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  1. Re: Looking for a source for Calumet 8x10 C1 parts

    They do look intact

    Let's see how much they cost...

    It would be easy to make a few hundred, what would you pay?

    Years ago i made and sold here Stainless steel copies of the C1 Darkcloth...
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49525677448_5d0cc5e072_b.jpgCIMM ONE 2009 by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
  3. Re: Looking for a source for Calumet 8x10 C1 parts

    That part is the first part to get ruined on any C1, both of them

    I really doubt any are left, as so many were/are needed

    Small bungee works...
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    Re: 11x14 Deardorff Studio Camera

    Here's my 4.5" ID Double Pump with DIY Sync

    Got this shutter out of an run down Grey Ansco Studio 8X10. At first didn't notice the shutter as it was on the middle standard and kinda invisible....
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    Re: 11x14 Deardorff Studio Camera

    It's been 6 years since I took mine apart, so don't recall every bit

    I can again, but it seems you have it under control

    Let us know if you need anything further
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    Re: Swapping the pinhole with a lens

    Not daft but I think you may want to study about how to do it

    I want to do this too

    Plug in your parameters here https://www.dofmaster.com/dofjs.html

    But is also nice to use a bellows and...
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    Looks like someone else...
  8. Re: New Website: comments or Suggestions welcome

    I agree the best therapy is getting INTO something

    I also chose LF as a difficult enough practice with enough tech aspects to get me out of my wheelchair, I walk!

    I now say this hobby saved my...
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    Re: 11x14 Deardorff Studio Camera

    You mean these?

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49566053187_e556a4f80a_z.jpgSC11 Skid plates by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
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    Re: February portraits

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49565716551_681ca5c5fb_b.jpgArtists since 1969 by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    Dog gone

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49564832908_bd557320f8_c.jpgMarnie Washes Cosmo by [urhttps://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49564833898_44efab9d2d_c.jpgCosmopolitan Topper 1994 by TIN...
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    Re: Medium-Format Digital Images

    Like!
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    Re: Exact Full Plate Image Dimensions?

    https://cwfp.biz/platesizes.php

    Read paragraph from site above, "Note that plate sizes are approximate. Besides variation in the sizes of plates as they came from the manufacturer, finished plates...
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    Re: Exact Full Plate Image Dimensions?

    https://www.pictoriographica.com/ sells ready made glass plates any size
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    Re: Exact Full Plate Image Dimensions?

    There has been some discussion here, and some variations

    https://camerapedia.fandom.com/wiki/Plate_Sizes

    Nodda Duma makes glass plates with emulsions and might have the best criteria
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    Re: Giving up the view camera---am I nuts?

    I like that idea

    I like 8X10 and larger simply for the big GG

    I can see better
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    Re: February portraits

    Yes, but that sitter is worth another session
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    Thanks Peter!
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49557858562_e8fe537463_b.jpgI see U by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
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    Re: Polaroids (and Fujiroids)

    Cell phones sometimes rotate images for some reason when posted here

    I always run them through PS to make sure they stand up straight

    I will be shooting my old Fujiroid this Spring, when color...
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    Re: Total Newby here

    and it begins...Welcome!
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    1998 Save the Plants
    Plant Adoption Give Away

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49557858362_ebee9e9ef0_b.jpgSave the Plants please by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    Fair enough Don, I understand

    However my image of Kristi has 42 years of history in it. She is my un-adopted step daughter I first met when she was 6, her father died when she was 3. Her mother,...
  24. Re: "By Request of Mark Osterman in Memorium of Ron Mowrey"

    Yes, very sad

    Rest In Peace Ron

    Godspeed
  25. Re: Does anyone know a cheap send-away place that can do a very basic CLA on a Wollen

    I might add, it does depend a bit on what type of flash is going to be used and for what

    I have used flash BULBS with slow shutter speeds as they burn slowly

    I also use Nikon SB800 or Studio...
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    Re: Rebuilding a Deardorff 11x14 Studio Stand

    https://www.mcmaster.com/crank-handles

    They also have knobs to match many old things including SC11
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    Re: advice for a 8x10 setup for portrait

    Tailboard cameras are prefered for Portrait http://www.vintagephoto.tv/shoulder.shtml

    at least 2 reasons

    1. the front standard can hold up almost any lens and doesn't need to move

    2. rear...
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    Re: Rebuilding a Deardorff 11x14 Studio Stand

    and here is an old FS listing from THIS forum
    ...
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    Re: Rebuilding a Deardorff 11x14 Studio Stand

    I had Turner Bellows of Rochester NY make mine, I think they are out of the bellows business, but you may want to ask. https://www.turnerbellows.com/

    I made six all new clear pine frames with...
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    Re: Glue For Bellows

    Goof Off is still pretty strong and a good choice
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    Re: Glue For Bellows

    Everybody USED to use Trichloroethene which I think is banned almost everywhere

    I lost 2 coworkers to that poison, we had it in spray cans, i used it under a vent hood, they would not, no matter...
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    Re: Glue For Bellows

    I use a lot of single edge razor blades for this type of work

    I buy a 100 at a time and use them bare handed
  33. Re: Does anyone know a cheap send-away place that can do a very basic CLA on a Wollen

    It occurs to me you may be young enough, maybe have good hands and eyes to learn CLA

    The problem is parts, as there are none and the same parts break all the time

    Depends on how you want to...
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    Re: Rebuilding a Deardorff 11x14 Studio Stand

    If it's not broke, don't fix it

    I got mine in pieces, so it was a puzzle with 2 parts that it didn't need, the brake shoes

    Then I had to find 11x14 back, the third bellows frame and I did...
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49549588047_92f2061590_b.jpgFS Kristi by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
  36. Thread: web page

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    Re: web page

    I visited your very nice website, made a comment, but could not subscribe

    A ring or some sort of way to link LF websites would be nice, that is not commercial such as FB, Flickr, etc

    I may even...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Bryan, that's SO yesterday!


    :cool:
  38. Re: Fit of film holders 5x7 for ~120 year old camera

    I think you have the long focus http://www.piercevaubel.com/cam/nonview/gundmankoronaviroyal.htm

    I have a short focus (normal Bicycle type self containing box} 1902 with non spec plate holder

    I...
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    Re: Rebuilding a Deardorff 11x14 Studio Stand

    I have 2 of the cam driven brake shoes for the posts, they are boxed up and going to Peter soon as he has already been promised them

    My stand cannot use the brake shoes, but has a simpler height...
  40. Re: Has anyone here done three-color photography on B/W with a Speed Graphic or simil

    Don't be sorry, I hope you do try it one day when you are ready and do it the way you want to

    Armchair quarterbacks never win any game...
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