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How to open Top-plate of Pentax MG

My Pentax MG has not used for many years. I tried to checked for its functionality and work just fine, but I saw strange object in the viewfinder. It's like drop off a piece of metal-plate. I tried to find a service shop how can repair here but come out w no result.
So, the only way is DIY, but how to open the top plate ? Many thanks for the advice.

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Sounds like the pressure plate for the viewfinder lens has dropped in front of the lens. If the viewfinder surround is craked this is very likley.

To learn how to remove the top of these cameras and other Pentax's there is a camera repair website where you are shown how to do this. Just click the link.

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