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My camera's advance isn't working properly it doesn't move completely to the right the way it should to fully advance to the next frame (It is a manuel) an older camera. What can I do to fix this? It is a Minolta X9, Thank You.

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Sometimes there is an arm located in the bottom area of the camera that gets damaged. It is forked shaped on one end and lies below the coupler for a winding attachment. The other end of the arm attaches in the middle of the camera. You can remove the bottom cover on this camera fairly easily to have a look, you won't hurt anything.

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