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I just bought an old Calumet camera that has a Schneider-Kreuznach lens and shutter leaves are dragging a bit.
I was wondering if anyone knew where lenses can be cleaned/repaired?
-- Russell Graves (email@example.com), November 16, 2000
Any competent camera repair person should be able to do a CLA (clean, lube, adjust) or repair on a relatively modern between-the-lens shutter, such as a Copal or Compur. They should be able to estimate the repair involved and if the shutter is in very bad condition advise whether buying a new one would make better sense.
If you don't want to take the lens and shutter to a local repair person, SK Grimes does good work: http://www.skgrimes.com/index.htm. Schneider USA will do repairs: http://www.schneideroptics.com/repair/service.htm I think Calumet has a repair service too.
-- Michael Briggs (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 17, 2000.
I like Peachtree Camera and Video Repair in Atlanta.
-- David Stein (DFStein@aol.com), November 17, 2000.