A&P those w/slr's .. do you clean 'em?

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  1. sinthetiq

    sinthetiq Anteater Member

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    theres some dust collecting in my nikon f2.. anyways, jus wanted to hear some experience. i never wanna touch the mirror, im afraid it'll scratch :(
     
  2. bioyuki

    bioyuki Ich habe Angst

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    Yeah, I just use compressed air to blow around the body. You're not supposed to blow the air directly onto the mirror so I just work my way around it.
     
  3. bioyuki

    bioyuki Ich habe Angst

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    Oh yeah to clean the mirror just take a microfiber cloth and wipe it gently, don't use any solvents.
     
  4. TypeSDragoon

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    i have a speck of dust on my fucking sensor!

    it's been there for a few weeks now. i haven't done anything get to clean it, but i'm going to by next weekend since i'm going to disneyland :)
     
  5. bioyuki

    bioyuki Ich habe Angst

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    I need to some of the fliud and pecpads to clean my sensor...I haven't done it yet cause I'm scared too :o. All I've been doing is spraying compressed air onto the sensor :o.
     
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    yes, also i don't know how old your f2 is, but it never hurts to make sure your light meter is metering right
     
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    (do f2s have built in light meters?)
     
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    MastaCow I love cup.

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    Yes, they do.
     
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    I use the eclipse fluid with sensor swabs... done it twice.. each time i use 2 or 3 sensor swabs.. first time i was berry scared :) 2nd time was a lot easier on me.
     
  11. Dnepr

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    for mine this is her 36ith year and I cleaned the mirror twice.

    Its almost vaccuum shut with no way for dust to get there.


    /e thanks god for screw mount and forged aluminum body ( 1 piece body)
     

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