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Re: Eclair ACL light leaks?

I don't.   I don't think I asked.  It was a couple years ago, so I doubt
he'd remember either...

Warren Yeager, SOC
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Morein" <rho@netreach.net>
To: <EclairACL@topica.com>
Sent: Friday, April 19, 2002 9:57 AM
Subject: Re: Eclair ACL light leaks?

Do you know what the repair was?

> I  had a leaky 400' magazine.  George Zorzoli at Elecro Optical fixed
> but I always tape the seams now, just to be sure.  It fogged the
> of each take, because the film was sitting stationary, in bright
> After the camera came up to speed, the shots cleared up.
> Warren Yeager, SOC
> www.warrenyeager.com
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Robert Morein" <rho@netreach.net>
> To: <EclairACL@topica.com>
> Sent: Thursday, April 18, 2002 12:29 PM
> Subject: RE: Eclair ACL light leaks?
> > Has anyone ever actually experienced a light leak with an ACL?
> >
> > This summer I pushed the envelope and had no problems.
> >
> > The only anatomical weakness I know of with the ACL magazine, at least
> > French, is that there is a possible leakage path through the front of
> > mag around the gearbox casting, then through the slot for the footage
> > counter arm. The gearbox casting is light sealed by a glued piece of
> or
> > soft rubber, but I have seen a mag where the glue dried out and the
> > dislocated. However, this is not a leak that would be prevented by
> > the mag door.
> >
> > The Arri magazine design uses a rubber O-ring in the groove of the mag
> door.
> > If the O-ring is in good condition, it is generally said that the
> > does not require taping.
> >
> > Back to the question -- has anyone ever had a piece of fogged film
> > light leak?
> >
> >
> >

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