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    Hi again Bruce,
    Shutter bounce is always going to be at the wind end of the camera unless the curtain travels vertically.
    Shutter drag, is usually an increase of exposure as the shutter. If it's bad it can be across the entire negative.

    I've been bitten more than once trying to fix something that I assumed was the problem and couldn't wean myself away
    from that (mistaken) conclusion
    Over time I don't usually do that any more. Just gotta look & screw(in a thoughtful manner) with it a while. If that doesn't work I have an eight pound sledge with a cut off handle that I adjust things with. Sorta like a sawed off shotgun. Does the job!
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    I had the exact same problem with a Nikon FE2 which also turned out to be the light seals. I've replaced seals on about half a dozen cameras with interslice kits. Cleaning off old sticky foam is definitely a pita, but applying the new ones is a piece of cake.

    It's interesting seeing which cameras can function fine without seals. My Pentax K1000 and Canon FTb both sealed well enough without 'em but the Nikon leaked like crazy.

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