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    Re: Show off your Tiny Format Camera!

    I'm partial to the Atwater-Kent, myself.
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    Re: Favorite 8x10 Field Camera and why?

    Wow. This thread could go on forever. As I, apparently, am helping it to do now.
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    Re: Favorite 8x10 Field Camera and why?

    No!... You?... Really???
    :cool:
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    Re: Invitation to Chicago & my Darkroom

    Better Charlie Carp than Charlie Crap?
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    Re: Invitation to Chicago & my Darkroom

    Sounds sort of like piscine genocide and it must smell marvelous. Recalls to mind memories of the Bass-O-Matic.
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    Re: Favorite 8x10 Field Camera and why?

    I'll add my 2 and cast a vote for the Kodak Master. Little to say bad about it except that the lens boards are proprietary and hard to find. Aftermarket boards tend to be expensive. I converted mine...
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    Re: Invitation to Chicago & my Darkroom

    You must mean Zone I and Zone IV. C'mon! Keep it on topic!:)
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    Re: Invitation to Chicago & my Darkroom

    :) :)
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    Re: Invitation to Chicago & my Darkroom

    The comment about "B&B" was merely an attempt at levity. Sorry if it came across differently.
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    Re: Invitation to Chicago & my Darkroom

    Does Moe's B&B have off-street parking?
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    Re: Info on Baco tripod head

    If you don't like the Ries, you won't like the Baco.
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    Re: Rule Change - Bumping

    I assume this refers to bumping by the OP as sometimes threads are "bumped" by well-intentioned forum members.
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    Re: Info on Baco tripod head

    What Merg said. The side with the threaded hole in the center is what attaches to the tripod. The camera then attaches to the other side with the intaglio maker's mark. It gets a little confusing...
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    Re: Show off your Large Format camera!

    Jason,

    Why don't you find yourself a nice big ol' series IX filter to sit in front of that shutter and protect it? It's indeed quite vulnerable sitting way in front as it does...
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    Re: Deardorff cameras

    Forum sez: This is a private area open only to those who have been members for 30 days or more.
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    Re: Deardorff cameras

    Linhoff??? You do mean Deardorff, no?
  17. Re: Help -- Exposure Compensation for Bellows

    Ya don't get nuthin' fer free. Gotta buy another stop's worth of light...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    I can almost hear the flies buzzing.... and the banjos a-pickin' in the distance...
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    Re: Sinar "C" help and buying advice

    Oy!! Time to shop somewhere else!
  20. Re: Seeking ULF Portrait Push Cart Ideas-Designs

    Which one's your wife?.... Just kidding, Randy! That thing looks like Krampus hitching a ride...

    Maybe a pony cart? Then you need a stable, of course, and in Chicago! Seriously, how far do you...
  21. Re: DIY (motorized) roller base from Lego

    That's slicker than Dektol on a doorknob!
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    Re: Show off your Large Format camera!

    Keep it pointed downrange. Magazine out, slide back. Clear the chamber, holster.
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    Re: Film of Clyde Butcher Kickstarter

    Wilford Brimley maybe...
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    Re: Cooke XVa and ULF?

    The depiction of "sagittal" seems to resemble the "swirlies" that a lot of folks admire.
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    Re: Cooke XVa and ULF?

    Yesss!!!

    Curious, too, what the actual effect of astigmatism is on a photographic image. I've tried reading the definition of astigmatism over and over again, but every time I get to tangential...
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    Re: February 2015 Portraits

    Interesting focus...
    Love it, Sergei! As always, I am in awe of your talent!
  27. Re: Bring On the Brassies, I've adapted to Them!

    Old thread. Unfortunately.
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    Re: Question about Ebay Sinar

    That is a collection of Norma parts, but far from being a complete camera. Besides the fact that it is missing the back and ground glass carrier, it does not have a front standard. It has an...
  29. Re: Applying a Sinar Copal Shutter on Taylor Hobson Cooke 325mm and Chamonix whole pl

    Thank you. But in all honesty, I cannot take credit for the work. I chose the platform (Kodak Master) and did the design based on what the Master gave me to work with. I provided the specifications...
  30. Re: Applying a Sinar Copal Shutter on Taylor Hobson Cooke 325mm and Chamonix whole pl

    Take a look at this thread to see the amount of work it took to adapt a Sinar shutter to an 8x10. The project was successful, but it was very expensive and a lot of trouble and waiting for parts to...
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    Re: Best Format?

    That's the name I expected to pop up, although it does nothing to allay my fears.
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    Re: Best Format?

    Sounds like a plan, although I'm fresh out. My bottle of Quarter Cask has nothing left but an echo. But thanks for the reminder... Payday is this weekend! Cheers!
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    Re: Best Format?

    It scares me to think what a new 5x7 enlarger would cost... assuming such exists.
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    Re: Best Format?

    What are your goals? Color or B&W? What is your desired workflow? Contact print, enlarge, scan? There are a lot of considerations...
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    Re: Scanning ULF Prints for Web

    Ari, that is what was stipulated in the OP. It's a personal choice on my part. My reasons for shooting large negatives are that I still like using in-camera negatives and I want large (relatively)...
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    Re: Cooke XVa and ULF?

    Well, curiosity got the best of me and despite my better judgement I set up the 12x20 inside (talk about a pachyderm in the parlour!) so that I could have a view outside toward "infinity". The 19"...
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    Re: Cooke XVa and ULF?

    Ari,

    Sent you an email. Bellows factor ain't helpin' anything out here.
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    Re: Scanning ULF Prints for Web

    Thanks Randy. The lens I grabbed this morning is an old Non-AI 50mm, f/2. I figured I'd lose metering even before I determined that it was Non-AI. But that's OK. I could find the correct setting by...
  39. Re: The new Aero Ektar on Speed Graphic craze - circa 1948!

    No, but paper was!
    10x10 Kodak Contact Chloride single-weight paper [Azo??] $2.00 or less per gross.
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    Re: Scanning ULF Prints for Web

    Indeed! Several 50mm Nikkors scattered about, so grabbed the first one that flew by and sure enough! It worked! I had been under the impression that older lenses would not work on the D40, but I set...
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