replacement back for Sinar F

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by MattCarey, Oct 3, 2006.

  1. MattCarey

    MattCarey Member

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    Hello,

    a friend of mine scrounged a Sinar F. The problem is, it doesn't have the back. How difficult and expensive is it to replace this? The camera has pinholes in the bellows, so spending a lot to bring it back to life is probably not an option.

    Thanks,

    Matt
     
  2. Early Riser

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    Ebay has so many sinar parts on it. Replacing a back or bellows is no problem.
     
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    jd callow Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Bellows wil run ~ 50.00 on ebay. The back alone or the standard? The back is less common, but a quick search of ended auctions will tel you what to expect to pay. Sadly, a functioning F (more or less a 1 not a 2) will sell for as low as 200 or 300.00. I'd imagine the back will go for about 100.00 (or more). He might consider buying a complete camera and using the old for parts. They are lovely and worth owning.