In this film I will show how one can repair the shutter curtain in an Leica iii F, with liquid rubber. If there's small holes in the curtain it will also seen on the exposed film, so instead of take out the curtain I use some "Liquid Rubber", and it turn ...
The focus ring in my old Non-ai Nikon NIKKOR 105mm 1:2.5 was a little stiff, so in PART 1. I show how to disassemble it and clean the helicoid's with Isopropylalcohol 99%.
And in this film, that is PART 2. I will show you how I re-lube the helicoid's wit...
The focus ring in my old Non-ai Nikon NIKKOR 105mm 1:2.5 was a little stiff, so I disassemble the focus system and clean the helicoid's with Isopropylalcohol 99%.
REMEMBER to set mark's where the focus helicoid's get's off the helicoid's thread
And in t...
There was A LOT oil on the aperture blades and the aperture assembly in my Carl Zeiss Distagon 2.8 / 25 T* for Contax / Yashica.
Remember to set a mark on the aperture plate with the 6 small holes, and also on the inside of the aperture assembly tube, BE...
The focus ring was really stiff in my old Carl Zeiss Distagon 2.8 / 25 T* for Contax /Yashica, but after I have clean it with Isopropylalcohol 99% and then lube it with a grade #10 grease it was just like new.
REMEMBER to set mark's where the helicoid's g...
How to take apart the Eye level finder in Nikon F, I cleaning the prism with Isopropylalcohol or Lighter Fluid but it did not work that well, so I try Hydrogenperoxid 3% and it turn out to be very good.
NOTE: I found out that I should NOT have put the vi...
In this film I will show how it look's inside the exposure assembly and how part of it work's, and of course assemble the camera again, and show those problem one can run into, when put thing's back in again.
Also where to adjust the 1/60 sec. 1/500 sec....
Cleaning lens element's in Non-Ai Nikkor-Q Auto 1:2.8 f=135mm.
This is a "simple" lens to work with, so if you are new into repair and cleaning lenses, this would be a good lens to start with.
In this lens I use both Lighter fluid and "Eclipse" lens clea...
Cleaning lens element's in Ai-s Nikkor 24mm 1:2.8.
There are many lens element's in this old Nikkor lens, some of the lens element's had some small mark's on the lens surface but there was nothing to do about that.
In this lens I use both Lighter fluid an...
Some of the lens element's in this Cleaning lens element's in Minolta MC Rokkor-PF 1:1.4 f=58mm, had some mild haze, and there was some light scratches in the front lens element that I could not do anything with, but I was happy with the result.
I both t...
The focus ring was very stiff in my nice old lens, Minolta MC ROKKOR-PF 58mm 1:1.4.
I use some Isopropylalcohol 99% to clean the focus helicoid's, and then re-grease with a very light helicoid grease, grade #10.
Now the lens work's as it was new, and the ...
There was SO MUCH oil on the sticky aperture blades and in rest of the aperture assembly in this Minolta MC Rokkor-PF 1:1.4 f=58mm.
But it's not that hard to fix, just remember to set some small mark's BEFORE you disassemble the aperture system, so you c...
There was A LOT oil on the aperture blades in this Minota MC Rokkor-PF f=55mm 1:1.7, but it was not that hard to fix, just REMEMBER to set small mark's before you disassemble the aperture system so you will know where it sit correct when you assemble it a...
In this film I show how to fix the slow gear problem in Voigtländer Vitessa.
It was not the normal problem, with the slow gear with the stiff oil.
The real problem was a small hair spring that was come out of place, so it was "easy" to take the slow ge...
The lens door was stuck in this Voigtländer Bessa III, so I tiik a closer look on the problem. The arm that connect from the lens focus ring, to the range finder connection to the internal range finder mechanic in the camera.
The arm that sits on the foc...
I could not find any information about, how to take off the top cover on Voigtländer Bessa III or the Fuji GF670. So I figure it out, and it was in some way "easy".
The only info about how to work with the rangefinder adjustment was this site:
The brush unit was loose in my old AF Micro Nikkor 60mm 1:2.8 D, but I could put it back in the correct place, and the lens work's fine again.
The problem was the sticky tape that was coming off, so put on some new sticky tape and it was fine again.
I try to clean the lens element's in my AF Micro Nikkor 60mm 1:2.8 D, some element's was not so good, but it turn out to be okay, but also because it's more difficult to clean the lens element's when there is a ring where the lens element is sitting in a ...
In this film, I will show how I work with the aperture system in AF Micro Nikkor 60mm 1:2.8D.
It's a more complicated lens to work with, but I figure it out and all went fine again.
It's a bit tricky to put back the aperture blades in the lens housing, bu...
This is just a small film about how to discharge the flash capacitor in a camera or a flash.
NOTE: I will make a new film when I also show, how to discharge a flash.
I have made as small tool out of a small 220/250 volt neon control lamp and a 1,3 KΏ 6...
In this film I will show how to Cleaning the front and back lens group's lens element's, in my old NON-T* Carl Zeiss Planar 1:2.8 f=80mm for Hasselblad lens.
The front lens coating was not really good anymore, but the rest of the lens elements turn out t...
In this film I will show how I make my Infrared conversion, in my old Nikon D300.
NOTE: Both the hot mirror/dust off filter and the low-pass filter has to be completely removed when conversing to IR use.
(but keep the part's in a safe place if you want t...
The shutter in this Canon EOS 450D was really broken!, so I think I would make a film where I show how to take the camera apart, so it's a DISASSEMBLE ONLY.
You can learn a lot how thing's are made, by just disassemble it.
Take good care of the cap...
This is just a small guide, on how repair the on / off button in Casio EX ZR700. It's easy to take off the front and back cover, and also the top cover, that only sit with tiny plastic clips SO TAKE CARE to not use too much force.
The plastic is in my op...
The Problem with this Summicron-M, the focus knob was broken in 2 part's, so I have to glue it together with Loctite 406 and the primer 770.
And the broken focus knob on Leica M SUMMICRON 1:2 / 35 Made in Canada, turned out to be very good again.
I will show how to re-grease this Pre-Ai Nikkor 50mm 1:1.4 lens.
I use the #10 grade very light grease from Japanhobbytool.com, but you can also buy it at
How to take off the top cover on Nikon FM, I just show how to take off the top cover. It can be a problem when putting back the spring on the film rewinder locking ring, that's made of black plastic that sit on the left side on the top cover.
I will cont...