Yashica Lynx 5000

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  1. fwnative54

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    I have the opportunity to purchase a Yashica Lynx 5000 at a very reasonable price. I understand the battery only operates the light meter, and the rest is all mechanical. Do these cameras suffer the same "pad of death" problems as other Yashica's? Mainly like the Electro series?