This section of the site reports things I have found when working on cameras.
It may be old news to some, but ...
It will also include my experiences with common tasks such as re-doing light baffles.
There are many excellent resources on the web to help with repairs. Here are a few:
Camera repair forum and resourcesToolsRick Oleson a very generous technical personDaniel R. Mitchell
Minolta 16EE notes
Minolta 16MG notes
Minolta 200 series (110 format) notes
Refurbishing a Minoltaflex
Resealing a Graflex cloth shutter
Making a new shutter release for an Ikonta folder
The picture below tells you why not to use cheap tools.
This was from a “$2 Shop” Jewelers Screwdriver set. The tip sheared under normal pressure while working on a Minolta 110 Zoom and took some digging out.