#0, #1 and #3 sizes are readily replaced with new shutters, so the option of replace instead of repair is available. The Compur shutters are nicely made and well. From the service section of Flutots Camera Repair, Unfortunately parts are no longer available for those great Synchro-Compur shutters. How to strip-down and service the Synchro-Compur shutter on a Kodak Retina Ia or IIa camera. I’ll assume you already have the shutter removed from the.

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That french site has been around for quite a while but you never know. Different lubes for different purposes. I’ve also been successful with lighter fluid also ethyl alcohol.

During the warranty period, we will restore the equipment to good working order, or refund the repair charge, at our option. If one fears lighter fluid, one might especially fear contact cleaners. Sometimes we can’t do anything due to the complete break down of certain key components that are sadly irreplaceable. Thanks for posting that link, FiatLux. Actuate the shutter a few times. The electronic parts cleaner will be slow to disipate from some areas of the shutter.

But we can restore rpair shutter to its original Copal condition without click-stops. Discussion in ‘ Large Format ‘ started by coryblundonSep 8, Repeat a few times.

Compur shutter repair manual

Thanks Bernard this is amazing, I really did not think anyone will see my reply after the page had been innactive for a while. Leaves no residue and 2. Labor and parts are extra, depending on the specific parts needed commpur overhaul.


Benoit Suaudeau’s extensive documentation now lives on: In my quest to resurrect as many shutters as possible for all you kind folks, I have the sometimes tricky task of finding shutters for parts. All repairs are warranted for a period of 6 months from the date of the repair. Your name or email address: That lubricating section was new to me.

Like the earlier models they use the tension type mainspring.

More props for Carol at Flutot’s. He is hosting them on this page of his site lower half of page.

Test B and T for correct operation also. Many seem unaware that old shutters were sometimes whale oil lubricated. These shutters are modified at the factory and Schneider has chosen not to make their parts available. However since they are of the usual rimset design they look similar to the later versions. Reattach the lens elements and shoot some film and verify that exposures are correct.

The vast majority of these are 0 and 1 cimpur, although there are a few 00 size. This shutter came in totally frozen. Compyr now runs smoothly.

Then we’ll check your shutter once again–a final check–and provide you with a timing sheet of your shutter’s test results. In addition to the usual 00, 0, 1 and 3 shuttsr there is an elusive size referred to by ccompur as 2. If we find that it can’t be repaired, we can either send it back to you and you need only pay for the postage or we’ll give it a proper funeral and a place in the Synchro-Compur Graveyard.

Remove the front cover of the shutter.


Fixing a Sychro-Compur shutter

It shows the actual speed at each indicated speed. We will gladly clean, lubricate, adjust, and check CLAC them, but if, on first examination we determine that they are unrepairable, we will let you know by email. But, hypothetically,if I did have to replace it, what would you guys and gals suggest? Click here to ask me any question about Compur Shutters via direct e-mail. He quickly patched his new site.

Scroll down this page for a table of sizes. Share This Page Tweet. Aug 23, Cook at home a few nights, and you’ll have enough dough.

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A situation we run into on occasion is the amount of extra time spent on shutters. This warranty does not cover any damages resulting from neglect, impact, exposure to water or other liquids, tampering, excessive wear, or abuse.

Jun 12, Sometimes it’s possible to overhaul a shutter, depending on the availability of parts. I only glanced through it so far, but is there anywhere a repsir of somekind regarding those lubricants A and B?

Repair of these an option which must be considered. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Last edited by a moderator: Yes, my password is: Services and Prices Important.