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Posted by Stuart Ulferts (Member # 7104) on September 17, 2019, 11:02 PM:
I'm reviewing many reels of 70-80 year-old 8mm, mostly in bad condition. Probably should start cleaning the projector between reels: e.g., film path, rollers, etc. No manual for this machine. Could anyone advise how to proceed? Thank you.
Posted by Janice Glesser (Member # 2758) on September 17, 2019, 11:31 PM:
It would be best to clean the film first. I recommend finding a film viewer/editor. But general cleaning can be done using 91% alcohol on a Q-tip to clean off rollers and the gate. I would blow any hair or fuzz with canned air. Some use small soft brushes to clean the gate...but I've found it can bend the claw if not careful...so I prefer canned air.
If you would like an owners manual...PM me. I can provide you a PDF version.
Posted by Stuart Ulferts (Member # 7104) on September 18, 2019, 07:15 AM:
That was the info I was hoping for: I didn't know how to clean film (without spending $) but now I do. Thank you very much!
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