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    85b filter with B&W film?

    Has anyone used a 85b filter with B&W film? Similar to Orange filter? I will try with my smaller format and run a test.
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    Bellows care?

    What is a good product to condition my bellows on my Pacemaker 4x5? I have no light leaks so far. I have thought of ArmorAll, but I do not want a product that may react adversely with the original...
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    Re: Compound shutter Piston cap removal?

    I am sending to Bob Watkins. Thanks!
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    Compound shutter Piston cap removal?

    I have a compound shutter that I may try to repair myself. The piston end caps are very hard to turn. Is there a possibility of a reverse thread with the caps or just stuck and need pliers? If I...
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    Re: Compound shutter repair or replace?

    No focal plane shutter.
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    Compound shutter repair or replace?

    I have a 360mm Tele-Xenar in a compound shutter that has major speed problems. I have sent email to Carrol at Flutot's Repair, but no response. I am aware the lose of her husband and she may not...
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    Re: Imagon 250 compound copal exchange?

    I am considering a similar issue. Either have a CLA done on my Compound shutter or more modern shutter on my 360mm Tele-Xenar. I love this lens with my Pacemaker 4x5!! What newer shutter should I...
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    Re: Leaf Shutter High Speed

    Do not rely on higher speed markings!! All of my newer and older shutters are generally one stop slower than marked. Carol Miller at Flutots' repair ( The Best!!) tuned up a Linhof Synchro-Compur...
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    Process lens application?

    On my local Craigslist, there is posted parts from a 20x24 process camera that includes a Goerz 19in. Apo(red dot)Artar F11.lens. The parts include the bellows and ground glass. Would this lens be...
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    Re: Cable release thread

    OK! Just repaired my messed up cable release thread with a 5-44 tap! Works perfectly now. I will now attach a cable release an leave it on. All of my other lenses have their own cable releases...
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    Re: Cable release thread

    Thanks again to all you nuts! I just today received my 5-44 taps and correct drill bits to run my test on some aluminum at work tomorrow! I will let you all know how it goes.
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    Re: Cable release thread

    Thanks for this crazy amount of info! I still have not received my taps yet. I will run test with a piece of aluminum first and let you know results.
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    Re: Cable release thread

    OK. Which thread tap size is correct? 5-44 or 5-48? I have already ordered a 5-44 and have not received yet. I guess I'l do a test tap in a scrap piece of aluminum and check.
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    Lens mount to Copal No. 1

    Just curious. Are there lenses that you can "plug and play" into a Copal No. 1 shutter?
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    Re: Cable release thread

    What tap size should I use? I think I should try that first. I have a feeling this part is a pain to find in perfect shape.
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    Re: Cable release thread

    YES!! It is not connected as a unit! I can replace this part myself. Now I need to find one. Any chance to re tap what I have?
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    Re: Cable release thread

    Can I replace myself without taking shutter apart? Of course, this mechanism reaches inside to activate something.
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    Cable release thread

    I have a cable release thread on a Copal No. 1 shutter that is nearly stripped. It can still hold a cable release, but the threads a little "wallerd" out. Any hints on re tapping or replacing the...
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    Re: Schneider-Krueznach Serial No. Check

    WOW!! Thanks! That info is amazing.
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    Re: Schneider-Krueznach Serial No. Check

    205217 OOPs I was wrong on the number. Hope this photo attachment works.
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    Schneider-Krueznach Serial No. Check

    The 240mm Tele-Arton has a serial no. 107 373 93. The number is on the lens just how I typed it with spaces between the numbers. The best sources I have found place this lens much older than I...
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    Re: Lens and shutter combo check

    Thanks to both of you so far! I am just anticipating what I do not know yet. I know I will just have to shoot it. I will be shooting a 6x7 back on my Pacemaker Graphic 4x5. Dan... You are...
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    Lens and shutter combo check

    I just purchased a 240mm Tele-Arton mounted in a NOS Copal No.1 shutter. CHEAP! How do I check that the lens elements are correctly mounted for optimal performance? I hope this lens does not need...
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    Re: 65mm lens comparison

    Wonderful set up!!
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    Re: 65mm lens comparison

    Just received my Nikkor 65mm f4 today!!! Wonderful condition. Works well the Pacemaker . Can't wait to shoot it and see what happens. I will be getting rid of my Super-Angulon 65mm f8 to help pay...
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    Re: 65mm lens comparison

    Even though I started all this conversation, I actually prefer longer lenses! My favorite lens on my 4x5 is a 180mm. I many times go to my 360mm. I also find that I shoot in vertical format most....
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    Re: 65mm lens comparison

    Ok . This is the one and only image I have shot with my Fuji 75mm SWD f5.6. This is a straight scan from my Epson 4990 except for a little contrast adjustment. The foreground is in shadow and...
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    Re: 65mm lens comparison

    I would go for the filter, but so far, impossible to find.
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    Re: 65mm lens comparison

    Thanks! This what I needed to know! I think I will hold off on investing in a 65mm just now. I was hoping to hear that the fall off would be more acceptable with the F4 or 5.6 lenses. I cannot...
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    Re: 65mm lens comparison

    It should. My 90mm Grandagon and my Fuji 75mm SWD fit.
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    Re: 65mm lens comparison

    Thanks for all the snarky responses. Since you know it all, I will trust myself.
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    Re: 65mm lens comparison

    What about actual optical performance? I am mostly curious about exposure fall off and coverage. I will be using primarily on a Pacemaker Graphic so movements are very limited. If necessary, I...
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    65mm lens comparison

    OK! I am going to bite the bullet and buy a 65mm lens for 4x5 that is better than the SK 65mm f8 that I have now. Any comparisons between the Fuji 65mm SWD f 5.6 and the Nikon 65mm f4? I have...
  34. Nikon Large Format Serial Number Reference ?

    I have done a little googling, but have not found a good source for Nikon LF lens serial numbers. Any suggestions?
  35. Re: 65mm Super- Angulon f/8 vignette solutions on 4x5

    Thanks ! This is a big help. Knowing the falloff is the same for all 65mm lenses, I will not invest in a 5.6 version hoping for less issues. I seldom use my 65mm and use it on a Pacemaker Graphic...
  36. Re: Are the higher shutter speeds on large format lenses always off?

    I believe the faster speeds are optimistic as Mr. Crisp said. My Supermatics all run a stop slow at the fastest setting, even though the slower ones are dead on. I just received a Linhof...
  37. Re: 65mm Super- Angulon f/8 vignette solutions on 4x5

    Wow!! I did not suspect a 2.5 stop difference in exposure from center to outside! I will be shooting B&W negs primarily. I'm not sure what Center Filter model number to look for. Igor has various...
  38. Re: 65mm Super- Angulon f 6.8 vignette solutions on 4x5

    Sorry, It is an F8 lens.
  39. Re: 65mm Super- Angulon f 6.8 vignette solutions on 4x5

    Igor?
  40. 65mm Super- Angulon f/8 vignette solutions on 4x5

    Instead of trying to find a $400.00 center filter for the 65mm Super-Angulon, does anyone have a tried and true work flow to minimize the vignette issue with this lens in Photoshop? I have worked...
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