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USCamera Light Seal Placement Guide | Praktica Super TL 1000

USCamera Light Seal Placement Guide | Praktica Super TL 1000

Custom Light Seals | Praktica Film Cameras
USCamera Light Seal Placement Guide | Praktica Super TL 1000

Before you do anything, please read the general removal and installation instructions here.

Please Contact us for any questions you may have. Also, new light seal kits and parts are added every day.

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Do you want to make your own light seal kit? Maybe you have a special film camera accessory that requires a special size of the light seal material.  We are here to help.

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In addition, we have many different strips of light seal material already cut to width and 220 mm long here.

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You are installing a 6 piece kit for the  Praktica Super TL 1000, Praktica Super TL3

 

USCamera General Installation Guidelines

Next,  take all of the seals out of the kit and lay them out on your work area.

This 6 piece custom light seal kit includes,

Lower channel seal, camera body – 1 x 1mm
Upper channel seal, camera body – 1 x 1mm
Hinge seal, camera body – 1 x 1mm
Bottom small channel seal, hinge end back cover – 1 x 1mm
Top small channel seal, hinge end back cover – 1 x 1mm
Mirror cushion – 1 x 2mm

 

USCamera Light Seal Placement Guide | Praktica Super TL 1000

 

Tech Note 1. Looking at the mirror cushion area you will see a metal baffle plate with 2 screws. The screws retain the baffle plate only.  Easier to replace the mirror cushion with the plate removed. However, the cushion used on this camera is a foam cushion covered with a flocking material.  Very unique.  Unless for some reason this cushion has been damaged, it should not need to be replaced.

Channel seals, back cover

On the hinge end of the film back, place the small channel seals in place by butting them up against the hinge seal, as pictured

Hinge seal, camera body

This seal is installed by centering the seal between the upper and lower door channels on the back cover.

Door channel seals, camera body

When installing the channel seals on the camera body, always start at the hinge side and work to the left.

Mirror cushion

Install this cushion only if needed. see Tech Note 1

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