I am having experience of this - none or all of the plates falling at the same time. But, to me, this is all part of the fun of using old cameras.
Originally Posted by Schlapp
I will work on this problem, and am determined to get some decent pictures out of it one day.
The looks & questions I get from people who see me using some of my 'old cameras' in the street is great. I was told by somebody that, when seen with a Kodak Box Brownie, that I was "using a real camera"!! - Priceless!!