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    Re: Post Your Hiking Photos - Any Format

    I was walking on a friend's ranch in West Texas a few years ago and found a bunch of vulture feathers. I of collected them and took them to his house where he told me I could not keep them. His...
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    Re: Film on a Plane: Check It or Carry-On?

    OK so I have a dumb question here. For a small quantity of film not loaded in holders and still in the box or black bags could one not carry it on their person through the metal detectors?
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    Re: Readyload film removal?

    As I recall you hold the closed end of the envelope and pull the metal end away. This brings the carrier sheet out with the film attached.
  4. Thread: Digital IR

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    Re: Digital IR

    Good luck with that load Peter.
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    Re: Pet Pictures, Any Format.

    My darkroom is in the basement and she was the only dog we have had the would go down there.
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    Re: Pet Pictures, Any Format.

    My darkroom assistant Daisy from maybe a dozen years ago.

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  7. Re: Potentially useful LEDs for darkroom/alt applications

    Bob

    Olec, Nuarc and I believe other companies made 5kw units for exposing plates and proofing during the film days of offset printing. I am not sure how easily they can be found at this time. I...
  8. Re: Old processing tanks for 4 x 5 Kodak hangers

    For years I used Cesco plastic tanks for 4x5 processing. https://www.freestylephoto.biz/36428-Cesco-4x5-Developing-Tank
  9. Thread: Ebike?

    by Ron McElroy
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    Re: Ebike?

    My first bike was a Honda S65. None of us had drivers licenses or tags on our bikes. The local Mississippi Highway Patrolman approved this as long as we did not ride on the highways.
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    Re: Drying Clips

    For sheet film I use plastic clothes pins.
  11. Thread: Ebike?

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    Re: Ebike?

    For the past couple of years I have been trying to talk my doctor into selling me his old Honda Trail 90. So far no luck.
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    Re: Artist Pension Trust...

    I believe you are at ground zero already.
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    Re: Chamonix Camera Rental Services

    This is a great idea!
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    Re: Zone VI Camera Question

    I have the exact same iteration of Zone VI that I purchased used in the mid 90s. The only thing I had to do is reengineer some the closing claps. The became lose not long after I got. Still works...
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    Re: Pet Pictures, Any Format.

    Joanie on a morning walk in the park.
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    Re: Oregon Public Broadcasting segment

    I just now watched this and it is WONDERFUL. Great to see.
  17. Thread: Dear John

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    Re: Dear John

    A great remembrance and a fine portrait. God Speed John.
  18. Re: Designing a studio space for natural light portraiture

    I crossed over the retirement bridge on January 1 of this year and I hope you can keep the car moving toward that goal. I must confess it was weird to give up gainful employment willingly.
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    Re: Pet Pictures, Any Format.

    Arlo. Adopted on leap day of leap year 2020

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  20. Re: Alternative sources for Mounting Fluid?

    In the old days of the printing business we used baby oil for mounting transparencies. I can get messy.
  21. Re: An old friend offered us his D-2 he no longer uses.

    I would keep both. I have a D-2 that I rescued from friend's front porch. I have not used it, but could not let it hit the trash bin.
  22. Re: Has anyone made a large split back contact frame?

    Most of these units are referred to plate burning frames. The were used to expose printing plates and also proofing materials, all for the commercial printing industry. NuArc is a US company. In...
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    Re: Camper Van Suggestions in 2021

    Friends of ours has an Aliner that they like a lot. They pull theirs with a Subaru Forester.
  24. Re: Large Carbon Prints from small negative

    Carbon printing is by nature a contact only process due to the speed (or lack of) exposing the tissue with UV light. I have not made darkroom enlarged negatives in a very long time and then the were...
  25. Re: Advice for installing louvers and a fan for a darkroom shed?

    Long ago I had a darkroom in a free standing 2 car garage. In Memphis the weather can be pleasant often at night and I would open the door at night when printing. Now my darkroom is in the basement...
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    Re: Show off your ULF camera

    Brian
    How did you frame and focus this shot? Did you have a small ladder or maybe the big rock served as a step?
  27. Re: Heideberg Nexscan F4200 workstation crash

    Karl Hudson sells and services Heidelberg scanners. He might have a solution.
    http://hudsongrafik.com/
  28. Re: macOS 11 upgrade discards printer/scanner drivers: replacements may be unavailabl

    I work in commercial printing and we were warned by Heidelberg not to upgrade because it would wipe out our ability to make plates.
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    Re: Framing a darkroom against concrete wall

    Our house was built in 1912 and also has a low basement ceiling. Like your house the floor joists are uneven. I used oriented strand board for the ceiling and walls. It has worked great and well...
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    Re: Framing a darkroom against concrete wall

    Like others have mentioned I framed my basement darkroom away from the concrete walls and used black plastic for a vapor/light shield.
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    Re: nuarc xeon printer, front shield?

    On those units the front shield was dark plex or something similar. The internal fans should cool the unit. I think the easiest solution would be a black out curtain. That is what all large plate...
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    Re: UV Lightsource

    I looked at the specs on the screen printing unit and because it uses CFL bulbs I believe the light would be very uneven. Do you need a contact frame as well? If not then something light this might...
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    Re: 35mm and digital infrared

    Great shot of your wife. The skin has a wonderful glow.
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    Re: Photo of my Dad with a Big Ass Enlarger!

    That is great to have early photos of your Dad.
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    I just looked at the specs of museum glass from this company https://tru-vue.com/ and all of their products seem to have UV blocking coatings. I understand the desire to use it for framing, but in...
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    Sticky: Re: LF Pinhole - design and building

    I like the Spampod.
  37. Re: What All Lensboards Can Be Used on Agfa Ansco 8x10?

    I have made them using model airplane birch plywood. Deardorff boards will not fit because they have rounded corners.
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    Re: Trip to Huntsville AL

    Thanks for suggesting the Wheeler Wildlife Refuge. It sounds interesting.
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    Re: arista ortho litho film 3

    I have not used this film, but my gut feeling is the emulsion is the grey side. If you lick your finger it should stick to the emulsion and not the base. Another test is to scrape the film with a...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    cool!!!!
    I had a humming bird buzz my head yesterday here in the inner city of Memphis.
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