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    Re: Adolux APH 09 questions

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    I used Rodinal with ADOX KB-14 when that film was still produced in BRD Germany after Herr Dr. Schleussner sold out to Dupont. The Rodinal came from BRD Germany as well. With faster...
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    Re: Rodinal replacement?

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    Ah, you young 'ins: when I began using Rodinal it came in half-liter brown glass, narrow-neck bottles with a hollow rubber stopper so you could jab a hypodermic down to draw off...
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    Re: Hello from Germany!

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    In den früh siebsigen Jahren wohnte ich in München. Ist Allgäu nicht süd-west von München?

    John
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    Re: Hello from Germany!

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    Robert, Willkommen!. Where in So. Germany?
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    Re: Kodak Master View Questions

    [Should I lubricate moving parts, like the focusing rack and pinion, sliding bed, etc.? :confused:

    Thanks.[/QUOTE]
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    If you do, be very sparing on any parts which rely on friction...
  6. Re: Accidentally exposed ADOX CHS 25 Art @400 ISO - Need help p/se

    Post exposure and heavy overdevelopment in Acufine might, depending upon the variables mentioned above, give you something printable. Or Edwal FG-7.
    HC-110 rather than Rodinal if you choose to stick...
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    Re: Vivitar 356/VI

    I wonder what company manufactured this for Vivitar? Perhaps that might provide some new leads.
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    Re: The monthly "WTF, Fuji" thread

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    Yes, Dan, but only if ya spells art with a capital A.:rolleyes:
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    Re: Recommend Loupe Please

    [QUOTE=Pawlowski6132;634168]Hi, I've been shooting without a real loupe forever and now would like something a little more legitimate. Also, I am just an amateur and can't justify investing over $50...
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    Re: Reinforcing the Korona extention

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    I made a support for my 5x7 Ansco in the form of a piece of good-quality luan plywood
    with a center-mounted ''T'' fitting to take the tripod screw from my ball head. It both...
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    Re: constant temp for water bath?

    I knew some guys who ran an E-4 line (yup, it was that long ago) using a plastic kiddy pool and a couple of aquarium heaters.
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    Re: 5x7 Opal Glass

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    Thanx
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    5x7 Opal Glass

    Hi all,
    Would a 5x7 flashed opal glass (opal one side only) be useable as a ground glass on a 5x7 view camera?
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    Re: How much is it worth?

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    Yup. Ya dun good.
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    Re: Blotting paper

    The blotter paper will stick to the wet emulsion. Blotter books have a kind of wax paper page that goes over the wet emulsion side; the old blotter rolls had a special matte non-stick surface for...
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    Re: How much is it worth?

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    How much less, if you don't mind......
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    Re: Small camera for Fuji PA-145?

    The spring back on my Speed Graphic will not accept the holder. The Graflex or Graflock or whatever it is on my Crown Graphic takes it.
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    Re: Wall Mount for Drying Screens

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    Were it I, I would place suitable automotive hose clamps at just the correct intervals on the pipes, with the tightening screw facing inward, so as to support the sides of the frame ...
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    Re: Zone VI Paper Developer Alternative

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    Since I like cold-tones, I use my modified Ansco 103 to make one liter of stock solution

    3.5 g Metol
    45 gm Sod Sulfite,
    11.5 gm. Hydroquinone
    78 gm. Carbonate (mono)
    .6...
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    Re: Zone VI Paper Developer Alternative

    I actually might have a pack or two of Zone VI left. I really like it. But I found that I like my own modification of Ansco 103 (not a typo) better. Use standard formulary, but halve the amount of...
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    Re: Aero Ektar: balsam fault?

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    One approach which sometimes works was advised to me by an old-line repairman. That is to place the lens in a cold oven. Then, very gradually, over a couple of hours, to gently raise the...
  22. Re: where do you purchase very small screws????

    Surplus Shed, near Allentown, PA is offering bags of photo-type little screws taken from Wollensaks, binocs, other optical apparatus. Google it.
  23. Re: First 4x5 start up kit- Chamonix & Ektar.. advice if poss : ))

    The Ektars were all advertised by Kodak as corrected for that new-fangled color film. They are really very decent lenses. Great bang for the buck!.
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    Re: How to solve this!!

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    The advice to practice loading in the daylight is good advice. Do the practice with your eyes closed. Then, after gaining facilitywith the loading process, go back to the darkroom. When...
  25. Re: adjusting kalart rangefinder horizontal convergence

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    If the Kalart focussed at an object at ten feet and and also the same for an object at infinty on the Kalar and the gg, each give you a gg image that is sharp, you are o.k. The horizontal...
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    Re: D72 diluted developer for film.

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    We souped 4x5 Super Pan Press Type B in straight Dektol, two minutes, with constant gentle agitation in a 5x7 tray. Fix; photo-flo; shake the neg off and print the negs wet in an Omega D2.
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    Poll: Re: Light Meters

    Old Luna-Pro with variable spot; Weston V
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    Re: Zone VI Type 2 Enlarger Question

    A user's forum for Zone VI enlargers is starting up over at APUG.org.
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    Re: Graflex double dark holders

    The silver tape used by professionals for joining duct work should work just fine. It is thin, strong, and has good adhesive. Note, I do not mean "duck tape."
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    Re: No.2 Kodak Supermatic and Flash?

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    Or a Kalart; or a Sun. If o.p. would like to see it work, rig up a coupla 1.5 v batteries, cock the shutter, then get some wire and touch it to the "household" plug. I'll bet that shutter...
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    Re: strangest negative issue ever had

    If you had been using a high-sulfite developer, I would say it is a scum of calcium sulfite because you did not use a fresh acid stop bath or fresh fixer or both.
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    Re: Negative Carriers For Hansa Enlarger?

    That enlarger was sold in the USA as a Bogen.
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    Re: Anyone been attacked by an elephant seal?

    Nothing nearly as interesting. But I set up my 5x7 Ansco View on a slab of concrete at a pull-off near Taos, NM. There are vicious ants in them thar hills--and they do not like being disturbed by...
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    Re: San Pietro al Monte, Civate

    Does anyone know if this is near the village of San Pietro, where John Houston filmed his controversil (at the time) documentary "The Battle for San Pietro?"
  35. Re: Speed Graphic 4 x 5 Anniversary focus prob

    The RF images may be out of register in one plane; as long as the images coincide in the direction of travel, that is all that matters. The other image may be distracting, and can be adjusted to...
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    Re: Best Photo Scanner

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    Set up a virtually outlandish set of criteria, then get huffy when someone won't come up with the "answer" you wish. Let us know when you finally are set up and running: I, for one, want...
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    Re: What developer do you use? Why?

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    D23
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    Re: Chemical Storage:

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    For large quantities, I use heavy-duty gallon gasoline containers. I take out the spout and cement the plastic sealer into the cap with silicon glue. I have used the same jugs for almost...
  39. Re: 10 3/4" ILEX nuarc WIDE FIELD PROCESS PARAGON LENS

    I am told that a hot glue gun at several locations makes a suitable fix. And, of course, it is not permanent.
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    Re: Did I buy a dead head?

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    He gets good blacks using the cold light head. I assume his development technique is the same as with the problematic color head.
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