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    Bronica SQ-A locked up

    Just got my Bronica back from my daughter and why test firing and trying to remember how to work it I think I have the mirror hung in the up position. I based that on no view through lens and I can no longer advance film to cock shutter. Any thoughts or suggestions. Hopefully I have not done any major damage.

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    sell, buy a hasselblad.

    or check battery.

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    Quote Originally Posted by illumiquest View Post
    sell, buy a hasselblad.

    or check battery.
    LOL got new battery, No new cameras, had to replace my computer yesterday and TV went out day before.
    “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.”
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    Quote Originally Posted by one90guy View Post
    LOL got new battery, No new cameras, had to replace my computer yesterday and TV went out day before.
    Troubles never come in ones
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    Two is enough for now. Bronica will have go to the back of the line for repair or replacement.
    “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.”
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    Quote Originally Posted by illumiquest View Post
    sell, buy a hasselblad.

    or check battery.
    Because Hasselblads don't lock up?

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    Silly question but is the mirror lock up switch activated?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mweintraub View Post
    Because Hasselblads don't lock up?
    Ouch kick a man while he's down
    “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.”
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    Quote Originally Posted by epig View Post
    Silly question but is the mirror lock up switch activated?
    Wish that was it, thanks for your help. I am not sure what I did to cause that, hopefully someone else has experienced this problem.
    “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.”
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    I think they can lock up if you mount a lens that is not cocked with the body is cocked or something like that. Any chance you did something like that? The same think can happen to Hasselblad, or so I've read. I don't know how you solve that problem if it happens, however. It hasn't happened to me - yet.

    And be sure your new battery is actually a good new battery. I recently had battery problems with my Mamiya and discovered my new batteries were old inventory and were dead when purchased.

    Dave

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