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  1. robert_bowring attached a file to the thread POTW.

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  2. robert_bowring replied to the thread Update on my Photomic FTn CLA (tiny screw thread).

    I have had the best luck using the adapter from CRIS camera. It uses a silver battery and reduces the voltage to 1.3 volts. I use them...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:28 AM
  3. robert_bowring replied to the thread Help!!!!.

    Why are you underexposing your film? The last 2 pictures are very underexposed NOT overexposed. Set the ISO to 400 and leave it there.

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:49 AM
  4. robert_bowring replied to the thread Loosening a tiny screw.

    I just thought of something else. As long as you have the finder apart you should clean the resistor ring. It is the large black ring...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 3:53 PM
  5. robert_bowring replied to the thread Loosening a tiny screw.

    I have never found a posi-drive screw in a camera. The crosshead screws are JIS. In fact, about the only place I have ever dealt with...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 10:34 AM
  6. robert_bowring replied to the thread Nikon Prism Interchangeability.

    I don't know if the DP1 prism will fit. What I would do is find a broken FTn finder and switch the prisms. There are always several...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 10:12 AM
  7. robert_bowring replied to the thread Loosening a tiny screw.

    I have CLA several FTn finders. First of all do NOT use any type of spray cleaner or lubricant. It will get over everything and cause...

    Jan 15, 2018