Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/07/20

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Subject: Re: [Leica] R3 light trapping repair
From: "RP Johnson" <>
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2000 10:42:46 -0700
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I am not a do it yourself person (especially when it comes to glue) so I had
the foam in my R4 replaced just last week.  The price was $49.  I don't know
if the R3 has the little window on the door to see the film canister, so
your cost may vary.

rp johnson

> Hello all
> Can I repair the crumbled light trapping on the back door of my R3 using
> generic parts from the photo dealer or is this kind of repair better
> left to a skilled person using original light trapping spares? What do
> you think? Has anyone done this replacement? What did id cost?
> Regards
> Axel

In reply to: Message from Axel Schwieker <> ([Leica] R3 light trapping repair)