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    Re: 7x11 Camera Build

    Beauty! Now get out there and take some photos!

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    Re: 7x11 Camera Build

    Beautiful camera! It must be an extra pleasure to photograph with a camera you made yourself. "Fine tools contribute to fine work".

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    Re: 7x11 Camera Build

    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Fitzgerald View Post
    A beautiful job and I'm sure I will refer to your post for tips during my current build.
    Thanks Jim! High praise indeed considering your experience building and using ULF cameras!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew O'Neill View Post
    Beauty! Now get out there and take some photos!
    Thanks, Andrew! Heading out to Yosemite and other points west next week!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Sampson View Post
    Beautiful camera! It must be an extra pleasure to photograph with a camera you made yourself. "Fine tools contribute to fine work".
    Thanks Mark! Hope so, I will find out next week!

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    Re: 7x11 Camera Build

    Pics showing the bottom of the camera: hinges and spring back clips.

    It's hard to see, because the hinges are 1" x 1" and the top layer of the rear rail is also 1" wide, but the hinge (top leaf) is attached to the front of the rear camera frame and (bottom leaf) to the back of the rear rail. Each leaf is 1/2" x 1" and the rear rail is also 1/2" x 1" (top layer and 1 1/4" wide on the bottom layer).

    When opened, the rear frame sits just behind the camera base. This makes it easy to slip on an elasticized focus hood.
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    Re: 7x11 Camera Build

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Roberts View Post
    Pics showing the bottom of the camera: hinges and spring back clips.

    It's hard to see, because the hinges are 1" x 1" and the top layer of the rear rail is also 1" wide, but the hinge (top leaf) is attached to the front of the rear camera frame and (bottom leaf) to the back of the rear rail. Each leaf is 1/2" x 1" and the rear rail is also 1/2" x 1" (top layer and 1 1/4" wide on the bottom layer).

    When opened, the rear frame sits just behind the camera base. This makes it easy to slip on an elasticized focus hood.
    So Michael you were able to get the hinges attached to the rear rail without splitting the wood? I guess the hinge is strong enough to support the back because of its lightweight. Simple and effective.

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    Re: 7x11 Camera Build

    Yes, Jim, I worried about this as the mahogany can be fairly brittle, but I drilled 1/32 and 1/16 pilot holes (IIRC, depending on the screw size--#2 or #4) before putting in the screws and had no problems. About half way through the build I bought a chunk of beeswax as recommended by the fastener salesman at my hardware store. Rubbing beeswax on each new screw made putting the screws in a breeze.
    Last edited by Michael Roberts; 17-May-2019 at 04:12.

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    I could see the beeswax but thought it might be glue.

    Beeswax is a better idea!
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