Search:

Type: Posts; User: Bolshoi; Keyword(s):

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    33
    Views
    1,524

    Re: Advice for Handheld 4x5 and Flash Please..

    Nice little monster! Do you have troubles getting it focused via rangefinder?
  2. Re: How to reassemble Pacemaker Speed Graphic focal shutter plate?

    Hello!
    Can you provide some photos of the pieces? Folmer shutter which graflexes were equipped with is the easiest thing to reassemble and adjust given that you have all the pieces. They are...
  3. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,143

    Re: Graflex bagmag restoration manual

    Hello! That wasn't me actually :D I didn't sell any bags on ebay yet. My only service listing on ebay is https://www.ebay.com/itm/233731624018 (yes i do restore shutter curtains!).
    I didnt have an...
  4. Re: Which shutter-speed is park-position when not in use?

    Hello,
    In terms of storage shutter speed doesn't mean a thing. I can only advise to avoid storing your shutter cocked, especially at highest spring tension (usually 1/500 or 1/400). In older...
  5. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,143

    Re: Graflex bagmag restoration manual

    Great! Guess i saw it on ebay, but seller wouldnt answer me for some reason.
    5x7 is big indeed. It is sad they do not make 3x4 film anymore. I'm about to write another DIY manual about making a...
  6. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,143

    Re: Graflex bagmag restoration manual

    Thanks! I've re-uploaded them.
    I will also upload a 4x5 template soon. Would be great if other people added templates for 5x7 and 2x3.
  7. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,143

    Re: Graflex bagmag restoration manual

    The forum resctrictions only allow me to post 4 attachments at a time so i have to use another post.
    An old bag peeled on a piece of cardboard.
    197975

    A new bag. You have to trim off all the...
  8. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,143

    Graflex bagmag restoration manual

    Guess its time for me to translate the expierence i accrued into DIY manuals. I'm going to post my manuals here from time to time
    I'm a semi-professional camera repairman and Grarflex has always...
  9. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,128

    Re: Graflex SLR Issues Usage DIY & Improvements?

    Ok, sorry, i got you wrong. Nice to know people still use 3x4. I personally too prefer my 3x4 Super D.
  10. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,128

    Re: Graflex SLR Issues Usage DIY & Improvements?

    Hello,
    I guess your got the description of the "Drop curtain" wrong. Mirror does not close the exposing aperture, it opens it. , and fter the mirror is all the way up the shutter is closed (which...
  11. Re: speed graphic 4x5 replacing missing ground glass?

    Hello! I cant see any other part missing since the focusing hood is opened, but i can see that both ground glass holders are present, so you wount have any problem installing a new glass. Replacing a...
  12. Re: Graflex Series D 4x5 SLR Loud Shutter and Vibrations

    Ofc it is only relatable if you do have shaking camera problem. If your primary promlem is a loud shutter sound i have to discourage you. Any Graflex is by no means a silent camera, hoever, shaking...
  13. Re: Graflex Series D 4x5 SLR Loud Shutter and Vibrations

    197947
    It's pretty easy. There is a large lid fastened with 3 screws on a left side of your camera. Unscrew 2 screws, then press the lid down really firmly and unscrew the last one. Slighlty...
  14. Re: Graflex Series D 4x5 SLR Loud Shutter and Vibrations

    Hello,
    pretty often during repair a mirror spring is overtensioned, which causes the mirror assembly to hit the camera really hard. The tension must be such that is barely just sufficient to release...
Results 1 to 14 of 16