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Phil Mitchell
Expert Film Handler

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From: Melbourne, Australia
Registered: Aug 2013


 - posted February 10, 2015 10:30 PM      Profile for Phil Mitchell   Email Phil Mitchell   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Hi all,

As you can see from video, something is stopping the green auto threading button on my Elmo FP-A from locking in place and unlocking.

I have to manually hold it in place to thread a film

Any suggestions?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6DpyOICcrU

Thanks

Phil

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Janice Glesser
Film Goddess

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From: Sunnyvale, CA USA
Registered: Sep 2011


 - posted February 11, 2015 02:34 AM      Profile for Janice Glesser   Email Janice Glesser   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
It's difficult to see from the straight-on view in your video Phil, but compare it to this angled view of my projector. It looks like there may be a piece missing. Look at the bar with the ring attached. Does yours have this piece?

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