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D80 flash doesn't close

I purchased this camera used. i believe a screw used to sit next to the hole where the flash hook (on the bottom) fits into the top (flash piece). i'd like to see a picture of a working d80 and find out how/where i can buy a replacement part, if my assessment is correct.

in other words: what does a function d80 flash piece look like from the front, and where can i buy replacement parts?

hope this makes sense,
erik

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Erik, It's a little plastic arm with a tiny hook that moves to allow the flash to pop up when you press the flash button on the front of the camera or select the built-in flash option.  You may be able to get parts direct from Nikon or if you have a good local repair shop they may have a parts D80 to cannibalize for you if you have the skill to put it together.  If you got the camera at a good price and don't really rely on the built-in flash, (one on the hot shoe is always better) then tape that puppy down with some electrical tape until the repair is done and shoot all you want, peel it back for the pop up when you need a fill in flash or you don't have the flash with you.
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