Yashica T3 light leak

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by alter ego 6x9, Apr 17, 2014.

  1. alter ego 6x9

    alter ego 6x9 Member

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    Sometimes there is, sometimes there isn't. When there is, it is always in the same place of the frame (and same shape). I inspected carefully the inside - no damages or deterioration of light seals, all very clean... So - what could be the reason?
    Below are two photos taken in the sequence - one shows the leak, another is without.

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  2. E. von Hoegh

    E. von Hoegh Member

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    Is there something in the mirror box causing a reflection? Remove the lens, set the shutter to "T" or "B" so the mirror is up, see if some black paint is missing somewhere.
     
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    Could be the film pressure plate too. I'd ck that carefully as well.
     
  4. alter ego 6x9

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    Right, based on the location of the leak it must be it... Thanks!