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    Re: My Latest And Probably Last Darkroom

    Nice job, especially building the sink and cabinetry yourself. I know there’s a lot of work involved.

    Roger
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    Re: Stearman Press SP-810

    Can't find them, any chance you could post a link?

    Roger
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    Re: What 8x10 changing bag do you use?

    My experience with film tools has been good. No gloves, wash my hands good with Dove dishwashing soap and then handle the film carefully by the edges. I've never considered the tent for development,...
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    Re: DIY darkroom sink

    Boat building epoxy. It’s a versatile system with different speed hardeners to control the working time depending on the ambient temperature. The are are various additives to thicken the epoxy.
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    Re: What 8x10 changing bag do you use?

    Harrison Standard for 8x10, stored loosely in a mesh bag unless I'm actually traveling. The tent is 8 years old and so far no problems with the coating getting sticky. Very happy with the tent.
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    Re: Contact print frame glass

    Wet - Dry sand paper and a sanding block. Been a while but I think I used 180 or 220 grit and wet sanded it.

    Roger
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    Re: George Hurrell, Documentary

    Isn’t there a Cooke Knuckler in one scene. Also thought I spotted a Dagor, but I’d have to watch the documentary again to be sure.

    Roger
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    Re: Old Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles

    Austin, that Dodge is sure a sweet one!!!

    Roger
  9. Re: Tips/Ideas For Hand Making Lens Caps For Vintage LF Lenses?

    Ok, finally started my first cap. I followed Wagner Lungov's instructions in the above link pretty closely. I think my leather is a little on the thick side as it was a little hard to form it over...
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    Re: Atlas BackPacks for 4x5

    Did you ever get you Exposure 5000. If so how is it working out for you?

    Roger
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    Re: Finally got a "Texas Leica"!

    Certainly an appropriate camera for someone named Austin.:) I've got the 68 version and really like it.

    Roger
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    Re: 24 inch lens on Chamonix 8x10

    Chamonix does make a lens support. I don’t have any first hand experience with it but it might be worth checking out if you are considering a Chamonix. Hopefully someone with first hand experience...
  13. Thread: Abstracts

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    Re: Abstracts

    Austin, the paint brushes are nice. :)

    Roger
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    Re: Lens Board Size for Agfa Ansco 8x10

    This thread may help. https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?29939-Agfa-Ansco-8x10-lensboard-dimensions Really seem light the lens board size depends on the vintage.

    Roget
  15. Re: First Forey Into 8x10 Format/ Intrepid 8x10 Camera

    Ok, I had a chance to weigh mine this evening. Wow, I really though it was lighter than it is. My 810 2D with a lens board weighs 10 lbs - 9.5 oz, add the extension rail which I always keep in the...
  16. Re: First Forey Into 8x10 Format/ Intrepid 8x10 Camera

    I'll weigh mine tomorrow, it's definitely lighter than that.

    Roger
  17. Re: Recommendations: Add-on pouch for spotmeter?

    Here is a link to the manufacturers website, they have quite a few different pouches. http://karauproducts.com/

    I just ordered one for my Sekonic L508. Not sure if they have anything that would...
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    Re: What is anti-Newton ring glass exactly

    I’ve scavenged scanner glass from 3 or 4 consumer grade scanners, only one had tempered glass. So the answer is some do some don’t. You’ll know pretty quickly if you try and cut it. :)

    Roger
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    Re: Big howdy from Richardson, TX!

    Welcome, from a former Richardson resident. About 50 years ago, when I was a kid. �� Have nice memories of Texas. Remember that after 30 days of membership here you’ll be able to access the...
  20. Re: Exhibition of Analog Photography/Oakland, CA

    I attended the opening reception and really enjoyed the show. It was also very nice to meet Merg and see some of his prints in person. Highly recommend!

    Roger
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    Re: Ideas For Temp. Lensboards?

    http://www.chamonixviewcamera.com/accessories/irislensboard

    Roger
  22. Re: Adobe is going to only sell subscription based Photoshop

    Same here, plus I'm really happy with Affinity for my iPad.

    Roger
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    Re: Eastman Kodak view no.1

    Well looking at the third photo of the back of the camera you can see the recess were the ground glass should go. The nice thing is that the four clips that hold the ground glass in are present....
  24. Re: Exhibition of Analog Photography/Oakland, CA

    Planning on coming for the reception, thanks for the reminder.

    Roger
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    Re: Cutting a hole in a lens board?

    My problem is I don’t trust any of these companies, it’s often hard to tell where thing actually come from. I do have some Whiteside bits and have been happy with them. Never used them on aluminum. ...
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    Re: Cutting a hole in a lens board?

    Drew, are you sure about Whiteside, I thought they where US made.

    Roger
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    Re: The Setup and the Shot

    What format? Nice image btw, love old machinery.

    Roger
  28. Re: Mounting a Metal Retaining Ring onto a Metal Lensboard

    Good job David, glad to see you kept it simple.

    Roger
  29. Re: Tips/Ideas For Hand Making Lens Caps For Vintage LF Lenses?

    Good to hear, I have a couple of lens that need caps. I had gotten as far as finding the leather. Should be a good rainy day project. Also changed companies and my job is a lot less stressful and...
  30. Re: Tips/Ideas For Hand Making Lens Caps For Vintage LF Lenses?

    This link might help. http://www.lungov.com/wagner/DIYLensCap.html

    Roger
  31. Re: Zero Centering Yardstick - where to buy

    Try searching for a zero centering ruler instead of yardstick. With a quick search I came up with this website with options up to 48"....
  32. Thread: Aircraft

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    Re: Aircraft

    I'm also headed to Flag as soon as I retire, and lets hope I drop sooner than 50 years from now, thinking I'll be happy if I go another 20 or 30. Already have a house there, just need to work another...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    I like the third one the best, light is really nice.

    Roger
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    Re: photographer's name?

    Tillman Crane maybe

    Roger
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    Re: A Question on Lens Boards & Shutters

    Chamomix makes very nice lens boards for their cameras, so that’s another option.

    Roger
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    Re: One Tripod to Rule Them All?

    Three wood tripods here, just assumed that’s the norm.

    Roger
  37. Re: ChromaGraphica Double Dry Plate Holder Kickstarter - Friday 9 August 2019 Noon la

    Just backed you for an 810 holder. :) Congratulations on a successful campaign. May have missed it but I guess you have the light traps figured out. Seems like one of the trickier parts to make on a...
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    Re: Carbon Transfer by Focal Press

    Oh that’s right, forgot all about this. Oct2 is coming up quick. :)

    Roger
  39. Re: STOLEN Canham 8X10 View Camera--please be on the look out!!

    “drill” :) guess it can happen to the best of us.

    Roger
  40. Re: Climbing the highest European and Russian mountain with a large format camera

    Yes, enjoyed the article, thanks for posting.

    Roger
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