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    Replacing a shutter - Mamiya 645AF

    I have gotten quotes on replacing the shutter on my 645AF. So far, they are way out of my price range. I am in a catch 22 here because I have had to cancel a few paying jobs since my return from NM for lack of a functional and reliable camera.

    So, here is my question. If I could get ahold of the parts, is this something I might could do myself? Or, is it better to try and scrape up the money and pay someone else.

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    Depends.
    In addition to installing the shutter, it will need to be adjusted.
    As the camera is disassembled you're also going to mess with the AF sensor & a crapload of other electronics that are in the way.

    IMO Have it repaired or buy a replacement body. If you buy a replacement body, have the other repaired when you can afford it.
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