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  1. Re: F stop not as indicated? - advice on f6-384 Rapid Aplanat No.3 Ser.D.F.8 needed

    Providing you take into consideration the increased distance that DSLR takes up in place of the gg.
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    Re: Linhof Serial Number Date & Model?

    69 Technika lll 1952
  3. Re: Best Mail-In 4X5 Negative Processing & Scanning Service Lab (in US) in 2019???

    The time it takes to mail the film will be about the time it takes to process it yourself, assuming that you deliver it to the shipper.
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    Re: calling all Durst 184 Laborators

    The 180 isnít a WA. And itís best performance is 2 stops down. Or, he could use the 210mm.

    The WA series of Rodagon outperforms, within its optimization range, the Rodagons.
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    Re: calling all Durst 184 Laborators

    Or get a 180mm Rodagon
  6. Re: Current sources for having a lens flange made?

    Precision Camera in IL.
  7. Re: Recommendations for shipping flash equipment

    When we were the distributor for the Braun 35mm slide scanner we received some through ups and FedX that just had a label slapped onto the Braun case!
  8. Re: Identifying film coating faults vs. handling / process problems.

    No, what you are really saying is that if it is a film problem, you will let unsuspecting browsers here run into the same problem since they wonít know what you found!
  9. Re: Linhof Technika's wide angle focusing device broken

    Yes, call him.
  10. Re: Linhof Technika's wide angle focusing device broken

    Bob Watkins at Precision Camera might have the part. Call him and ask.
  11. Re: Identifying film coating faults vs. handling / process problems.

    He hasnít specified which manufacturerís film he used.
  12. Re: Identifying film coating faults vs. handling / process problems.

    Have you contacted the film maker? If there is a problem they canít fix it without hearing about it. But if film coating was a problem there would be hundreds, if not thousands, of users contacting...
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    Re: Problem with Beseler Universal VC head

    Have you asked Beseler? They are in PA.
  14. Re: Wista 45SP -- Focus Screen withOUT grid lines?

    Yes, just order the plain screen Wista one from your favorite camera store. It is normally a special order although Bob Watkins at Precision Camera in IL may have it in stock since he is a service...
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    Re: 8x10 Polariod Portrait Prices ???

    How many exposures per sitting?
    Subjects are known to blink, grimace, shift position, etc. at the moment of exposure.
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    Re: Seeking Advice for 4x5 Handheld Camera

    Itís a lot easier guesstimating focus with a 40mm lens with a depth of scale index engraved around its barrel!
  17. Re: Flip aperture lever 180 degrees on a Copal shutter

    There are basically only 3 reasons why it canít be done:

    1 you already addressed with the screw.
    2 itís on a board with something like a Linhof cable release QR socket installed.
    3 itís in some...
  18. Re: Lightest & Most Compact Tripod for Wista 45SP that is Also Reasonably Priced?

    Just be very careful which knob you rotate on that tripod while adjusting the column. Unless you like broken knuckles!
  19. Re: Flip aperture lever 180 degrees on a Copal shutter

    So, why donít you just do that?
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    Re: Seeking Advice for 4x5 Handheld Camera

    Did you ever meet Mary Ellen Mark? She wasnít very big, in fact, you might have called her petite. Many of her photographs were done with a handheld Linhof Master Technika!

    Many shooters that use...
  21. Re: First Post! - How Do I Measure My Bellows Extension To Calculate Bellows Exposure

    Itís a lot faster and easier to just know the magnification ratio you are shooting at.
    ľ lifesize open Ĺ stop. Ĺ lifesize 1 stop. Lifesize 2 stops, twice lifesize 4 stops, etc.

    If necessary,...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    After,1994
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    Re: Linhof Serial Number

    Best ask Bob Watkins if he as a Linhof strap.
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    Re: Linhof Serial Number

    Mid 67

    Technika 70 from 1969 to end 79.

    Press 70mm from Nov 63 to Jan 79.

    Electric 70m from Sept 65 to Jan 72

    Take you pick.
  25. Re: What is the need of a socket with a flat lens board?

    Convenience! It is fast and easy, providing you have the proper cable release.
  26. Re: The Mystery of Dad's Nikkor-W 210m f5.6

    Take it to Tempe Camera and ask the service dept.
  27. Re: Current sources for having a lens flange made?

    Pro camera Charlottesville. Tempe Camera. Precision Camera Auston.
  28. Re: Catastrophically broken Wista 45SP, any hope for repair?

    Contact Precision. Phone will help you the most. Just use google
  29. Re: What is the need of a socket with a flat lens board?

    Quick release cable release socket.

    But that is just the socket on the board. To be complete the current version comes with a very short cable release from that socket to the lens. A tapered,...
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    Re: A Question on Lens Boards & Shutters

    1 hole.
  31. Re: Catastrophically broken Wista 45SP, any hope for repair?

    Contact Bob Watson at Precision in IL. But the color of the camera does not appear to be a current model. How do you know it is the SP? Does your bellows come off?
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    Re: 450mm lens with 420mm bellows draw?

    Have you ever checked out minus lenses? And with the cost of time and materials shooting large format why would you settle for tolerable/mediocre quality? Or donít you care?
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    Re: A Question on Lens Boards & Shutters

    It is a copy of the 45 Linhof Technika board.
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    Re: 450mm lens with 420mm bellows draw?

    https://www.wista.co.jp/e_wista/e_show/e_acces/e_acces2/e_acces2.htm

    Adjustable for length and accepts 0, 1 or 3 size shutters. Longer extensions available as accessories.
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    Re: Foam for lens case

    When Pelican was first introduced I was their rep in NJ, the Hudson Valley and E. PA.

    I sold the first order to a store in N NJ and the owner placed it in their window. The window was one of those...
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    Re: Foam for lens case

    Rimowa camera cases were waterproof, the Canadian navy towed them behind their kayaks on one trip to the Arctic. They also floated.
    The most popular ones were made from marine plywoood covered with...
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    Re: Foam for lens case

    Before we were the Heliopan distributor we were the B+W distributor. When Heinrich Mandermann bought B+W from the Bormann and Weber family trustees he found that since he had also bought Schneider...
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    Re: Foam for lens case

    Just as a point of information, Rodenstock large format lenses are shipped in a cardboard box with a layer of foam that is wrapped around the lens which has both caps on and is in a plastic bag....
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    Re: Foam for lens case

    There is another major problem. Foam that deteriorates and lets very small pieces migrate into whatever is stored in it.

    You can see this in some older camera cases. Like old Fiberbuilt or...
  40. Thread: 4x5 Camera

    by Bob Salomon
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    Re: 4x5 Camera

    9x12cm is the Continental version of 45. Linhof is a continental company. They worked with the metric system. 45 would be an awkward dimension in metric.
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