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Custom Camera Covers

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Do I have to remove my old camera cover before installing the new one?

Yes, the old cover must be removed and the camera body has to be clean of any glue residue, oil and dirt before installing the new cover. If camera is not completely clean the adhesive of the new cover won't work.

 

What if you don't have my camera cover listed

If your camera cover is not listed you always can send us your camera for service. We can create a cover template from your camera. In most cases, we offer discounts for services on cameras we don't have listed.

 

What is recycled leather?

Recycled leather is leather residues and scraps that are shredded, blended and glued together with resin and catalysers. Our recycled leather is made from 80% genuine leather.

 

Do you accept returns or offer replacements?

We handle returns on a case-by-case basis.

If you didn't receive the right product, we will send you a replacement at no cost to you.

If you change your mind or don't need the product any more, we may offer you a refund, but you need to send the item back and 15% restocking fee will be deducted from your original payment.

 

Do you offer discounts?

Yes we offer 10% discount for 5 or more items and 20% discounts for 15 items or more

 

Do you offer samples of your materials

Yes we can send you a sheet with a single sample for free. If you need more than one sample, we may charge you for shipping and handling costs.

 

What if I am not sure your camera cover will fit my camera?

Some camera models were produced with slightly different cover variations. For example Leica M3, Argus C3, Exa, Yashica A's cameras etc. Because of this we may require pictures of your camera to verify availability or to make modifications to our templates. Also you can ask us for samples of our camera cover layouts before ordering.

 

How to remove the old cover from my camera?

There is not a set method that will work the same for all cameras.

Most of the covers can be removed by simply pulling the leather from the camera. In other cases, a spatula and even paint stripper may be required to perform the task. Whichever method you use you must be sure the camera is free of any glue residue, oil and dirt before installing the new cover.

 

For tips on how to remove camera vulcanite covers click here (the most difficult one)

 

How to install the Polaroid SX-70 Cover?

For information click here

 

How to install leather covers with contact cement?

See video below for information.

 

How to install the new camera cover?

See video below for information.

 

How to install the light seal foam?

See video below for information or click here

 

What is the camera covers standard thickness?

Most of the camera covers are between 0.3 to 0.6mm

Polaroid Sx-70 covers are between 0.6mm - 0.8mm

See picture bellow for samples of leather thickness

 

How fast you ship to my country

We are not responsible for the shipping process. We will complete your order between 48 hrs and send it via USPS. In the US most of the orders are delivered between 3-5 days. For the rest of the world Deliveries generally take between 7 to 21 days to arrive at its destination, although the USPS does not guarantee delivery dates or times. Shipping time will depends also on your International custom office and your local shipping company. There is no way for us to contact any of these offices to track your package. You need to contact them for information.  If you need or want to upgrade your shipping method please contact us.

 

Leather Thickness Chart

Custom Camera Covers

Leather Thickness Chart
Leather Thickness Chart