SRT SUPER (102) Mirror return gear issue HELP!

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CanadianLanBoy New Member • Posts: 2
SRT SUPER (102) Mirror return gear issue HELP!

Hello!

I recently picked up a Minolta SRT SUPER from a Japanese auction ($60 all said and done) and it was working great aside from the common issue of a hanging mirror at low shutter speeds.

I opened up the bottom plate in order to apply oil to the gear, fired the shutter, the mirror didn't drop, so I manually pressed the mirror return with my finger and then the mirror dropped... But the lug on the gear shot past its usual stopping point and got BEHIND the metal tab, so I lifted the tab, pushed the lug back under it, but now my camera is stuck in a limbo mode.

Mirror is down, shutter button locked, I cannot cock the film lever... Please help....

I have included images of the gear in its current state. I really appreciate any responses!

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