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  1. Re: Disastrous Consequences (solved: fog with Intrepid lensboard)

    I really do appreciate everyones opinions on this but FR4 is a great choice for our lens boards I will explain why,

    Aluminium boards = Cutting (water jet or laser) + Deburring + Tumbling or...
  2. Re: Disastrous Consequences (solved: fog with Intrepid lensboard)

    Hi Bernice,

    thanks for your thoughts, rubberised was probably the wrong term to use, the coating is Vinyl, tested thoroughly and holds up well under heavy use. no need to worry about pinholes in...
  3. Re: Disasterous Consequences

    Hello, I believe Naomi has all ready spoken to you about this but I just wanted to personally apologise that you received a faulty lens board, they are supposed to have a rubberised light proof...
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    Re: Advice on 4x5 compatible 5x7 field camera

    Hello, welcome to the forum!

    We make a 5x7 camera and a 5x7 to 4x5 reducing back for it, might be what you are after

    5x7 Camera ->...
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    Re: Lens board light leak / lens board question

    That looks like it could be a fault with the lens board, we recently changed the material to FR4 from aluminium, is this a new board? It should be light proof but obviously if there is a fault with...
  6. Re: A Peak Inside Intrepid's Large Format Camera Factory

    Hello Michael, it does https://intrepidcamera.co.uk/t/product-categories/5x7 let me know if you have any questions
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    Re: Intrepid 5x7 Holder preview

    Hi Michael, I think that Cat Labs already sells what you are taking about. Certainly something I will consider producing though!
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    Re: Intrepid 5x7 Holder preview

    Thanks Jimi, it's a lovely format and we are really happy to add it to the line up.

    As for the film holder, we have had a lot of feedback already that access to 5x7 holders is going to be a bit...
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    Re: Intrepid 5x7 Holder preview

    If only it was that easy, the various bits of machinery we have arenít really cut out for doing the fine slitting work required for a double dark slide. Injection moulding is the only other solution...
  10. Re: A Peak Inside Intrepid's Large Format Camera Factory

    it's a pun on or logo, or auto correct... whichever excuse for bad spelling is more plausible :o
  11. A Peak Inside Intrepid's Large Format Camera Factory

    Hello, I thought a few of you might be interested in seeing inside our factory, a few people from this forum have come for a visit but obviously being on the south coast of the UK does limit access...
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    Re: Intrepid 8x10 experiences?

    Hi Daniel, many people with Intrepid Mk1s from 6 years ago still happily using them. Current 4x5 lead time is 6 weeks (its fluctuated a lot this year due to supply chain issues with Covid)
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    Re: Intrepid 8x10 experiences?

    Hello, Max from Intrepid here, just to let you know we do read through these threads to make sure we are on top of quality control and haven't missed any issues etc.

    Just to dial back a little on...
  14. Re: New Intrepid "Black" Edition 4x5 Camera - No Plywood! Also...

    The Reason I suggested WD-40 or a similar light oiling product was because you need something to penetrate the tiny gap between the retaining ring and the plastic mount at the back of the base,...
  15. Re: New Intrepid "Black" Edition 4x5 Camera - No Plywood! Also...

    Sorry your focus feels a little rough, it shouldn't do. Probably just need a few dabs of a light oil, WD40 or similar. put one on the rod itself and one between the retaining ring and the black...
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    Re: Intrepid Enlarger Attachment

    Hello, yes the whole system is 12v, it ships with a 100-240v input power supply for regular use but you could just power it straight from your 12v supply

    Let me know if you have any other...
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    Re: Intrepid - Communication & Delivery

    Hi Peter, just double checked and canít see an un answered email from
    You, sorry if it got lost in the sub-etha! what was it you wanted to know?

    Best, Max
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    Re: Intrepid 8x10 experiences?

    Hello Pepe, we have been posting regular updates on our Kickstarter page, you should have received an email notification each time we posted one.
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    Re: Intrepid - Communication & Delivery

    Hi Fred, due to the compact design in this section of the camera there wasn't room for a grub screw or retaining nut, CA glue worked perfectly in our testing, but it turns out that if the camera gets...
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    Re: Intrepid - Communication & Delivery

    Hello Lasse, Sorry about the knob falling off, luckily a very easy fix, I have just sent you a quick email so we can get that all sorted for you. Best, Max
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    Re: Intrepid - Communication & Delivery

    Daniel Casper Lohenstein

    Some of these problems, not all though sound like the camera was very badly handled during shipping. The only cases we have had of the rear focus glue failing is from...
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    Re: Intrepid - Communication & Delivery

    Hello, really sorry that no one has got back to you, what is your order number (Begins with R) I will find out what is going on

    Best, Max
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    Re: Intrepid - Communication & Delivery

    Hello Everyone, thought I would chime in on this thread as there are a few points coming up that I would like to say something about.

    "It's not their day jobs"

    Firstly there seems to be a...
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    Re: Intrepid 8x10 experiences?

    All details and more images of the MK2 up on the site now: https://intrepidcamera.co.uk/products/intrepid-8x10-camera
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    Re: Intrepid 8x10 experiences?

    Hi Peter, Thanks! and yes they are - Max
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    Re: Intrepid 8x10 experiences?

    Ben Horne has done a quick first look video showing off the new 8x10

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yLkKdhQNeI


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yLkKdhQNeI
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    Re: Intrepid 8x10 experiences?

    Hi Fred, Yes the camera can close in both landscape and portrait positions

    - Max
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    Re: Intrepid 8x10 experiences?

    Hello, It is 2.2kg / 4.85 Pounds

    Let me know if you want any more info, we have now shipped the first 15 of this model with some more going out next week.

    - Max
  29. Re: Toyo 45A broken "front standard locking lever"

    Hello,

    Try - https://www.toyoview.co.uk/spare-parts

    I know they have a direct line to the Toyo factory so can probably help you
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    Re: Intrepid 8x10 experiences?

    Hello, I think in the future this is something we would love to do, we are still swamped with demand and for now are concentrating on keeping the product line simple, consistent and high quality....
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    Re: Intrepid 8x10 experiences?

    Thanks Daniel! We are really happy with how the camera came out
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    Re: Intrepid 8x10 experiences?

    P.S. Here are some pictures of the new 8x10, whilst not officially out until April any orders placed now for the current 8x10 model will be automatically upgraded to the new one you see bellow
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    Re: Intrepid 8x10 experiences?

    Hello, sorry to hear about the issue with tension on the back, this is the first time I have heard of the tension not being enough when the film holder is inserted and as you point out it is not a...
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    Re: Intrepid 8x10 experiences?

    Hi Bob, I just checked the shipping records and yours shipped in May 2018, so by the time the new model comes out it will have been a year which is a fairly standard product cycle in many industries....
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    Re: Intrepid 8x10 experiences?

    Hi Bob, Naomi Just showed me your email but thought I would reply on here. We first launched the 8x10 in May 2017 and didn't start producing Leaf Spring backs until June 2018. So quite a gap between...
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    Re: Intrepid - Communication & Delivery

    Hello Alan, very sorry the lens board got lost in the post, we did ship you a new one as soon as you let us know it was missing and that board should be with you soon. I just looked at the emails and...
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    Re: Intrepid - Communication & Delivery

    Hi Paul, really sorry about that! I can only assume it got hot on its way to you, we have changed the material the boards are made of now to prevent this from happening again. I'm not in the workshop...
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    Re: Intrepid Enlarger Attachment

    Thanks! In answer to your questions,

    1. This isn't a problem at all with the LEDs and timer we have, whilst electronics isn't my strongest topic (more of a wood guy) Carl, our electronics...
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    Re: Intrepid Enlarger Attachment

    It would make a difference as in one scenario the lens and paper plane is fixed (moving the rear standard) and in the other the lens and paper plane would move (moving the front standard) you could...
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    Re: Intrepid Enlarger Attachment

    Hello, the light source is LED's
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