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Nikon f60 door broken

I am looking for a way to repair the door. The little tiny pieces that are supposed to be locked for the door to remain closed are broken. I am looking for a good and precise picture in order to repair the door by sticking tiny plastic pieces to the door in order to be able to close it again. Thank you for your attention.

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  • psnaydenov
    psnaydenov Apr 21, 2014

    To be more specific... I am looking for a picture of the door. A picture of these tiny pieces that actually lock the door. I plan on cutting new tiny pieces and glue them to the door and thus imitate the real thing. It should be fine as long as the door remains closed when pushed.

  • Michael Sartin May 08, 2014

    Have you considered replacing the door? I am doing the same thing today on an f65. The screws are very difficult to get out of the base of the camera. I had to take mine to a jeweler, but when you have access, there is just a single hinge pin to pull out.

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Yes, the film door was always a problem on these. The entire door was usually replace since it was one piece with the latch.

I do not believe that Nikon supplies the part any more. You can check eBay for a dead camera, or possibly a new /used door.

The other option is a repair kit available from USCamera.com

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Does this fault happen only with that lens? Also, you're wrong about the shutter: it appears you're mistaking the shutter assembly for the lens diaphragm (also known as the "iris").

Older lenses often have sticky diaphragms, usually due to oil migrating onto the individual blades and sticking them together. A sticking diaphragm can interfere with the shutter operation on some SLR's.

Fixing a sticky iris is usually a professional job, but if you're careful then with a simple non-autofocus lens like yours it's often possible to do on a DIY basis but will be very fiddly. The object is to get to the iris blades and to then thoroughly clean them. They're Teflon coated so should slide over each other without lubrication, but their pivots normally need the tiniest bit of lubrication. If you try and fail then you've lost nothing as the lens was effectively scrap anyway and there are plenty of cheap/free replacements around.

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