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USCamera Light Seal Placement Guide | Ricoh XR7

USCamera Light Seal Placement Guide | Ricoh XR7

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This USCamera custom light seal kit fits the Ricoh KR10 Super  KR10X  XR6  XR7  XR10  XRS  Sears KS KS Super and Sears KSX.

This USCamera custom 7 piece kit includes,

Lower channel seal, camera body – 1 x 1mm
Upper channel seal, camera body – 1 x 1mm
Lower channel seal, hinge side, back cover – 1 x 1mm
Upper channel seal, hinge side, back cover – 1 x 1mm
Hinge seal, camera body – 1 x 1mm
Latch plate seal, back cover – 1 x 1mm
Mirror cushion – 1 x 1mm

USCamera Light Seal Placement Guide | Ricoh XR7 Plus

Tech Note. When centering a light seal, leave the backing attached and fold the seal in half toward the foam side. Now when you remove the backing the adhesive will be creased and centering is easy.

General Guidelines for placing this Ricoh XR7 light seal kit.

Door channel seals, camera body. Install the upper and lower camera body channel seals starting at the hinge side on the camera body, working from right to left. The upper channel has the counter actuation lever. You will need to install this seal as close to each side of the counter lever opening as possible, cutting as required.

Door channel seals, back cover, hinge side. Install these upper and lower back cover channel seals on the back cover, starting at the hinge side, where the channel begins and work to the right.

Hinge Seal, camera body. Install this seal on the camera body, hinge side, centering it between the top and bottom door channels.

Latch plate seal, back cover. Center this seal on the latch pin and place the seal 6.5mm from the edge of the film back as the image shows below. Firmly press in place once you have it positioned properly.

USCamera Light Seal Placement Guide | Ricoh XR7

The most important and time-consuming work is removing the old seals. Focus on clean, clean, clean. Clean the old residue from the door channels, mirror cushion area, door hinge area and anywhere else you are replacing the seals. The finest adhesive in the world will not adhere to that sticky, gooey residue that was once a quality light seal. Proper installation will give you thousands of light tight exposures.

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