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  1. Re: Friedrich Muchen enlarging lenses...

    Thank you Dan. Yes, I saw that the Coronar 6.8 was a triplet but that the 4.5 (and 4.7) are a tessar. I am wondering what the difference is between the Axinon tessar and the Coronar tessar. I wonder...
  2. Friedrich Munchen enlarging lenses...

    Does anyone know anything about Friedrich Munchen enlarging lenses? I believe the Coronar is a Tessar design but they also made an Axinon. I am interested in the Axinon. I have googled around and not...
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    Re: Oriental paper scarcity..

    Thank You! I am looking for 11x14 glossy fiber. I still have some 8x10. Let the kids play! No big rush here...I ordered some Multigrade last night.
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    Re: Oriental paper scarcity

    Thank you Mark. It is very, very nice paper. I have always been able to get it from B&H or Adorama. It has been around for so long that I thought it would be one of the standbys. Hopefully it will...
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    Re: Oriental paper scarcity..

    Thank you! But I sort of need it ASAP. I guess I will be getting some Multigrade.
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    Re: Oriental paper scarcity..

    Yes, kind of sad really..
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    Re: Oriental paper scarcity..

    Pitman is now all Ilford. Not what is used to be... We used to by tons of stuff from then when I was at The Miami Herald. Times change..
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    Re: Oriental paper scarcity..

    Hi Bob. Art has no more gel. silver photo paper at all. Pitman is a good ides. I will call them. Thanks Bob.
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    Oriental paper scarcity

    I just attempted to stock up on my favorite paper, Oriental Fiber based, and found it back ordered at B&H and Freestyle. I called Oriental Photo USA and was informed that they are expecting a...
  10. Re: Dust problems Graflex Pacemaker on 4x5 negative

    I have a very, very old speed graphic which makes similar lint. On mine it comes from the inside of the bellows.
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    Re: Enlarging lens repair..

    Hey, I like them! What can I say...Thank you Jac!
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    Re: Enlarging lens repair..

    Thanks Steve. The one I want to do right now is one of the 'old' first versions 50 4.5 Focotar. Yes, yes, I know many do not care for them. But I love them. I have six 50mm Focotars, old first...
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    Re: Enlarging lens repair..

    Thanks again Bob. The cobwebs in my brain are clearing and I actually now do remember them. I think they may be related to the old Southern Photo we used to buy supplies from when I worked at The...
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    Re: Enlarging lens repair..

    Hi Doremus, I had not thought of Flutot's....or any of the others who do lenses that move. I will give her a try..I have a couple of 50mm Focotars that have some haze.. I have tried the regular...
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    Re: Enlarging lens repair..

    I don't know Southern. Art has forgotten what enlarging is...Thank you Bob!
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    Enlarging lens repair..

    Does anyone have a trusted source for cla'ing and repairing enlarging lenses? Thank you in advance! Robbie


    www.robbiebedell.photoshelter.com
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    Re: Sticky Fabric om Harrison Tents

    I had a Harrison tent a number of years ago that melted into a gooey mess. I called the company and was told I was welcome to buy a new one. They acted as if they couldn't care less. That was the...
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    Re: Precision bubble level

    I have a Horseman Angle Finder that I bought years ago. It is very precise and I use it for everything from leveling my enlargers and cameras, especially for photographing artwork. They are difficult...
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    Re: Is this worth anything?

    Robbie, Since that is an old Wollensak shutter the lens will probably fit into a Betax or Gammax shutter. I made that switch with an old Centar lens and it works very well and is a very good...
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    Re: On Shorpy Today . . .

    Shorpy, the human being, was known as Shorpy Higginbotham and was a child coal miner who appears in some of Louis Hines' child labor photographs.
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    Re: Luna-Pro F button broke

    Mike, I got the screw off with some Gorillia Tape. That's as far as I'm going to go. It looks as if the whole computer dial assembly will have to come off and then (eventually) be reassembled. I...
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    Re: Luna-Pro F button broke

    Very interesting Mike! Thank you. I just looked at it and can't figure out how to unscrew the badge. It looks like the little plate should come off but I don't want to mess it up. It does not seem to...
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    Re: Luna-Pro F button broke

    Thank you!!!
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    Re: Luna-Pro F button broke

    Thank you! Actually I found that a screw in the center of the back took the rear plate off but then there in front of me is the circuit board. The button mechanism is beneath that...which is way too...
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    Luna-Pro F button broke

    All of a sudden the red activation button on my Gossen Luna-Pro F has malfunctioned. It seems the spring has either broken or come undone. Does anyone know how to safely open this meter so I can see...
  26. Re: How to tell the difference between a Wisner Technical Field and an Expedition (4x

    I have a number of lens boards for my Technical Field and I have to shim about half of them. It's not a big deal. I used black electrical tape cut very narrow so it's not noticeable. Just make sure...
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    Re: Any Aristo W54 Cold Head Tips?

    It would be good to look around for a Zone VI Cold Light Stabilizer. It has a dimmer built in and consistent light output.

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    Re: Any Aristo W54 Cold Head Tips?

    I remember when I got that big box from UPS! Lots of gray foam. Best Packing in the world. My lamp was a bit 'jumpy' when I first turned it on. It flickered around for a while. I called Louise and...
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    Re: Wisner 4x5 question...

    Exactly..Thank you again. I really do appreciate your photos.... I was just about to buy the second back and you saved the day..
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    Re: Wisner 4x5 question...

    Wow! Thank you VERY MUCH! That's what mine looks like. You've made my day..
  31. Re: Rebuilding a Burke & James 5X7 View Camera

    Looks great James! I have always wanted to restore an older camera, perhaps someday. I am curious as to what the lens is that came with it...
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    Re: Wisner 4x5 question...

    Thank you very much Richard. Yes, it does seem like a bit much. I have a line to purchase a second ground glass assembly but I am afraid I might just be getting another bad back that someone else...
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    Re: Wisner 4x5 question...

    Thank you very much Richard. I figured this is not such a thing to lose sleep over. But there is, looking through the front of the camera, a full 1/4 inch or more of the ground glass frame wood on...
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    Re: Wisner 4x5 question...

    Thank you. But it is much easier to see inside without the lens board. Don't really even need a flashlight. Just look inside at the ground glass and look at the surrounding wood..
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    Wisner 4x5 question...

    I have a question about my Wisner Tech Field camera. I have been using this camera for many, many years, so I am not new to it. BUT my question is this. When I remove the lens board and look inside...
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    Re: Any Aristo W54 Cold Head Tips?

    Doremus is so correct about the stabilizer! It is a necessity for precise cold light printing...
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    Re: Any Aristo W54 Cold Head Tips?

    I now have is the newer Aristo lamp...Got it from Louise a number of years ago. She is a joy to work with. The new lamp gives a very turquoise light. The older lamp is a much more whitish light and...
  38. Re: Wollensak Velosigmat triple convert. question

    Thank you John. I think this will become one of my favorites!! Happy New Year! Robbie
  39. Re: Wollensak Velosigmat triple convert. question

    Thank you very much William. I guess yours is a twin larger brother, though mine is the 6.3. I have been playing with it in all of it's configurations. At it's longer lengths wide open it really...
  40. Re: Wollensak Velosigmat triple convert. question

    I got lucky. It came up on ebay with a 'buy it now' and I bought it quick!
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