These pages are dedicated to full text Pentax, Nikon, Canon, Chinon, Ricoh, Sears, Kodak, Cosina, Fujica, Miranda, Ansco, Agfa, Konica and other film cameras, flashes, winders, data backs, manuals and all the images from these instruction manuals. If you over apply, it may get away from your control. I would caution the use of polish remover it may be too slow to dry depending on brand and blend. Speaking of lenses, the Pentax K-mount in its various forms is one of the most versatile in history — with only a couple of exceptions, any K-mount body will accept any K-mount lens, and will use any features in common to both lens and body. Dirty bearings can get sticky and slow a curtain down, and something as big as a film chip can stop one cold.
I've got a few more weeks to re-read and ponder this. You wouldn't want any of it in the shutter curtain. Note: the ones marked as photocopies aren't too bad and they are readable. I think it looks a bit amateur. Milton drew up the schematics and disassembly information himself! Penta Prism Finder Repair Manual, Parts List with Exploded Views.
James, a thousand thanks for the manual link. Don't change any adjustments until you're sure everything is clean. I'm hoping that learning repair on with this camera will be pretty straight forward as well. Richard, so far I've been doing what you suggest - I haven't touched any adjustments until I'm sure I know what the problem is! If no link appears, I have yet to scanned them. Looking at the symptoms I would eliminate the direct forms of trouble. Check out this site, using an audio recording software free and rigging up a light sensor to make a nice shutter speed tester.
Includes exploded views, parts list, full service information. However I did shoot a roll of film over last weekend with the lower speeds i. It'll make you feel better, won't it? Thanks for the link, reminds me I still need to get a shutter speed tester. The P30t would have gained auto-aperture modes. Reprint of the National Camera Repair School Manual.
This is the one made by National Camera for their service workshops, shows how to service and adjust the Spotmatic camera. There won't necessarily be enough dirt to see, or it may not be in a visible place. I'm leaning towards adjusting the high speed curtain adjustment or the curtain tension, I'm not so sure it's dirt. I believe that falls in the metal skin catagory. Complete service and repair instructions with exploded views, repair illustrations and a complete parts list.
That's one reason I've been reading up on repair and service. I've been reading through it before I really dig in. Yes, the tensioning might be way off, but check for obstructions first. Detailed repair instructions are provided; illustrated with repair diagrams, exploded views and a comprehensive parts list. Years later was when I found all that dried gunk they left for me. Unfortunately I won't be near my tools or work space for another month. I am a pessimistic person, also have had to undue so called repairs on many of my cameras that I've found as bargains.
The books I've been referencing are the actual Pentax repair manual and an Ed Romney book. That K1000 manual is the one that I've been referencing. . Register a Free 1 month Trial Account. Detailed service and repair instructions illustrated with repair diagrams, exploded views and includes a comprehensive parts list.
I cant really say what is wrong with the camera, but it seems like a corroded wire, which should be very easy to replace. Photocopies are indicated if not original manuals. Send it to Eric Hendrickson www. But I acquired a nice blue-black velvet-lined leather Spotmatic case with an inside and, well, the case fits the K1000 like a glove. Weekends and holidays not included.