Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/04/22

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Subject: [Leica] Re:Bye Bye Mamiya now camera repairs
From: telyt at (Douglas Herr)
Date: Sat Apr 22 22:12:27 2006
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On Apr 22, 2006, at 7:14 PM, Christopher Williams wrote:

> My Leica D2h broke down during a wedding 2 weeks ago. Only by locking 
> up the
> mirror and seeing inside did I find out that a shutter blade had got 
> stuck
> and would not return.
> Now with past experience I'm guessing if I was using a film camera I 
> could
> have opened up the back and carefully placed the stuck blade back in 
> it's
> place. Quick fix for the time being, but I would have been able to keep
> shooting. Instead a $3000 camera was left useless for the next 4 hrs.
> I know cameras break down, but that film door in the back used to make 
> it
> easier to see problems.
> Chris

The Leica (on-topic) DMR has a door in the back just like a film door 

Doug Herr
Birdman of Sacramento

In reply to: Message from lmc at (Luis Miguel Castañeda) ([Leica] Re:Bye Bye Mamiya)
Message from jsmith342 at (Jeffery Smith) ([Leica] Re:Bye Bye Mamiya)
Message from don.dory at (Don Dory) ([Leica] Re:Bye Bye Mamiya)
Message from leicachris at (Christopher Williams) ([Leica] Re:Bye Bye Mamiya now camera repairs)