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Old 11-24-2012   #1
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Replacement bessa rubber grip

Hello all,

apologies if this has been asked before, I tried the 'search' tool and found only ways of re-sticking the existing rubber grip.

So, I have an R3A and the rubber hand grip became unstuck and in turn stretched quite a bit. I then used a surgical knife to trim before re-sticking but I took a bit too much off. So I'm wondering if anyone has sourced replacement rubber hand grips from anywhere and if so where was that?

I don't want to go the leather route as I like my gear 'stock'. I've also emailed voigtlander directly and they were absolutely no help, I don't actually think they've ever heard of customer service!
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Old 11-24-2012   #2
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Cameraquest (Stephen) is the US Distributor and he does repairs on cameras, so I would check with him. He also owns this site.
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Old 03-06-2013   #3
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They are available. I ordered a set for my R2A, not cheap @ nearly 50! from the UK importer Robert White.
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Old 03-07-2013   #4
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Hello all,

apologies if this has been asked before, I tried the 'search' tool and found only ways of re-sticking the existing rubber grip.

So, I have an R3A and the rubber hand grip became unstuck and in turn stretched quite a bit. I then used a surgical knife to trim before re-sticking but I took a bit too much off. So I'm wondering if anyone has sourced replacement rubber hand grips from anywhere and if so where was that?

I don't want to go the leather route as I like my gear 'stock'. I've also emailed voigtlander directly and they were absolutely no help, I don't actually think they've ever heard of customer service!

Mine is beginning to peel off as well on the front right side. Let me know if you find a replacement. I heard (don't quote me on this) that they weren't perfectly flat grips but actually went into the body at various points so the camera leather site's replacements didn't work properly. Please correct me if I'm wrong.
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