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    Re: member info question

    No problem, sorry for the hassle.

    In this as in some other respects, vBulletin is a chaotic mess. Evidently the URL needs to be in the signature field of the user profile for the "Visit Homepage"...
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    Re: member info question

    Check it now - try clicking on your user name.
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    Re: Membership stats

    None of those summary statistics is available directly. The admin panel does provide "raw material" that enables them to be generated, but unfortunately it takes a fair bit of manual effort to...
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    Re: Help with classified

    I've updated your privileges in the moderators' admin panel, so you should be able to see the FS and WTB subforums now - scroll down the front page to the "Community" section.

    Be sure to review...
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    Re: Current 4x5 enlarger options

    You can still buy 4x5 enlargers new, but they're very expensive - mid-to-high $$$$ - and rarely kept in stock by dealers any more, so you may need to wait a few weeks for product to ship from the...
  6. Re: Question: Rochester Optical LF camera sizes?

    This page at the indispensable Pierce Vaubel site...

    http://www.piercevaubel.com/cam/roc/newimpvar1.htm

    ...says the camera was offered in these sizes:

    3x4; 4x5; 4x6; 5x7; 5x8; 6x8; 8x10
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    Re: Monorail vs. Folding Camera Weight

    The Carbon Infinity was more of a flatbed/clamshell camera than a monorail, and it wasn't especially lightweight as 4x5's go.

    Anyway, specifically re lightweight monorails, with all the tinkering...
  8. Re: LPL 4500 VCCE module repair manual needed

    The setting control may have come loose, or the mechanism itself may just need a clean-and-lube.

    The filters in/out function in the color module of my LPL 4500II gummed up after more than 20 years...
  9. Re: Film holders hair too small for 13x18 - 5x7

    See this discussion on 5x7 inch vs 13x18 cm film holders:

    https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?52542-5x7-and-13x18-film-holders-same-dimensions
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    Re: Aardenburg Adhesive-Free Picture Framing

    Much appreciated here. Virtually all of my darkroom printing is RC at this point. On the rare occasions when something gets framed, I've been corner-mounting. But I'm happy to see other...
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    Re: Buy/Sell forums

    Your member profile in the moderators' admin panel indicates that your privileges are in order. The "Community" section you're looking for is not the pull-down menu at the top of the page, but...
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    Re: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 cameras?

    Compatibility between the Ilford-cut WP film and Japanese yatsugiri holders can't be assumed. As I recall, the fit with the Tachihara-made yatsugiri holders I had for the Rittreck was OK, but I have...
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    Re: Buy/Sell Forums

    Luke -

    Occasionally the vBulletin software hiccups and fails to automatically upgrade a new member's privileges after 30 days. I've just manually updated your profile, so you should be OK now.
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    Re: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 cameras?

    For a while I had a Rittreck View outfit with backs for four different formats: 4x5, 5x7, yatsugiri, and sort-of-6x10. (For completeness: there are also 8x10 as well as 6x9 cm adapter backs for...
  15. Re: No dumb questions here...What have I purchased?

    215105
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    Re: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 cameras?

    Depends entirely on your choice of camera, lenses, holders and other accessories that make up your working outfit.

    For those few cases classic and modern where you can make a direct comparison...
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    Re: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 cameras?

    Thanks - happy to be corrected and with full details to boot!
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    Re: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 cameras?

    Canham has never offered a WP camera.

    EDIT - this is wrong, see RJ's description of a custom-ordered camera just below.
  19. Re: JoboBulletin B009: Removal of the CPA-2 and CPP-2 Motor Unit?

    I found a copy in the Wayback Machine...

    https://web.archive.org/web/20070816081839/http://www.jobo.com/jobo_service/us_analog/bulletins/b009.htm

    ...but as you'll see it's missing the pictures....
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    Re: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 cameras?

    My favorite format, have been using it for more than 20 years. Makes a beautiful contact print on 8x10 paper, with a margin for safe handling and corner mounting. Because of the slightly smaller...
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    Re: Jobodrum for prints

    Biggest problems are in two areas, both consequences of the relative flexibility and fragility of FB paper when it's wet:

    * More susceptible to uneven development because of ribs in the walls of...
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    Re: Jobodrum for prints

    As Drew mentioned above, they're fine for B&W RC paper.
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    Re: Ilford HP5 PLUS processing

    You can download the HP5 Plus data sheet here:

    https://www.ilfordphoto.com/amfile/file/download/file/1903/product/695/

    Pages 5-6 have a detailed description of recommended processing...
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    Re: Ground Glass Resource

    Most recently I've gotten a few smaller gg's from Stephen Shuart, who's been selling odds and ends since approximately forever - my first transaction with him, for some lens boards, was more than 20...
  25. Thread: Lens Cleaner

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    Re: Lens Cleaner

    Any particular dish soap recommended? Are the perfumes and colorings that are often included anything to worry about?
  26. Re: Large format shops near Tacoma, Washington?

    Blue Moon is definitely a place for quirky film-camera stuff. I haven't been there in person - bought a pinhole camera from them via mail order - but at least per their website they seem to usually...
  27. Re: Large format shops near Tacoma, Washington?

    Afraid that on first glance my brain parsed the original thread title as "wash shops" in Tacoma... < sheepish :) >

    Blue Moon in Portland comes to mind, if you're willing to think of ~150 miles as...
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    Re: Linhof Technika Master English Manual?

    http://linhof.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/MasterTechnika_classic_2000_e.pdf
  29. Re: Modern Rise of the Field Folder View Camera.

    Neither. It doesn't imply anything.

    I take my 5x7 Nagaoka into the field because it would be sheer lunacy to lug my 5x7 Sinar P. The Nagaoka is a pleasure to carry and use on the fly; the...
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    Re: the "best" 5x7 Camera

    Usually go out with two lenses - 210 Sironar-N and 150 Apo-Sironar (W). If only one lens, 180 Apo-Sironar-S. Have also used my 90/6.8 Caltar II-N (Grandagon) on occasion when I've been in the mood...
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    Re: the "best" 5x7 Camera

    Older-style Nagaoka. Bellows draw, movements and rigidity adequate for my purposes. Very compact when folded. Weighs ~3.75 pounds. Sets up and takes down in seconds, with an action so simple I...
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    Re: Source for light meter calibration?

    I wonder whether any of the companies still selling meters new - e.g. Sekonic (MAC Group in the US), Gossen, Kenko, Spectra Cine - could tell us whether they have anyone they refer to for older...
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    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    What are your negatives telling you?
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    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    Agree on both counts - one size doesn't fit all, and if you need it, and your photographic tasks lend themselves to it, then by all means!
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    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    +1.

    One of the hazards of this kind of discussion is that people extrapolate from what you say to argue against things you didn't say and didn't mean. Yes, I make that mistake too sometimes.
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    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    I cannot know a photographer's unverbalized intent. Ultimately all I can say is whether something works for me.

    Some of this debate is really about what kinds of effects should be considered...
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    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    I didn't say, and don't believe, that there's anything wrong with people who understand how tilts/shifts work using them to produce visual effects that they want. My point simply was, and remains,...
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    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    Bingo!
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    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    I've been at this game for 25 years now. It's been many years since I last used any swing or tilt. The kinds of pictures I take have things sprouting all over the place, and the main effect of...
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    Re: RF strobe sync today???

    Some have a receiver built in, some don't and will need a physical connection between receiver and sync socket. Need to check the specs on the particular packs you're considering.
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