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  1. Re: Are there any alternate-make bellows to replace early B&J Speed Press?

    Hi they would be 94.00 and yes red is no problem
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    Re: Custom Bellows UK Ordering Status

    Thanks for all the positive posts, undoubtedly Covid has affected work world wide especially postage issues things seem still to be taking an age with all their backlog to deal with. We have been so...
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    Re: Custom Bellows UK Ordering Status

    Hi
    Just to reiterate previous posts we are up and running again after lockdown, seems like everyone’s got their old cameras out to repair during lockdown :) as I have a mountain of work to catch up...
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    Custom Bellows Ltd

    I would just like to state that we are still in business and going strong, I've received numerous emails from existing customers that our website is no longer available and concerned we have shut up...
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    Re: 8x10 bellows selection

    Email. info@custombellows.co.uk
    We've had problems with web page should be ok now
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    Re: 8x10 bellows selection

    Email info@custombellows.co.uk
    Apologies we have had problems with our web page should be up and running now
  7. Thread: Bomm Cameras

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    Re: Bomm Cameras

    Have you really not got nothing better to do than critisise someone's efforts to start a business manufacturing cameras. Instead of running the camera down why don't you have a go yourself..........
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    Re: Look for someone to make bellows

    Please send again as I have answered all emails to date .... To info@custombellows.co.uk
    Thanks
    Keith
  9. Re: Bellows install on a Korona 5x7 - hard? Easy? Somewhere in between?

    So long as the bellows are made correctly they should fit fine, you cannot just glue to the rear frame as they are internal fitting and cannot lie outside the frame as it will not fit or rub on the...
  10. Re: Where can I find vintage plate camera parts?

    Thanks for all the useful information, I do know an machinist who can probably help with the required knobs, I was just hoping there was a supplier out there....never stops to amaze me what you can...
  11. Re: Where can I find vintage plate camera parts?

    Cheers RJ
    Sourcing over here is a pain as everything is now metric not imperial ( and I cannot blame Brexit for that )
    I will arrange a photo to see if that helps
    Cheers
    Keith
  12. Re: Where can I find vintage plate camera parts?

    Thanks John, I sort some photos out
  13. Where can I find vintage plate camera parts?

    Hi
    I have decided to have a go at vintage camera restoration....just as a hobby not for re sale purposes
    Does anyone know where I can get replacement locking knobs and any other spare part as I...
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    Re: marks on bellows

    These are lines put on with a branding iron to hide the joins in the leather when they are applied in pieces rather than one whole piece, even when they were made in one piece these lines were...
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    Re: Look for someone to make bellows

    Greetings from Custom Bellows Ltd
    I would just like assure people we are still going strong and have no intention of closing the business, it's been going for over a 100 years would not dream of...
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    Re: 11x14 camera build attempt - Questions

    Camera Bellows no longer exists, they restarted under the name Custom Bellows Ltd in 2008
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    Re: 11x14 camera build attempt - Questions

    Well, I'm looking at a receipt that says "Camera Bellows" that came with my camera bellows that was made in Nov 2003 for a Conley 8x10 camera. The address is from Birmingham UK, but it lists the web...
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    Re: large Format Bellows

    The bellows are no problem, but your neighbour will only cover 6x9. Do you have a neighbour with a Labrador ???
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    Re: large Format Bellows

    Apologies Jac
    I wish they could do that with leather, I have used snakeskin on a bellows......absolute nightmare to use but looked cool !!
    Thick and scaly, always looking for something...
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    Re: large Format Bellows

    Hi Jack
    We use an internal material as a lining and the leather for the outside for extra insurance, yes the leather is very thin we used to be able to get it from uk suppliers but they all went out...
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    Re: large Format Bellows

    Thank you Ramon
    The leather I used to get was 7 thousand of an inch thick ( don't know what that is metric) the material we use is specially made for us to a specific thickness, it's ok getting thin...
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    Re: Toyo-View Bellows

    No they are not leather, they are made from a single thickness synthetic material and when they crease up they stay creased
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    Re: large Format Bellows

    No I do make bellows for Deardorff and any other camera that needs them, the apology was for pretending to be a customer.....Like I said a moment of stupidity
    .......lesson learned
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    Re: large Format Bellows

    I always thought he made his own bellows, if he did get his bellows made out then it was by ....... From what I have heard is from a guy who made them in his garage but unfortunately had to give it...
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    Re: large Format Bellows

    Ron used to make his own bellows in-house
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    Re: large Format Bellows

    First of all I would like to apologise for misleading people on this forum, my main aim on previous posts was to make people aware of the practices of a certain company. Ok I have posted it in the...
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    Re: deardorf company

    I manufacture bellows for Deardorf, it is an unfortunate and regrettable situation which i have tried NUMEROUS times to settle with the company which just falls on deaf ears !!!!
    un answered emails...
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    Re: deardorf company

    I am a supplier of an item for Deardorf cameras, which without you cannot sell a camera. I have outstanding invoices from the company which are more than long overdue, if people are not receiving...
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    large Format Bellows

    If there is anyone out there that needs bellows for their large format cameras i can strongly recommend Custom Bellows Ltd over in England, i have used them numerous times and found them to be...
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    Re: deardorf company

    They are still taking orders over their website and cannot deliver.......an ashamed way to do business...almost criminal
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    Re: deardorf company

    Do not buy anything from this company, they don't deserve to use the name of Deardorf.....a highly recognised and respected company......ruined !!!!!!
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    deardorf company

    Is there anyone out there having problems with Deardorf? contacting them is a nightmare are they still in business ?????
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