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    Re: Is There a Plan for Future

    Yes, one needs to be careful about defending against malicious use of such tools.
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    Re: Is There a Plan for Future

    Thanks, Wayne. Our technical gurus are well aware of proper backup discipline for day-to-day operational continuity. The general question of DIY crawlers for database-independent archiving had just...
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    Re: Is There a Plan for Future

    In between the schmoozing and the umpteenth repetition of discussions about common equipment and materials and basic photographic technique, there are threads here that contain information -...
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    Re: future of B&W

    Note that the thread was launched in 2005. That is indeed when the Kodak paper ship sailed.
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    Re: Ilford ULF annual film order 2020

    Received an email from Badger today that my order has just shipped.
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    Re: New Ilford MG RC Portfolio

    Any left-over IV is going to be pretty old stock at this point - it's been out of production for a while.
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    Re: New Ilford MG RC Portfolio

    Heh, I'm slow sometimes... :o:p

    Agree about the backprinting, RC is generally pretty picky about what pencils, inks, etc. it will take.
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    Re: New Ilford MG RC Portfolio

    That's because they are no longer offering the paper with pre-printed postcard back. The template isn't as good as the real thing, but at least they're acknowledging and trying to be responsive to...
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    New Ilford MG RC Portfolio

    Ilford is now coating its fifth-generation Multigrade RC emulsion on the thicker "Portfolio" RC base as well. Pearl surface only for now.
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    Re: Cibachrome printing

    What Christopher Burkett has to say about Cibachrome status:

    https://christopherburkett.com/about/cibachrome

    I don't know of any lab still offering it to the public.
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    Re: Gitzo 1570M repair

    Those of us who have been around for a long time will recall that it was "lifetime plus reincarnations". :)

    Seriously, though, that warranty was offered by the then-distributor in the US, Karl...
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    Re: Gitzo 1570M repair

    Daniel and John - that's great!

    Can you tell how you got the side "caps" off without destroying them? Or otherwise how you got the things disassembled? I've poked at mine a bit with no luck and...
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    Re: Rittreck 4x5 / 5x7 Camera Backs

    Welcome to the Forum!

    The back you are showing is not a Rittreck back - it's a back from an older Japanese wooden camera that takes old-style book-form film or plate holders. The Rittreck 5x7...
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    Re: Need Help With Sistan (AdoStab II)

    I've used Sistan, no longer do because I worry about the risk of problems that can become apparent only much later, when it's too late to do anything about it. In part that's because I don't like to...
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    Re: Need Help With Sistan (AdoStab II)

    This is correct. If you selenium tone, use the Adostab as the final bath after that, the last step before you hang up the prints to dry.

    EDIT: Sorry, realized that the above is incomplete and...
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    Re: Switch from Epson to Canon printer?

    Can't generalize about the brands. Both are pretty decent already, and every generation of their respective inksets makes incremental progress in this respect. Also, longevity is a function of...
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    Re: Has Number LFF Members here dwindled?

    In vBulletin terminology, "guests" are viewers who are not logged in. You cannot log in unless you are a member, as otherwise you don't have login credentials.

    I'm going to merge this with an...
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    Re: Switch from Epson to Canon printer?

    If you're looking at a 24" Canon, then compare the ink costs with a 24" Epson. Those, too, use larger cartridges with lower per-ml cost compared to the smaller desktop models.
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    Re: Which are the fancy lenses??

    The difference between the lenses is coverage: 211 mm at infinity focus and f/22 for the SS HM, 179 mm for the Apo-Symmar.

    As for price, kindly check eBay listings for actually-sold items before...
  20. Thread: Copal sizes

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    Re: Copal sizes

    Those both come mounted in #3 shutters. If a listing seems to indicate otherwise, it is an error.
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    Re: 7x17 Chamonix vs Ritter vs x?

    Len - no worries! I have a 7x17 Korona and a 12x20 F&S. Whatever they're called, and even with their limitations compared to current models, they're wonderful cameras.
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    Re: Gitzo 1570M repair

    I have a pair of G1370M heads that have become so tight as to be almost unusable. Some months back I contacted CRIS, the authorized Gitzo service agent, and they said to send them for evaluation. I...
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    Re: 7x17 Chamonix vs Ritter vs x?

    Among the Korona models, the 5x12, 7x17 and 8x20 were branded "Panoramic View" and the 12x20 was branded "Banquet Camera". There weren't multiple models with different features within each format.
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    Re: xtol alternative

    If you don't want to mix your own, there are Xtol "clones" from other vendors - search for ascorbic acid developers.
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    Re: 7x17 Chamonix vs Ritter vs x?

    Fair enough! Given your needs the Chamonix certainly is worth a close look. I'll have to defer to others who have experience with Richard Ritter's cameras to comment on those.
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    Re: 7x17 Chamonix vs Ritter vs x?

    Off the top of my head, the other options that can currently be purchased new are Canham, Shen Hao and (I think, though one doesn't hear much about them these days) Lotus. The obvious older options...
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    Re: Prototype RF-coupled 4x5 camera

    That basic specification is not unique, but there's still room to deliver a variation on the theme that offers distinctive value. For example, as I just mentioned, weight is one area where a product...
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    Re: Prototype RF-coupled 4x5 camera

    Bob, once you've added a lens and inserted a film holder, the Wista 45RF weighs more than 7 pounds. A Master Technika with grip and multifocus finder is even heavier, and even bare-bones without the...
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    Re: B&H unable to ship PQ Universal (again)

    It is fundamentally a UK site, but for the shop part of it they evidently have some code that detects where the browser is coming from and displays the regionally-appropriate options. It would be...
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    Re: B&H unable to ship PQ Universal (again)

    For those who aren't aware: consumers in the US can get Ilford products directly from the US distributor, Roberts, through the ilfordphoto.com website. The website shows clearly which items are in...
  31. Re: the thread for Kodak XTOL issues

    Threads merged. Since this seems to be an ongoing thing, might as well gather all of the reports in one place. Can we please try to keep it to factual reports about things we've seen in our...
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    Re: Large Carbon Prints from small negative

    It was discontinued long ago.
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    Re: Presence in 8x10 photography

    Not off the shelf, but Keith Canham has been periodically organizing special orders for Kodak color film in 5x7 as well as other sizes.

    https://www.canhamcameras.com/kodakfilm.html
  34. Re: Best 75mm / 90mm lens?......totally kidding, but not really...read on pls

    In reality, some people unrealistically do it. :)

    Seriously, there's a larger point to make here. Don't get carried away splitting hairs about small differences in coverage specs between...
  35. Re: Best 75mm / 90mm lens?......totally kidding, but not really...read on pls

    Not quite. The specs aren't directly comparable. The image circle numbers specified by Nikon seem at first glance to be the same for the two lenses - 154 mm for open aperture and 235 mm stopped...
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    Re: Who Has 16x20 film for sale now?

    Try Fotoimpex. Although they are showing 16x20 Adox CHS 100II as out of stock right now, Adox may be able to cut to order relatively quickly and for a smaller minimum order compared to Ilford.
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  37. Re: Tilt an old lens a teeny bit off axis to improve image. Anyone ever heard of this

    Fair enough - a good, reality-based answer. :) Actually, we see this clearly with the combination of cutting-edge lens designs and the latest high-resolution digital cameras, where the effects of...
  38. Re: Tilt an old lens a teeny bit off axis to improve image. Anyone ever heard of this

    Jason - leaving aside alignment defects and the possibilities opened by aspherical designs, are there any lenses with traditional spherical-section elements that have field curvature patterns that...
  39. Re: how to safely remove front lens cell from shutter body?

    The one time I had a frozen cell that I needed to remove, it took a fair bit of fussing with a rubber strap wrench to get it off.
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    Re: Specs for 300mm Rodagon-G Enl. Lens?

    We had a thread on the Coloramas, with a bit of insight and a lot of noise:

    https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?154151-How-was-a-Kodak-Colorama-made

    Still would be...
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