The Canon EOS 300D is a 6.3-megapixel entry-level digital single-lens reflex camera.

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rubberized coverings on body have become "sticky"

My original EOS Rebel whose rubberized coverings have become "sticky".

Its so bad that it if I try to use it - it sticks to my hands and leaves a black deposit when I let go. Also on my BGE1 battery grip.

Have you seen this problem and can it be repaired?

Canon told me to go away or buy a new rebel..


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The quick fix is to sprinkle it with baby powder. For a more complete repair here is the guide:

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