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    Re: 6x7 to 8x10

    In the olden days there was "Print Film". As I remember they basically looked good, but the base was "diffuse" rather than clear.
  2. Re: Crosfield Celsis 6200 drum scanner

    You will get quick help via the Yahoo group: High-end scanners. Pose your question and possibly do a search.
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    Re: 5x7 cold light source enlargers

    Re OLder Durst 5/7 Cold light heads: The unit can come in two packets that can slip into the condensor head. Each can be the replacement for the two condensors. Or, one can also put the lamp...
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    Re: "Best" printer for b&w

    "Penny wise -pound foolish" .For many of us casual users the initial printer price is best ignored in favor of two "other" factors. Which printers best allow trouble free occasional use without...
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    Re: Patterson Orbital Processor Help

    I've just imaged the thing and sent the images to Jukka......
    I've never sent data to be filed. If you think it worthwhile to see what all the discussion is about the images can be sent, reduced,...
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    Re: Eizo Flexscan

    The CG 221 makes available the exact hours of use, perhaps that info is available from within the Flexscan too. The manual might reveal the steps required.
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    Re: A not so new idea?

    I really should have remembered a childhood incident that scared me silly. A first time visit to a farm that had chickens. Of course I had been imitating their sounds for years. After entering the...
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    Re: A not so new idea?

    Dan, check the first sentence in the OP. You're being overly generous with your scope of the proposal. No tests, or studies were mentioned; only, successes and failures of a specific focal length. ...
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    Re: A not so new idea?

    Dan, it sounds to me that I've rubbed your fur the wong way. If you don't see a "difference" that's just the truth and suits me fine as valid resouce (Dan doesn't see what's to fuss about - one 300...
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    A not so new idea?

    A sub-forum on specific focal length lenses:
    for EXPERIENCED users to identifiy their successes and failures with that focal length only.
    To inculde the type of projected attempted with pictures...
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    Re: Groundglass protectors ??

    Good points, Frank
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    Re: Groundglass protectors ??

    Just "groundglass" replacement would be a conventional hassel in most cases (finding, ordering, paying, waiting, installing ); but a viewing sceen (a brightener, so to speak) can cost hundredes of...
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    Re: Groundglass protectors ??

    A nice distinction Joseph, thanks.
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    Groundglass protectors ??

    What are some of their characteriistics? I'd imainged a strip of closed-cell foam (as in camping gear) stuffed into the film holder position and a rubber band; but now it seems that "masonite" too...
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    Re: hole size for new lens board

    Thanks to all your help I've made the choices.
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    Re: hole size for new lens board

    Ralph, that is a real help.
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    diameter of lens re choosing pre drilled lens board

    Thanks for the help Brian. I did not know that the "shutter" played an important part in the hole size per se. As to critical measuring the diameter of a lens's diameter at the point of board entry...
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    hole size for new lens board

    0, 00, 1, 2 ??

    two lenses have sat for long enough:

    90 Schn SA 5.6


    210 Voit APO Skopar f/9 (includes waterhouse discs)

    I know some of you have great references under your hat or in...
  19. Re: Honeycomb structures on negative?...

    It would be interesting to know exactly what is their standard workflow with which chemicals. What does the emulsion surface reveal when looked at an angle? If one developed in an open tray and left...
  20. Re: Re eBay and PayPal, what a bunch of whiners you all are

    Dan, your overly generous yet effective put-down sound like what a plantation owner would say to someone that complained about about their plight. Servitude would seem less so if there were improved...
  21. Re: 2 Epson Printers, inconsistent B&W output question

    That's always the problem wnen one has two wives. Making comparisons is a sickness of the mind's eye.
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    Re: How do i use the Jobodrum 4530?

    It is probably an "early" tank/drum and may not be modern enough to be used in the more typical way Jobo tank/drums are today. Consider Googling.
  23. Specific ? Pyro (dye image) re EK's Tone Line process

    For those of you who actually "know" and have done Tone Line along EK's process what do you predict would be the issues of getting the finest quality line outcome? Sure shooting 20X24 film would be...
  24. Re: Working with people in poor light

    Very ambitious project you'e set for youself. Consider very large reflectors that will catch what's available when mounted on stands that a close to the subject. An assistant's help while you view...
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    Re: Jobo 3010 Processing Problem

    Work flow details might help. Level in both directioins, lift assist, aggitation direction(s), pre-rinse duration, duration of development, etc.....
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    Re: Rodinal 1:100, starting times?

    Divide you time by 3; dump the exhausted developer 1/3 the way; add fresh developer; dump that exhausted developer at the 2/3 point and add fresh developer; factor in the dump>fill time and add that...
  27. Re: Salt Hill Crosscurrent Print Washer

    Nap time right now but will get back to you. What size?
  28. Re: None Pictorialist uses of LF Photography?

    WOW ! Simon Norfolk's work is the most exciting images I've seen in a very long time. Thanks .
    Of course, not only am I provincial but alas -Clueless.
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    Re: Chemistry dilution

    You MUST understand the relationship between "exhaustion" and high dilutions otherwise you will become "experienced". However, you can "get away with it" by pouring in fresh highly diluted developer...
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    Re: Ants, or Shit Happens...

    Well -we've been warned. Do not place irreplaceable valuables where nature can do her wonders. Would a freezer have kept them out? Could they have been stored in a bank vault? Would home-owners...
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    Re: Please help a newbe! Sort of!

    :) You and "the" Bard share the same name (which was variously spelled) in his day and by his person. 'Tis a small matter but me-thinks the world is your stage and we be but fellow players in this...
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    Re: Please help a newbe! Sort of!

    Would William approve or would he more likely say, "Much Ado About Nothing"? Wouldn't it be clever to merely do 8/10s and adhere them to a pannel or is this to be your last ha-rah and must be...
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    Re: Ortho type 3 then, what now?

    Well, an Orbital can be agitated in a fashion rather like it was done in a tray only you agitate the Orbital or stop the Orbital manually -:rolleyes: or by the motored base. It would have to be...
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    Ortho type 3 then, what now?

    I recall the specifics of processing this in a tray; but, just how wonderful would an Patterson Orbital processor be for that precise aggitation-and-still processing? It strikes me as being very...
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    Re: Vari-Format Viewing Frame

    Rube Goldberg had a football helmet with an upside down "shoe-sizer" attatched to the TDC. Instead of "knuckles" he went by shoe size to determine focal length. : ))
  36. Re: Anybody know mounting flange size for Schneider Componon 210/5.6?

    In the Durst world it would be mounted in a skirt (extension). You might want to plan for that in your enlarger set up.
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    Re: JOBO foot pump - eye injury

    A cheap, safe alternative to Pot Banging: drill a small hole in an ordinary rubber sink stopper that fits the Jobo inlet. Use an ear syringe (large lens blower) to blow a few puffs and the lid is...
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    In or out of the boundaries ?

    Music composers are credited for making sound pictures, draftsmens and painters show tactile qualities and even gravity, etc. I've been wondering how to best effect "hillness" (the slope, smoothnes,...
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    Re: hiya

    Being kind to ourselves is a bargain that often begins late in life. We've bargained ourselves plumb-empty -only to slowly begin seeing and feeling once again. It all got turned around in that...
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    Re: Film Scanner

    Fiind a few friends, make a contract for joint use/purchase. Donate one to a non-profit (for your taxes) and contract for access.
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