Having problems with your Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera ?

Fuji S5000 camera problem....The battery door will not latch because the cheap plastic retaining nipples inside the battery box have worn down/or broken. Tape will not even hold door closed! The retainers on the hinged door are fine (naturally it's the body!) The retainers don't meet each other as one slides the door closed and the spring loading makes the door pop open. Can a person use machine screws and latches or what??? (Velcro?...probably like tape that won't hold)


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Also see post:
\015\012http://www.fixya.com/support/t1747423-fuji_finepix_s5000_battery_door
\015\012OZwombat suggests a aluminum bar holding the battery door shut, attached to the case with a screw in the tripod connector
\015\012604foxtrot replaced half the camera case with that of a used (broken) camera
\015\012Elastics, tape etc does not work
You could use a piece of velcro as a strap but I would start looking at ebay or other places for the parts to fix it. Sooner or later someone will sell it.
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