Repair To Take Up Spool

Discussion in 'Camera Building, Repairs & Modification' started by Cliffy13, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. Cliffy13

    Cliffy13 Member

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    I have recently picked up a Minolta XD7 but the part of the spool that you feed the film into is missing,any idea if this can be replaced and is it a cheap and easy repair
     
  2. Andrew K

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    yes it can be replaced..not sure how easy it is on a Minolta, but on a Canon A series it's about the biggest job you can do - you have to remove everything - not just the winding deck, but also mirror box and shutter unit to get the spool out....

    Hopefully it is easier on a Minolta...