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  1. Re: pros/cons of two different lenses at the same focal length?

    Absolutely No.
  2. Re: Access to classified sections for new members

    From what I have seen its pretty much a sellers market with the Wehman camera, It probably won't be on the market long enough for much research.
    It's really a matter of what the camera is worth to...
  3. Re: Seeking Large Format B&W Negative Repair Tips

    The complexity of this depends a lot on the variety of tones and image information involved in the damaged area. On a most basic level you need to build density in the negative to produce a tone just...
  4. Re: Seeking Large Format B&W Negative Repair Tips

    First retouch the negative and then retouch the print. If you do not possess these skills you may want to consider cropping the image.
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    Re: Long throw cable release - Betax shutter

    Available here, https://www.drahtauslöser.com/SITE/index.html

    Recommended by member whirclick a Betax repairman. also check his site, https://alphaxbetax.com
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    Re: The 5x7 Agfa Ansco sprung a few leaks...

    Mars Black acrylic works and dries fast. Carrying a small tube and brush in your case can save the day when the unexpected happens.
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    Re: Which lens next?

    Put off purchasing another lens until you no longer feel the need to ask this question. Use only the 150mm you have in hand, you will soon have a clear knowledge of what additional lens you really...
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    Re: Keeping Time tray developing film

    Metronome and Graylab.
  9. Re: Where does one get custom ground glass from these days?

    Two pages and not one person has answered the original posters question. Did anyone read the last sentence of the original post before they started suggesting DIY supplies? LOL.


    Since you are...
  10. Re: Should the price in For Sale threads be undeletable after the sale is completed?

    Sounds a lot like Gladys Kravitz syndrome! Get help before it becomes untreatable.
  11. Re: Ideas for new shutters 40 years from now when ours are all dead

    I was not referring to the direction photography is taking.
  12. Re: Ideas for new shutters 40 years from now when ours are all dead

    Given the direction things are heading, a lack of working shutters will most likely be a non-issue.
  13. Re: Lightweight Tripod for Large Format Recommendations

    By the time you add a head to the Gitzo your saving about 3lbs, hardly enough to make any real difference. Your wallet will be about a grand lighter too, once you've added a head.
    Probably better...
  14. Re: Lens disassembly and reassembly services.

    Drop Adam and Joel at SK an email and ask, they respond to queries in a timely fashion. As a professional the return I get from my lenses is in what they produce, not the resale value. Their work is...
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    Re: Platinum galleries/collectors?

    Murray, It might help if you elaborate on where in the west you will be traveling as well as how. There are a number of printers on the forum that may be willing to share their work. Also, depending...
  16. Re: Justify the acquiring of a new Linhof Technika?

    If you desire the camera and can afford it, Buy it! Why do you need to justify it?

    I have no real way to justify the number of 8x10 cameras, lenses and holders I own. I could say I may need them...
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    Re: Should I Bite the PayPal Bullet?

    I have experienced the same thing on a number of occasions with Japanese collectors.
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    Re: Introducing Alphax Betax Shutter Services

    Thank you for adding this, I am considering sending several shutters and appreciate seeing your recommendation.
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    Re: I'd like to see them make . . .

    Drew,
    In florida we call those Flamingos! (its illegal to herd them however) lol.
  20. Re: Anyone hear of a new Ilford paper possibility?

    Totally agree , some time ago Ilford asked for input as to what type of paper to produce next. Centennial P.O.P. was my request.
    I would seriously consider buying a lifetime supply if they did.
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    Re: Best Writing on Photography Ever!

    Is recreational marijuana legal in the authors state.
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    Re: Will my tripod work?

    I have used a Bogen 3021 and 3 axis head with a Super Graphic 4x5 sporting a Meyer triple convertible, often using the longer focal length with no problems.
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    Re: amazing all in one process?

    https://the-famous-large-small-format-photography-co.myshopify.com/collections/frontpage/products/ff-no-1-concentrate-1-3-monobath-developer
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    Re: Urbex in Large Format

    "Though I dislike the term "urbex", here we go

    Villa Romantica, Italy

    Cambo 470 Superwide w/ 4x5 Ilford FP4+"

    Then why use it?
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    Re: Web browser security warning

    My Mac has reported the login as unsecured for some time. Always up-to-date and logging in with Safari.
    I would definitely advise not using your LFF name or password on any other sites.
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    Re: Light Meter for collodion

    This will work.
    http://www.lightmeasure.com/
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    Re: My LF-prints less crisp compared to my MF

    Are using a grain magnifier to focus the enlarger? If so, even a slight increase in grain on the smaller negative can be easier to focus properly.
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    Re: AWB and SK Grimes question

    JMO, Thanks for posting Adams number.
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    Re: AWB and SK Grimes question

    I get a 403 permission denied, curious.
    Anyone else with a mac running high sierra?
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    AWB and SK Grimes question

    Are they still in business?
    I have been unable to access grimes website for some time, get a blank page from all links.
    Also, have seen a number of wtb adds for like new AWB equipment? Looks like...
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    Re: Toyo field 810m

    This is the link
    http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?119559-Toyo-810M-Resource-Fan-Page
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    Re: Can the search system be improved?

    Exactly! and why not just give the op a truthful answer, they probably already know about using google.
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    Re: Can the search system be improved?

    I believe the op is referring to this forums search.
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    Re: Tripod for 8x10 newbie

    Davis and Sanford floating action model B.
    It will handle the camera nicely and if patient close to your price range with an appropriate head.https://www.flickr.com/photos/daveelmore/8898811576/
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    Re: Damaged aperture - is it fixable

    Actually I thought it very helpful. It all results in a lens that is functional.
    How many minutes did it take to damage the lens?
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    Re: Damaged aperture - is it fixable

    Yes it is fixable, by a professional. The same one that should have fixed it in the first place.
    Otherwise make 4.5 your new best friend.
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    Re: Light leak diagnosis help please.

    I saw something similar some years back, a student was occasinaly using a cable release in a way that allowed it to cross in front of the lens. It had a white covering.
  38. Re: Cheapest Sectional Frames and Acrylic for Temporary Display

    Thank you, this is a little bit different than your original post, it explains purpose and intent in more detail.
  39. Re: Cheapest Sectional Frames and Acrylic for Temporary Display

    Just out of curiosity, what kind of project is this that you would choose to use the cheapest possible solution to framing?
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    Re: Open tray b&w develop process help.

    You will need to provide much more specific information.
    But as a rule of thumb for a beginner (which apparently you are) follow the instructions provided with your product.
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