Olympus Pen F

Discussion in '35mm Cameras' started by phigmov, Jan 25, 2017.

  1. phigmov

    phigmov FF Regular Subscribing Member

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    Mar 23, 2015
    The original. A few blemishes but otherwise fine. I had no idea the early ones where two-stroke, with a shorter pull than my FT & FV.

    Need to do a family portrait at some stage. Can't wait to get some film through it.

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  2. tonyturley

    tonyturley FF Veteran

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    Mar 24, 2015
    Tony
    I used to have one of those, with the 38mm/1.8, 25mm/4, and 20mm/3.5. My frame counter quit working, and eventually the shutter quit firing reliably, but it was a lot of fun with very good IQ while I had it. I've considered purchasing another, but there are higher priorities right now.
     
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  3. phigmov

    phigmov FF Regular Subscribing Member

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    Mar 23, 2015
    Looks like I spoke to soon - tried the shutter the next day and the mirror stuck. Looks like I need to take the baseplate off to reset the shutter mechanism and look for 'gunk'. Sigh.
     
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