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  1. 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...
  2. Re: First Forey Into 8x10 Format/ Intrepid 8x10 Camera

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

    Roger
  3. 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...
  6. 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
  8. 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....
  10. 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
  14. Re: Mounting a Metal Retaining Ring onto a Metal Lensboard

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

    Roger
  15. 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...
  16. Re: Tips/Ideas For Hand Making Lens Caps For Vintage LF Lenses?

    This link might help. http://www.lungov.com/wagner/DIYLensCap.html

    Roger
  17. Re: Zero Centering Yardstick - where to buy

    Try searching for a zero centering ruler instead of yardstick. With a quick search I came up with this website with options up to 48"....
  18. Thread: Aircraft

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    Re: Aircraft

    I'm also headed to Flag as soon as I retire, and lets hope I drop sooner than 50 years from now, thinking I'll be happy if I go another 20 or 30. Already have a house there, just need to work another...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    I like the third one the best, light is really nice.

    Roger
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    Re: photographer's name?

    Tillman Crane maybe

    Roger
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    Re: A Question on Lens Boards & Shutters

    Chamomix makes very nice lens boards for their cameras, so that’s another option.

    Roger
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    Re: One Tripod to Rule Them All?

    Three wood tripods here, just assumed that’s the norm.

    Roger
  23. Re: ChromaGraphica Double Dry Plate Holder Kickstarter - Friday 9 August 2019 Noon la

    Just backed you for an 810 holder. :) Congratulations on a successful campaign. May have missed it but I guess you have the light traps figured out. Seems like one of the trickier parts to make on a...
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    Re: Carbon Transfer by Focal Press

    Oh that’s right, forgot all about this. Oct2 is coming up quick. :)

    Roger
  25. Re: STOLEN Canham 8X10 View Camera--please be on the look out!!

    “drill” :) guess it can happen to the best of us.

    Roger
  26. Re: Climbing the highest European and Russian mountain with a large format camera

    Yes, enjoyed the article, thanks for posting.

    Roger
  27. Re: Allowing Lens Availability to Dictate Format Choice

    Interesting discussion, which has me thinking, if I’m out shooting b&w film and forgot my yellow filter can I just smear a little mustard on the lens?

    Roger
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    Re: Straight Edges

    Maybe something like this. https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1370815-REG/keencut_60004_48_safety_laser_trued.html

    Roger

    LOL, saw Daniel's post right after I posted this.
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    Re: Tachihara replacement screws?

    Do a search for “#0 round head brass wood screws” on Ebay and you should be able to find what you’re looking for.

    Roger
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    Re: Recessed Lens Board - Needed or Not?

    I’m not real familiar with Arca Swiss, but couldn’t you use a flat lens board and a bag bellows? I use a flat lens board and bag bellows with 90mm f8 Super Angulon on my Sinar and it works great. I...
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    Re: Where to send Lens for CLA?

    Thanks Luis.

    Roger
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    Re: Where to send Lens for CLA?

    Meant to write unable, sorry for the lack of proofreading.

    Roger
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    Re: Where to send Lens for CLA?

    Carol posted early this year that she dealing with her husbands declining health and was able to spend much time servicing shutters. Hopefully her situation has improved....
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    Re: GMT ZULU Time

    I have my dentist phone number programmed into my phone so that when they call me for an appointment I know not to answer it. :rolleyes:

    Roger
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    Re: Availability of ABS pipe

    If you’re going to use pvc you want the grey pvc electrical conduit. Also schedule 40 I believe.

    Roger
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    Re: Availability of ABS pipe

    What have you got against Alaska?:)

    Roger
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    Re: Availability of ABS pipe

    I use the grey pvc which is electrical conduit. I think the key is to bring some kind of a saw and cut the 10' lengths so that they will fit in the car. Also you might have better luck at a plumbing...
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    Re: Show off your Large Format camera!

    Yes sad that Bruce is gone, he posted a while back about receiving a short prognosis. RIP

    Roger
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    Re: Matting & Framing for Display

    I'm sure not spending $500-600. I often buy from Frame Destinations. The nice thing about FD is that I can get my frames and mats custom sized to the 1/16" and I can buy anything from just the frame...
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    Re: Sources for Stainless Trays?

    Your percentages don’t add up to anything near 100%, so if not steel/iron then what? Also if there’s no steel, the why is it called “stainless steel “? And for the matter why does stainless steel...
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