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Where should I send my Pentax MX for repairs?

Robert Barnes , May 02, 2004; 02:44 p.m.

I have a 26 year old Pentax MX that needs to have the light seals and the mirror damper replaced. verything else seems to work fine but at this age I suppose it could use Cleaning , lubrication and adjusting also. Does anyone have a suggestion as to who is a good repair shop to send it to. It was a Christmas present from my wife and means alot to me. I want to get it done right the first time. Thanks


Anthony Oresteen , May 02, 2004; 07:24 p.m.

Where are you located?

I had mine serviced in Atlanta GA by Camera Repair Japan (CRJ) in Norcross, just off Jimmy Carter Blvd. Tel: (770) 849-0555 in 1999 or 2000.

James O'Neill , May 03, 2004; 08:51 a.m.

In the UK Harrow Technical. (In the old Pentax building in Harrow). Very good service, sensible charges. They have plenty of work.

El Baroda , May 09, 2004; 03:00 a.m.

If by any chance you reside in Sydney, try Camera Service Centre. I had my Pentax ME fully serviced, including light seal and mirror buffer replacement, last month and am very pleased with the result.

Ron Chappel , May 29, 2004; 07:53 a.m.

From dealings with local camera repairmen,this should be a straightforward and easy to find service.
i.e-most camera repair shops should have no trouble doing it right...anbd indeed most seem to like working on these old things

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