Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX12K I have lost a number of screws which hold the body of my camera together. The camera shops have said I would have to send the camera out for many weeks for repair and it would be expensive. Can you tell me if I can buy these screws somewhere so I can do it myself.

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Best bet is a look on Ebay for a spares or repair and bid for it just don't get caught in bidders fever and spend more than a couple of quid or what you consider fair for the screws
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