thought I would see if anyone had less persuasive advice.
     
  2. jon koss

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    Been there, fixed that. I'll PM you tomorrow.

    Thanks,
    Jon


     
  3. Bosaiya

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    Much obliged.
     
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    I was able to fix it with a washer.