Re-Attaching Mamiya 645 1000s Film Crank

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  1. BryceEsquerre

    BryceEsquerre Member

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    It fell off somehow, and i can't for the life of me figure out how to re-attach it. I've googled it with no luck, and i don't know where else to turn. If someone knows how to put it back on, please share some insight.
     
  2. Greg_E

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    Line it up and twist to wind the film, this should lock it in place.
     
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    There's something that weakens probably a spring and they fall of more frequently as they get older, well mine does :smile:

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    Greg, your method didn't work. I don't have film in it right now. Could that be why? This is my first MF camera and i just got it so i don't know a whole lot about cranks.
     
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    Lining up is tricky but simple. My 100s camera is a continent away or I'd post some images. It can only attach in 3 possible positions try this site and download a Manual the 100s is there, it should indicate how to re-attach.

    Ian
     
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    Hi, flip the Multi-Exposure lever to Multi and it should work stop rotating. Also, line up the white mark with the red dot.

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    Thanks so much. That worked perfectly.
     
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    Yup, forgot about the constant winding without film and forgot about the little marks.