Kowa Repair Service

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  1. Wjrosser

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    I need a repair service for a Kowa Super 66. Any help?
     
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    Ross Yerkes Camera Repair in LA is the best-known Kowa fixer. Am sure others will have favorites.
     
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    Thanks, and here's the problem if anyone knows what to do

    Thanks. I'm in CT and it's always nice to know where good technicians reside. I picked up a Kowa Super 66, wound it, fired the shutter which turned out to be in T mode on self-timer, shutter fired, I turned shutter speed dial, then tried to crank and everything froze. I can't get the back off. The lens ring doesn't rotate fully open. What a predicament.
     
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    When I used Kowa 66's, I had them serviced by Ross. He is the man for Kowa related issues.

    Mike
     
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    You might try shopping your problem around on the Medium Format forum at photo.net, too. You'll probably get the "try Ross Yerkes" stuff again but there's an off-chance someone will have a quick fix.
     
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    Thanks! I had a great telephone conversation with Ross who did try to get the camera working before I resigned to send it in. I'm looking forward to getting it back and loading up some film!