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    Re: Bellows glue

    Well I ordered the glue on eBay.uk(evo stick) and it arrived today from the jersey islands and I have applied it and will let it set for a few days and see what happens.I was going to order it from...
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    Re: Bellows glue

    Thank you
    I will try to find that as putting in screws is very awkward on the Burke & James
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    Re: Bellows glue

    Thanks Folks
    I will see if I can get a thin piece of wood and some screws
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    Bellows glue

    G’Day All
    I recently extended my bellows on my Burke & James 5x7 much longer than normal and the bellows pulled away on one side where it is glued to the front standard ,any suggestions as to what...
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    Re: B&J Black 5x7

    It may have been repainted but if so the quality is better than the factory finish I had on my first one.
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    Re: B&J Black 5x7

    thank you Steve for info and Iwill contact custom bellows
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    B&J Black 5x7

    218720218719G’Day All
    I recently acquired a Burke & James 5X7 Camera.I had a similar camera about 25 years ago ,but this one is a bit different ,my old one was all wood and gray this one is black...
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    Re: Steadying 5x7 Elwood enlarger

    Thanks ,many good ideas much to think about , with my 4x5 it was easy they had a kit that bolted on to the top of the column back to the wall,with the Elwood there does seem to be away of doing that...
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    Steadying 5x7 Elwood enlarger

    G’Day All
    My enlarger when at full height is susceptible to vibrations when large vehicles drive by my darkroom shop.any suggestions on how to anchor this enlarger.
    Thanks
    Michael
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    Re: old Kodak chemistry

    Well thanks guys I am going to give them a try.
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    old Kodak chemistry

    Hi Guys
    I just picked up a whole bunch old Kodak and Ilford products I am assuming that age should not make a difference with these powdered packages, they were kept cool in a cupboard in a...
  12. Thread: old film

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    Re: old film

    Yes my negs also look good and I will be printing in the darkroom as soon as I can figure a reasonable way to control the water temp going into the sink I am making.
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    Re: old film

    finally got some and look forward to using it
    thanks
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    Re: old film

    Well I just shot the Ilford 125 at 100 and the negs look good I have not yet finished the dark room so I can not print but they look good I took some at 80 ASA of, same subjects, same light but...
  15. Re: Lubricant for Grafic RH/20 roll film holder

    Thanks that is what I will try
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    That is what I was hoping to hear
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    Thank You I just looked it up and they have it for about $125 Canadian for a very small jar I wonder if there is a substitute?
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  18. Lubricant for Grafic RH/20 roll film holder

    G,Day All
    While looking through an old manual I discovered that teethe sleeves at the end of the rollers are supposed to be lubricated every six months or so with a mixture of "Molykote type Z" and...
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    Re: old film

    Well Thanks guys ,I am going to try it out today at different asa settings and regular development and go from there.
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    Re: old film

    Hope so
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    Re: old film

    Yes it is Ilford 125 I will try it at 50 and see what happens and the paper is fiber based so maybe I will get something out of that..The 5 boxes of film and 3 boxes of paper cost me $20.00 so...
  22. Re: A Peak Inside Intrepid's Large Format Camera Factory

    Congratulations I am interested is it going to have a 4x5 reducing back available ,if so my 4x5 will be up for sale .
    Michael
  23. Thread: old film

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    old film

    G'Day All
    I recently came across several boxes of old unopened 4x5 film and paper.This was in a studio that was going out of business ,many years ago they went from 4x5 to medium format and this...
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    Re: Linhof bellows

    Thanks guys Good to know
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    Linhof bellows

    G'Day All
    I have come across a Linhof Color 45S that has a damaged bellows and is going for a good price ,can anyone tell how difficult or hard to find and how expensive it might be to replace the...
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    Re: Elwood enlarger

    Tried scratching unexposed neg with fine point and it work ,made the job simple.
    Thanks everybody
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    Re: Elwood enlarger

    Thanks yes it came with the glass plates, When my 5x7 film arrives I will sacrifice one sheet and make some scratches on it in the corners and the center. Mean while the wax paper sounds like a...
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    Re: Elwood enlarger

    Well I got the enlarger set up but as of now no 5x7 negs to print I am waiting for an order of film to arrive and then one of the Steadman 8x10 processors ,can anyone suggest a source for ...
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    Re: 5x7 Elwood enlarger lens board

    Thanks guys ,I made up one this weekend
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    Re: Dark room Taps

    Thank you for the warning ,I already have enough problems breathing ,I will be Carefull.
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    Re: Dark room Taps

    Thank you I will look them up
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    Dark room Taps

    G’Day All
    I am starting to look at building a sink for my Darkroom and I am looking for a set of taps that have a thermometer built in that I can see what temp is coming out the spout.Is there a...
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    Re: 5x7 Elwood enlarger lens board

    Thank You Everyone. I will endeavor to make up a couple this weekend.
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    5x7 Elwood enlarger lens board

    G'Day All
    does anyone know of a source for a 5x7 Elwood enlarger lens board.
    Thanks
    Michael
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    Re: Hypo clear?

    yes I meant after fix before wash
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    Hypo clear?

    G,Day all
    I am just getting back in to film photography and setting up a darkroom.Years ago when I taught darkroom courses we all use hypo clear after fixing and I notice now it seems to have gone...
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    Re: Elwood enlarger

    Rick A. Wow .I printed out the manual and got to read it today .What an amazing find,the instructions for setting up are going to be followed .
    Thank you again it was what I needed
    Michael Johnston
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    Re: Elwood enlarger

    Re: Elwood enlarger
    Yes one of the nicest cameras I have owned,unfortunatley I like to do city scapes and that camera is house bound so if an old Burke and James or some other 5x7 feild camera comes...
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    Re: Canadian source for lens cleaning

    Thank you I will give them a Call
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    Re: Elwood enlarger

    Wow thanks every one I am looking forward to getting it set up , finding some 5x7 film and comparing it to the 4x5
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