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Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-25-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By panerai
Not 100%, but if your not charging for it and...

Not 100%, but if your not charging for it and just posting the info. Doubt there would be trouble.

It is close to 40 years old material

DON
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-13-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By panerai
Everyone is different on how they treat their...

Everyone is different on how they treat their property.

You treat the Leica better as it's more expensive than the Sony

I treat everything I own with respect. Regardless of cost

Then there's some...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-03-2015
Replies: 124
Views: 27,693
Posted By panerai
You need a place to host the images. Can then...

You need a place to host the images. Can then grab the URL code of the image and click on the forum image insert link to insert the URL code.

Homestead has a free site if you stick with 3 pages and...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 06-16-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,818
Posted By panerai
There should be a Phillips head screw under the...

There should be a Phillips head screw under the lever that sits flush with the top plate

DON
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-02-2015
Replies: 89
Views: 5,808
Posted By panerai
If they're anything like watch wearers. Probably...

If they're anything like watch wearers. Probably nutso. When I've commented on peoples watches. Got some weird comments, so stopped doing that.

Camera users, I wouldn't bother

DON
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-05-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,576
Posted By panerai
Never heard of him, so I checked out his...

Never heard of him, so I checked out his images.

Some are nice. Can leave the others. Too many LSD inspired images

DON
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-29-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By panerai
A Gerstner tool cabinet of the same design is...

A Gerstner tool cabinet of the same design is about $800 and your image looks to have an added base with pull out tray which the company sells for $430.00

If Gerstner. Good deal at $600, but still...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-27-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By panerai
Seems to be the way of a number of contests. The...

Seems to be the way of a number of contests. The Toronto Star had their photo contest with the exact same rules.

DON
Forum: Sony RX Series 11-08-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 4,488
Posted By panerai
Maybe another camera? I'm looking at the...

Maybe another camera?

I'm looking at the Panasonic LX100 as my next one. Seems to be getting very good reviews

http://static.trustedreviews.com/94/00002f052/d9fc_orh348w620/lx100-pr.jpg

DON
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-02-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,725
Posted By panerai
I would look at the Panasonic LX3. It has manual...

I would look at the Panasonic LX3. It has manual operation to set F stop and shutter. Also has manual focus.

Camera also has pre-sets, so it can be set up and saved, so always ready to go. While...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 10-24-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,323
Posted By panerai
I would suggest trying some medium foam or dense...

I would suggest trying some medium foam or dense acoustic foam. Cut it to shape and fit.

Check the foam to make sure it's not too hard

Can buy self adhesive foam and just cut to fit the frame of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-19-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By panerai
Maybe an eyeglass store for some cloths. I use...

Maybe an eyeglass store for some cloths.

I use them on my plastic lenses and no marks, so should work fine for camera lenses

DON
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-04-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,032
Posted By panerai
Maybe wait for the new Panasonic LX100

Some nice features and maybe the next one I buy, but since my current Panasonic is still working fine. Might buy this one a little later when prices drop a bit more.

Retail $899

Up to F16, 1/4000,...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-17-2014
Replies: 134
Views: 9,372
Posted By panerai
Don't believe that would be the case. When items...

Don't believe that would be the case. When items are sold off. Auction house lose all rights along with the item. Same as when they retain all rights when they bought them.

They buy and then they...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-16-2014
Replies: 134
Views: 9,372
Posted By panerai
Read this interesting article. Including this...

Read this interesting article. Including this part of the article which was...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-12-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 3,554
Posted By panerai
Keep the 4, 8 and one Rollie and sell everything...

Keep the 4, 8 and one Rollie and sell everything else. This way you have a couple of film cameras and one digital

DON
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 03-05-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 3,059
Posted By panerai
Here's a suggestion, but not sure if it will...

Here's a suggestion, but not sure if it will work.

Buy one of those cheap tourist slide viewer keychains. Little magnifier is usually made of plastic.

Remove and if large enough. file to rec....
Forum: RFF Polls 11-18-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 2,690
Posted By panerai
I think many misunderstood what I was saying. I...

I think many misunderstood what I was saying.

I didn't mean that older posts be deleted. They are still there for reviewing in the search function.

Raids post is relevant as is "What's in the...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-17-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 2,690
Posted By panerai
Should old posts die?

A number of times I have read posts (including one a few minutes ago) as it was at the top or close to. Only to check the date of the actual post to find them a number of years old and OP long...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-09-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 3,278
Posted By panerai
I use Mailwasher, so all emails start there for...

I use Mailwasher, so all emails start there for viewing. I can check each email to see what it is before allowing it into my inbox. Spam etc. is marked and deleted

Only time I was infected was...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-28-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,288
Posted By panerai
Did a check on the back of the door you showed...

Did a check on the back of the door you showed and Tropen Adoro name came up on a web site.

Camera is very close to yours and came in 3 sizes, so might check images to find a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-21-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By panerai
There's Kindermann up north of the city and have...

There's Kindermann up north of the city and have been recommended by a number here.

They give a repair estimate, but charge $35.00 if you refuse the repair

http://www.kindermann.ca/service

DON
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-07-2013
Replies: 146
Views: 30,640
Posted By panerai
Not sure you can write off if an auction. ...

Not sure you can write off if an auction. Donation with nothing received is a write off, but if your bidding on something in return for money. Don't think you can write it off.

In Canada we have...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-23-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By panerai
Never use Fed-Ex or UPS for cross border...

Never use Fed-Ex or UPS for cross border shipping

If your not sure. Ask the seller, but I always ask for them to use USPS

UPS told me one time that they don't charge anymore than Canada Post...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-20-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,008
Posted By panerai
"The plan hinges on Kodak selling $406 million of...

"The plan hinges on Kodak selling $406 million of new stock"

Previous stock owners receive nothing. Why would anyone buy new stock?

DON
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-02-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By panerai
Lot of them were quite humorous DON

Lot of them were quite humorous

DON
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-22-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By panerai
There's Kindermann in Ontario. Have not used...

There's Kindermann in Ontario. Have not used them though.

$35.00 fee if they check the camera over and you refuse the work.

Here's their email address and best to email first and check with...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-11-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 3,131
Posted By panerai
Sad thing is. In early 2000 when there were very...

Sad thing is. In early 2000 when there were very few digital manufactures. I offered Kodak information on a growing target group for their cameras for a small fee.

Computers, scanners etc. were...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 3,596
Posted By panerai
If I'm not checking this site out. I'm checking...

If I'm not checking this site out. I'm checking FM Forums which seems to be mainly digital

DON
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 06-06-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 2,677
Posted By panerai
Mint go for a lot more than that. Usually...

Mint go for a lot more than that. Usually $600+

Highest price I've seen was $820 ea. for 2 Rokkor 40 mm models NOS. Summicron hasn't sold for more than that yet

DON
Forum: Film vs Digital 05-31-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 1,807
Posted By panerai
My current car has a cassette player (dealer...

My current car has a cassette player (dealer install) as I have a large number of cassettes made from borrowed albums I can no longer get.

My nest car will also have one if available

DON
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-29-2013
Replies: 85
Views: 7,041
Posted By panerai
You don't need Photoshop to create an image. ...

You don't need Photoshop to create an image. Many people use a variety of 3D Rendering programs for more life like work and the ones who know how to use these programs can create pretty much...
Forum: RFF Polls 05-26-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 7,790
Posted By panerai
If slotted between the X2 and M. Whatever it is....

If slotted between the X2 and M. Whatever it is. Price is going to be split between the two, so as to not take sales away from the X2, but not good enough to make buyers drop down and avoid buying...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-26-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 3,843
Posted By panerai
Still have my Sony Mavica FD73. Kept it as the...

Still have my Sony Mavica FD73. Kept it as the next camera I bought (small Casio) didn't have a great macro lens to it and the Sony could get as close as 1/8" away.

Also. Paid $500 for it back in...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-15-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 550
Posted By panerai
Bill Cunningham - New York

If anyone is interested. TVO is showing this film on the 23rd of May at 9:00

It's a Canadian station, so not sure how many will be able to view it although some do end up on the site for viewing...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 05-08-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,062
Posted By panerai
This is the Leica CL forum. Might want to repost...

This is the Leica CL forum.

Might want to repost this in the CLE forum right below this one for better answers

DON
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 3,168
Posted By panerai
To get the most out of it. Pays to read the...

To get the most out of it. Pays to read the manual. I've read the one for my Panasonic 3 times and also went to the manufactures site which also listed various upgraded functions.

Still don't use...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 04-05-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By panerai
I've done it a few times with my un-moded...

I've done it a few times with my un-moded Panasonic LX3.

I found this program on the internet that coverts the images without have to go through the mixing. It does the work for...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-05-2013
Replies: 65
Views: 3,930
Posted By panerai
Besides watch magazines to check out new items. ...

Besides watch magazines to check out new items. I happen to have a number of knives which I like. Some are carry around and some are stay at home and look at.

Here's a few images. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 4,026
Posted By panerai
It's hard work when you do it every so often, but...

It's hard work when you do it every so often, but I've been selling stuff on the internet since 1997, so got the packaging materials etc. that I need.

Some things I have to get a cost for shipping,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-02-2013
Replies: 6,182
Views: 476,965
Posted By panerai
Another 2 pocket knives by the same maker. Top...

Another 2 pocket knives by the same maker. Top two models are new

http://rlx.homestead.com/raycover5.jpg

DON
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-17-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,496
Posted By panerai
Sort of like a Flintstone's version of a Leica...

Sort of like a Flintstone's version of a Leica :)

If you have a leather hide supplier near you. They should have a leather splitter. This is used for thinning hides.

See if they will thin your...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-26-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 4,255
Posted By panerai
Check of his posts shows he posted 3 days ago, so...

Check of his posts shows he posted 3 days ago, so still around

DON
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 01-07-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,884
Posted By panerai
I Don't know how off mine is as I really never...

I Don't know how off mine is as I really never get to use it much and only taken a few photos with it.

Had it adjusted for 1.5v

DON
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-16-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,792
Posted By panerai
You can buy Wein cell batteries which are close...

You can buy Wein cell batteries which are close to the original mercury batteries for the camera at 1.35v

Could also have the meter calibrated for modern 1.5v

Meter reading - above center line is...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-14-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By panerai
Auto S2 is not a small camera I have my...

Auto S2 is not a small camera

I have my father's. Solid as a rock. Manual or Auto

S3 model was much smaller and shutter priority only

DON
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-13-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By panerai
Yashica CC or CCN Vivitar ES Konica S3 4...

Yashica CC or CCN

Vivitar ES

Konica S3

4 smaller cameras with good lenses

In good condition. Under $200. In excellent condition. Will be more than $200
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2012
Replies: 6,182
Views: 476,965
Posted By panerai
They show up on Ebay from time to time. This one...

They show up on Ebay from time to time. This one sat all week at the starting asking price, so put a sniping bid in for $10 over the asking price and took my chances.

Someone at the last minute put...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2012
Replies: 6,182
Views: 476,965
Posted By panerai
Ray Cover Sr. slip joint pocket knife. One of...

Ray Cover Sr. slip joint pocket knife. One of the top knife makers and prices are reasonable

http://rlx.homestead.com/raycover.jpg

DON
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-03-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,412
Posted By panerai
Did it once or many times? Maybe a piece of fine...

Did it once or many times?

Maybe a piece of fine grit or something that fell in with the last load if only once and got removed when checking (which is why not felt).

Maybe to recheck. Take some...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-01-2012
Replies: 124
Sticky: cle porn!
Views: 49,373
Posted By panerai
It's a Perar lens made by MS Optical. Sort of a...

It's a Perar lens made by MS Optical. Sort of a inhouse made lens and not from a major manufacture.

Made in small quantities, but usually some come up for sale.

One on Ebay in silver at $900

DON
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-25-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 4,459
Posted By panerai
Interesting read Thanks for posting this DON

Interesting read


Thanks for posting this

DON
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 10-19-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By panerai
Have you tried pressing the rewind button on the...

Have you tried pressing the rewind button on the bottom of the camera and then opening the door?

Maybe the button has something to do with resetting and due to just opening the door. The counter...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-05-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,437
Posted By panerai
Don't just trust the other guy. Make sure you...

Don't just trust the other guy. Make sure you know who your dealing with. On this forum, you can see post counts, so someone with a high post count is someone who has been here a long...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-03-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 3,178
Posted By panerai
Guy on right in last image appears in two others....

Guy on right in last image appears in two others. Guy with him looks the same as one in front of ambulance.

Not sure if guy in front of the white car with women is same as one on the right.

Might...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 10-03-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,478
Posted By panerai
Price is OK. Meter sells new on Ebay for $225...

Price is OK.

Meter sells new on Ebay for $225 (if the model II)

I sold a non working meter CL for $270

Lens about $50

Adapter ring ??
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-01-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,260
Posted By panerai
Tax alone in Canada is $16,640 and can't believe...

Tax alone in Canada is $16,640 and can't believe he wouldn't offer free s/h on a $128,000 sale.

DON
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By panerai
Hi Paul, My main one is TimeZone.com Site has...

Hi Paul,

My main one is TimeZone.com

Site has forums for many models

DON
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By panerai
Watch for camera buffs >>

Someone posted this on my watch forum and thought it was kind of interesting.

Priced at $35.00 and can search for F-Stop...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 09-07-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,580
Posted By panerai
I'm sure it's not the battery as I sold one...

I'm sure it's not the battery as I sold one awhile ago with a weincell battery and shutter worked fine.

I would think that something is not catching when pressed in order to activate the shutter...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-04-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,146
Posted By panerai
If they did do it. Probably looking at about...

If they did do it. Probably looking at about $4,000 CL

If retail on a fixed lens X2 is $2,100

Add in the cost of adding in the RF components and Leica name etc.

Lot of cameras out there now with...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-11-2012
Replies: 124
Views: 10,261
Posted By panerai
Bear in mind that all German military were not...

Bear in mind that all German military were not nazi's (i.e. SS).

Most were just regular army and no different than US military regular army.

nazi's were something else

If the camera had SS...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 07-11-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,494
Posted By panerai
I put split rings on my camera and and spring...

I put split rings on my camera and and spring clips on the strap for quick changes.

Did the same on my Panasonic

This way I could use a wider neck or wrist strap and don't have to spend time...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-26-2012
Replies: 165
Views: 14,906
Posted By panerai
I Like to do a little bit of everything. Did...

I Like to do a little bit of everything.

Did wood working

http://rlx.homestead.com/truck.jpg

http://rlx.homestead.com/table.jpg

Self taught watch maker and have restored close to 500 watches
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2012
Replies: 72
Views: 7,708
Posted By panerai
Bear in mind that you can donate and ask for a...

Bear in mind that you can donate and ask for a real world valued tax receipt.

Think of what it might be worth and ask for that and use it against end of year taxes.

Speak to your accountant (if you...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 448
Posted By panerai
Watched a TVO episode on David Bailey - video link if interested

http://ww3.tvo.org/program/139875/david-bailey-four-beats-to-the-bar-and-no-cheating/

DON
Forum: RFF Polls 06-11-2012
Replies: 147
Views: 11,419
Posted By panerai
Never owned a digital watch >>

Closest to non manual or automatic was a Bulova Accutron.

Only two I've been wearing for the past 10 years have been Panerai

http://rlx.homestead.com/nubuc1.JPG

DON
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 06-10-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,598
Posted By panerai
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 05-29-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,503
Posted By panerai
For the Leica lens. You need a filter with no...

For the Leica lens. You need a filter with no threads which sits inside the rubber hood and held in place when the hood is screwed on.

Summicron has an odd thread and regular screw on filters don't...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,091
Posted By panerai
Saw an interesting show on Canada's TVO called Snapshot >>

Profiling Canadian photographers. Caught the last half hour of Michael Levin.

New episode next week.

Here's the link if interested

http://ww3.tvo.org/content/project/snapshot-ii

Found a link...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-17-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,393
Posted By panerai
Turns out it's a Minox digital camera DON

Turns out it's a Minox digital camera

DON
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-17-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,393
Posted By panerai
Check out the one Bill Murry is using

Sure it's real, but too small to read the make.

http://www.toronto.com/article/728149--cannes-2012-bill-murray-doles-out-advice-to-young-stars

DON
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 05-11-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,774
Posted By panerai
Nice colors and sharp DON

Nice colors and sharp

DON
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 05-11-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By panerai
Could be a meter problem. If it's not working...

Could be a meter problem. If it's not working with either battery. It could be going and not reading right.

Check the contacts to see if they're clean to make sure there's no interference between...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-05-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,785
Posted By panerai
The good thing about Ebay (even if not selling)...

The good thing about Ebay (even if not selling) is checking out completed auctions to get an idea of a reasonable selling price.

Compare the condition of those sold against yours to get a price you...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 04-17-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,817
Posted By panerai
$1000 Rokkor or Leica 40 mm by the end of the year?

Two EX/M Minoltas sold on Ebay for $820

Will they be users or safe queens for sale later on. Prices are getting higher with average prices around $500 now for them

Two Leica's cracked the $600...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-09-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,045
Posted By panerai
Actually someone posted a CAD design of a Leica...

Actually someone posted a CAD design of a Leica CL digital camera using M type lenses, but maybe thought someone would steal his idea and removed the images

Link to the...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 04-01-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 5,517
Posted By panerai
Many meters are bad. They can be replaced, but...

Many meters are bad. They can be replaced, but some just use a handheld or sunny 16 and shoot that way if they don't want the expense of replacing it.

I recently sold 2 cameras. One with working...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 03-28-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,241
Posted By panerai
Surprised no one has bought it yet, but could be...

Surprised no one has bought it yet, but could be due to no other images showing internals or if the meter works.

Also no actual images of the VC meter

I was tempted early on to buy and then resell...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 03-01-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,438
Posted By panerai
Once in a while someone is posting up lots of 5.5...

Once in a while someone is posting up lots of 5.5 drop in filters which work with the hood

Link below to a completed auction and not very expensive for the number of filters (cut and paste if...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 01-09-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,934
Posted By panerai
Does the 450-500 Euro include lens or just the...

Does the 450-500 Euro include lens or just the camera?

You can buy a CL with none working meter and use the sunny 16 rule or buy a separate light meter and save a bit that way

I prefer the Minolta...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 12-29-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 5,517
Posted By panerai
Try your camera with a Wein Cell hearing aid...

Try your camera with a Wein Cell hearing aid battery as it's closer to the original mercury battery specs.

Also try some old camera shops and see if they might have a mercury battery sitting...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-07-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,638
Posted By panerai
Sold 2 Leica CL cameras DON

Sold 2 Leica CL cameras

DON
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-28-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,627
Posted By panerai
While I haven't used it for attaching leather to...

While I haven't used it for attaching leather to a camera case. I do use it for my watch bands.

LEPAGEŽ PRES-TITEŽ GREEN CONTACT CEMENT

Water based cement, non toxic and spreads easily. No messy...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 10-16-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,748
Posted By panerai
Not nearly as experienced as others posting here,...

Not nearly as experienced as others posting here, but CL only has 40, 50 and 90 mm frame lines, so smaller lenses require an external viewfinder and these can be pricey for some names which also adds...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-13-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 6,387
Posted By panerai
If the company did go out of business. Easy for...

If the company did go out of business. Easy for a large company like Panasonic or Sony to step in and buy with little outlay.

The factory is still there along with the dies and workers.

New owners...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-07-2011
Replies: 94
Views: 7,239
Posted By panerai
It was Better as men dressed in suits and women...

It was Better as men dressed in suits and women in dresses. Also the cities were a little more aged and grittier.

Now days people are casually dressed and cities are cleaner with a lot of glass...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-06-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,072
Posted By panerai
He took my advice in a email I sent him and added...

He took my advice in a email I sent him and added a link to his images

Hopefully that will add to the bidding.

I'm interested to see what the ending price will be

DON
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-05-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,072
Posted By panerai
Auction is still early with more than 5 days to...

Auction is still early with more than 5 days to go. Not sure how often you bid on Ebay, but I have close to 400 feedback and with a lot of auctions. Bidding can jump within the last few minutes to...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 07-09-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 8,899
Posted By panerai
I agree with the others Minolta Rokkor 40mm...

I agree with the others

Minolta Rokkor 40mm F2.

Just as good as the C and will cost less

DON
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-30-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,510
Posted By panerai
If the money isn't important. Keep what you...

If the money isn't important. Keep what you like, sell the rest and maybe make a donation to some needy charity in your friends name as another way to honor him.

DON
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 04-17-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 4,247
Posted By panerai
Meter would register with any battery, but in...

Meter would register with any battery, but in order to get accurate readings. Battery voltage needs to be the same as the original mercury ones.

Can use Wein Cell which are 1.35V or have the meter...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 04-12-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,205
Posted By panerai
Wein cell batteries are 1.35v Think the same...

Wein cell batteries are 1.35v Think the same voltage as the mercury ones

Check out Ebay for them

You could also have the meter adjusted for 1.5v if needed and then pick from a number of these

DON
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 04-12-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,722
Posted By panerai
To be honest. Easier if possible to return it...

To be honest.

Easier if possible to return it rather than play around and do something that will give the seller a reason not to accept it back.

I checked mine and no 90 frames showing with the...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 03-30-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 17,172
Posted By panerai
Will try it out. Little nephew is coming over...

Will try it out. Little nephew is coming over tomorrow and if I can get him to sit for more than a few seconds. Might get a picture, but most likely a blur

Thanks

DON
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 03-30-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 17,172
Posted By panerai
1:4 90mm Elmar-C - whats its purpose?

I picked one up at a good price as someone told me it was a good portrait lens.

90mm frame lines are tighter than the 40mm, but nothing a bit of cropping won't achieve with a picture taken with a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-15-2011
Replies: 84
Views: 5,362
Posted By panerai
3 RF models. Not large in size. Old, but buy...

3 RF models. Not large in size. Old, but buy the best quality one you can find and probably at 1/3rd the amount you have to spend (for the higher quality)

Yashica GX, CC or CCN

Small in size. ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-04-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 2,470
Posted By panerai
I think if you use Fed-Ex or UPS. The buyer is...

I think if you use Fed-Ex or UPS. The buyer is going to pay a brokerage fee + whatever duties are applied to camera equipment.

Canada Post and USPS don't use brokers, so you only have to pay the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-28-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 966
Posted By panerai
Will try that Thanks DON

Will try that

Thanks

DON
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-28-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 966
Posted By panerai
Could this lens hood cause vignetting?

Just got this for my camera, but unlike my digital camera which I can see if it does. Won't know until I use it.

Just curious if some might know better.

On my Panasonic LX3 with 46-52mm extention...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-23-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By panerai
Thanks for the replies DON

Thanks for the replies

DON
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-23-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By panerai
7-8 inches of film is equal to how many pictures?

Had some film in one camera, but decided not to use it in order to move the film to another camera. No pictures were taken (techincally). Just advanced enough to make sure it was properly wound.
...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-14-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,384
Posted By panerai
I just bought 6 rolls of the Kodak off B&H's web...

I just bought 6 rolls of the Kodak off B&H's web site at $4.00 a roll and saved $25

Couple of Toronto stores I checked wanted $8.99 a roll + 13% tax

DON
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-04-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,203
Posted By panerai
One store wanted $33 for s/h to Canada on a...

One store wanted $33 for s/h to Canada on a $17.00 order, but free s/h to the US

All the items fit into a padded mailer and would have cost no more than $3.00 to ship

Items are down in the US at...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-30-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,901
Posted By panerai
Konica S3, Vivitar 35ES, Yashica CC and CCN...

Konica S3, Vivitar 35ES, Yashica CC and CCN models are getting more expensive for ones in excellent condition.

Small compact cameras that still look like their larger brothers without the weight...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 01-29-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 3,283
Posted By panerai
Congrats I have 3 of them and will be keeping...

Congrats

I have 3 of them and will be keeping the best and selling off the other two when the time comes.

Haven't tried any out yet. I still have my fathers Konica to test first before I load...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 01-28-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,182
Posted By panerai
New re-check On one lens. The thin ring around...

New re-check

On one lens. The thin ring around the outside of the lettered part has slots to tighten it down.

Second lens doesn't have them

One with is a much later model lens which starts...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 01-28-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,182
Posted By panerai
I Have 2 of them and that part doesn't appear to...

I Have 2 of them and that part doesn't appear to screw down (no slots to grip it to screw down).

If you have any latex gloves. Check and see if it screws down

Re-checked mine and that ring is...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-24-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By panerai
I did call before the camera was sent in, but...

I did call before the camera was sent in, but long busy signals, so didn't bother again.

It just need a small repair and not a CLA and not in a rush, so time isn't major.

Just needs a new lens...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-23-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By panerai
Anybody ship anything to DAG that has heard back recently?

Shipped a camera to him and tracking says it was received on the 10th and included a note to let me know when received and didn't hear back.

Emailed him on the 15th and still haven't heard back
...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 12-23-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,459
Posted By panerai
Thanks. Have the camera now (3 actually), 2...

Thanks.

Have the camera now (3 actually), 2 rokkor 40mm lens and one leica 90mm

Once camera is having a small repair done and meter recalibrated for the new 1.5v battery. One camera is fine...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-11-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By panerai
Thanks again. I did try, but it was going too...

Thanks again.

I did try, but it was going too deep and decided to back it out to avoid it dropping inside

Think I will leave it alone before I end up with a paperweight

Regards

DON
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-11-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By panerai
Hi Frank, Thanks. Actually it did go in a bit...

Hi Frank,

Thanks. Actually it did go in a bit more, but didn't want to go any further in case it held something together and further in it could seperate from the main barrel.

Do you think I...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-11-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By panerai
Anyone know what this screw does on the Rokkor 40 mm lens?

Just got this lens, but seems to be a little more play in the upper barrel section than another I have.

Thought maybe the screw tightens up the barrel (only one visable), but thought I would ask...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 12-11-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By panerai
Hi randomm Only other Rokkor model I've seen is...

Hi randomm

Only other Rokkor model I've seen is the CLE model with the s/n on the side

It's not a lot of play. Tiny bit. Just figured the screw would reduce this

Thanks

DON
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 12-11-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By panerai
Anyone know what this screw does on the Rokkor 40 mm lens?

Just got this lens, but seems to be a little more play in the upper barrel section than another I have.

Thought maybe the screw tightens up the barrel (only one visable), but thought I would ask...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-07-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 3,354
Posted By panerai
From what I know (and it's not much). Kodak has...

From what I know (and it's not much).

Kodak has well over 1000 patents in regards to digital cameras

Small copy from the internet

1,000 digital-imaging patents, and almost all of today's...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-26-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,562
Posted By panerai
Something interesting on the Leica site >>

Was at the Leica camera site and just checking the Summarit-M lens and what did I see.

The Leica CL posted with one of their new lens. Seems kind of odd to post a camera the company killed off as...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-23-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,905
Posted By panerai
Found a Rokkor 40 mm for the camera at a good...

Found a Rokkor 40 mm for the camera at a good price, but won't have it for a month, but I can wait.

Thanks for the suggestions

DON
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-18-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,905
Posted By panerai
I'm actually mentioning Rokkor and Summicron C...

I'm actually mentioning Rokkor and Summicron C lens prices

DON
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-18-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,905
Posted By panerai
Thanks. Just signed up with both, but only have...

Thanks. Just signed up with both, but only have access to one site at this time (waiting to qualify for the other) and placed an ad on the classified section here

I would take a lens for $300, but...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-16-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,905
Posted By panerai
I know which cases you mean. One Italian and one...

I know which cases you mean. One Italian and one Chinese sellers of half cases.

While I sell leather goods. I don't make them (have a factory that makes to my specs) and I ship them leather, so...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-16-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,905
Posted By panerai
That was what I read about the C and Rokkor was...

That was what I read about the C and Rokkor was the excellent bokeh, but not sure I would shoot at 1.4 with the CV lens and just use it from f2 and up

CV makes a 40mm f2, but not in an M mount and...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-16-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,905
Posted By panerai
Seems a number in favor for the CV 40mm 1.4 ...

Seems a number in favor for the CV 40mm 1.4

Checked out the Canon, but I guess you need an adaptor due to the screw threads

Will check around for the CV lens once the camera's arrive

Thanks
...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-16-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,905
Posted By panerai
[quote=Brian Levy;1470827]I've not been following...

[quote=Brian Levy;1470827]I've not been following the pricing of the CL/CLE standard lenses and amazed at your observations. When I last looked the Summicron-C 40mm was in the range of about $200 for...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-16-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,905
Posted By panerai
Have a CL on the way - need lens suggestions >>

Actually have 2 - one needs a small repair (I hope) and other was an Ebay buy without a working meter, but good price. Just hoping that maybe the seller didn't know how to activate the meter on the...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-06-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,459
Posted By panerai
Heard back from the seller and he's holding at...

Heard back from the seller and he's holding at his $600 price and if he can't sell it at that. He'll break it up, but still wants $400 for the lens and $200 for the camera, so still the same price.
...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-04-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,459
Posted By panerai
Thanks for that.. I'm right handed and should be...

Thanks for that.. I'm right handed and should be using my right eye as it's stronger, but always seem to use my left eye.

Can always try and if I don't like it. Bye bye and try something else
...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-04-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,459
Posted By panerai
Hi David, Thanks. I have a Yashica GX and size...

Hi David,

Thanks. I have a Yashica GX and size is close. Only problem I have with this rangefinder is with my glasses. Have to push them right up on the bridge of my nose or meter reading is...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-02-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,459
Posted By panerai
Was at a recent camera show and didn't spot any. ...

Was at a recent camera show and didn't spot any. That's why I'm looking for one at the lowest price I can get away with. Not being cheap. Just don't like to lose money when I resell things if...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-02-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,459
Posted By panerai
Hi Matus, I'm interested in both the non...

Hi Matus,

I'm interested in both the non working camera and lens, so I can't offer $350 even if the lens is the only thing that works and did see two non working cameras go for about $180 and $220...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-02-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,459
Posted By panerai
Thanks Robert. Was thinking of offering him...

Thanks Robert.

Was thinking of offering him $450 for camera and lens, but I know he could probably get that for the lens alone, but will wait a bit longer.

I thought I saw $400 prices for a CLA...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 11-02-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,459
Posted By panerai
Fair price for a non working CL >>

Saw one listed. Cracked plastic on the lever, lever jammed and shutting button jammed. Not sure about the VF window, but body looks OK

Does have a clean Summicron-C 40mm f2.0 lens.

Was thinking...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 4,389
Posted By panerai
My first was a Sony Mavica with 3.5 floppy disk...

My first was a Sony Mavica with 3.5 floppy disk that cost the same as my recent Panasonic LX3.

I only kept it as my previous camera was a Casio and not great for macro which the Sony was.

Still...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-20-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 4,282
Posted By panerai
One I just got, but haven't tested yet is the...

One I just got, but haven't tested yet is the Canon A35F. Auto exposure, so all you really need to do is focus. Prices range, but the problem is condition as some may need cleaning to new seals (to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-15-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 443
Posted By panerai
Putting in a good word for forum member Frontman

Not sure if this is the place, but

Got a camera from Jeff, but had a little problem with it.

Jeff took it back with no problems and sent a replacement in good working order and covered the s/h...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-13-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,594
Posted By panerai
He listed a CC and a CCN and both ending close to...

He listed a CC and a CCN and both ending close to the same time. Didn't want to chance winning both and CCN was the lower price at the time.

CCN went over my final bid and CC sold for $60

Are you...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-13-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,594
Posted By panerai
Cc

Check Ebay. Member here in Japan lists them along with GX and CCN models (also some Canon QL17 models).

Sometimes they get high prices and sometimes low.

2 ending at the same time and placed an...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-13-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,594
Posted By panerai
POD (Pad of Death)

It's part of the Yashica camera shutter control and if it goes bad. Prevents shutter in the camera from working.

Can read about it on the Yashica Guy's page
...
Forum: Yashica RF 09-11-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By panerai
Could be part of the system to let you know to...

Could be part of the system to let you know to advance the film to the next frame and when you do. It releases the shutter button to take the next shot.

I did a test with my GX model and buttom...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-05-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 2,622
Posted By panerai
Yashica GX and that's it. If not that My...

Yashica GX and that's it.

If not that

My Panasonic LX3 digital camera

Never take both at the same time. Then again. Haven't taken a picture in 3 weeks or so.

DON
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-01-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,429
Posted By panerai
Correct - Auto Exposure Only ring on the lens...

Correct - Auto Exposure

Only ring on the lens is for focusing

Actually started to undo screws on it unitl I decided to recheck the battery contacts and saw some caked on gunk.

Other cameras are...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-01-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,429
Posted By panerai
Anyone use automatic Rangefiners?

Bought a Canon A35F for $8. Flash is dead, but camera works after cleaning the contacts in shutter battery compartment.

Has manual focus only

No film yet as I still have 2 others to try out.
...
Forum: Yashica RF 08-30-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By panerai
Found out what the problem with my second one...

Found out what the problem with my second one is.

It's missing the aperture light ring inside the sensor, so it's getting full light and will always read overexposure

DON
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-29-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,243
Posted By panerai
Canon A35F

Just picked this up for $8.00. Didn't seem to work with a battery that was in it and seller bought it for $5.00 at a garage sale (I know him) and figured the camera otherwise was in good condition.
...
Forum: Yashica RF 08-29-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By panerai
What batteries are you using in the GX model?

I have 2 GX models and just need to check on the exposure arrows with others.

The first has PC640A batteries. Red exposure arrow comes on when pointed at a bright light and set at f1.7, but goes...
Forum: Yashica RF 08-21-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 739
Posted By panerai
I think you set it between the dots as it is...

I think you set it between the dots as it is notched at the 200 mark.

I'm using 100 asa and it's set between

DON
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-20-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By panerai
I know in Canada, that any used items could be...

I know in Canada, that any used items could be taxed on the value listed on the package.

Sometimes it's just a duty, tax or both

Sometimes things just go through with nothing applied

All...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-18-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 2,229
Posted By panerai
Thanks again >>

Right now I'm testing the Yashica, but figure the seals are going. After I want to check out my dad's Konica which I found and in mint condition (with the mercury battery still good and clean - no...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-18-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 2,229
Posted By panerai
Thanks >>

I have a Yashica GX and a Konica S2 and was looking to add a Konica auto s3 or Vivitar es35 just to play around with.

Also have my Panasonic LX3

DON
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-18-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 2,229
Posted By panerai
Why is Aperture priority preferred over Shutter priority?

I thought a set shutter speed sets the aperture to a set f stop or so I read in Understanding Exposure (still reading it)

F4 is 1/500 and F5.6 is 1/250 etc. based on ISO 100 film

Or is it there's...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 08-17-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 2,749
Posted By panerai
Konica auto S3 is a shutter priority camera...

Konica auto S3 is a shutter priority camera only.

I just got a Yashica GX which is a Aperture priority and a good camera.

Also have my fathers Konica S2 with is a shutter priority or manual...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-14-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 2,988
Posted By panerai
collection

Stunning collection and wonderful photographs.

If Mr. Osathanugrah passed away in 2008

Could be his collection is currently being sold. It looks somewhat like a museum and store based on one...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 08-14-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,065
Posted By panerai
Thanks Tom, Based on what I saw. They do it in...

Thanks Tom,

Based on what I saw. They do it in the back. (big machine behind partial wall)

Regards

DON
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 08-14-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,065
Posted By panerai
Transfering imeages - CD or USB flash drive >>

When I finish off my first roll of film. I figured it might be easier to have the scanned images transfered to a flash drive rather than CD.

Is there any problem doing that?

I noticed many have...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-10-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By panerai
Which eye do you use to focus?

Since getting my camera. I tend to use my left eye through the VF. With glassess, I tend to get smudge prints on my right lens from the back of my thumb.

Saw some images of others using their...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 08-09-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By panerai
Thanks Brent. I downloaded the manual for the...

Thanks Brent.

I downloaded the manual for the camera and gave it a quick read through.

Just wish is was the same size as the Yashica GX. It would be twice as nice (and lighter)

DON
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 08-09-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By panerai
Konica

S2 is a shutter priority when set to auto mode, but full manual when you rotate off and into the aperature settings.

In auto. I can only adjust the shutter speed.

No film in the camera yet....
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 08-09-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By panerai
How does one properly read a meter? >>

My fathers Konica S2 has a meter and just wondering if the arm in the meter should match the F stop one sets.

Example:

Overcast day and I set the aperture to 5.6.

If I rotate the shutter speed...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-09-2010
Replies: 87
Views: 4,579
Posted By panerai
developing

True, but then there's chemicals, developer, a room to do it in etc.

It's OK if one is a serious hobbiest, semi or professional photographer, but the average person isn't going to get into that...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-09-2010
Replies: 87
Views: 4,579
Posted By panerai
Film v Digital: what drives your choice

I shoot digital as it's cheaper for me and the fact I can switch the programs around to suit the situation.

If I want a color image and a BW the next. I can't do that with a film camera unless I...
Forum: Yashica RF 08-08-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By panerai
Repair

Thanks for the information. Will check around for a junker before trying it on my camera just in case.

Have a few customers in Japan and will check and see if any are near pawn shops/ camera...
Forum: Yashica RF 08-08-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By panerai
Gx

Thanks. No tools to remove the front element. I do see the little notches on the outside ring to unscrew it though.

Might get adventurous as some later point

DON
Forum: Yashica RF 08-07-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By panerai
Gx

Hi Brian,

As mentioned in my previous post. Spider veins on the outside edges of the lens which the seller didn't mention.

I paid $100 for it (not including the s/h), so if interested. Will...
Forum: Yashica RF 08-07-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By panerai
If I had some junk cameras to play with. I learn...

If I had some junk cameras to play with. I learn pretty quick. I taught myself watchmaking to restore vintage watches (although my watchmaker does the actually cleaning - I can break down and...
Forum: Yashica RF 08-07-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By panerai
Pod

I did locate a response on the GX model in another forum and person did say the GX doesn't have the POD, so something I don't have to worry about.

I do read quite a bit about the metering problem....
Forum: Yashica RF 08-07-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By panerai
meter

Thanks. I read a number of articles on the GX and shifted the ring back and forth. Don't think there's a POD problem as I get the clunk when moving the advance lever and did it about 30 times...
Forum: Yashica RF 08-07-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By panerai
GX Metering problem

Just got my GX and checking the meter. Managed to get the red overexposure to light up by shifting to 1.7 and pointing at some bright lights.

Can't get the yellow light to come up in order to check...
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