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Need help with Nikon F5 parts
Old 04-10-2019   #1
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Need help with Nikon F5 parts

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Anybody knows a shop in Europe, where I can order rubber body panels for F5? They have them in very good price in Nikon USA store, but they don't send to Europe. On Amazon prices are MUCH bigger Maybe other source?
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eBay has a few last time I checked. Prices seemed fair around 50-60$ USD for the whole grip panel and about 35-40$USD for the side panel. Back doors do not usually have the peeling problem. The bottom rubbers are about 35-50$ when they show up.
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You can't contact your regional Nikon service center (found on Nikon.com) and ask them to order it? If Nikon USA has it, then so should they.

https://www.nikon.com/network/europe.htm
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I'd go also to eBay for rubber replacement parts. Those won't likely get stucked to customs even if coming outside Europe, and are cheap anyways.
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aliexpress has loads of it
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If those channels won't work, I'd be happy to order and forward them to you if needed.
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Old 04-11-2019   #7
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Thank You for all the answers.
Nikon Poland was first place I've checked. They don't have any parts for F5. They will stop F5 service/support next month.
Nikon USA has fantastic offer:
https://parts.nikonusa.com/en/nikon-...bber-unit.html
https://parts.nikonusa.com/en/nikon-...grip-unit.html
I don't know if it is still actual. They simply answered me, we don't sell to Europe.
I don't know eBay. Never had account there. Maybe I'll have to create one.
Ali Express? I've checked Ali, I didn't find anything. Must have used wrong words. I've never been fan of their search engine. And sometimes what you get from China is a copy, not real thing (ask me how I learned that). Sure some copies are very good and even better.
Takkun, thank you for your offer. I usually try not to bother people with my problems. But if Nikon USA offer is actual, it's real bargain. Compared to other sources. Too good to be true.
BTW, Amazon price for front panel is 99 USD, wow....
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aliexpress has loads of it
I can't find any on Ali. Any help with correct keywords? What to look for?
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I can't find any on Ali. Any help with correct keywords? What to look for?
i searched and its gone

just wait, the seller may come back
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