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Cleaning out dirt and dust inside nikon fg camera

Hi,im a new camera enthusiast...got an old nikon fg camera with some dirt inside ..want it cleaned..is using cloath ok...what sort of cleaning stuff i need..thank you...


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FG's are pretty tough old cameras. You can use a cloth and a lenspen brush, but be very careful of the shutter curtain...its delicate and if you damage it you might as well get another FG ($30 or so on Ebay). My first Nikon was an FG-20...still works like new.

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