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How to Repair a Stuck Shutter

With a single drop of lubricant it is possible repair a stuck shutter. Read on to find out how to do this with these simple steps.

Perhaps it’s too obvious ,but i think it´s very helpful. Recently the shutter of my Holga got stuck and I had to push on the shutter with more strength. It resulted in blurred pictures.

At first, I thought I had to get a new Holga. Then I remembered that if I put some kind of lubricant on the shutter mechanism, it could help. It did, and now my Holga works properly.

You only need a single drop of any lubricant like WD-40 or something similar. Just open your camera so that the shutter mechanism gets exposed and let little drop of lubricant fall on the shutter mechanism .

Your camera should work smoothly now.

This works on my Holga and in other cameras with similar shutter machanism like the Diana F+ for example.

written by bongofury

1 comment

  1. superlighter


    beware that the lubificant don't fall on the lens!

    almost 3 years ago · report as spam

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