Canon P shutter repair??

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My Canon P, bought used from a Japanese dealer, has no wrinkled shutter. I never touch any shutter curtains ...cloth or metal,and can’t understand how Canon Ps get wrinkles. The camera with a metal shutter that really requires caution is that on the Hasselblad 2000 series cameras, which was later modified so that shutter was refracted when back was removed.
For service, I can highly recommend Zach’s. Ye also.

It would seem to me that the only problem with a wrinkled curtain would be a wrinkle so severe that it would loose flexibility and tear. However, I would like others opinion about this conjecture.
 
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My Canon P, bought used from a Japanese dealer, has no wrinkled shutter. I never touch any shutter curtains ...cloth or metal,and can’t understand how Canon Ps get wrinkles. The camera with a metal shutter that really requires caution is that on the Hasselblad 2000 series cameras, which was later modified so that shutter was refracted when back was removed.
For service, I can highly recommend Zach’s. Ye also.

It would seem to me that the only problem with a wrinkled curtain would be a wrinkle so severe that it would loose flexibility and tear. However, I would like others opinion about this conjecture.

Ye will work on Canon RFs with cloth shutter curtains, but not metal curtains. Michael Zack did a great job on my Werra, but he really doesn't want to work on the Canon P; he'd want a look at the camera before committing to repair it. Understandable, I think.
 

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Ye will work on Canon RFs with cloth shutter curtains, but not metal curtains. Michael Zack did a great job on my Werra, but he really doesn't want to work on the Canon P; he'd want a look at the camera before committing to repair it. Understandable, I think.

Michael Zack repaired my Canon L1 that had slow shutter speed issues and also did a CLA on it. But it was a cloth shutter L1 and I recall the hi and low speed dial Canons are supposed to be easier to service vs the newer P?
 

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The Canon stainless steel curtains can wrinkle in regular use. Think of aluminum foil being pulled fast then being braked.
Nikon used Titanium Foil- it does better than the Canon 7 and Canon P shutter.
Wrinkles will not cause problems, the slow-speed escapement probably needs to be cleaned.
 
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