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    Re: Asanuma "half-plate"?

    Hi Scott:
    I interesting project. I did the same several years back by buying one from Japan. This may sound a bit morbid. But I was so amazed by the workmanship they did on the camera and holding it...
  2. Re: Rodenstock Geronar 210mm 6.8 rear flange diameter

    Thanks for your replies. They all help. Darcy
  3. Rodenstock Geronar 210mm 6.8 rear flange diameter

    Hi Looking for the diameter of the rear lens flange. Can someone tell me/measure? I am building a 6x9cm camera and need a portrait lens that fits in a homemade helical.
    Thanks
    Darcy
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    Re: Make your own helical focus mount

    Ahh I am a builder guy. These are part of the enjoyable part to make something work. All these problems can be solved. Heck, I am finishing up on a 6x30 camera. Have you heard about one of those? But...
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    Re: Make your own helical focus mount

    I am building this thing to with as little cost as possible. Doityourselfers tend to do that. If I was to get the name brand helicals, it would defeat the purpose and I may as well buy a full fledged...
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    Re: Make your own helical focus mount

    The slr helical is too small. The rear element of the 65mm lens wont fit in a SLR helical.
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    Make your own helical focus mount

    Hi there: making my own sinar handy with parts. Would like to know if anyone has used a bronica etrs lens helical or the removeable bronica S2 helical for ther own project. I have never seen an S2...
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    Re: Dirt cheap 4x5 lens wider than 90mm?

    That is difficult to obtain for the wides. Your are looking at $300 plus.
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    Geronar 210mm thickness

    I am looking into popping one of these babies into a Polaroid 900 but don't have one in hand. It has to be 30mm or less from front to rear element front to back. Can one kind soul measure theirs for...
  10. Thread: bellows sag

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    Re: bellows sag

    Why don't you do a search on "deleting messages" ? ;)
  11. Re: Is Nikon 65/f4 usable without a centre filter?

    Oh don't leave us in suspense!
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    cla's whose doing them

    Flutots are not taking any new customers due to illness, so who else is doing them. I need a synchro compur cla'd
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    Re: prontor svs polaroid shutter disassembly

    thanks alot for your help!
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    prontor svs polaroid shutter disassembly

    Hi:
    Trying to figure out how to disassemble the shutter from a polaroid 110a camera. How do you remove the front and rear elements. Then the disassembly from there?
    thanks for your help.
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    Re: polaroid 110 to 4x5 question

    [QUOTE=Frank R;572936]Be sure to include the thickness of the glass in your final measurement. It is really the measurement from the camera back to the rear plane of the GG.

    Should this not be the...
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    fuji 65mm swd film to flange distance

    Hello:
    I am building a camera and I require the film to flange distance at various distances for this lens. Any idea where I can get this information? If not, what is the best way to determine this?...
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    Re: Buying 617 Camera: Fotoman or Panoraflex?

    I apologize to those that I offended. I suppose I should be more careful. Sorry
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    Re: removing bellows on polaroid 900 or 110b

    AHH figured it out. There are some metal tabs on the inside holding the bellows in place. From inside the rear opening. Not glued in place.
    Darcy
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    Re: removing bellows on polaroid 900 or 110b

    Anybody?
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    Re: removing bellows on polaroid 900 or 110b

    Hi I want to save the existing bellows.
    thanks
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    removing bellows on polaroid 900 or 110b

    Hi I am wanting to remove the bellows from the camera. Can anyone give me some info on how this is done with these cameras.

    thanks,
    Darcy
  22. Re: question for those who built their own cameras

    Consider the time to take to build one instead of buying one used. Although there is a certain enjoyment to making your own, the hours to get there can be many. Take it from someone that makes...
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    Re: floppy bellows

    all good recommendations. thanks.

    The bellows is constructed of the material from porters cameras. I guess nylon with rubber on the inside. black cloth on inside.
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    Re: Augggghhhhhh!!!!!!!!

    "there won't be another one exactly like it to be sold anytime soon"

    Thats good!
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    floppy bellows

    Hi:
    Made a bellows for my 4x5. Used quite thin ribs so could really fold flat. Results the bellows are a bit floppy at extension. Used pliobond for the adhesive. Will the bellows stiffen over time?...
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    satin snow grid lines

    Anyone still have the downloadable gridlines from satin snow still on hand? I am looking for the files. Both 4x5 and 5x7.

    thanks,
    Darcy
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    Nikkor 120mm sw image circle?

    Hi:
    I am building a 6x32cm camera and I would like to use this lens on it. What I have read is that you can use it on 8x10 with no movements 312mm at f22. That would work but what I would like to...
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    Re: Who Uses The Oldest Camera?

    I have two very old Japanese full and half plate cameras that have been converted to 4x5 and 5x7 backs. I don't know how old they are off hand but they speak to me. The words that come from them....
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    Re: Ever feel really STUPID???

    "And my biggest complaint has always been it's ridiculously short bellows extension.


    Why did it take me until today to figure out that part of the bed extends forward? I mean....it's only...
  30. Re: Mounting a Mamiya press lens on a lensboard how

    I want to pick up a 50mm lens I can use for my 6x9 back on my 4x5.

    Darcy
  31. Mounting a Mamiya press lens on a lensboard how

    excuse my ignorance but how does one mount a mamiya press lens on a regular large format lensboard?

    Darcy
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    Re: Movie about Photographers

    I think there should be a movie about me. I am serious. I will play him also. 20 mill is my asking price. ;-)
    Darcy
  33. Re: with polaroid dead...the large format is also dead?

    There is something about unfolding my field camera with all its character and using it compared to my digital camera which is boring. So if there is a number of freaks out there like me.......
  34. Re: What the * @#$% is this on my beloved 210 SSXL?!?

    How can they say Schneideritis is not a defect when we never heard of nikonitis or fujinonitis or rodenstockitis?!!!
  35. Re: What the * @#$% is this on my beloved 210 SSXL?!?

    Do I see a class action?
  36. Lifetime warranty

    This Schneider lens is warranted by Schneider Optics, Inc. (Schneider) to be free of defects in material and workmanship as long as it is owned by the consumer purchaser named on the warranty...
  37. Re: What the * @#$% is this on my beloved 210 SSXL?!?

    I believe that someone called them on the lifetime warranty on one of their Schneider lenses with Sneideritis and they repaired it.
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    Re: Fotoman 6X17 MkII-L Question

    http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/6x17/
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    Re: New guy 6x17 Camera & lens purchase help

    Join this forum and ask the same question there.

    http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/6x17/
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    Re: Weird request for a pic of a Shen Hao 4x5

    I find it funny that you are worried about copyright infringement using images from a Chinese website.:) Usually the Chinese are infringing.
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