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    I ordered a replacement tac-grip covering for my sp from cameraleather about two weeks ago, and after reading threads like this ordered another from ak-asahi the same day. Both arrived together about a week later :-) At the moment the practice kit from aki-asahi is gracing the spotmatic, a rather lurid pink fake snakeskin, but it'll be stripped and replaced with the camera-leather kit when I get the chance. Pity really, as my 2 year old thinks it looks bee-oot-iful

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    I'm sorry to hear about the problems with Cameraleather. I haven't ordered anything from him/them for about 5 years but in the past I placed several orders, and there were no problems. However I see the news section on their website hasn't been updated since August 2011, which may be a warning sign. In view of what has been said in this thread I would be rather wary of placing any further orders at present.

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    I have placed 3 separate orders from Morgan, my last order about 4 months ago was received in less than a week. The only camera I have ever ordered for is the Argus C-3. I did find his site down this past weekend but it was back up Wednesday I believe. I have checked with Ask-Asahi about Argus to see about another source, but no and he has no cameras that I own
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    +1 on Aki Asahi. I was very pleased with the quality. I have reskinned my Contax and Yashica bodies with his leather and it fits superbly well.
    Also, shipping took a few days only. Very friendly email communication too.

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    not to bring an old thread to life, but i just want to rant about the poor service camera leather has. I ordered from Morgan a few months ago and have emailed about my ordered but I still have yet got a reply back.. I spent 50 bucks on two skins and to me thats wrong. does anyone know if its just me, or has camerleather stopped selling...

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    well I'm as confused as you are wharris.....

    Last time I ordered 2 sheets of leatherette from Camera Leathers - 1 turned up, 1 was missing. Sent several emails, heard nothing...

    A few weeks ago I was given a Yashica LM in nice condition - except for the leather covering. Having seen some positive comments on another forum I thought I'd give Camera Leathers another go, so ordered a red leatherette covering...

    Turned up 10 days later!!

    So yes they are still in business - just seems they don't answer emails!
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    He took good care of my stable.

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    We should not forget though, that cameraleather.com offers service for more camera types and also much more choice in leathers.

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    I still want to find someone who will cut me a new leather cover for my RB-67 or my Rolleiflex from the back hide of a gator. THAT would be wicked cool. Gator belly would look too much like python - I want the knobby back for something truly bad-ass.

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