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Old 06-14-2007   #1
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I need to replace the seals on my SP.
They have all gone semi - gooy

Any recomendations on the stuff I should use

Web site sources - UK if possible

Has anyone got the exact sizes?

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An American seller on the bay produces a very good kit for general use with good instructions on how to use. He probably has instructions for doing that camera. It is quite cheap and arrives quickly. I was very pleased with my kit and am still using it on more cameras. He trades as "interslice".

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Replacement seals

I got one of Jon Goodman's kits through the post very quickly - that's the guy reffered to in the previous post.
He has a lot of instructions on the net - all downloadable.
I'm just about to get round to thinking about doing the seals on my Oly 35RC. His instruction to take your time seems to be a good one i.e don't rush.
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And Jon is VERY good with email communications and will quickly answer any questions -- considering transatlantic timezone differences, of course.
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Thanks everyone

I will order a kit from interslice

Good value and it is only $1 more, (than the US), for shipping to the UK
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Jon, sent his $6.00 dollar kit to me, I got it before my credit card was replaced in my wallet. And his instructions are well written and very complete. I should really buy a handful of kits to just have on hand.
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