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    Re: Old Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles

    Wow!

    Like!

    What size pinhole?
  2. Re: Build a studio camera from an Argyle 18 process camera

    I have written before to consider this sequence of events and actual purchases

    Decide on the film and format

    Then find film holders first!

    Make the back to match, not impossible or pay...
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    Re: Focal Flange Distance

    I just did this. I measured from the actual flange rear to the GG front when focused on infinity

    MY NOS mystery barrel lens is marked 360 mm and the flange back was exactly that on 4X5 Horseman...
  4. Re: Build a studio camera from an Argyle 18 process camera

    Ok, now I see. I also see my Levy and your Argyle share one part. The black spring steel on top of the rear standard, both hold the back shut!

    What are the outer and inner dimensions of the back?...
  5. Re: 8x10 Tripod that Won't Break the Bank, But May Break my Back

    How tall?

    There are tripods up to 9 feet tall

    Used is often a good deal, as many of us have more tripods than we use

    I have found KEH good for this
  6. Re: (Micro-Mark Mega Mini R8) Milling machine for fabricating parts... advice needed.

    Take the class first

    The Micro looks neat

    Lifelong paid hacker of metals, flame cut, any type welding, big and small machine shop work, some very accurate adapters for high speed Dyno testing
    ...
  7. Re: Bergger new lower pricing for 2020 and Introducing Bergger PrintFilm

    Generally it is cheaper to buy from a reseller than the manufacturer as they must sell at their 'suggested retail price' to not kneecap their retail sellers

    Look at B&H
  8. Re: Build a studio camera from an Argyle 18 process camera

    Levy Process camera 11x14 DIY film holder mod 2013

    I still have the Levy and DIY Film holder which I am now using in a one shot pinhole camera

    Long thread here, started in 2013, extension box...
  9. Re: Bergger new lower pricing for 2020 and Introducing Bergger PrintFilm

    Very good news indeed!
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    Re: Interesting idea

    Some years ago I started a thread with the ideal of images only and specifically asked for no words or discussion

    The idea being images responding to images like a game of 'whisper telephone'...
  11. Re: Build a studio camera from an Argyle 18 process camera

    David your image is not working

    https://www.photrio.com/forum/threads/making-an-11x14-from-an-argyle-18-process-camera.51736/

    I want to see many pictures from all angles of this find...Please!...
  12. Re: How to take apart a film pack to use as single sheets

    oops forgot to add, my hat avatar was shot on ancient 5X7 glass plate

    so make each shot count
  13. Re: How to take apart a film pack to use as single sheets

    I have a couple NOS film packs that old but never tried using, I am aging then a bit more...

    I have touched the very thin film that is way thinner than 'normal' films

    I have shot NOS Glass...
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    Re: how old are we?

    old enough to be in the way

    again
  15. Re: Likely Very Naive Question, sheet film then scan to produce a digital print.

    Art comes after work, when we have time for the sublime

    When we are sated from the hunt, rested, we turn inward and outward

    Why are sheep dogs rescuing Kaulas in the great fire...

    Why do...
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    Re: Nudes tiny format

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49405252906_4096308fcd_c.jpg208 VOLTS by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
  17. Re: Likely Very Naive Question, sheet film then scan to produce a digital print.

    +100000000

    :)
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    Re: Nudes tiny format

    Thank you both, it is the best of my few
  19. Re: New Computer - Photoshop CS6 - install Silver Efex Pro2?

    Nobody ever owned anything Adobe even if you bought CDs, except Adobe

    We purchased a license to use it

    I started with PS Version 4 1997 which was included with a long gone scanner

    Then I...
  20. Thread: 4x5 enlarger

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    Re: 4x5 enlarger

    There must be holes for bolting the refit in.

    I suggest you appeal for parts on the WTB thread.

    I don't have any and looking at eBay right now I regret giving away some of my Beseler

    Also...
  21. Thread: 4x5 enlarger

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    Re: 4x5 enlarger

    http://store.khbphotografix.com/Beseler-Enlarger-Parts/
  22. Thread: 4x5 enlarger

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    Re: 4x5 enlarger

    Forgot to add the V-XL also used the same lens board, but mine was milled from alu to make it fit the giant lens.

    Yes, you may be able to buy parts, usually a parts enlarger is far cheaper.

    No...
  23. Thread: 4x5 enlarger

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    Re: 4x5 enlarger

    Not a fan of the turret

    My Beseler V-XL has an 8X10 conversion and uses a custom lens board to mount an EL-Nikkor 240mm f5.6 which is massive. I bought the system used and drove 1200 miles round...
  24. Re: Likely Very Naive Question, sheet film then scan to produce a digital print.

    I have had many cars/bikes that are now worth 10 times the new price

    Life is short, live fast, sometimes we get even get old

    I never thought I would live past 21, so many male friends died back...
  25. Re: Likely Very Naive Question, sheet film then scan to produce a digital print.

    BTW, If I had saved all my photography coin, I could now buy any Pro Digi thing under $100K

    But it will fail, so glad I did not...

    slow learner...
  26. Re: Likely Very Naive Question, sheet film then scan to produce a digital print.

    Great topic and thread!

    I do shoot color with DSLR only and most of that output is only online, but some printed by Pro Digital shops' I gave up on my own digi printers, after throwing out piles...
  27. Thread: Hi from arnhem

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    Re: Hi from arnhem

    Somehow I missed you

    Welcome, I once drove nothing but $100 cars, not so easy these days.
  28. Re: Computer hardware when editing large format files (100MP+)

    Tell us about the lenses, in a different thread
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Like
  30. Re: Computer hardware when editing large format files (100MP+)

    The system is fine, the software may be the problem

    I have similar box with 32 ram, GeForce, SSD main, Win 10 always updated asap

    and use up to date CC PS with no problem on multiple large...
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    Re: 1940's WWII Navy Darkroom Restoration

    I think this is the WWII Training film you refer to.

    Is that the Fairchild Printer?

    U.S. NAVY PHOTOGRAPHY FUNDAMENTALS TRAINING FILM PRINTING THE POSITIVE 88644a

    This film could be a sticky...
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Austin you find a lot of iron, around here they recycled most ot it

    I went looking for deep woods iron I saw 50 years ago and they got it all out, at that time big trees were growing through...
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    Re: 1940's WWII Navy Darkroom Restoration

    Garrett's thread got me looking

    Evidently we HAD 100 frigates in 1991 and now none

    But new on the horizon, Future Frigate (FFGX)

    I hope we can wait until June 2026...when the first is...
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    Re: Anybody recognize this camera?

    I have a Trona 212 1/4 plate folder which is delightful, small with 3 plate holders in OE case

    The whole kit is smaller than a Century Graphic
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    Re: Anybody recognize this camera?

    Love this action shot!
  36. Thread: Dark Cloth 4x5

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    Re: Dark Cloth 4x5

    This is a good plan!
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    Re: Peak Design Travel Tripod for LF?

    We look forward to 20.2.2020 new FLM products
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Like Peter!
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    Re: Lenses and their "personality"..

    Good to see actual comparison

    Thank you
  40. Re: CatLABS X film, from Freestyle - any user information?

    I don't see any real evidence there.
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