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  1. Re: Best practices for testing light leaks in new film holder - 12x20

    Thanks for all the replies. I will try these out.

    Regarding X-ray film: When will it go away? I assume this is due to the change over to digital?
  2. Best practices for testing light leaks in new film holder - 12x20

    I got a new (to me) 12x20 holder for my Folmer Schwing 12x20. It is not a Folmer Schwing film holder. I shaved down the ridge on one side to test it out.

    I need to isolate some other issues with...
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    Re: Iris clamp mounted to Sinar Copal shutter

    I've been able to work the shutter into the frame, but it still appears that the shutter is too large for the "standard frame" opening.

    I've made some protoype boards out of black museum board. I...
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    Re: Iris clamp mounted to Sinar Copal shutter

    I got the Sinar universal adapter today. Its pretty easy to get the vertical portion of the standard off- just remove a locking screw and the square board/bellows clamp part slides right off.
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    Re: Iris clamp mounted to Sinar Copal shutter

    Yes I have an alpina- I believe it was called an A1 when I got it- I believe Alpinas could fold flat- the standards would swing so the openings of the standards were face up in the case


    Sent...
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    Re: Iris clamp mounted to Sinar Copal shutter

    I've used P2, F1, F2 before but only have the flat rail Sinar now for comparison. I would like to know if the multipurpose standard for F series would work. Does the multipurpose standard come apart?...
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    Re: Iris clamp mounted to Sinar Copal shutter

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZVT3RNu7HA

    What's the first piece he attaches to the aluminum looking plate? Is that a Sinar standard without the portion that attaches to a rail?
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    Re: Iris clamp mounted to Sinar Copal shutter

    One side of the Sinar shutter appears to need something like a front standard to "lock" the board to the groove that board wants to fit into.

    I'm trying to control weight, but at this point that...
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    Iris clamp mounted to Sinar Copal shutter

    I'm thinking about mounting a iris lens clamp to the front of the Sinar Copal shutter - I have created a prototype of a board using 4-ply black museum board. This board allows me to mount the...
  10. Re: Korona 12x20 compatibility with Lotus or Chamonix Film Holders?

    @diversey Does your 12x20 F&S camera have an extension rail that attaches at the rear? and does the front portion of the rail fold up?

    I assume your bellows is not original?

    I too am...
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    Re: Gears for DIY extension rail

    Thanks Tracy for the measurements. I bought some rail to try it out fo size. From there i'll figure out my next step.

    Thanks everyone for sharing your thoughts and insights. I will update when i...
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    Goerz Artar question

    Will a 14 barrel red dot artar fit into my compur shutter that holds my 12 red dot artar?
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    Re: 12" Goerz Red Dot Artar, B & T don't work

    Thanks


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    Re: Gears for DIY extension rail

    Thank you


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    Gears for DIY extension rail

    Does anyone know a source for geared rail that sits in beds of wooden view cameras?

    I am trying to match 3 cameras.

    5x7 Korona
    8x10 Korona
    12x20 Folmer Schwing
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    12" Goerz Red Dot Artar, B & T don't work

    I need help getting T and B working. It's in what I think is called a compur shutter. The maximum shutter speed is 1/200

    All speeds seem to work and be reasonably close to the correct speed.

    If...
  17. Thread: Aero Ektar

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    Re: Aero Ektar

    "Limit your short range exposure to this lens to 60 hours/year"


    Would it be useful and at all advantageous to store an Aero lens in a lead film travel bag?
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    Re: New to digital negs, which printer

    where can I get curves and a "step wedge" for an Epson 3880/digital negs?

    can i make my own step tablet in photoshop? instructions?
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    New to digital negs, which printer

    I have done a lot of antique print processes in the past and wish to get into digital negs. Was thinking of buying a used, perhaps older printer to start, maybe later getting a more up to date and...
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