Loose flanges on top of 4x5 film holders

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Any idea how to tighten the little metal flanges that hold the darkslide in place (Fidelity Elite holders) Thanks

-- Yaakov Asher Sinclair (sinclair@actcom.co.il), June 27, 2000


Normally they have a thread, and they're simply screwed in. Turn them clockwise until they just nip the lip of the darkslide. If the thread has partly stripped, you can revive it for a short while by cutting a thin strip of plastic from a polythene bag. Poke the strip into the hole and screw the tang into the hole with the strip of polythene alongside it.

-- Pete Andrews (p.l.andrews@bham.ac.uk), June 27, 2000.

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