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  1. Re: Linhoff technika upgrade kit wide angle strut kit

    Thanx for all your input. The drop bed works with a 65mm on horizontal format.

    Also I found a nice strap that fits perfectly into the top brackets for carrying without modification....
  2. Re: Linhoff technika upgrade kit wide angle strut kit

    Yes
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    201173

    Hi,

    Iíve just acquired a Super Technika 23 s/n 86872 Tech
    1948 Technika lV.
    Iím pretty sure itís a IV version. Can you confirm w/ year of manufacture?

    201172
  4. Re: Sinar Macro Sinaron SE 180mm F/5.6 Question

    It is corrected from 1:5 to 5:1. That is from 1/5th lifesize to 5 times lifesize.

    You should have no problem focusing it at 1:5. To reach lifesize (1:1) you will need 360mm of bellows extension....
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    Re: Chroma 4x5 camera - review

    Pretty good build quality and clumsy are not recommendations!
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    Re: Images Shot On Projection Lens Thread

    That isnít a film holder, itís a glass plate holder and that isnít a pressure plate, itís a spring loaded spacer so it can also accept sheet film. That ejector lever is there to get the glass plate...
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    Re: Linhof Tripod Parts - ?

    Both the Linhof Heavy Duty Pro (2 models) and the Large Geared Center Column for them are current products. So the factory should have that part. Might only be available from an authorized service...
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    Re: Linhof Tripod Parts - ?

    Either at Nippon in NYC, that is who I sold all of Marflexís parts to, or Bob Watkins at Precision, thatís who Nippon shared those parts with.
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    Re: Images Shot On Projection Lens Thread

    But the central dot is out of focus.
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    Re: Haze inside lens

    This article does not have the ďbestĒ advice.
    Depending on the type of plastic just putting a plastic bag or shower cap on the scope might end up with out gassing deposits on the lens. Something...
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    Re: Help identifying a Linhof

    WWll or before.
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    Re: Help identifying a Linhof

    No record of that number since 1946.
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    Re: Is Steve Hopf still active?

    Just an older version of their gg. Current ones are much brighter and their current Fresnel is as well.
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    Re: Mountain Lion near Santa Cruz

    Only some and then only the female ones.
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    Re: Is Steve Hopf still active?

    A friend of mine used to take a soft cloth and a tube of toothpaste and use them to polish gg to make them very bright.
    At the same time I used to varnish my Sinar gg in my studio in the 60s to make...
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    Re: Is Steve Hopf still active?

    Why would you have a problem focusing with them? Bad eyes? Improperly focused loupe?
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    Re: vBulletin change

    In my case no, I simply go from the tab for the forum to other tabs and sometimes when I return to the forum tab the type is blown up.
  18. Re: Linhoff technika upgrade kit wide angle strut kit

    The instruction book tell you when using 75 and wider and want to shoot a vertical to leave the back horizontal, drop the bed all the way and rotate the camera 90 degrees, they made an offset bracket...
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    Re: Is Steve Hopf still active?

    Jim,

    You still havenít stated exactly why you dislike a tool that makes a gg evenly illuminated edge to edge. Why not?
  20. Re: Linhoff technika upgrade kit wide angle strut kit

    Not only do you remove the side rangefinder, you also need a plate to cover where it was and then the internal linkage for the RF also has to be removed.

    Once you install it the bed will still not...
  21. Re: Newb question: value of having lenses with the same filter size

    He must of liked the focus shift and image degradation that way.

    How did he control his polarizer?
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    Re: Is Steve Hopf still active?

    Many modern cameras, like a Linhof or Sinar, have fresnel on top that are easily removed, if desired, for cleaning, etc.
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    Re: New Ilford film came unsealed

    Did you ask them if this has been a problem?

    A week and a half ago my wife had her knee replaced. While it was quick surgery and she was home the same day her doctor believes in his patients doing...
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    Re: Is Steve Hopf still active?

    A 150mm plasmas has 1/3rd stop falloff center to edge. Add some displacements and it becomes more noticeable. It is easily evened out with a fresnel.

    Using super bright screen systems presents...
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    Re: Is Steve Hopf still active?

    All gg screens fall off to the corners and edges. It is physics.
    If you are using a properly focused loupe the lines/grooves on a fresnel should not be bothering you unless the grooved side is...
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    Re: vBulletin change

    I have the same thing happening occasionally on my lpad Pro on Safari. All apps are up to date. But sometimes when I return to the forum tab the type is greatly enlarged. Doesnít happen with other...
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    Re: Is Steve Hopf still active?

    Why donít they work for you?
  28. Re: Linhoff technika upgrade kit wide angle strut kit

    I,would doubt it.
  29. Re: Linhoff technika upgrade kit wide angle strut kit

    If it converts it to a 3000 then the drop bed drops to 90į. And a new focus knob for the internal bed tracks is add to the outside of the camera and infinity stops are added inside the bed.
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    1975 Master Technika.
  31. Re: Is it worth it to buy this Beseler enlarger?

    Your taking lens is optimized for a certain reproduction range that reduces the size of the subject to reproduce on the film. Usually at a ratio of 1:20 or 1:10.

    An enlarging lens is optimized to...
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    Re: Lenses for new 5x7 / 6x17 kit

    There has never been a Sironar S or W.

    They are the Apo Sironar S and the Apo Sironar W.

    The Apo Sironarís name was changed to Apo Sironar W when the Apo Sironar N and the Apo Sironar S were...
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    Re: Lenses for new 5x7 / 6x17 kit

    Donít forget that you may want a center filter for the 90. Nikon never made one.
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    Re: Is Steve Hopf still active?

    Nothing is wrong with them if they are designed to be used with the camera, are properly positioned and your loupe is focused on the grain side of the gg.

    Lenses have fall off center to edge, all...
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    Re: New Ilford film came unsealed

    We were running long roll 5 and 9” aerial film. The fun was when the corners of the leader weren’t cut just right or the leader was not quite straight and the film never came out!

    Fortunately that...
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    Re: Mountain Lion near Santa Cruz

    Had a similar experience. Have had 2 pet skunks, one an adult and the other a baby. One day we were walking the baby on a leash and one of our neighbors was mowing his lawn.
    It was a very hot summer...
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    Re: Is Steve Hopf still active?

    Why would you ďhate fresnelĒ?
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    Re: New Ilford film came unsealed

    We were the first lab to have Kodak Versamat processors and Kodak assigned 2 of their tech reps to our AF labs. We had 6 of the Versamats. The chemistry was packaged in boxes that Kodak called...
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    Re: Mountain Lion near Santa Cruz

    When our monkey died my wife insisted that we replace him. So we drove from Niceville to a dealer in exotic pets in Panama City, FL. When we entered the shop he had 2 beautiful foxes, in cages, by...
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    Re: Mountain Lion near Santa Cruz

    In 1954 I was a junior curator at the Stamford Museum in CT. One of my jobs was to sweep out the mountain lionís cage. He was an old, toothless lion, but very friendly. If you didnít pen him up at...
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