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James Wilson
Expert Film Handler

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From: Norwich, UK
Registered: Jan 2015


 - posted January 14, 2019 08:23 AM      Profile for James Wilson   Author's Homepage   Email James Wilson   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Hi All,
My Sankyo 2000H will not load a film. It will rewind & play forward but will not accept the film, It`s the forward part that does not work. Any Ideas, Perhaps Janice could help?
Best Wishes,
James.

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Will Trenfield
Master Film Handler

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From: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK
Registered: Mar 2016


 - posted January 14, 2019 09:16 AM      Profile for Will Trenfield   Email Will Trenfield   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Have you checked the front film channel by undoing the chrome screw just above the focus knob? I found a piece of broken film wedged there on one I bought.

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Janice Glesser
Film Goddess

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From: Sunnyvale, CA USA
Registered: Sep 2011


 - posted January 14, 2019 09:38 AM      Profile for Janice Glesser   Email Janice Glesser   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
If you check out the gate as Will suggested and don't find any debris then you next need to check the claw. The claw may need adjustment if not positioned properly to align and pull down the film.

Check out this thread which is also listed on the "Technical Tips" page:

http://8mmforum.film-tech.com/cgi-bin/ubb/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=009946

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