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    Material used to block light - between the fil holder and the back of the camera

    Hi
    I think that I may need to replace this in my wheman. I was wondering if anyone can tell me which material is normally used for this function, and what in particular is used in a wheman, and where I might source it. Its the purple material in this picture

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    Jon

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    Re: Material used to block light - between the fil holder and the back of the camera

    Search for camera light baffle, camera light seal.....they bring up quite a few hits.
    May tomorrow be a better day.

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    Re: Material used to block light - between the fil holder and the back of the camera

    I used black velvet on my Century.

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    Re: Material used to block light - between the fil holder and the back of the camera

    Looks like a (poor quality) velvet tape. This an easily available in various widths, thicknesses, lengths and, of course, colours at haberdashery (for women - Uk English use of the word!) shops. Cutting lengths of velvet off a large piece of cloth is doomed to disaster.

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    Re: Material used to block light - between the fil holder and the back of the camera

    I have a 1/2 wide roll of adhesive very thin, non shedding felt

    Cannot remember where I bought it

    I use black velcro tape, the fuzzy side only, it's thicker
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    Re: Material used to block light - between the fil holder and the back of the camera

    Walk into a fabric store and ask for satin ribbon in black.
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    Re: Material used to block light - between the fil holder and the back of the camera

    USA has Joanne Fabrics shops

    Be a brave man and tread carefully, but examine everything

    Lots of good stuff for our purpose

    Quote Originally Posted by Steven Tribe View Post
    Looks like a (poor quality) velvet tape. This an easily available in various widths, thicknesses, lengths and, of course, colours at haberdashery (for women - Uk English use of the word!) shops. Cutting lengths of velvet off a large piece of cloth is doomed to disaster.
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    Re: Material used to block light - between the fil holder and the back of the camera

    Well, off to the haberdashers for me, in search of velvet or felt tape. Fuzzy side of velcro sounds interesting too.

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    Re: Material used to block light - between the fil holder and the back of the camera

    Here's exactly what I bought 13 years ago, Amazon knows me well

    https://www.amazon.com/J-V-Convertin...3267476&sr=8-7
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    Re: Material used to block light - between the fil holder and the back of the camera

    I've used "telescope flocking" adhesive pieces. Basically super black velour on one side, tacky glue on the other side.

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