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    Polaroid 600 disaster

    The unfortunate capability of the impulse is that it's very easy to turn on and very easy to get turned on in your camera bag and drain the battery leaving you with a sorry sounding, clicking camera which doesn't take pictures with 5 precious frames of $2 a pop 600 film sitting in there feeling neglected. I don't want it to go to waste. I'm thinking removing the film in a dark bag and retrofitting the camera to accept an external power supply of some sort. Has it been done? Any tips?

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    Nick,
    Wouldn't it be easier to fit the left-over film into an old empty (but still energized) film holder? Surely you have one or two that you've finished but haven't yet thrown away. Rewiring the camera seems a bit drastic. The film case snaps apart.

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    Why don't you go into the darkroom, and put the prints in another 600 cartridge that has already been used. I have done this before. The battery is still good after 10 shots.
    Helping to save analog photography one exposure at a time

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    I tried snapping one apart and as far as I can tell it was more of a crunching destroying noise. I guess I could feed the prints in one at a time. do the bubbles of chemistry pop easily?

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    Hi,
    Yes!
    Your best bet is to take an old one apart ,(very careful though).
    You will have to glue it back together after.
    Don't worry about the snapping, use something very thin to get between the two parts with.
    This can be done...I've done before!
    Rich

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    www.EASmithV.com

    "The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera."— Dorothea Lange
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    RIP Kodachrome

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    Quote Originally Posted by EASmithV View Post
    You would still have the problem of getting it through rollers if you have a duff battery...
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