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Pentax Asahi SP1000

At the bottom of the camera where the battery goes, I have lost the "Open Battery" part. Where can I get a replacement?

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Go to, old phone number 1-800-872-0155 to order battery cover. Is yours a screw-in or 1/4 turn cover. I have machined covers from aluminum bar stock. much too expensive. Or buy parts body on ebay. Regards, Ken

Posted on Sep 12, 2008

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