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  1. Re: Toyo 5x7 deluxe monorail bellows and lens question

    Just did a search for 5x7 holder on eBay and I found tons of them. Only problem is most of them are priced very high and many of the sellers are selling them as is and no returns. I did find a few...
  2. Re: Chamonix and Ebony's are gorgeous & Old Kodak 2D's are UGLY but they have their p

    Of course the real question is what size Packard shutter can you fit inside the bellows and attach to the front standard.

    Roger
  3. Re: Chamonix and Ebony's are gorgeous & Old Kodak 2D's are UGLY but they have their p

    Nice write-up Jim. I take it the Packard will come out pretty easily, what, 4 screws and discount the hose. Only reason Iím wondering is that one of my barrel lenses is 4Ē in diameter and I use it...
  4. Re: Help needed with Wollensak f:4, 11.5 inch Verito

    f 5.6, but remember that the Sinar shutter control the aperture in a DB lens mount. The is no iris in the shutter itself. I have no idea if the f4.0 version has a bigger opening. But it does sound...
  5. Re: Help needed with Wollensak f:4, 11.5 inch Verito

    I just measured my 5.6 version and the opening is 2.95”.

    Roger
  6. Re: Toyo 5x7 deluxe monorail bellows and lens question

    Great to see you have the camera up and running. Might not hurt to invest in a few 5x7 holders, it would save having to cut film down.

    Roger
  7. Re: Any thoughts on why my film washer is not working?

    I think you need to increase the water flow into the tank, it seems to fill quite slowly. With better water flow the siphon tube would have a better chance of achieving a siphon. I also think that...
  8. Re: Mailing exposed 4x5 film to lab for developing

    Yes definitely tell them you want your box back. I also put my name on the box. Finally make sure you secure the box. I use tape and rubber bands.

    Roger
  9. Re: Mailing exposed 4x5 film to lab for developing

    Film box, and if you don't have any empty film boxes pm my and I can send you a couple.

    Roger
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Thatís a nice one Scott. Made think of this one I took a while back.

    This was taken with a 4x5 Titan pinhole camera.

    Roger
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    Re: A 3D Printing 8x10 Pinhole Camera

    Mr Tin Can, I will try and send you a reminder. It’s a fun event and I bet it will be very popular this year. Just an idea, you should make a pinhole camera out of a tin can. :)

    Roger
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    Re: Aircraft

    Jeff, that's a real gem, hope the negative turns up.

    Roger
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    Re: how old are we?

    Bob, Happy Birthday!!!!! Hope you did something nice that day.

    Roger
  14. Re: Iris clamp mounted to Sinar Copal shutter

    Looks like it.

    Roger
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    Re: how old are we?

    Thanks Merg. Recovery has been a little rocky but is coming along. Just have to be patient as I don’t seem to heal as quickly as I use to. I am looking forward to being able to spend some time in the...
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    Re: explain like I'm 5......... 90mm lenses

    This is excellent advice.

    Roger
  17. Re: Photo travel by vehicle, what's your favorite?

    Seems like the Transit van could be a good choice especially if itís available with 4 wheel or All wheel drive. Currently Iíve got a Ram 3500 4x4 which is functionally is great but not very...
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    Re: Harris Tent Storage

    Drew, eric's advice is excellent. I have a Harrison tent that is 8 years old that I always store in loosely folded in a mesh bag. So far so good. When I bought my tent the instructions were clear...
  19. Re: Stainless Steel Sink & Oxidation / Rust?

    You can also use a 3M scotchbrite pad to clean the stainless steel. Especially if you need some more aggressive to remove something stubborn. I usually use either very fine (maroon) or ultra fine...
  20. Re: The greatest fashion photographer youíve never heard of

    Darr, thanks for posting this. Very interesting to learn about a photographer that I was not familiar with. Wish I could make the exhibition.

    Roger
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    Re: Cars, Boats, Trains, Planes

    Nice one Tuco, and certainly better than a double malfunction.

    Roger
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    Re: Best large tent?

    We still have our family tent, a Springbar from AAA Tent and Awning in Salt Lake City, UT. Lots of great camping trips with my parents and brother and sister. No cots for my parents, but their air...
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    Re: Dark Cloth 4x5

    I just lift the hood forward over the top of the camera. Once the film holder is in the camera the hood can be pull back a little to cover the film holder to protect it from light.

    Roger
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    Re: Dark Cloth 4x5

    I have the 4x5 size for my Chamonix, no problem with the loupe, I just open up enough of the Velcro to reach my hand in. Also leave it on for focusing, but if needed I can take the hood on and off...
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    Re: Dark Cloth 4x5

    Not necessary if you’re bellows are light tight. I bought the Harrison specifically for a 7x17 Folmer & Schwing that has a few pinholes in the bellows. If I end up shooting a lot with the camera I...
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    Re: Stearman Press SP-810

    Thanks, no wonder I couldn’t find them, I was looking in the image sharing area here on LFPF. Should have thought to look over on Photrio, since your active there too.

    The images look good, the...
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    Re: How to get a new password?

    Jim, if you log out the go to log in again. There is an “forgotten password click here” option. You need you login email and there’s a simple question to answer to make sure you not a robot or...
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    Re: Dark Cloth 4x5

    I really like my BTZS for my 4x5 and 8x10. Just bought a Harrison for my 7x17 because the bellows has pinholes. Haven't had a chance to use the Harrison yet, but it's nicely made and I'm sure it will...
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    Re: 45mxt and contrast filters

    My MXT filter drawer was similar to tincan show on his CB7b Hereís a link to the owners manual http://www.jollinger.com/photo/cam-coll/manuals/enlargers/beseler/Beseler_45mxt.pdf

    Page one item...
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    Re: 45mxt and contrast filters

    I had a 45MXT and trimmed 6x6 filters to fit the filter drawer. As mentioned above I made a template and trimmed the filters to fit. I had no problems printing 4x5 negatives. When I got rid of the...
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    Re: how old are we?

    Well I do have to have surgery on my right hip. Seems that my 23 year old hip replacement is worn out. Not bad considering that I’m a carpenter and have used the hip pretty hard over the years....
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    Re: how old are we?

    Turned 60 last week!!!

    Roger
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    Re: My Latest And Probably Last Darkroom

    Nice job, especially building the sink and cabinetry yourself. I know there’s a lot of work involved.

    Roger
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    Re: Stearman Press SP-810

    Can't find them, any chance you could post a link?

    Roger
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    Re: What 8x10 changing bag do you use?

    My experience with film tools has been good. No gloves, wash my hands good with Dove dishwashing soap and then handle the film carefully by the edges. I've never considered the tent for development,...
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    Re: DIY darkroom sink

    Boat building epoxy. It’s a versatile system with different speed hardeners to control the working time depending on the ambient temperature. The are are various additives to thicken the epoxy.
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    Re: What 8x10 changing bag do you use?

    Harrison Standard for 8x10, stored loosely in a mesh bag unless I'm actually traveling. The tent is 8 years old and so far no problems with the coating getting sticky. Very happy with the tent.
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    Re: Contact print frame glass

    Wet - Dry sand paper and a sanding block. Been a while but I think I used 180 or 220 grit and wet sanded it.

    Roger
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    Re: George Hurrell, Documentary

    Isn’t there a Cooke Knuckler in one scene. Also thought I spotted a Dagor, but I’d have to watch the documentary again to be sure.

    Roger
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    Re: Old Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles

    Austin, that Dodge is sure a sweet one!!!

    Roger
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