Seneca 9 repair?

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by DJPogoff, Feb 19, 2009.

  1. DJPogoff

    DJPogoff Member

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    I have a Seneca 9 5x7 and would like advice on to whom to consider sending it for repair. It needs, most likely, nothing more than CLA.

    Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

    David
     
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    What exactly are you planning on doing with your Seneca 9? If I am not mistaken, it's one of those selfcasing cycle cameras, and approaching about 100years in age. Are you looking for a "cosmetic" repair for display only, or something a little more serious to put the camera back into service (in which case the already mentioned R.R. would be a good choice)?
    Honestly, I wouldn't recommend using these cameras for regular shooting other than maybe the odd photo during a Sunday afternoon drive. They are rather fragile to begin with (the insides, not the box itself), especially the triple extension models like your no 9.