WTB: Leitz Focomat V35 Part... hard to find part for "bulb carriage"

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  1. holmburgers

    holmburgers Member

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    Hey everyone,

    I bought a V35 for a great price and now I know why. It had no bulb at the time, and now that I've gotten the bulb I find that some part is missing that secures the bulb into the unit. It throws light out the back and is all loosey-goosey (as my dad would say).

    It's the later model that uses the Philips 13139 and I'm guessing it is some kind of retaining *thing* that fits with the existing piece that I have. The piece that I have is the one with threading and the 2 "nipples", FLOABW.

    If you don't know what I"m talking about, give up right now and step away from this post!... :tongue: But if you do, please let me know.

    Any help would be appreciated as well, like where I might find replacement parts.

    Thanks!

    Chris 'holmburgers' H.

    P.S. Yes, I'm aware that there's a parts v35 on eBay right now; it's being watched!
     
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    Have you tried contacting Leica in New Jersey? They used to have parts for the V35, I don't know if they still do.
     
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    Yes, I was planning to do so. I'll see what they say, though I have a feeling it'll be expensive. Thanks though
     
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    First place I looked, but thanks anyways.
     
  6. holmburgers

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    Although I have a few leads, here is a parts list for the V35.

    I need parts 1, 2 and 6. If you have part 4, that means you have the older style and won't have parts 5 or 6. However, you still would have parts 1 and 2.

    Thanks all!
     

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