Grafmatic 45 broken spring

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by Sirius Glass, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. On the Grafmatic 45 on the cover assembly 317731G2, the 31773 Spring - Drawer snapped next to the rivet. Can the be repaired by gluing with Super Glue or Gorilla Glue? Any idea where I can get replacement springs?

    Steve
     
  2. Dave Starr

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    I've got a few assorted Grafmatic parts. Can you post a picture of the spring? I may have them.
     
  3. Bill Burk

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    Good luck, I tried once to get replacement parts by buying the cheapest beaten-up Grafmatics I could find.

    Turned out they worked fine.
     
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    This spring
     

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  5. Dave Starr

    Dave Starr Member

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    Sorry, I've got coil springs & cat whisker springs, but not that one. A model airplane & train hobby shop may have small sheets of brass or steel you could make one from.
     
  6. bdial

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    Or perhaps try a clockmaker.