Nikon f2 camera cleaning/repair recommendations in NoVa

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  1. 1918stella

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    Hello,

    Am located in Northern Virginia and am trying to locate a reputable person/business to clean/tune-up repair a Nikon F2AS that has been sitting unused for about ten years.
    Would prefer NoVa, Maryland, DC locations but would consider others to ship to? Any recommendations? I don't think it needs extensive repairs but rather cleaning in and out, foam replaced, lubrication and I'd like to get the shutter speeds checked etc...

    Thanks, 1918stella
     
  2. LyleB

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    I've gotten good service and repair from Garry's Camera Repair in Illinois. Quick turnaround, very reasonable prices, and he's done a number or repairs, both minor and not so minor.

    http://www.garryscamera.com/

    I've also had very good service from KEH in Atlanta. Very reputable company, good service and repair, not as inexpensive as Garry's.

    http://www.keh.com/repair-center.aspx
     
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    Since you're willing to send it somewhere, why not send it to the Nikon F2 guru?

    http://soverf2repair.webs.com

    Your camera will return in better than new condition. I plan to send mine to him sometime within the next 12 months. I've already had the meter overhauled with a part that he makes. A heavy duty ring resistor, so I will never have to deal with a twitchy meter readout on my DP-12 finder again.

    -J
     
  5. Richard S. (rich815)

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    +1 on that suggestion. Sover is king.