Re: sprocket repair

From: 40 Frames (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Oct 18 2006 - 15:59:15 PDT

> I'm working in a media library, and a 16mm print donated to us has
> extensive sprocket damage. (The print is in good shape otherwise.) Are
> there any recommendations for places that do this type of repair?
> And for my own information - we have the repair tape that fits only over
> the sprocket holes, as well as a splicer that will keep the film in place
> while the tape is applied manually. For minor repairs of sprocket damage,
> is this the way to go?
> Thanks for any information.
> Andy Ditzler
> Atlanta, GA

Per-fix, Cinebug, or similar machine allows you to apply the sprocket
repair tape aligned.

Good luck finding on of these, but they do turn up on eBay on occassion.


Alain LeTourneau
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United States

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