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28-Jan-2010, 22:07
I am working on restoring a Kodak 2D 5x7

It is missing the back. Anyone have any ideas on what I can use?
Do I need to custom make one?


Robert Hughes
29-Jan-2010, 09:11
Duct tape! :p

29-Jan-2010, 09:35
You can adapt just about any 5x7 back to the 2D. Depending on the back, it may require a little or a significant amount of wood work. I'm doing some work modifying backs to fit my Century Studio camera and I think I can do most of the work on my simple table saw. If I had access to a table router--it would make things a whole lot easier. You could post an ad in the classifieds, looking for a project 5x7 back or a junker 2D for parts.

29-Jan-2010, 09:39
The complicated part is the spring/groundglass, the rest is just wood and 4 pins, so unless you are going for museum restoration, almost any wood 5x7 back should be adaptable with a minimum of cutting/gluing/etc. for correct fit.