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    Identify shutter cable release end

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    Can anyone identify this unique shutter cable release end?
    A normal end in the photo for comparison.
    Thanks

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    Re: Identify shutter cable release end

    Many older shutters had this squared off female/male release threads like the Wollensak/Ilex shutters including Studio shutters. That would be my best guess and have MANY older style shutters that have this female/male squared off threads. In my experience the cone shaped tip will fit the older shutters and obviously newer shutters but the squared off tip will not fit modern shutters like Copla/Compur

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    Re: Identify shutter cable release end

    Long ago many American cable releases had a short section of straight 5-44 threads. Your mystery release has longer and apparently slightly larger threads.

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    Re: Identify shutter cable release end

    Doesn’t look like threads to me.

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