Rollei 35- Broken blade pinion

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  1. uspica

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    Good afternoon from Spain!

    I am trying to restore a Rollei 35 camera with Tessar lens. I managed to repair the light meter and the stuck shutter, but after the second roll of test film the blade pinion broke due to material fatigue.

    According to the service manual, it is the part number 67:

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    I have been unable to find this part for sale and I feel it's not worth buying a broken camera for such a small issue.

    Does anyone know a seller who can have this part in stock?

    Thank you in advance for your help.
     
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    where in the world are you?
     
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    san sebastian, spain, it says on the profile thingy just to the left there.

    Good luck -- you might get hold of harry fleenor in California and see if he has a part he could send you. He's the Rollei guy in the US. http://www.rolleirepairs.com/
     
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    Ha - posts been edited since I asked!

    I have the remains of a 35B - in one piece except for top cover bits. The lens etc is intact. IF it's the same part on the 35B and IF you want to cover the postage to Spain (I'd have to find out what it is) I could send it to you for just the cost of the postage. PM me if interested.
     
  5. uspica

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    You are right, Mr. Rusty, I edited my info after your first reply :wink:.

    I have checked the manuals and it is the very same piece.

    I'll PM you inmediately!
     
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    No problem - I'll wait for your PM, and let you know the postage
     
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    Parts camera shipped. Good luck!