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    Re: Pet Pictures, Any Format.

    And here's one of our departed Mattie. Everyone is entitled to one great dog in their lifetime and this was ours. Though our current Aussie is coming quite close.

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    Re: Pet Pictures, Any Format.

    Sadie

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  3. Re: Brexit trade (custom) treaty - and Global Shipping Program (for EU trades)

    It's unfortunate, but understandable, that some US sellers insist on using the global shipping program (in spite of the excessive markup). It significantly reduces risk to the seller from items...
  4. Thread: how old are we?

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    Re: how old are we?

    I'm a lot older now than I was when this thread was started.
  5. Thread: Pay Pal news

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    Re: Pay Pal news

    No, under that scenario you (as seller) are OK. You would have to ship more than 2 days AFTER being notified of the reversal.
  6. Thread: Pay Pal news

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    Re: Pay Pal news

    I.E. "if you're stupid enough to ship an item 2 days after we tell you the transaction is invalid, you're on your own".
  7. Thread: Used Norman 200b

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    Re: Used Norman 200b

    Metz 60? Easy to configure power pack to use a common 6v SLA battery. Though some have configured for LiON battery. But any rechargeable battery will require some occasional charging if asleep too...
  8. Thread: Rome on a Budget

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    Re: Rome on a Budget

    localdarkroom.com shows 2 public darkrooms in Rome.
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    Re: Electronic circuit in D5 lens turret

    That would make sense. Measuring the exposure by amount of light as opposed to time.
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    Re: Electronic circuit in D5 lens turret

    This was mounted on the upper side of the lensboard. The sensors (if they are sensors) are facing up - toward the light source - not down toward the easel. This photo is with the lens turret...
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    Re: Electronic circuit in D5 lens turret

    EE son tells me the symbols might indicate direction of current flow, rather than an actual diode. Since this is likely for DC, might make sense. This was mounted around the lens opening in the...
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    Re: Electronic circuit in D5 lens turret

    That could be. But why all the sensors around the lens opening? One would be enough to signal the end of exposure.
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    Re: Electronic circuit in D5 lens turret

    Here's what the underside looks like. Still a puzzle to me.

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    Re: Electronic circuit in D5 lens turret

    I tried to show what I think is a sensor it the photo in my post #4. There are 5 wires connected, one wire is black so did not show well in the initial photo.

    I'm still betting on some type of...
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    Re: Electronic circuit in D5 lens turret

    I don't think so. Looking closely at the inside edge of the circular opening, I don't see anything remotely "movable". Three layers: topmost being clear acrylic/plastic material, a thicker layer of...
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    Electronic circuit in D5 lens turret

    My D5 lens turret (purchased used) has a 5 wire cable with din plug. In the square acrylic piece surrounding the lens opening, there appears to be 9 sensors of some sort. I assume this was some...
  17. Re: Brexit trade (custom) treaty - and Global Shipping Program (for EU trades)

    The issue here is import duties from the EU to Britain. Not Britain's VAT.
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    I think it's going to depend on whether the London store actually shipped them to you or if they were "drop shipped" from the German manufacturers. At least in theory the London store now has to pay...
  19. Re: Brexit trade (custom) treaty - and Global Shipping Program (for EU trades)

    Since the US was never part of the EU, should not impact you at all (unless you moved). Of course the issues with shipping (both international and domestic) affect everyone.
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    Re: Meditation on house fans

    Nicely done. A bit of a film noir quality to these.
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    Re: Too good to be true?

    I remember reading about your efforts with LED. This approach is interesting in that a cheap tablet could be used IF (big IF) it actually works. IMO, whatever market exists would primarily be in...
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    Re: Too good to be true?

    I don't think the developer intended this as a light source for an enlarger. If you look at his videos, it''s intended as a device to effectively turn a camera into an enlarger. He discusses how to...
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    Re: Too good to be true?

    I hadn't thought about contact printing. But for LF, I'm thinking just use the tablet as a light source on top of the negative or a few inches above. The benefit is to allow the use of multi...
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    Too good to be true?

    A friend shared this with me: http://jakubkotrc.com/paper-exposer

    I won't dwell on why I think this is impractical for all but the most casual darkroom use. But what I do think is interesting is...
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    Re: Post Your Hiking Photos - Any Format

    Bridge on the Superior Hiking Trail. With a bellows-compromised 6x4.5 Zenobia.

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    Re: Small claims court for copyright cases?

    That's not how I read it. From my quick layman's read of the bill, the respondent (the person accused of infringement) has 60 days to opt out. If they do not opt out, they are bound by the decision...
  27. Re: Don't sell to "Delaware" without looking at the address

    If selling through ebay, it can be difficult to justify cancelling a sale because you don't like the delivery address. Though I suppose you could claim another reason. As to confirmed addresses on...
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    Re: Use of X-ray film: technical discussion with example images

    I've been contemplating try xray film in a pinhole camera. But using double sided film seems to entail a lot more work or a lot more risk of scratches. This source says that "Films used in cameras...
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    Re: Help with enlarger transportation

    I've transported a d5 in a mid-size sedan with fold down seats. Just took the baseboard off and secured the other pieces. It did take 2 of us to load as one person had to be inside the car to lift...
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    Re: Advice for Handheld 4x5 and Flash Please..

    By vintage to you mean flash used in that era, or approximate? I would think the best bet for a flash that is approximately vintage (at least with the later years of the 4x5 press camera) and yet...
  31. Re: new Western Digital Ultrastar 12 tb drive seems sketch

    I always understood the Raid 1 (disk mirroring) provides backup of the drive and contents. With the caveat that there still should be a backup in another physical location.
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    Re: studio space problems with soft boxes

    Would this generate a lot of heat in a small room?
  33. Re: What should I look for with the Omega Chromega D 4x5 Color Enlarger? Is it any g

    The adhesive is from the light seal between the Dichroic head and the bellows. It should come off with Goof Off or similar. You'll likely need to replace the light seals on the bottom of the...
  34. Re: What should I look for with the Omega Chromega D 4x5 Color Enlarger? Is it any g

    When I read Andy F's post I did not interpret it as "bellyaching"; just a statement of what is still required.

    Buying bits and pieces for an enlarger can be expensive and the pieces will often...
  35. Re: What should I look for with the Omega Chromega D 4x5 Color Enlarger? Is it any g

    A nice enlarger when clean and working. The power supply is required. I've read that there is nothing in the power supply that is not repairable by someone with moderate electronics knowledge,...
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    Re: Name that enlarger lensboard

    Thanks.
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    Name that enlarger lensboard

    Maybe your remember the quiz show "Name that Tune". Maybe you were born after dinosaurs were extinct and don't remember that show.

    Either way, can you help identify a lensboard I received with an...
  38. Thread: print washers?

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    Re: print washers?

    Can you expand on this? I, like many, have hard well water and use a ion exchange water softener. I regularly use softened water for mixing developers. And for print washing as well.
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    Re: print washers?

    I have that one as well. Note that there is a small hole at the bottom to drain the concentrated fixer - whether real or imagined. Because of that and the drains at the top, it has to be used in a...
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    Re: Help me choose a camera to hike 2000+ miles

    I think the Mamiya press cameras would be less failure prone.
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