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  1. Thread: lens cleaning

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    Re: lens cleaning

    Thanks Steven, I didn't realize there was split of groups. thx
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    Re: 4x5 camera questions

    thanks Rick. Yes definitely more deliberate with a VIEW camera, technically and aesthetically. When I go out with my DSLR, I'm usually good for at least 100 images per outing....
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    Re: 4x5 camera questions

    Thanks Rick

    It does fold up pretty small. didn't realize that it would, weight not too bad either.

    I acquired this camera along with some lenses a few years ago but never messed with them. my...
  4. Thread: lens cleaning

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    Re: lens cleaning

    sure. cleaning as little as possible. I have some LF lenses that have been setting in a cabinet for the past 30 years and need a good cleaning...
  5. Thread: lens cleaning

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    lens cleaning

    For my 35mm I usually use a clear filter and clean that. and if I do need to clean outside lens element. I blow off really well and with one drop cleaning solution on tissue a work my way from center...
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    Re: 4x5 camera questions

    Sounds like you have the portability of your camera down. I do have a bag bellows for the w-angle.

    the Xenotar 150/2.8 does fetch a pretty penny and it is in good shape. the 300mm i have is a...
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    Re: need help in determining value of LF equipment

    yes. need to be fair. I think sometimes that people have a tendency to think their stuff is worth more than it really is (i do it)....
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    Re: need help in determining value of LF equipment

    Thanks, i didnt realize this. when ever I see what things are going for on ebay i usually "watch item" and see what it sold for.

    I agree, "what's it worth thread" is an excellent idea.
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    Re: 4x5 camera questions

    looks like a really nice camera. before digital was as popular (maybe 15 years ago or so) i was looking at some field cameras and I remember looking at the toyo. correct me if i am wrong but at that...
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    Re: 4x5 camera questions

    interesting. the Sinar is like new.
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    4x5 camera questions

    I have a Sinar f and a calumet. they both look to be made well. But, which is a better camera?

    what are monorails used for, mostly studio?


    what is a decent field camera to get without...
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    Please help with Lens identification

    I have some lenses that I would like to learn about....

    what is Kreuznach, Symmar, symmar-s, xenotar, synchro, compur, angulon... also the last one was attached to a tube so I am thinking it may...
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    Re: need help in determining value of LF equipment

    Thanks for the advice. can I view completed sales on this forum and eBay?
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    Re: need help in determining value of LF equipment

    I'm in agreement. selling price is key.

    I would also like to learn about what I have, quality and how old this stuff is. I may keep some and sell what I don't think I'll ever use. so I may be...
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    need help in determining value of LF equipment

    Hi, I would like help in determining value of LF equipment that I've acquired. If I put together a list and posted it on this site could someone please help me with this?

    I have cameras, lenses,...
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