How to lube a sticky 4008 power switch?

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How to lube a sticky 4008 power switch?

Post by milesandjules » Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:45 am

Hi guys- picked up a nice beaulieu 4008 reciently - only problem so far is the power switch on its weird Handel- if its pushed in - I need pliers to get it out- anyway of lubing it up (wd40) or somthing?


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Re: How to lube a sticky 4008 power switch?

Post by nikonr10 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:49 pm

milesandjules wrote:
Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:45 am
Hi guys- picked up a nice beaulieu 4008 reciently - only problem so far is the power switch on its weird Handel- if its pushed in - I need pliers to get it out- anyway of lubing it up (wd40) or somthing?
Hi Miles ,
Try unscrewing the filming switch , then there a spring bar see if that sticking , maybe a drop of sewing machine oil never WD40 .


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Re: How to lube a sticky 4008 power switch?

Post by nikonr10 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:15 pm

nikonr10 wrote:
Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:49 pm
milesandjules wrote:
Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:45 am
Hi guys- picked up a nice beaulieu 4008 reciently - only problem so far is the power switch on its weird Handel- if its pushed in - I need pliers to get it out- anyway of lubing it up (wd40) or somthing?
Hi Miles ,
Try unscrewing the filming switch , then there a spring bar see if that sticking , maybe a drop of sewing machine oil never WD40 .
Sorry Miles just took a look a my 4008 camera , You are talking about the power switch at the back of the handle ? that should pull in push out very easily and also lock with white button at the side .
Can try a drop of sewing machine oil there ? but having to use pliers is not ok / maybe camera took a bang or drop or heavy knock .


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Re: How to lube a sticky 4008 power switch?

Post by nikonr10 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:25 pm

nikonr10 wrote:
Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:15 pm
nikonr10 wrote:
Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:49 pm
milesandjules wrote:
Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:45 am
Hi guys- picked up a nice beaulieu 4008 reciently - only problem so far is the power switch on its weird Handel- if its pushed in - I need pliers to get it out- anyway of lubing it up (wd40) or somthing?
Hi Miles ,
Try unscrewing the filming switch , then there a spring bar see if that sticking , maybe a drop of sewing machine oil never WD40 .
Sorry Miles just took a look a my 4008 camera , You are talking about the power switch at the back of the handle ? that should pull in push out very easily and also lock with white button at the side .
Can try a drop of sewing machine oil there ? but having to use pliers is not ok / maybe camera took a bang or drop or heavy knock .
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/90055 ... e=9#manual
I Hope this helps


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Re: How to lube a sticky 4008 power switch?

Post by milesandjules » Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:39 am

Thanks guys- yep what I was worried about is if I put any kind of oil in there - could it top the power from going on? Not sure what the wireing looks like inside the Handel


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Re: How to lube a sticky 4008 power switch?

Post by nikonr10 » Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:26 am

milesandjules wrote:
Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:39 am
Thanks guys- yep what I was worried about is if I put any kind of oil in there - could it top the power from going on? Not sure what the wireing looks like inside the Handel
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/90055 ... =16#manual

Undo the handle four screws , & then you can see what the cause is with the power switch :D


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