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#1 LightMeter

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Posted 21 September 2015 - 12:30 AM

A couple of months ago the little tab on the film door broke off(see white arrow)and the door wouldn't stay closed on the N6006 I inherited from my dad. Tonight I took the part off of one of the as-is bodies I got from KEH for 2.50 each. I was worried that it wouldn't be easy to do since you have to take off the bottom plate. But it as simple-just remove 6 screws and the bottom comes right off. The door I put on looks much better than the one it replaced. I wasted a roll of color neg film to make sure film advanced and rewound properly-it's all good. Now I need to put another roll through dad's old camera.

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Posted 21 September 2015 - 12:50 AM

Great work and happy shooting!

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Posted 21 September 2015 - 12:12 PM

Looking good, well done.

 

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Posted 21 September 2015 - 12:52 PM

Nicely done.


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Posted 22 September 2015 - 11:37 AM

I used to love that camera. Have fun with it.
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Posted 23 September 2015 - 12:09 PM

I used to love that camera. Have fun with it.

Yes I remember when dad bought it new with a 35-80 Nikkor back in 1994. At the time I had a Canon AE-1 and wanted that N6006 really bad, He paid over 450usd for the body and lens-today they go for next to nothing.


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Still shooting DX digital and don't plan on going full frame.

D7100, red D5300, IR converted D300,  D40, D70s, Olympus C-5060 P&S from 2003, and a few 35mm film bodies

 

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