Quote Originally Posted by Wade D View Post
I'm restoring an old Graflok back. Cleaning, painting, new GG, etc. The one thing I've noticed is that when the GG section is slid in it has a bit of movement. Probably 1 or 1.5mm, fore and aft, which would affect focus. Visually the springs look OK and the chrome arms aren't bent. Are the springs just weak from age? What would be a good fix for this other than buying another back or springs (if they can even be found)?
Thanks for any suggestions,
The springs could be weakened from inserting something thicker than the normal filmholders, or there could be crud preventing the springs working as they should. Finding another frame might be the easiest fix, these things aren't scarce. Yet.