Nikon F90x back

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by Alessandro Serrao, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. Alessandro Serrao

    Alessandro Serrao Member

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    My Nikon F90X suffered from the "melting rubber" on the camera back so I've scrubbed gently all the sticky rubber layer away.
    Now the back is shiny and all clean but a question arises spontaneously: can the camera back now let some light pass in?

    In other words, can the rubber layer act as some sort of light foam?

    The camera back is plastic with some foam here and there and a light baffle design.
     
  2. PhotoJim

    PhotoJim Member

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    No, you're fine. Lots of people have done exactly what you've done.

    Newer backs aren't as prone to the problem, so it's not impossible to get a prettier back if you want. But the reason to get one is aesthetic, not functional (unless the stripped back is slippery, but this still isn't an issue when it comes to light :smile: ).