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Old 11th November 2010
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Re: Monitor Back Replacement - HOWTO

Originally Posted by wanderer View Post
Is this because the users stow their cameras with the screen facing inwards and consequently open & shut it every time the camera is taken out or is it just a poorly designed component.
A combination of the two. The lugs simply aren't robust enough. The problem is exacerbated by the fact that the lugs aren't internally threaded and rely on the screws 'self-tapping' into the plastic. This builds in stress when the screws are inserted.

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