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    Re: 6x17 Images

    Nice work Tuco, the dinner is great and how can you go wrong with bridges and bicycles!

    Roger
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    Re: Chamonix Whole Plate Camera!

    Right on, I knew someone had shot color whole plate.

    Roger
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    Re: Chamonix Whole Plate Camera!

    Regular film, black and white unless you cut it down from a larger size. I'm sure someone has shot color but I can’t recall ever seeing any whole plate color images. Whole plate is one of the format...
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    Re: Chamonix Whole Plate Camera!

    Sal, thanks for the back story on the TMY-2, that very interesting. I have shot any of it yet and will keep the width issue in mind when I do. Hopefully it will work with my S&S holders.

    Roger
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    Re: Chamonix Whole Plate Camera!

    Whole plate is simply a format. The nominal size is 6 1/2” x 8 1/2” and the the actual film size is 6 7/16” x 8 7/16”. As far as print size it is no different than other formats. You can contact...
  6. Re: California Stainless Water Filter Replacement F-95

    McMaster-Carr would be another supplier to check. https://www.mcmaster.com/water-filters/

    Roger
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    Re: Still Smokey

    The Glass fire is another bad one, started in the Napa Valley a day ago and has burned over to Santa Rosa, Ca.

    https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2020/9/27/glass-fire/

    Roger
  8. Re: Source needed for KCN, potassium chloride

    Well the title says potassium chloride, missed the KCN part, should look a little closer before I post.

    Roger
  9. Re: Source needed for KCN, potassium chloride

    Bostick and Sullivan and ArtCraft both list it.


    https://www.artcraftchemicals.com/product/potassium-chloride-part-1265/

    https://www.bostick-sullivan.com/cart/279.html

    Roger
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    I should add that both the farmhouse and ship/pilings images are outstanding.

    Roger
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    Re: Fujinon 300mm f5.6 and Lensboard

    I've done it both ways, wood screws, drill an appropriate size pilot hole or machine screws with a nut like they did for your metal board. One thing you want to do is thread the flange back on the...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Good to see your wearing a serious respirator. Be safe out there.

    Roger
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    Re: Where to find a [scarce view camera]?

    This store is local to me and I have bought many LF items from them over the years.

    https://www.seawood.shop/

    Roger
  14. Re: Has anyone made a purchase through the Chamonix View Camera Instagram account

    Indeed!!!
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    Re: 8x10 film holder case

    Found this on eBay.uk. I was able to order one shipped to San Francisco. https://www.ebay.co.uk/p/27024683948 Pricey when you add shipping and the exchange rate but I have been looking for a bag...
  16. Re: I am back .. been off for 8 years photobymike

    Hey, welcome back! What have you been up too for the past 8 years. Hopefully there has been some photography during that time.

    Roger
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    Re: Chasing star trails with an 8x10

    Thanks Randy. Where did you post your Polaroids, they sound like fun.

    Roger
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    Re: Smoke smoke everywhere

    Drew, I hope your friends are ok, I’ll keep them in my thoughts.

    Roget
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    Re: Chasing star trails with an 8x10

    Yeah, it’s night at my house out here in the Sunset district of San Francisco, with the added bonus of an orange sky. I’ve lived in the SF Bay Area for 36 years and have never seen anything like it. ...
  20. Re: Fujinon C 450mm F/12 .5 (or another) to replace Fujinon T 400mm F/8 for Lightweig

    Couldn’t you use an extension on your Chamonix instead of a top hat board for the Fujinon C 450mm? https://www.chamonixviewcamera.com/accessories/extensionboards That would keep the lens mounted in...
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    Re: Show off your ULF camera

    It’s a banquet camera. Here’s a link to info on the Sky Scraper camera.

    Roger
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    Re: ULF Film Holder - Carrying Options

    +1 on Daniel’s film holder sleeves. I also have them for my 7x17 holders. https://www.stonephotogear.com/. I sent him the dimensions for mine and they fit great. Daniel has an interesting business...
  23. Re: Are there any alternate-make bellows to replace early B&J Speed Press?

    If your going to use the camera then I'm with Jim on this recommendation. It's a real treat to have new bellows that fit the camera perfectly, especially with the price of film and all the effort...
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    Re: 5x7 Eastman View No.2 Back Curiosity

    Looks like the original finish in nice shape, I’d leave well enough alone. Just my 2˘, which has a current value of about a penny.

    Roger
  25. Thread: Abstracts

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    Re: Abstracts

    My comment was for the canvas, didn’t see the mattress spring until after I posted. Yes the two images make a good pair.

    Roger
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    Re: Abstracts

    Nice one, had no idea what it was untill I read the caption, that's my kind of abstract.

    Roger
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Wow, way to close together. :)

    Roger
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    Re: Quarantine Pictures Any Format

    A cropped version of my entry for WPPD. This was shot with long expired Kodak 160NC that had probably been in the holder for 10 years and likely expired in 2006.The holder with film was acquired off...
  29. Re: April 26, 2020 is Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day

    My submission, should be live later on today or tomorrow.

    Roger

    http://www.pinholeday.org/gallery/2020/?id=1362
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    Re: How to get into ULF?

    Naw, then we wouldn’t get to see anymore Pixie photos.

    Roger.
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    Re: Temperature management

    My Anova Sous Vide, beats my Jobo TB-1 hands down for temp control. The Jobo has to drop about a degree before it kicks on and then has to rise about 2 degrees before the heating element turns off....
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    Re: Show off your camera!

    Here’s my 2D on a recent trip to Utah.

    Roger
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    Re: Rebuilding a Deardorff 11x14 Studio Stand

    Yes, I sent in 4 old bellows for samples and to have the frames installed in the new bellows. Just received my new bellows today. If you want your old bellows returned be sure to ask them. I never...
  34. Re: Which State is the Best State for Landscape Photographers to Live?

    The thing that sticks in my mind is the big snow drifts when we’d drive through Wyoming on our way to Montana when I was a kid. Oh and the occasional house with the roof collapsed. Just back from...
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    Re: Show off your ULF camera

    I’m of the “I cut it and cut it and it’s still too short“ school. Nice looking cameras btw.

    Roger
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    Re: Custom Bellows UK Ordering Status

    Yes, especially the 7x17, just took a trip with the 8x10 and kept seeing panoramic scenes.

    Roger
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    Re: Custom Bellows UK Ordering Status

    My bellows just shipped, photo courtesy of Keith at Custom Bellows. This will get three cameras up and running.

    Roger
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    Re: Cutting holes in Sinar Lensboards

    Just the smell of all the chemicals off gassing from the cheap plastic was enough to run me right out of Harbor Freight. Fear of cancer kept me from being electrocuted.

    Roger
  39. Re: Restoring a Kodak 2D, need some split rivets... Where?

    I don’t know if it’s practical for you to order from the UK, but I bought my split rivets from this outfit. https://www.saddler.co.uk/?cr=3133&cdesc=replacement_studs_jeans_buttons_and_rivets

    Roger
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    Re: Custom Bellows UK Ordering Status

    Keith, great to hear you have lots of work. Custom Bellows is certainly one of the businesses I was concerned about and was part of my motivation when I contacted you during the lockdown. I would be...
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