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  1. Re: Not understanding Toyo Base Tilt Front and Rear

    You state the 45a II but the link is for the 45cf ?
  2. Re: Does changing aperture move the focus point

    If you can't handle this, you had better give up now and stick with your digi's
  3. Re: Does changing aperture move the focus point

    It can, varies from lens to lens. Check you focus after stoping down.
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    Re: Any suggestions for packing away a D-II?

    Having moved/shipped these multiple times. The best solution I've found for the column was to custom make boxes myself. Spray foam (minimal expanding) can be used to create a cradle in the bottom of...
  5. Re: new member intro, and, lens purchase dilemna...

    That it does.
  6. Re: new member intro, and, lens purchase dilemna...

    There is a 4.5 on eBay with a buy it now of $249.00 at this very moment.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/143994291432?hash=item2186ba84e8:g:K4kAAOSwItRfjD9~
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    Re: Retouching Software advice needed.

    https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?162992-FS-Burke-amp-James-Retouching-easel;)
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    Re: Toyo 45A wont close

    Could the latch tab be bent and holding the bed out?
  9. Thread: Cougars

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    Re: Cougars

    Many don't realize that Florida has cougars in addition to the Florida Panther, the Cougers are far more aggressive. They are most often found stalking their prey (under-age busboys) in waterfront...
  10. Re: An old friend offered us his D-2 he no longer uses.

    Keep it, should anything happen to yours it may be impossible to replace before long.
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    Re: Darkroom Venting

    Raccoon's are the best! neighbors that is.
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    Re: Is There a Plan for Future

    All of this knowledge was around long before the internet and would survive without the internet.
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    Re: Camper Van Suggestions in 2021

    The Mercedes Metris camper called the Marco Polo overseas is is supposedly being sold in the U.S. now. I'm unsure of the name here. I'd been considering a passenger Metris and removing all the rear...
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    Re: Dating a spring back

    Given its a Gandolfi, I'd say fish and chips for the first date.
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    Re: Tripods in lightning storms?

    Metal is best, taller the better. Standing on a metal later holding an umbrella over the camera!
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    Re: New bellows made in the USA?

    Not much left in the states. I always used Western Bellows prior to their closing, they made a really great product. Keith at Custom Bellows recently made bellows for my Toyo 810m and a Century...
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    Re: 5x4 processing marks. Wetting agent?

    You say there have been several sheets with this problem, were they from different film holders? If there is any chance they were loaded in the same holder you may have a contaminated holder.
  18. Re: Seeking Machinist in Seattle-area for lens mounting

    Barry Young in Tacoma, he is on this forum.
    https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/member.php?25773-barryjyoung
  19. Re: What's these strange marks on 4X5 film? They come sometimes.

    Film wasn't properly loaded in the film holder, one side was not properly under the film guide as there is image all the way to the edge.
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    Re: Custom Bellows UK Ordering Status

    I recently received two bellows from Keith, a Toyo 810m and a Century universal 8x10. Custom Bellows is an absolute pleasure to work with.

    Thanks Keith!
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    Re: Wehman - front shift

    Competence is hard to come by these days, when you find it pay for it.
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    Re: Wehman - front shift

    I am sure if you spoke with Adam at S.K. Grimes he could come up with something. Possibly custom infinity stops or a modification of the base of the standard and locking plate.
    Have you been using...
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    Re: Wehman - front shift

    Unfortunately, for those that may not be aware Bruce has passed.
  24. Re: How do I achieve this look? Lens or movement?

    Paolo sometimes shoots into vintage mirrors at angle. When polaroid 809 became scarce he used other camera types, having the images digitally manipulated to mimmic the 809 look.
    Keep in mind his...
  25. Re: Adox Fotoimpex Glassine Negative Sleeves (8 x 10", 100-Pack)

    ?????
  26. Re: Do I need to worry about really heavy lenses causing damage?

    For field work I use a Toyo 810m, for the budget conscious The calumet C-1 is exceptional due largely to the construction of the front standard (fixed).[/QUOTE]
  27. Re: Do I need to worry about really heavy lenses causing damage?

    Bernice is correct! if the lens is something you intend on using, invest in a second camera more suited to the weight.
    I use a number of very heavy lenses (I like fast glass) along with more...
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    Re: Critical height placement of ground glass

    I have an 8x10 Ansco that I had Richard work on, its glass was off. The camera had an unusual focusing panel where the glass was mounted from the inside rather than the outside of the camera. I had...
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    Re: Toyo 810M Resource/Fan Page

    Thanks Ari, I'm familiar with Rudys work, would not mind a few extra inches like your camera. I checked on the global shipping situation (corvid) and long delays with no guarantees from that part of...
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    Re: Toyo 810M Resource/Fan Page

    My 810M (Tan) needs a new bellows, I am familiar with the sources available. Does anyone know if the Toyo MII replacement mounts properly on the earlier M?
    I contacted Toyo however they are only...
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    Re: Custom Bellows UK Ordering Status

    Thank You!
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    Re: Custom Bellows UK Ordering Status

    The Custom Bellows website appears down, has it been down awhile? I would appreciate it if anyone can post contact information.

    I see the site is back up, i have the information. Thanks
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    Re: A pretty cool drybox??

    If you had to ask permission, get a new girlfriend.
  34. Re: Photo travel by vehicle, what's your favorite?

    MB Unimog!
  35. Re: Proper Formula for Sodium Chloropalladite?

    Curious, what are you planning to write that involves the formula. Since you mention the Bostick and Sullivan product why do you not ask them directly?
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    Re: New Website: comments or Suggestions welcome

    The images quality in the gallery section is very poor, there is a great deal of digital artifact.
  37. Re: pros/cons of two different lenses at the same focal length?

    Absolutely No.
  38. Re: Access to classified sections for new members

    From what I have seen its pretty much a sellers market with the Wehman camera, It probably won't be on the market long enough for much research.
    It's really a matter of what the camera is worth to...
  39. Re: Seeking Large Format B&W Negative Repair Tips

    The complexity of this depends a lot on the variety of tones and image information involved in the damaged area. On a most basic level you need to build density in the negative to produce a tone just...
  40. Re: Seeking Large Format B&W Negative Repair Tips

    First retouch the negative and then retouch the print. If you do not possess these skills you may want to consider cropping the image.
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