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Broke foot of Canon Speedlite 420EX TTL Flash


The plastic foot of the hotshoe on my 420 flashgun has broken off and my attempts to fix it have failed. I know that if I send it for repair it will cost way too much. Can you get spare parts? If so, do you know where from? And how to replace it? Any help greatly appreciated!

Rory, Edinburgh

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  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2008

    The plastic "lips" on each side of the base which slide into the hot shoe are broken off. Any suggestions for repair or replacement of a small part?

  • cair Jan 12, 2009

    I have the same Problem. kind regards Cai Risskov

  • Anonymous Feb 02, 2009

    broke the plastic fooy contacts are still in place and unit still works



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Part # CY2-4165, order from Canon. Four screws and a plug in cable and that is it.

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