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Re: [OM] Re: olympus-digest V2 #1071

Subject: Re: [OM] Re: olympus-digest V2 #1071
From: ClassicVW@xxxxxxx
Date: Sat, 7 Aug 1999 14:07:12 EDT
In a message dated 8/7/99 10:46:56 AM EST, jj12161@xxxxxxxxx writes:

> I recently acquired a used OM-4T through E-Bay for a great price ( or so I 
> think): $340. It has no dents or dings. It does, however have some areas 
where the > black finish has  come off (the usual places). Other than that it 
is fine cosmetically > and mechanically, it functions perfectly. Does anyone 
know if it is possible to > > >either send it  somewhere  for a cosmetic 
touchup or how to do it oneself? I know I'm being kind of  vain here but I 
thought I'd ask.
>  
>  Take care,
>  
>  Jimmy
    
    We've recently covered this question and many feel the slight wear adds 
character and it's not worth attempting to fix. The bodies wear "in the usual 
places" very very quickly and can appear even from just leaving the camera 
sliding around in a bag, without actually using the camera, so, you're bound 
to see wear again after a "fix". Several said you'll never match the paint 
and/or finish exactly and may end up making it look worse. In my 
experience/opinion, it is just about impossible to make it look 100%. A 
couple of writers offered the fix that worked for them, you'll have to search 
our archives. 

Welcome
George S.

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