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    Re: Durst 138s lensboard question

    Somewhere I came across the Roding lens boards and I needed one of them with a 58mm hole to mount my Rodagon 210mm lens to the Tripla. There is a Roding 3917 which I think would be a 39mm thread but...
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    Re: Durst 138s lensboard question

    I wasn't sure about it either when I saw the reference but I had to Google it to make sure and it is for the M605, M670 and M70 enlargers.
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    Re: Durst 138s lensboard question

    Try this link, about half way down there is a description of the common lens boards available for the Durst 138s Tripla lensboard

    https://groups.google.com/g/rec.photo.darkroom/c/cWlZYGFfNm0
  4. Re: Problem: Long Rail, Long Bellows... Is There a Solution to Use One Tripod

    This set up allows me to use a meter of bellows on my Plaubel Peco Profia 5x7. The tripod that supports the rig is a Gitzo 5G. Plaubel made an auxiliary standard to allow you to connect and support...
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    Re: Piece fell out from my Grafmatic

    This may be of help
    http://www.southbristolviews.com/pics/Graphic/manual-pdf/grafmatic45service.pdf
  6. Re: PROTO120A - I was bored, so I did a thing

    Beautifully done
  7. Re: I'm not sure if it's a popular size, but can I get some 5x7 camera recommendation

    I obtained a 5x7 Super Technika V a few years back and it goes with me anytime I am heading out to shoot. I normally use a 210mm or 120mm SA. It is heavy, about 13lbs + with a lens and film holder. I...
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    Re: Best dual axis bubble spirit?

    I downloaded a couple of bubble level apps for my phone and they seem to be accurate
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    Re: Arca Swiss Bellow Frames

    What model of bellow frames are you looking for. I have a set of Arca Swiss bellows - approx. 20cm long - for 4x5 F Line B Basic view camera with a frame size of 171mm like new condition. Also have...
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    Re: Are you shooting more than one format

    35mm, 6x9, 4x5, 5x7 and 8x10. Primarily use 6x9 and 5x7 - they seem to be the favorites lately. Need to use the other formats this spring and summer to reduce the inventory of film.
  11. Re: Do you standardize your screw-on filters by thread size?

    The lens is a Mamiya Sekor 250mm f5.0 on a Mamiya Super 23 and I have a 105mm glass UV filter that screws in to protect the lens. My next biggest lens is a Grandagon 90 f4.5 and that takes a 82 mm...
  12. Re: Do you standardize your screw-on filters by thread size?

    Zip ties are common in all of my camera bags/cases for the same reasons. I also carry a piece of the rubber non-slip router pad about 5" in diameter to remove filters from lenses. It allows for a...
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    Re: Plaubel Peco Profia

    Thanks Daniel. The RADA system does look rather elaborate. I am glad my Plaubel Peco had the standard back included with it and didn't have to try and modify things for the single holder system.
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    Re: Plaubel Peco Profia

    I ran into this issue when I got my 5x7 Peco Profia from Germany. It came with both a back for the one sided holder as well as the back for double sided holders. The back for the single sided holders...
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    Re: Show off your Large Format camera!

    A good bug to be bitten by.
  16. Help Indentifying this Negative Carrier

    Can someone help identify what enlarger this negative carrier belongs to. It measures 10 5/8" square and is fixed for 5x7 negatives. There is an identifying number 5078 on the carrier.
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    Re: Bottle cap liner replacement?

    When I am going to store a chemical for any length of time I put a piece of Parafilm "M" over the mouth of a bottle to keep air out and prevent any contamination from the cap. It is flexible and...
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    Re: Will a fire alarm light fog film?

    When I go into the darkroom for a work session I ditch the smartphone or at least throw a towel over it so if it rings it won't light up the darkroom and get rid of any FitBit or the like athletic...
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    Re: Out of Stop, switch to water?

    For film water. For paper Kodak Indicator Stop Bath
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    Re: My New Darkrrom

    Very well done. I really like your layout.
  21. Re: How to take apart a film pack to use as single sheets

    Here is the instruction sheet from a Kodak Film Pack. It is not difficult to remove or "rob" a sheet of film from the pack. One caution though is to be very careful of the sharp edges of the metal...
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    Re: My Latest And Probably Last Darkroom

    Very nice, well thought out and well finished.
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    Re: Tripod Suitable for Linhof 5x7

    The Studex 3 should allow for at least a weight of 20lbs which would be ample for your Tecknica. The Pro Studex will allow for the legs to be adjusted in various angled positions.
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    Re: Tripod Suitable for Linhof 5x7

    With my Linhof Super Technika V - 5x7 - I rely on an older Gitzo Tele-Studex 4 with the aluminum legs. It has a the R4 head and the combination holds the Linhof rock solid. It is heavy and not meant...
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    Re: 5x7 Film Holder Case?

    Check Home Depot for one of the Husky Tool Bags. I have two of them and they fit 6 - 5x7 holders. I don't see them on their site but I bought one in February so they should still have them.
  26. Re: How do I connect my Lens to the QuickSocket of a Linhof Recessed Lens Board?

    I found the information on this link helpful when I needed to mount a lens to a recesed board
    https://www.fourmilab.ch/documents/recessed_lensboard/
    I don't know if it will fit your needs but it...
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    Re: Film packs details

    You would needed an older empty film pack if you were going to try and replicate a film pack for use. Firstly what size of film pack are you going to use. The most common standard sizes were 5x7,...
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    Re: Search for MacBeth TD-932 owner manual

    The letters preceding the model number will tell you what type of densitometer you have.

    TR - Transmission and Reflection Densitometer
    RD - Reflection Densitometer
    TD - Transmission Densitometer
  29. Re: ATM Viper X-1 Night Vision Goggles Review

    Yes the instructions are lacking especially about the head gear assembly but overall I agree with you that the end result is worth the effort. I use it for loading film and getting hangers into my...
  30. Re: Model name of your large format enlarger please

    Durst Laborator 138S for 5x7 down to 35mm with the appropriate condensers and lens combinations. It also has a Condit registration unit as well. Also it's baby sister a Durst AC 800 for color work...
  31. Re: Linhof Cam Question

    Thanks Bob
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    Re: Do You Use a Foot Switch?

    I have always used foot switches for contact printing or enlarging. I have an old but durable Vivitar foot switch hooked to a Gralab digital timer.
    Om the wet side of the darkroom I use a couple of...
  33. Are Linhof Technika 5x7 and 4x5 cams the same?

    Are lenses that have a matched cam for a Linhof Super Technika V 4x5 interchangeable with the Super Technika V 5x7 or
    would the 5X7 require the lens to have a new/different cam specifically for it....
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    Re: What are your dark room "luxuries?"

    These are some of the items in my darkroom that I consider luxuries:

    Condit registration system for my Durst 138S
    Air actuated on/off foot switches for lights on the wet side of the darkroom...
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    Re: Canadian source for E-6 chemicals?

    Sean - I have some extra 10L E6 chemistry if you are interested and can probably get you set up with the stuff I don't have. Drop me a PM if you are still looking for it.

    Gord
    Calgary
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    Re: E-6 Chemicals in Canada?

    Getting E6 chemistry in Canada isn't a problem it has to do with the quantity that you have to purchase. Because the different chemicals are shipped in case lots Dealers end up with stock sitting on...
  37. Re: My GraLab quit ... oh CRAP .... Tech in the darkroom

    Does anyone have a repair manual for the Gralab 300 that they could make available. I have two of them that are having problems after being in the darkroom for 20 years+ and don't really want to...
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    Re: Durst 138 lensboard

    If you have the turret on your 138 you will need a lens board that will extend below the turret so that the turret can be rotated. For the Rodenstock 210mm you will need to find a Roding 58 lens...
  39. Thread: E-6 Diy

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    Re: E-6 Diy

    If you are going to mix up a liter or two and store the remaining concentrate for a later date your best bet is to either displace the air in the bottles with an inert gas like nitrogen or argon or...
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    Re: E-6 Diy

    You have to be able to control time and temperature accurately if you are to be successful with processing E6. The single use Kodak kit is not difficult to use and can be split and mixed in smaller...
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