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ronlamarsh
23-Dec-2013, 12:37
Need to replace my 5x7 bellows on my B&J tailboard camera any suggestions as to who could do this work for me or where I can get a bellows and DIY it?

vinny
23-Dec-2013, 13:09
http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/search.php?searchid=2417797

Robert Langham
23-Dec-2013, 19:09
Western Bellows in LA is closed but he just did three sets of bellows for a local guy. Still working out of his house. We had him do the whole job- even installation. Deardorff 5X7s.

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Randy Moe
23-Dec-2013, 20:58
I just ordered 3 bellows from http://www.turnerbellows.com/index.html

I hope to get them in 6 weeks.

Check me then.

Lffbug
23-Dec-2013, 21:00
Western Bellows in LA is closed but he just did three sets of bellows for a local guy. Still working out of his house. We had him do the whole job- even installation. Deardorff 5X7s.

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Robert, you're close! Glad to know there are other LF'ers in East Texas (I'm in Longview).

I just had a set of bellows made by Jim Ormond, the previous owner of the now defunct Western Bellows in CA. I just received them a few weeks ago. The quality is good. You should be aware however, that it took him quite a long time (several months) to complete. Price was reasonable.

I have a short write up in this thread:

http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?108435-Ansco-5x7-Rebuild/page3

I would advise looking at some other options first, otherwise you may be left wondering how long it will take to complete the job.

Leszek Vogt
24-Dec-2013, 01:19
I went with Custom Bellows in UK and had v. good results. Had to send the frame in...and I believe it took 2 weeks or so.

Les