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Re: [OM] Question - OM1 gap top plate to body

Subject: Re: [OM] Question - OM1 gap top plate to body
From: John Hermanson <omtech1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2009 09:19:02 -0400
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John Hermanson wrote:
>    I don't see anything unusual.�  The back edge of the top cover does
>    not sit on a ledge in the body casting.� �
>    John Hermanson, CPS Inc.
>    21 South Lane, Huntington NY 11743
>    Olympus OM Service since 1977
>    omtech1@xxxxxxxxxxx | www.zuiko.com
>    631-424-2121
> 
>    On Sep 19, 2009, Chuck Norcutt <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>      Looks just like my three other OM-1s and seems perfectly normal to
>      me.
>      Check the front of the top plate. There should be no gap in the
>      front
>      and, if there is none, there's no way the plate can go any lower.
>      I'm curious as to why you thought it abnormal. Do you have another
>      one
>      that doesn't look like that?
>      Chuck Norcutt
>      DrT (George Themelis) wrote:
>      > Hi Everyone,
>      >
>      > Maybe John H can help with this...
>      >
>      > I recently bought an Olympus OM1 package from a fellow amateur
>      astronomer...
>      > Everything looks good, except there is a weird issue with the
>      camera body:
>      >
>      > There is noticeable gap between the top plate and the camera
>      body. This is
>      > evident if you look at the two edges. I put pictures here:
>      >
>      > [1]http://home.att.net/~drt-3d/OlympusGap1.jpg
>      > [2]http://home.att.net/~drt-3d/OlympusGap2.jpg
>      >
>      > The seller told me that he bought the camera from a reputable
>      dealer and
>      > paid $285 for it. See the bottom of the camera:
>      >
>      > [3]http://home.att.net/~drt-3d/OlympusGap3.jpg
>      >
>      > It looks that the camera has been serviced. Is it possible that
>      this gap is
>      > caused by improper service? Do you think it will affect
>      operation?
>      >
>      > Thank you,
>      >
>      > George
>      >
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> References
> 
>    1. http://home.att.net/~drt-3d/OlympusGap1.jpg
>    2. http://home.att.net/~drt-3d/OlympusGap2.jpg
>    3. http://home.att.net/~drt-3d/OlympusGap3.jpg
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