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    Re: Lens board adapters thread

    This is exactly what I've done with my 13x18 travel camera ... built an adaptor to take my MPP lens boards
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    It even takes the brute of my lens collection
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    I'm sitting down...
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    Re: Restoring a tailboard e bay find

    Well with the back made ... I turned my attentions to the lens slide/board and built an adaptor board to take my MPP lens boards so I can swap my compatible Fujinon lenses easily.
    This was a trial...
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    Re: Restoring a tailboard e bay find

    next part of my video is up
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    Re: Restoring a tailboard e bay find

    It's ironic then that my reisekamera is currently nestling on my shelves next to my upstart 1938 Leica IIIb ... and at the moment getting more pampering.
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    Re: Restoring a tailboard e bay find

    Interesting points ...
    The door and ground glass (I'll be making a new ground glass screen specifically) will go back on the camera ... as I designed the spring back to allow a dual mode of...
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    Re: Restoring a tailboard e bay find

    The second part of the YouTube video about getting the camera back to work is up for those interested :D
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    Re: Restoring a tailboard e bay find

    The back is made and working smoothly ... I'm going to post a YouTube video showing how I built it. The springs are glass fibre - well if it's good enough for competition archery bows ...
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    Re: Restoring a tailboard e bay find

    it's then ironic :cool: as I think the reasonable price was due to the camera being advertised as a 'bellows' not a camera!
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    Re: Restoring a tailboard e bay find

    Today I spent some workshop time and got a home brewed spring back functioning - if not pretty yet. Pics to follow.
    Found an old advert online for the company who made the shutter in the above pic -...
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    Restoring a tailboard e bay find

    Took a chance on this old tailboard 13x18cm 'travel camera' on e bay a few weeks ago ... getting it for a silly cheap 60.00
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    The bellows are in perfect condition so I decided to make a...
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