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    stuck shutter blades on a Zeiss Ikon Contaflex super

    Any thoughts on how I might free them up with out shipping it off for a CLA?

    Thanks, Doug W.
    Douglas Westphal

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    I'd opt for a CLA. WW Umbach still services Contaflexes (except for tne model1 ).

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    Unfortunately the blades need cleaning and that's really a job for an experienced person. The innards of the lens on these cameras is a bit of a nightmare.
    Sorry to bring bad news, the camera is probably worth the cost if it's in nice cosmetic condition. They are great little users.

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    No - the Contaflexes are wickedly complicated with many "one-way streets" in terms of repair, particularly the later models like the super.

    I have a Contaflex IV that's been work in progress for almost 2 years now!
    If it says Zeiss or Rollei, the answer is YES!
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