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    Re: Horseman 45FA Recessed Lens Board

    Horsemans 65mm is mounted on a recessed board ( about 1/2" deep ) but it`s of pretty limited use.
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    Re: Horseman Lens Boards

    Sal, That`s interesting. I`ve had a couple of the #0 shutters that needed a slight amount of work on the tab for smoother operation. I wonder if they *tweaked* the later production cameras to...
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    Re: Horseman Lens Boards

    Sal, the latch isn`t the problem per se. The aperature control tab runs into it because the clearance is just a wee bit too tight. Try your #1 copal on a flat board, and you`ll see what I mean. I`ve...
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    Re: Horseman Lens Boards

    Actually, the reason for the slightly extended board is to add a little clearance between the aperature control lever and the latch for the lensboard. It does indeed make for easier operation. In...
  5. Re: A practical question about the Horseman VH

    Kevin,
    I use several different backs on an FA. A lightweight vest works nicely for easily accessable storage.
    Steve
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    Re: Why do the Brits say 10x8 and 5x4?

    So... is it a 5x7 or 7x5?
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    Re: Why do the Brits say 10x8 and 5x4?

    What if it`s a square window?:D
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    Re: Why do the Brits say 10x8 and 5x4?

    Rob,
    There are a few really fine American beers, just far to few. :(
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    Re: Why do the Brits say 10x8 and 5x4?

    Alan,
    That`s hilarious! :D
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    Re: Cold hands...

    Marquette in a tent in winter? Good god! You`re a hardy soul...My then girlfriend, now wife, called me to come rescue her permanently from Marquette after the snow was so deep she couldn`t see out of...
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    Re: Wisner and IR

    What is the proper number of bumps? I`ve only used IR roll films.
    Thanks, Steve
  12. Re: A Blog and discussion about that *$%%# elusive Swirly Bokeh!

    Hi Joe,
    Is the Munising get together a private party, or can anybody join?
    Thanks, Steve
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    Poll: Re: Holga or other "toy" camera

    Hey Donald!
    I also have an Ansco " Pioneer " a rugged metal " beauty" from the past. Do you think they really intended for them to be that ugly, or was that just the way it worked out when the dust...
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    Re: Universal Lens Mount Question

    The one that I`m using, was pirated from an old Saltzman enlarger. The blades on that one are made of steel. Originally the blades were blued, same type of bluing that is used on guns, I suspect....
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    Re: Richard Avedon Flip Down Reading Glasses

    I don`t know how you feel about hats, but I have a pair of magnifiers that clip to the bill if my hat and fold up underneath when not in use. They come in different strengths also. They came from a...
  16. Thread: Aplanat

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    Aplanat

    Is there a difference in a " Rapid Aplanat" and an "Extra Rapid Aplanat", or was that just turn of the century marketing?
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    Re: Wooden 5x7 holder won't hold 5x7 film?!

    Sorry about the redundant reply, looks like Ole pushed the button first!
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    Re: Wooden 5x7 holder won't hold 5x7 film?!

    Are you sure its a film holder and not a plate holder?
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    Re: Glacier National Park - Late June?

    Hi Ben
    We were there last year about that time. Make sure the roads are open, or your driving distances can increase dramatically. When we arrived, Going to the Sun Road, had only been open less...
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    Re: Decent photo vest?

    Been through the same exersize... The problem I had was finding one with pockets that would fit my 5x7 holders. Filson has a nice one that works for me.
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    Re: Longest Heliar in a modern #1 shutter

    Thanks much for all the help. One other thing, should the front and rear serial numbers match? or not necessarily. Thanks again, Steve
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    Re: Longest Heliar in a modern #1 shutter

    Does that Compur #2 have a flash sync?
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    Re: Longest Heliar in a modern #1 shutter

    Thanks Jim. If I find a 150 in a barrel, are the cells likely to be a direct fit? Or am I better off to wait for one in a shutter? Which brings up another question. Earlier and later versions still...
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    Re: Collector film craze and capitalism

    George, what kind of prices have you seen for APX 25? I may unknowingly be a wealthy man:)
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    180mm Fujinon Soft Focus

    Does anyone have any images done with a 180mm Fuji SF that they can post?
    Thanks much, Steve
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    Longest Heliar in a modern #1 shutter

    Anyone know what the longest Heliar to fit in a #1 shutter is ? Either factory mounted, or cells that will thread in with no machining.
    Thanks, Steve
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    Re: Carl Zeiss 135mm F3.5 T* Lens

    This is the first of these I`ve seen for sale in quite a long time. The last one went for 3700.00, I`m told. Don`t know anything about condition etc. I have a slightly later version of that lens in...
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    Re: The New HP B9180 13x19 printer WOW WOW

    Hi Pete!
    I`m with ya on the planned obsolesence of the electronics world. The majority of my work is done on a 1938 5x7 with lenses from both the past and present. The darkroom in the basement...
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    Re: The New HP B9180 13x19 printer WOW WOW

    Okay Kirk, not the 9180 in particular, but HP in general. Feel better now?
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    Re: The New HP B9180 13x19 printer WOW WOW

    I don`t understand all the HP9180 bashing, as I`ve only had a single problem, in that one sheet of paper jammed one time. Other than that , it makes beautiful prints.
  31. Re: Longest F5.6 lens to fold in a Horseman FA45

    Kevin
    As I often shoot in crappy weather, I like to have a set of small lenses that will fold into the camera. For the FA, I use a 90/6.8 Angulon, 135/5.6 Apo-Sironar-N, 150/9 Doctor, and a 180/9...
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    Re: Fujinon A 360mm

    Kerry,
    As the proud owner of three teenage daughters, I can assure you that you have more "free" time now than you will later on...
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    Re: Tripod Leg wrapper

    I`ve found the bicycle handlebar tape to work well. It doesn`t add much to the diameter of the legs and insulates nicely. I find that taping the ends with black photo tape works better than...
  34. Re: Sayings, poems and ditties used to judge exposure.

    Existing light is what`s there. Available light, is all that you can carry...
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    Onethousandone,onethousandtwo,onethousandthree...:D
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    Re: ULF Heavy Duty Temporary Storage Bags

    They also come one or two sizes larger than XL, an XXL for sure, and they work well as a rain cover for a tripod mounted camera.
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    Re: What's the plural of cable release?

    More than one cable release?
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    Re: Toyo 5x7 Film Holders

    Possibly six. Also, you may want to contact Jim at Midwest and see if thier store would be interested some.
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    Re: Layton News?

    Scott,
    With an extremely minor modification to the camera, a Fujinon 180A will actually fold inside the little Horseman FA. I made a BIG project out of this, and it still took less than an hour. The...
  40. Re: Just Finished Testing My 300-M and 300 APO Ronar

    I`m not surprised at your results at all. I went through the same exercise a few years ago...sold the Nikkor...
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