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  1. Re: How do you see and appreciate a large format Portrait?

    ya step back n say... not bad, not bad at all.
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    Re: Secure selling?

    Postal Money Order is one the best aside pay pal. MO just takes longer... but MO as good as cash on the barrel head.
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    Re: Small claims court for copyright cases?

    as for the 60 day opt out... yes that's what i meant but worded wrong.


    no lawyers is a good point. i thinkmit may also deter some theft since its easier to sue this way. although it may open a...
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    Small claims court for copyright cases?

    A bill was recently passed allowing you to sue for copyright infringement in small claims court....
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    Re: Shizen Magazine

    im not sure if this is a joke or the magazine is playing on words... but my german grandfather use to yell this german explative whenever something wasnt going his way... shit in germam is pronounced...
  6. Re: Worth fixing a Schneider Kreuznach xenar 210mm in compound shutter

    is there any chance the cells will fit another shutter?

    how much you pay for the lens? will it be a great loss if a diy shutter clean doesnt workout? you cant break a broken shutter more than its...
  7. Thread: My mistake

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    Re: My mistake

    great pix.
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    Re: Heathkit Darkroom timer revealed glory!

    and there ya have it! its a newer model.

    there must be a switch or jumpers inside for 120/220 operation.

    but almost all electronis timers use either RC or crystal or some sort of frequency...
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    Re: Heathkit Darkroom timer revealed glory!

    no need to get crazy with "better.".... all you need are the same or similar parts to replace them with to be as accurate as heathkit states in its specs for the unit... you arent building to mil...
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    Re: Heathkit Darkroom timer revealed glory!

    Ya dont need variable caps or make substitutions... replace them with the same values as in the diagram. Simple unsolder job. As caps get old they dry out n qct more like resistors n that causes them...
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    Re: Heathkit Darkroom timer revealed glory!

    that timer depends on capacitors... R/C circuit. more than likely, caps c3 c4 and c5 should be changed and that may solve the inaccuracy problem.

    otherwise as long as its consistantly wrong,...
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    Re: Light Straw Colored D-76 Powder

    its normal. ive been using the stuff forever n never had a clear batch yet.
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    Re: Copal No 1 Shutter Stopped Firing

    try all the positions of that switch? maybe fiddeling with it you will discover the proper setting.

    if it worked before n its still working in preview... its something you may have changed n not...
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    Re: Heathkit Darkroom timer revealed glory!

    its in the manual.....

    https://www.vintage-radio.info/heathkit/

    its a pdf as PT-15

    scroll down past the oscilloscopes.
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    Re: The Standard 1.0 4x5 camera?

    great idea!
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    Re: The Standard 1.0 4x5 camera?

    Im looking for a lighter camera and this seems to fit the bill just fine with a couple problems that may or may not be improved somehow. Focusing is one Id like to see on a rack n pinion instead of...
  17. Re: how to safely remove front lens cell from shutter body?

    freeze it. the metal will contract n the cell should unscrew... it sometimes takes a bit of muscle.

    be sure to turn it counter clock wise?
  18. Re: How To Properly Clean/Restore Metal Parts?

    for those tight spots you want to buff out, im using an oral b electric tooth brush as an orbital sander. take the bristles off the head and make tiny discs of fine sand paper, wet dry, or a tuft of...
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    Re: Heathkit Darkroom timer revealed glory!

    the error in the time is probably bad capacitors in the timer section.

    i recently took out my old heath kit tube osciliscope i built as a kid in the 60s. its working just fine but its just not as...
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    Re: Help with enlarger transportation

    just be sure to secure the condensers!
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    Poll: Re: Some Darkroom questions, mostly on enlargers

    i like my besseler mostly because i got it for free.
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    Re: Developer trays

    those plastic rectangular chineese take out trays work perfectly for 4x5 negs for me. i dont develope many in a session so no need for bulk developing systems.

    for printing i have those big B&H...
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    Re: Ilford's multi-contrast filters

    click on the color patch on the rosco site for the tech specs. this filter also comes in a 15ycc

    https://us.rosco.com/en/products/filters/r4530-calcolor-30-yellow
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    Re: Ilford's multi-contrast filters

    ben, get the rosco filters. they are cheap and since you'll put it above the negative, it doesnt have to be optically perfect. i installed mine on the diffuser right under my cold light.
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    Re: Beseler 45S Head issues

    bulb is good?
    socket is clean?
    got any voltage at the socket?
    solder where the bulb wires hook to to the board are good?


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  26. Re: Metal vs Wood cameras - advantages/disadvantages

    100% spot on! ∆

    i find weight is more important to me since i enjoy taking my camera backpacking.
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    Re: mounting gelatine filters between glass

    can you use paper as spacers?
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    Re: Can this lens be salvaged?

    send it back!

    that much fungus has probably already etched the coating n glass.
  29. Re: Beseler 45MCRX motor struggles when raising

    once you have it appart you can see if the gear shaft is gunked up, maybe a shaft bearing or maybe even a bent shaft. with some new grease n a good cleaning Ill bet it will work out just fine. These...
  30. Re: Seized lens? C.P. Goerz Rapid Paraplanat II

    put it in the sun to warm it a bit... the old crud may soften enough to work it.
  31. Re: Rethreading screws (the search for replacement screws)

    are you sure its metric? a 10-32 is very close to that size.
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    Re: Trying to repair my Omega D2 enlarger

    just to clarify... Those spring counter balance tapes can be removed from the bar, just be sure to tie wire something to them so they dont retract into their casings. By raising the head you will...
  33. Re: Looking for a count up timer for use with film development

    amazon is your friend.
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    Re: DIY Mirror Scope for Reversal shots

    btw you can use a lesser grade first surface mirror sold as kalidascope mirror. those are cheaper but still very good quality.
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    Re: DIY Mirror Scope for Reversal shots

    btw you can use a lesser grade first surface mirror sold as kalidascope mirror. those are cheaper but still very good quality.
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    Re: How to fabricate a finder mask?

    soda can aluminum!
  37. Re: Interesting History on PBS about photography and royalty from Queen Victoria to n

    Dr Lucy Worsley programs are wonderful. i really enjoyed every series so far and hope to see more of her soon.

    the cameras used were very interesting. this program seemed more about the...
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    Re: Identifying source of light leaks

    oops sorry jim. i see you got this already.

    also.... put the bright light inside the camerathrough the lens board hole, leaving the back on in a dark room n look around the bellows, especially the...
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    Re: Mat Cutter Storage

    sell it and get one of these n a straight edge.
    https://www.dickblick.com/products/dexter-mat-cutter/
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    Re: Compur #2 help

    https://learncamerarepair.com/product.php?product=162&category=2&secondary=20

    https://learncamerarepair.com/productlist.php?category=2&secondary=35
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