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Should I Repair My Konica FC-1?

I recently acquired a Konica Fc-1 as part of a larger deal. The meter is not wurking and the shutter occasionally sticks. Is this model worth the cost of repair? Should I look for another Konica body? If so, which of their later manual-focus bodies are most reliable? Thanks, Glenn shutter doesn't work all the time on a Konica Autoreflex A3. Is it worth repairing?

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A Konica FC-1 or A3 with a 50mm lens typically sells for $75 or less on E-bay. Get an estimate from a camera repair man. If it is cheaper to buy a "new" camera, go to E-bay or Craig's list. By the way, Konica is a mid-grade camera. For the same money, you should consider a top rated Nikon or Cannon.

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