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New Contributor
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Registered: ‎04-27-2018

G7X Mark II missing screw for the screen

Recently on my canon g7x Mark II I lost a screw that holds my screen in place. I contacted Canon and they said they won’t send me a new screw I would have to send my camera in same with all local shops. Any idea where I can get this screw????
Esteemed Contributor
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Registered: ‎06-25-2014

Re: G7X Mark II missing screw for the screen

I assume it's not still under warranty? If it is, you'd be crazy not to send it in. It would be a fine opportunity to have it cleaned and inspected at Canon's expense. A camera sent to a Canon shop comes back looking like new.

Bob
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎04-27-2018

Re: G7X Mark II missing screw for the screen

Great idea but sadly it’s not under warranty anymore.
VIP
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Registered: ‎12-07-2012

Re: G7X Mark II missing screw for the screen

"It would be a fine opportunity to have it cleaned and inspected at Canon's expense even at your own expense."

 

Best idea.  Smiley Happy

EOS 1DX and 1D Mk IV, even less and less other stuff.
New Contributor
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎04-12-2018

Re: G7X Mark II missing screw for the screen

Canon is a rip-off sad they can’t send you a screw. Check eBay
Respected Contributor
Posts: 1,268
Registered: ‎03-01-2014

Re: G7X Mark II missing screw for the screen

Local and online hobby shops have tiny screws like that

Valued Contributor
Posts: 455
Registered: ‎02-13-2016

Re: G7X Mark II missing screw for the screen

You might try looking at the thrift stores at some of the $2.00 point & shoot film cameras. You'll very likely find one that's assembled with a fair number of little teeny-tiny screws. That's where I got the hardware to reattach the swivel LCD screen on my old Powershot A620.

New Contributor
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎10-11-2018

Re: G7X Mark II missing screw for the screen

I had the same issue today and I went to a watch repair shop. They have similar size screws and ended up working out! paid $5 and all good now. also seems like stronger screws. an eyeglass repair shop may have similiar screws also
Respected Contributor
Posts: 1,268
Registered: ‎03-01-2014

Re: G7X Mark II missing screw for the screen

yes good idea, eyeglass, watch repair/jeweler places might have them

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