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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 Here’s 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
  20. Re: Tips/Ideas For Hand Making Lens Caps For Vintage LF Lenses?

    Ok, finally started my first cap. I followed Wagner Lungov's instructions in the above link pretty closely. I think my leather is a little on the thick side as it was a little hard to form it over...
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    Re: Atlas BackPacks for 4x5

    Did you ever get you Exposure 5000. If so how is it working out for you?

    Roger
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    Re: Finally got a "Texas Leica"!

    Certainly an appropriate camera for someone named Austin.:) I've got the 68 version and really like it.

    Roger
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    Re: 24 inch lens on Chamonix 8x10

    Chamonix does make a lens support. I don’t have any first hand experience with it but it might be worth checking out if you are considering a Chamonix. Hopefully someone with first hand experience...
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    Re: Abstracts

    Austin, the paint brushes are nice. :)

    Roger
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    Re: Lens Board Size for Agfa Ansco 8x10

    This thread may help. https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?29939-Agfa-Ansco-8x10-lensboard-dimensions Really seem light the lens board size depends on the vintage.

    Roget
  26. Re: First Forey Into 8x10 Format/ Intrepid 8x10 Camera

    Ok, I had a chance to weigh mine this evening. Wow, I really though it was lighter than it is. My 810 2D with a lens board weighs 10 lbs - 9.5 oz, add the extension rail which I always keep in the...
  27. Re: First Forey Into 8x10 Format/ Intrepid 8x10 Camera

    I'll weigh mine tomorrow, it's definitely lighter than that.

    Roger
  28. Re: Recommendations: Add-on pouch for spotmeter?

    Here is a link to the manufacturers website, they have quite a few different pouches. http://karauproducts.com/

    I just ordered one for my Sekonic L508. Not sure if they have anything that would...
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    Re: What is anti-Newton ring glass exactly

    I’ve scavenged scanner glass from 3 or 4 consumer grade scanners, only one had tempered glass. So the answer is some do some don’t. You’ll know pretty quickly if you try and cut it. :)

    Roger
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    Re: Big howdy from Richardson, TX!

    Welcome, from a former Richardson resident. About 50 years ago, when I was a kid. �� Have nice memories of Texas. Remember that after 30 days of membership here you’ll be able to access the...
  31. Re: Exhibition of Analog Photography/Oakland, CA

    I attended the opening reception and really enjoyed the show. It was also very nice to meet Merg and see some of his prints in person. Highly recommend!

    Roger
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    Re: Ideas For Temp. Lensboards?

    http://www.chamonixviewcamera.com/accessories/irislensboard

    Roger
  33. Re: Adobe is going to only sell subscription based Photoshop

    Same here, plus I'm really happy with Affinity for my iPad.

    Roger
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    Re: Eastman Kodak view no.1

    Well looking at the third photo of the back of the camera you can see the recess were the ground glass should go. The nice thing is that the four clips that hold the ground glass in are present....
  35. Re: Exhibition of Analog Photography/Oakland, CA

    Planning on coming for the reception, thanks for the reminder.

    Roger
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    Re: Cutting a hole in a lens board?

    My problem is I don’t trust any of these companies, it’s often hard to tell where thing actually come from. I do have some Whiteside bits and have been happy with them. Never used them on aluminum. ...
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    Re: Cutting a hole in a lens board?

    Drew, are you sure about Whiteside, I thought they where US made.

    Roger
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    Re: The Setup and the Shot

    What format? Nice image btw, love old machinery.

    Roger
  39. Re: Mounting a Metal Retaining Ring onto a Metal Lensboard

    Good job David, glad to see you kept it simple.

    Roger
  40. Re: Tips/Ideas For Hand Making Lens Caps For Vintage LF Lenses?

    Good to hear, I have a couple of lens that need caps. I had gotten as far as finding the leather. Should be a good rainy day project. Also changed companies and my job is a lot less stressful and...
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