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A few tools that could be used to repair classic and vintage cameras. Some of the tools are featured on the YouTube channel Fix Old Cameras, others might be suitable substitutes.
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A small well designed flashlight to slip in a pocket or clip on for handy access when searching for that errant spring.
Streamlight MicroStream Ultra-compact Aluminum body with AAA alkaline battery, 3.5 Inch - 1.04 oz - 45 Lumens - 66318
Streamlight MicroStream Ultra-compact Aluminum body with AAA alkaline battery, 3.5 Inch - 1.04 oz - 45 Lumens - 66318
$17.00
Work exceptionally well for a bulb air blower. One way value ensures clean air blast.
Giottos RAB-2810 Q-Ball Rocket Blaster
Giottos RAB-2810 Q-Ball Rocket Blaster
Carry one in my camera back pack. Produces a stream with gentle force to dislodge lose dust specs.
Giottos AA1900 Rocket Air Blaster Large - Black
Giottos AA1900 Rocket Air Blaster Large - Black
$17.00
Knipex 4611A0 External Straight Retaining Ring Pliers 5.75-Inch
Knipex 4611A0 External Straight Retaining Ring Pliers 5.75-Inch
$24.00
This appears to be a much newer version of the type often featured in the Fix Old Cameras videos.
7" Circlip Pliers External Internal Straight Bent Snap Ring Pliers Professional Multitul Hand Tools Kit SS175C
7" Circlip Pliers External Internal Straight Bent Snap Ring Pliers Professional Multitul Hand Tools Kit SS175C
The reversible tip is handy, however the tip could be a little to wide for some camera repair applications.
IRWIN VISE-GRIP Convertible Snap Pliers, 6-1/2-Inch (2078900)
IRWIN VISE-GRIP Convertible Snap Pliers, 6-1/2-Inch (2078900)
$12.00
Have no experience, but came recommend by a FOC subscriber.
Neiko 02129A Mini Snap Ring Pliers Set (4 Piece)
Neiko 02129A Mini Snap Ring Pliers Set (4 Piece)
In addition to there intended purpose these tools can aid in removing leatherette and leather body coverings from vintage cameras.
4 Non-Mar US Made Menda Nylon and Metal Spudger Pry Repair Tools to Open Laptop, Smartphone, Tablet and MP3 Cases
4 Non-Mar US Made Menda Nylon and Metal Spudger Pry Repair Tools to Open Laptop, Smartphone, Tablet and MP3 Cases
$9.00
Tiny springs encountered in classic camera repair can often be difficult to manipulate, with a little practice, this tool can greatly aid in getting a stubborn spring into its proper position.
Moody Tools 51-1856 Combination Spring Tool 7"
Moody Tools 51-1856 Combination Spring Tool 7"
$12.00
SE 6-Piece Double and Single Ended Probe Set - DD306
SE 6-Piece Double and Single Ended Probe Set - DD306
$7.00
Moody screwdrivers are well made and have served me well for decades. This kit will cover most classic camera repair situations. A rubber tube can be added to the handle to increase torque and ease of grip.
Moody Tools 58-0105 Chromium Vanadium Steel Slotted and Cross Point Screwdriver Set, Magnetic Handle, 6-Piece
Moody Tools 58-0105 Chromium Vanadium Steel Slotted and Cross Point Screwdriver Set, Magnetic Handle, 6-Piece
$21.00
Plastic Squeeze Bottles 1oz, 2oz, 4oz, and 10ML All 1.5" Stainless Applicators
Plastic Squeeze Bottles 1oz, 2oz, 4oz, and 10ML All 1.5" Stainless Applicators
$10.00
Racers Edge 3000 1/2-Ounce Bottle W Needle Tip
Racers Edge 3000 1/2-Ounce Bottle W Needle Tip
$6.00
The best - fit the spanner wrench featured in the many Fix Old Cameras videos.
Spanner Wrench, Pointed Tip for SP4
Spanner Wrench, Pointed Tip for SP4
$32.00
The best - fit the spanner wrench featured in the many Fix Old Cameras videos.
Spanner Wrench, Slotted Tip for SP4 - SP4B
Spanner Wrench, Slotted Tip for SP4 - SP4B
$31.00
As I have no hands on experience with the Fogta spanner design I can say a Fix Old Camera subscriber advised that these are acceptable in most classic camera repair applications and they appear to be designed well enough to be serviceable.
Fotga 2 Set 0-100mm Professional Flat&Pointed Tips DSLR Camera Lens Spanner Wrench Repair Opening Tool for Most Cameras Lenses Filter
Fotga 2 Set 0-100mm Professional Flat&Pointed Tips DSLR Camera Lens Spanner Wrench Repair Opening Tool for Most Cameras Lenses Filter
$39.00
Professional Stainless Steel DSLR Camera Lens Bent tip Spanner Wrench Repair Opening Tool
Professional Stainless Steel DSLR Camera Lens Bent tip Spanner Wrench Repair Opening Tool
I have no experience with these, however some Fix Old Camera subscribers have relayed that although reasonably priced and fairly versatile they lack sturdiness for a reliable high torque application.
Andoer Professional DSLR Camera Tool set 3 Tips10-100mm 1 Lens Repair Set+4 Srecws+2 Hexagon Wrench for Canon Nikon Sony Olympus Camera
Andoer Professional DSLR Camera Tool set 3 Tips10-100mm 1 Lens Repair Set+4 Srecws+2 Hexagon Wrench for Canon Nikon Sony Olympus Camera
$20.00
Genuine Weller (ST1 and ST7) for WP25, WP30 and WP35 Irons, Conical Tip .031" / 0.79 mm diameter, Screwdriver Tip - 0.75 in Tip Length - 0.062
Genuine Weller (ST1 and ST7) for WP25, WP30 and WP35 Irons, Conical Tip .031" / 0.79 mm diameter, Screwdriver Tip - 0.75 in Tip Length - 0.062
$15.00
This soldering iron is what is used in most of the FOC videos that feature soldering. The tips most often used is the ST-6 and ST-7.
Weller WLC100 40-Watt Soldering Station
Weller WLC100 40-Watt Soldering Station
$38.00
Weller WES51 Analog Soldering Station
Weller WES51 Analog Soldering Station
Hakko 599B-02 Wire-type soldering iron tip cleaner
Hakko 599B-02 Wire-type soldering iron tip cleaner
$10.00
Thermaltronics FBA_TMT-TC-2 Lead Free Tip Tinner, 20 g in 0.8 oz. Container
Thermaltronics FBA_TMT-TC-2 Lead Free Tip Tinner, 20 g in 0.8 oz. Container
$7.00
DSLRKIT Rubber Lens Repair Tool Set Ring Filter Removal Spanner Wrench Set (37-40 mm, 43-46 mm, 49-52 mm, 55-58 mm, 62-67 mm, 72-77 mm, 82-86 mm)
DSLRKIT Rubber Lens Repair Tool Set Ring Filter Removal Spanner Wrench Set (37-40 mm, 43-46 mm, 49-52 mm, 55-58 mm, 62-67 mm, 72-77 mm, 82-86 mm)
$45.00
Some Fix Old Camera subscribers find these to be very sturdy and easy to operate, but at times unusable as the tips are short and can not be spaced close enough for some applications.
Japan hobby tool Lens Repair Tool
Japan hobby tool Lens Repair Tool
$33.00
SE Stainless Steel Non-Magnetic Tweezers - SS-TW
SE Stainless Steel Non-Magnetic Tweezers - SS-TW
$7.00
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