Hmmm ... with 3 FD cameras lying around, I'm sure I can "sacrifice" one in order to try and fix it ...

Where did you find the howto do this ? I'm resonably ok when it comes to DIY ...

For what it's worth, all my FD cameras have a squeaky mirror, and the film advance feels a little stiff ...

Quote Originally Posted by danegermouse View Post
i just turned six non-working a-series cameras into three functioning ones. a little diy goes a long way. i am no camera tech but with a syringe, some watch oil and some light seals you would be surprised what a few hours can achieve. i now have 2 working black ae-1 programs and an a-1 (i already use a new f-1 and a chrome ae-1p) that will provide me with some cash to buy other things i will use (like film and strobe gels).