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The focus drive on my Linhof Technika 4 is jammed. Any

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The focus drive on...

The focus drive on my Linhof Technika 4 is jammed. Any insight into dis-assembly?

Technician's Assistant: What's the make/model of your camera? How old is it?

Linhof Technika IV large format from early 1970s. Basically a metal, baby view camera. It is a long shot that you have seen one.

Technician's Assistant: What happened right before this popped up? What troubleshooting have you tried?

The rack and pinion drive jammed, seemingly all of a sudden. I have stripped the obvious parts and removed old lubricant but cannot get into the gear itself. Yet.

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