How To Remove Stuck Polaroid Cartridge

Updated 3:05 PM EDT, Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Has Your Film Ever Gotten Stuck?

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How To Remove Stuck Polaroid Cartridge


Instant film can be fun, but not when it gets stuck. I'll show you what to do to get that cartridge out of that camera and in my case, save the 1st frame too.

Have you ever shot with instant film before?

remove & save stuck polaroid cartridge

Are you team polaroid or team instax?

I want to shoot more with this camera--I just need to get some more film…

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Polaroid SX-70 Camera

Polaroid SX-70 Instant Film

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Large Gaffer Tape

Large Changing Bag (Darkroom Bag)

Small Changing Bag (Darkroom Bag)

Kodak Tri-X 400

Kodak Portra 400

Hasselblad 500C/M

Hasselblad Film Backs

Hasselblad Digital Backs

Hasselblad Lens Hood

Hasselblad Lens Cap

Hasselblad Shoulder Strap

Manfrotto Quick Release Plate (323 RC2 & 200PL-14 | replaces 3299)


Anker PowerCore+ Mini, 3350mAh Lipstick-Sized Portable Charger

Anker PowerCore 20,100mAh Portable Charger

YIWER Flameless Candles

Rechargeable Flameless Candles - Tea Lights 



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