Ricoh 500G with a sticky meter needle.

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  1. Mike Kennedy

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    Another nice thrift store find. The camera is mint cosmetically although the light seals are shot. After powering it up with a new battery I found the meter responsive but there seems to be a bit of crud or something that prevents the needle from returning to the underexposed setting unless I lightly tap the shutter release.
    Does anyone know of a cure for this maddening situation? I would consider opening up the camera but cannot find a repair site on line.

    Thanks Much,
    Mike
     
  2. Konical

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    Good Morning, Mike,

    1--sunny 16
    2--separate handheld meter

    Konical
     
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    Thanks for the information.
    Mike