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  1. Re: old light meter repair shop recomondations

    i think it need calibration. when you meter in a dark camera (no light at all) it will max out the reading on both scales. battery meter reading looks good. I played with the calibration points...
  2. Re: old light meter repair shop recomondations

    Well no call back, yet. Spectra was a name given but they have not returned my 3 call over the last few weeks...
  3. Re: old light meter repair shop recomondations

    Yes, solid lead here thanks! The guy i just spoke to know who to call and will call me back! Hoping for some good movement! Thanks again!
  4. Re: old light meter repair shop recomondations

    thanks, i'll call them!
  5. Re: old light meter repair shop recomondations

    I do have other meter but would love to get this working again. the needle does move but it just maxes out the meter while in and pitch black environment. I'll try them, thanks for the info!
  6. old light meter repair shop recomondations

    Anyone know a repair shop for old light meters? the one in Hollywood closed a few years ago and i'd like to get this fixed, its a sinarsix gossen. Gossen wont help but at least spoke with the factory...
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    Re: SinarSix metering

    Thanks but i have the manual (and understand it) and the meter is inserted properly and there is no light getting into the camera... i'm looking to see if its repairable with much effort on my part...
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    SinarSix metering

    I have a sinarsix that has a new battery and when i meter in the camera with shutter closed the meter max's out to the right... anyone know a fix to this or is it junk?
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    Re: Studio lights for a hack

    Thanks all, great to see the help!
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    Re: Studio lights for a hack

    Great stuff here, i do thanks all for the ideas and will look to this tread as i go forward. I will try some muli-source lighting shots with what i have and play with it. The bigger purchase will...
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    Re: Studio lights for a hack

    I do have an sb-800... i will do a test shoot with it and play, thanks
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    Re: Studio lights for a hack

    I'll check them out, thanks. I do use a sekonic l508 and will fool around with the flash.
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    Re: Studio lights for a hack

    I think its easier for a continuous light source for now... I have tungsten barn lights and wow they are hot! I live in Arizona so heat is bad... Are LED any good or are they just cheap? Thanks!
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    Studio lights for a hack

    Looking into buying my first studio lights. I'm just a armature guy and love to shoot and would like some lights for portrait and macro work. I see there is a ton of choices and wondered if you all...
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    Re: how to notch film holder

    Thanks all!
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    how to notch film holder

    I've read oh here about notching your film plates so you know which sheet film came from which holder. One user recommended a "V" for no.s 1-4 and a square notch for 5 and a round one for 10. My...
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    Re: ilex no. 3 acme face plate screw

    Turns out I need to mount my ring to the board and that link is great, thanks
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    Re: ilex no. 3 acme face plate screw

    thanks folks... as luck would have it my glasses hinge screw fit perfect! Dumb luck but i'll take it...
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    ilex no. 3 acme face plate screw

    Anyone have a source for tiny tiny faceplate screws? It's about 1.7mm wide and 2.56mm long and no clue what the tread is. Good news I do have (1) but would like to track down (2) to be matching. ...
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    Re: sinar 5x7 seat material

    That stuff is and worked perfect, Thanks!
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    Re: Show off your Large Format camera!

    Norma is running! Stoked to have film flowing after 15+ years!

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    Re: sinar norma 5x7 back question

    I know right, but it is a norma but clearly and older version... glad for the easy fix!
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    Re: sinar norma 5x7 back question

    solved by simply removing the not needed slide lock!
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    Re: sinar 5x7 seat material

    Thanks! looks perfect...
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    sinar 5x7 seat material

    anyone know what to use in the seat where the film back sits into the frame? my 4x5 has a felt-ish looking stuff but my 5x7 seams bare or some remains of glue.... thanks for any help!
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    Re: sinar norma 5x7 back question

    there was work done on it but with my micrometer with at the exaxct place the untouched one is...

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    Re: sinar norma 5x7 back question

    Yes thanks for your help. Even with the slide lock open it still prevents the vertical choice because the back wont seat onto the camera... I have to pinch-lock it in vertically then squeeze the...
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    sinar norma 5x7 back question

    Here is a photo of a 5x7 back that has 2 plate holder extensions. the issue is when placed vertically it interferes with the slide lock and it prevents the back from seating into the rear frame...
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