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Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-02-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 2,039
Posted By Mojo
Thanks kuuan. I did not intend in buying the evf...

Thanks kuuan. I did not intend in buying the evf thinking it is mainly for sunny days when glare may affect LCD viewing. Now I wonder. Please update me on your comparison.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-02-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 2,039
Posted By Mojo
Kuuan, the b/w cat photo samples both look good.

Kuuan, the b/w cat photo samples both look good.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-02-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 2,039
Posted By Mojo
Thanks kuuan. I did not intend in buying the evf...

Thanks kuuan. I did not intend in buying the evf thinking it is mainly for sunny days when glare may affect LCD viewing. Now I wonder. Please update me on your comparison.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-02-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 2,039
Posted By Mojo
Thanks both for the responses. Informative write...

Thanks both for the responses. Informative write up and great photos.

I also read in other reviews that the Nex5N works well with Leica wides, better than newer Nex's, less purple cast. I prefer...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-02-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 2,039
Posted By Mojo
Ricoh GXR A12 M for Low Light

Is the GXR A12 M good (enough) for low light and indoor?

I do not have a digital but have been entertaining the idea of acquiring a low light solution for my M and LTM lenses. I like using my Leica...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-25-2017
Replies: 47
Views: 2,714
Posted By Mojo
Nice composition. The little guy delivers.

Nice composition. The little guy delivers.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-21-2017
Replies: 1,432
Views: 480,002
Posted By Mojo
Gabor, Going over again the many great shots in...

Gabor, Going over again the many great shots in this thread, I find this one with the urgency in movement captured especially impressive.
Forum: Travel 04-01-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 4,443
Posted By Mojo
Nice read and fantastic photos. Congrat and...

Nice read and fantastic photos. Congrat and thanks.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-31-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 2,402
Posted By Mojo
I like M3 leather neck strap (I kinda collect...

I like M3 leather neck strap (I kinda collect them myself--I have 4) on my M's but prefer wrist strap on my screw mounts. I use a leica grip on my Leica,s and a GMP grip on my Nikon FM2 and S2 (Leica...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-23-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By Mojo
I have a chrome vidom with the "r" missing in...

I have a chrome vidom with the "r" missing in "Wetzlar". Some said quality control immediately post war is less than that of prewar but the vidom is prewar so mistake do happen, even for Leica.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2016
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,791
Posted By Mojo
From the 'bay' a black Abrahamsson soft release....

From the 'bay' a black Abrahamsson soft release. The seller listed as a Tom A 'BALUG' (Bay Area Leica User Group). He still has a couple left.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-22-2016
Replies: 1,432
Views: 480,002
Posted By Mojo
Thanks Erik.

Thanks Erik.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-22-2016
Replies: 1,432
Views: 480,002
Posted By Mojo
Nice pics regardless v1 or v2. Ollux hood can be...

Nice pics regardless v1 or v2. Ollux hood can be loose in time.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-04-2016
Replies: 5,512
Views: 840,896
Posted By Mojo
Nice, love the composition.

Nice, love the composition.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-15-2016
Replies: 1,432
Views: 480,002
Posted By Mojo
Ben and Erik, like how you work the SR magic with...

Ben and Erik, like how you work the SR magic with b/w.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-12-2016
Replies: 761
Views: 241,285
Posted By Mojo
Sorry, by 'new' I was referring to Rotolini's...

Sorry, by 'new' I was referring to Rotolini's "The Complete Nikon Rangefinder System". I have his earlier "Nikon Rangefinder Camera".
Forum: Nikon RF 01-12-2016
Replies: 761
Views: 241,285
Posted By Mojo
[QUOTE=Erik van Straten;2571912]Is the "T" only...

[QUOTE=Erik van Straten;2571912]Is the "T" only on S3's? I have the <E.P> on two of my S2's, one on my black S2. I've never seen it on another black S2.

Nikon Kiu has a SP with a "T" (post 139). I...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-14-2015
Replies: 392
Views: 67,152
Posted By Mojo
I brought my first Leica, an M3, because it feels...

I brought my first Leica, an M3, because it feels so good and sounds so smooth. Now I have a few others, all films. I thought of buying a digital to utilize my Leica lenses but each time I came down...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-21-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 1,987
Posted By Mojo
Shot 1/2 hour with my 1941/42 Leica IIIc in -20...

Shot 1/2 hour with my 1941/42 Leica IIIc in -20 deg.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-04-2015
Replies: 95
Views: 11,049
Posted By Mojo
Nice Erik. I love the lines.

Nice Erik. I love the lines.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-20-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By Mojo
There is a seller in the bay offering lot of (5)...

There is a seller in the bay offering lot of (5) 14050 oryfo dust caps. He is also offering lots of black paint brass and early bakelite M 14051 izqoo dust caps.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-15-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 2,416
Posted By Mojo
I do not take risk in damaging the glass...

I do not take risk in damaging the glass elements; therefore, all my lenses have a filter attached and are capped at all times. When in use, each lens is hooded. If there is not enough clearance...
Forum: Nikon RF 09-03-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,097
Posted By Mojo
I use 43mm NKT series vii and wide OEM hoods for...

I use 43mm NKT series vii and wide OEM hoods for my 43mm thread lenses. I use hoods not only for flare but also lens protection. Last year I dropped my S2 and the hood took the blunt and saved my...
Forum: Nikon RF 09-02-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,097
Posted By Mojo
For those interested, the bay has both the 3.5cm...

For those interested, the bay has both the 3.5cm f2.5 and f1.8 ltm hoods for auction. I have a f1.8 but cannot justify spending even the starting bid of $250.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-29-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 3,868
Posted By Mojo
Made in Germany I can generally afford but...

Made in Germany I can generally afford but Wetzlar, Germany is another matter. However I have a vidom made in Wetzla, Germany. I paid less than a Wetzlar, Germany vidom market price.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-31-2015
Replies: 2,164
Views: 610,428
Posted By Mojo
Erik, your beautiful 39 Summitar will go nicely...

Erik, your beautiful 39 Summitar will go nicely with your red curtain. I also have a 41/42 IIIc, 3000 units ahead of yours but the red curtain has been replaced. I have been looking off and on for a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-19-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,014
Posted By Mojo
I use Mother's Reflection Advance Tire Care as...

I use Mother's Reflection Advance Tire Care as recommended in the nemeng article. Be careful, according to the article some products have adverse effect on vulcanite. The Reflection also helped...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-15-2015
Replies: 2,164
Views: 610,428
Posted By Mojo
Forgot to add that I have a 1946 coated Elmar and...

Forgot to add that I have a 1946 coated Elmar and the plating is fine.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-15-2015
Replies: 2,164
Views: 610,428
Posted By Mojo
Helen, I love my 1942 IIIc. As a note, do check...

Helen, I love my 1942 IIIc. As a note, do check the chrome for sign of flaking. It has been discussed that plating right after the war had problems due to material and workmanship. This problem...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-07-2015
Replies: 61
Views: 6,624
Posted By Mojo
M3D fits the bill and more!

M3D fits the bill and more!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-06-2015
Replies: 1,112
Views: 240,676
Posted By Mojo
Great composition Erik. What was the speed for...

Great composition Erik. What was the speed for this portrait?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-24-2015
Replies: 64
Views: 8,776
Posted By Mojo
I like vintage cameras and lenses and like to...

I like vintage cameras and lenses and like to match the kit the same era as the subject I want to shoot.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,838
Posted By Mojo
Went to his midnight gig in New Orleans over 25...

Went to his midnight gig in New Orleans over 25 years ago. He gave me a Lucille pin.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,413
Posted By Mojo
Very nice indeed.

Very nice indeed.
Forum: Nikon RF 05-03-2015
Replies: 444
Views: 170,255
Posted By Mojo
Very nice everyone.

Very nice everyone.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 4,095
Posted By Mojo
When you need speed, it is there. When you need...

When you need speed, it is there. When you need narrow DOF, it is there. I walk around town with one camera one lens and a fast lens ensures less missed opportunities.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2015
Replies: 5,694
Views: 512,418
Posted By Mojo
Nice composition. Modern interpretation of the...

Nice composition. Modern interpretation of the crucifixion.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-21-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 6,181
Posted By Mojo
Sorry, I did not recollect correctly. The last...

Sorry, I did not recollect correctly. The last year production is my 50mm f1.4D brought at the same time as the FM2 and probably I am wrong again.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-20-2015
Replies: 5,694
Views: 512,418
Posted By Mojo
Me like also. Nice pastel colors.

Me like also. Nice pastel colors.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-20-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 6,181
Posted By Mojo
My FM2n is a last year made in Japan. It is my go...

My FM2n is a last year made in Japan. It is my go to camera in less than ideal street environment. I have a MD-12 but prefer the GMP FM hand grip for the size. To provide a more positive grip, I wrap...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-15-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,584
Posted By Mojo
Nice series, especially the b&w.

Nice series, especially the b&w.
Forum: RFF Polls 04-08-2015
Replies: 120
Views: 13,691
Posted By Mojo
Patience is the key in buying used. I purchased a...

Patience is the key in buying used. I purchased a nice Nikon 8.5cm f2 ltm, very clean glass, with original hood and dust cap for $200.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-05-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,546
Posted By Mojo
Nice. Termini is a grand station. Love the shot...

Nice. Termini is a grand station. Love the shot of the ceiling lamps with the detailed wall background.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-04-2015
Replies: 2,164
Views: 610,428
Posted By Mojo
Thanks Erik for your input. I did not see the...

Thanks Erik for your input. I did not see the screw in your Fison therefore thought it is version 2 press fit with round opening. Enjoy looking at your gear and photos.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-04-2015
Replies: 2,164
Views: 610,428
Posted By Mojo
Nice combo Erik. If that is a version 2 Fison? I...

Nice combo Erik. If that is a version 2 Fison? I have one on my 11 o'clock. Speaking of old Fisons, do you have any input on bp A36 screw clamp type made of lighter material-aluminum? I also have an...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-27-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,537
Posted By Mojo
I brought a used csep-4. It needs to be removed...

I brought a used csep-4. It needs to be removed from ltm's to rewind the film and it is not easy because of the tight fit. For my Nikon RF, I use a simple flash extension to attach my VC meter. Does...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-25-2015
Replies: 445
Views: 76,504
Posted By Mojo
My Leicas III bp 1934 IIIc chrome 1941/2 IIIg...

My Leicas

III bp 1934
IIIc chrome 1941/2
IIIg chrome 1959
M2 chrome attrape 1962?
M2 chrome 1966
M3 chrome 1964
M4 chrome 1968
M6 bp 2000
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-21-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,203
Posted By Mojo
I have both Orako and Okaro. The Orako provides a...

I have both Orako and Okaro. The Orako provides a sharp contrast on my III but the Okaro not as sharp on my IIIc.
Forum: RFF Polls 03-11-2015
Replies: 445
Views: 76,504
Posted By Mojo
I have a few, all films with Leica, Nikon and...

I have a few, all films with Leica, Nikon and Canon lenses.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-08-2015
Replies: 198
Views: 42,693
Posted By Mojo
Expired May 1946 Perutz Perpantic 135 films $10...

Expired May 1946 Perutz Perpantic 135 films $10 BIN. I brought one last week. The instruction sheet is brittle and may have tears at the folds, as in mine.
...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-02-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 22,575
Posted By Mojo
It lacks the spirit (and life) of the naturally...

It lacks the spirit (and life) of the naturally brassed bp's. It is like using a knock-off.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-14-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,760
Posted By Mojo
They are not that rare. They are readily...

They are not that rare. They are readily available. As I recalled, paid less than USD100 14 years ago for a LN with box. I use it when I use my Aufsu waist level finder on my III. I read that the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-05-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,332
Posted By Mojo
The hood is Nikon S-mount (sorry I did not paid...

The hood is Nikon S-mount (sorry I did not paid attention the thread is in the Leica M forum). I do not have a 28mm ltm. The filter size is 34.5mm fine thread (0.5mm). Modern thread is 0.75mm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-04-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,332
Posted By Mojo
Sorry to mis-inform in previous post. Nikon also...

Sorry to mis-inform in previous post. Nikon also has a 2-piece screw-on hood for the 28mm rangefinder lens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-04-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,332
Posted By Mojo
If you are referring to the 2 piece (3 if...

If you are referring to the 2 piece (3 if counting the retaining ring) series vii screw on rangefinder hood, I believe it is only for the 35mm's and the 50mm f1.4.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-03-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,332
Posted By Mojo
Hoods prevent lens flare and glare and protect...

Hoods prevent lens flare and glare and protect the lens. I once dropped my NK S2. Had it not for the screw-on NK hood, I would have damaged the attached lens. I would be wary of any clip-on hood. The...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-23-2014
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,791
Posted By Mojo
Chrome Nippon Kogaku Japan 85mm f2 ltm with hood.

Chrome Nippon Kogaku Japan 85mm f2 ltm with hood.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-08-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 14,000
Posted By Mojo
What would be a 1969 Camaro convertible. I had a...

What would be a 1969 Camaro convertible. I had a used one back in the seventies. I think it is the best styling Camaro ever. I cannot think of any US made camera that screams "right-on bro".
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-07-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,707
Posted By Mojo
Thanks John. I tried eBay but cannot find correct...

Thanks John. I tried eBay but cannot find correct size. What is the make of your rip stop nylon or the seller?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-06-2014
Replies: 3,331
Views: 574,851
Posted By Mojo
Nice all around.

Nice all around.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-05-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,707
Posted By Mojo
Thanks. The size seems compatible but have to...

Thanks. The size seems compatible but have to think about the price. I know it will be a good investment to protest my gear.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-04-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,707
Posted By Mojo
Thanks for your input.

Thanks for your input.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-03-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,707
Posted By Mojo
Insert for Domke f-803

I just purchased a used Domke f-803 and now looking for a fa-230 3-compartment padded insert or equivalent. I read that the Safrotto ca-700, a clone of the f-803, has a better insert. Does the ca-700...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2014
Replies: 330
Views: 50,599
Posted By Mojo
My oldest is a nice 1934 nickel bp III with an 11...

My oldest is a nice 1934 nickel bp III with an 11 o'clock 50mm Elmar f=50mm no sn and no infinity lock (1928 or pre) and a nickel 35mm Elmar no sn f=3.5cm bell knob (1932?). Both lenses are mintish...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-01-2014
Replies: 201
Views: 17,265
Posted By Mojo
Get well soon Stewart.

Get well soon Stewart.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-30-2014
Replies: 399
Views: 57,695
Posted By Mojo
Nice photos guys. Erik and James, really like the...

Nice photos guys. Erik and James, really like the shot of the twin towers.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-23-2014
Replies: 2,164
Views: 610,428
Posted By Mojo
Looks like another keeper Erik. Happy shooting. I...

Looks like another keeper Erik. Happy shooting. I read of bloomed lenses but have not seen an example. Is the brownish tint on the lens the bloomed. Does it look as someone had described, oil...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-10-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,273
Posted By Mojo
Likewise. I like vintage rf classic lenses and...

Likewise. I like vintage rf classic lenses and enjoy using different makes. I even have duplicate model and version of a 35mm. But I only have one lens longer than 50mm.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-04-2014
Replies: 2,164
Views: 610,428
Posted By Mojo
XBay has replica II nickel shutter collar guards...

XBay has replica II nickel shutter collar guards (USD 12). The seller is Nobbysparrow. He also has replacement screws.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-28-2014
Replies: 637
Views: 193,607
Posted By Mojo
Welcome back Tom. No need to explain, just keep...

Welcome back Tom. No need to explain, just keep on posting.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-25-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mojo
Thanks Erik. Upon your advice, I reduced the...

Thanks Erik. Upon your advice, I reduced the stroke length; now I can turn the film advance knob for the next frame with the APDOO attached.

BTW, thank you and others for continually posting fine...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-25-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mojo
There is a Summarex on xBay now at little over a...

There is a Summarex on xBay now at little over a grand-7 hrs left. Too rich for my blood.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-25-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mojo
Thanks Erik. To confirm, are you saying that the...

Thanks Erik. To confirm, are you saying that the screw was adjusted too deep and that after it fired the shutter, it kept pressure on the shuttle button (down) therefore preventing the film advance...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-25-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mojo
APDOO Question

I have an early version (knurled knob with black face plate) APDOO. After it triggers the shutter of my nickel III, I cannot turn the film advance knob for the next frame. I need to remove it before...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-22-2014
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,791
Posted By Mojo
A nice GMP F-grip for my FM2n and R-grip for my...

A nice GMP F-grip for my FM2n and R-grip for my Nikon S2/SP when using short teles. I brought both grips including shipping for only 80 bucks.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2014
Replies: 292
Views: 16,026
Posted By Mojo
My 1941 IIIc with 1950's 35mm Nikon and 50mm...

My 1941 IIIc with 1950's 35mm Nikon and 50mm Canon lenses.
Forum: Travel 09-29-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,822
Posted By Mojo
Ensure the good has international warranty.

Ensure the good has international warranty.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-05-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By Mojo
Eb*y has a series vi square hood for 10 bucks....

Eb*y has a series vi square hood for 10 bucks. You will need an e39 to series vi adapter. Check filterfind.net for the proper adapter. These adapters and series vi filters are cheap--15 bucks for a...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-27-2014
Replies: 825
Views: 167,193
Posted By Mojo
Reissue the double shoe adapter.

Reissue the double shoe adapter.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2014
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,791
Posted By Mojo
A Tiffen 611 adapter for my v1 Lux to use with...

A Tiffen 611 adapter for my v1 Lux to use with series vi filters and hood. Hope it works.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-31-2014
Replies: 1,112
Views: 240,676
Posted By Mojo
Great framing and exposure. Tranquil yet dynamic...

Great framing and exposure. Tranquil yet dynamic in texture with the gentle wake and subtle waves.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-26-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 15,501
Posted By Mojo
Love his site and contributions to this forum.

Love his site and contributions to this forum.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-03-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,143
Posted By Mojo
Many of these store display dummies were...

Many of these store display dummies were converted to fully functional cameras and sold at a slight premium.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-10-2013
Replies: 109
Views: 24,267
Posted By Mojo
Only 22 lenses over 14 years and would not...

Only 22 lenses over 14 years and would not consider selling any of them. Embarrassed to say I have 90 filters.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-04-2013
Replies: 129
Views: 13,619
Posted By Mojo
Like older lenses. Not in any order 35 Summilux...

Like older lenses. Not in any order

35 Summilux ver 1
35 Summicron 8 ele
35 Nikon 1.8 ltm
105 Nikon S 2.5
85 Nikon 1.4 AIS
Forum: Nikon RF 11-30-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 5,168
Posted By Mojo
Years ago, I purchased a SP with a very weak...

Years ago, I purchased a SP with a very weak patch. I had it cleaned but still weak so I had it resilvered. Even then, it is nowhere as bright as my S2 patch.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-19-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By Mojo
Hardly used = not mintish

Hardly used = not mintish
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 11-03-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 956
Posted By Mojo
Nikka 7.5cm f3.5 ltm?

Any member has info on this lens?

Thanks
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-02-2013
Replies: 341
Views: 118,230
Posted By Mojo
A notice question. Is there any K bearing on the...

A notice question.

Is there any K bearing on the curtain. If the original K curtain was replaced with a more modern curtain at a latter date, is the camera still a K bearing type camera?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-11-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,085
Posted By Mojo
Thanks all for the advice.

Thanks all for the advice.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-11-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,085
Posted By Mojo
The corrosion is on the mounting flange of the...

The corrosion is on the mounting flange of the lens. Attached is a photo. Is the mounting flange made of brass-therefore no future rusting problem? Will the corrosion on the back of the flange affect...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-10-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,085
Posted By Mojo
Mounting Flange Material Canon 50mm f1.2 Rangefinder Lens

Hi,

The Canon VT with a 50mm f1.2 arrived today. The lens barrel is in excellent condition and the glass clear. When I removed the lens from the body for a closer look, I found dirt on the mounting...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-25-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 2,261
Posted By Mojo
I am so delighted by the generous support by the...

I am so delighted by the generous support by the forum members. Now that the optical cement problem is a non-issue, I have a few questions that need clarification.

1. Is there any optical difference...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-25-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 2,261
Posted By Mojo
Thanks all for your comments. I was quite...

Thanks all for your comments. I was quite surprised that the tech warned me to stay away from the 1.2 because as many of you have mentioned if high optical cement failures were the case, the net...
Forum: RFF News 09-16-2013
Replies: 106
Views: 70,297
Posted By Mojo
Placed order. Thanks to Sephen, Tom, and James.

Placed order. Thanks to Sephen, Tom, and James.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-15-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 2,261
Posted By Mojo
Thanks for the comments. The tech told me the...

Thanks for the comments. The tech told me the optical cement deterioration problem is mainly with the f1.2 starting a year and half ago.

Yes, I am interested in the 1.2 for how it renders out of...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-13-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 2,261
Posted By Mojo
50 f1.2 Focus and Optical Cement Issue Question

Thinking about acquiring a Canon 50mm f1.2 rangefinder lens for my Leica and possibly a GXR. I was told by a well-known US camera service tech that he had quite a few Canon rangefinders for repair...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2013
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,791
Posted By Mojo
Black 2pc 43mm Nippon Kogaku hood for 50 1.4 and...

Black 2pc 43mm Nippon Kogaku hood for 50 1.4 and 35 2.5/3.5 which I will use for my 35 1.8 ltm.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-01-2013
Replies: 1,112
Views: 240,676
Posted By Mojo
Lovely, simply lovely.

Lovely, simply lovely.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-23-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,896
Posted By Mojo
I have body, lens and dust caps for my 1934 black...

I have body, lens and dust caps for my 1934 black nickel III and pre-1931 nickel lenses. They are all black paint.

I also have a 36mm lens cap with bright chrome finish. I thought it may be a fake...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-23-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,896
Posted By Mojo
"I'm considering trading the chrome rear lens cap...

"I'm considering trading the chrome rear lens cap and body cap with the engravings, as well as a flatfaced chrome front cap for the Elmar. Just for info, what price would be suitable for them, so I...
Forum: RFF News 08-03-2013
Replies: 106
Views: 70,297
Posted By Mojo
I love the original rff script. it would be nice...

I love the original rff script. it would be nice with that over a large out-of-focused X.
Forum: RFF News 08-01-2013
Replies: 106
Views: 70,297
Posted By Mojo
CHEERS. I would like to have a rff softie and tee...

CHEERS. I would like to have a rff softie and tee to show my appreciation for such a fine forum.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-26-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 5,757
Posted By Mojo
I use AR 1 for my Nikon RF's and convex ones for...

I use AR 1 for my Nikon RF's and convex ones for my other cameras. The AR 1 is nice, it gives a little extra height and stays on better.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-16-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 4,781
Posted By Mojo
For a period of 8 years, I did not purchase any...

For a period of 8 years, I did not purchase any camera gear. I did that by not visiting shops, e*bay, or forum classifieds. I like shooting film with classic cameras and have most of the gear I...
Forum: Off Topic 06-25-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 1,687
Posted By Mojo
1974 Datsun 260Z: Had problem starting in...

1974 Datsun 260Z: Had problem starting in winter.
1976 Cutlass Supreme: Wheel broke off.

My favorite: 1969 Camaro convertible.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-22-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 3,838
Posted By Mojo
My first Leica is the M3. What impressed me most...

My first Leica is the M3. What impressed me most was the shutter, smooth as butter and magic to the ear. Forewarned that when you Leica, you will Leica all the way; there is no turning back. My...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-19-2013
Replies: 94
Views: 6,172
Posted By Mojo
Both the PRC and the ROC limited editions are not...

Both the PRC and the ROC limited editions are not eye-pleasing. The gold PRC is obvious for the Chinese elite. Stephen, how many investment stars would you give this camera? There is a Red Flag in...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-19-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 5,069
Posted By Mojo
FM2 with a 50mm f1.4

FM2 with a 50mm f1.4
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-03-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 3,514
Posted By Mojo
But this box is not for the first series Noct,...

But this box is not for the first series Noct, not even for the lesser first ver 35mm Lux or Cron. It is for the second ver Cron which Eb*y currently has one for US 1700 with lens, hood and caps...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-01-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 3,990
Posted By Mojo
With a camera in hand, there is anticipation of a...

With a camera in hand, there is anticipation of a keeper photo. One tends to rationalize positively why the photo should be taken even when in the back of the mind acknowledging shortcomings that may...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-01-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 3,514
Posted By Mojo
15 years ago, I saw a 35mm f1.4 and a 35mm f2...

15 years ago, I saw a 35mm f1.4 and a 35mm f2 box, both ver 1 and in excellent condition, among other boxes, inside a storage cabinet in a well known authorized Leica dealer in Hong Kong. I asked if...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-31-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,772
Posted By Mojo
She was good. What camera she used?

She was good. What camera she used?
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 05-27-2013
Replies: 89
Views: 7,170
Posted By Mojo
I like to take photos that tell a story or...

I like to take photos that tell a story or reminded me of a private story. This happens mainly in the streets. But when one speak of street photographer, one speak of HC Bresson and the alike. I am a...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 05-27-2013
Replies: 100
Views: 9,421
Posted By Mojo
Best wishes to Tom.

Best wishes to Tom.
Forum: Nikon RF 05-10-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 7,522
Posted By Mojo
I purchased a 35mm f1.8 ltm recently and tried it...

I purchased a 35mm f1.8 ltm recently and tried it with a Nikon RF chrome 3 piece 50mm f1.4 hood. Since I do not have a series 7 uv filter, I used a 43mm Walz mounted between the lens and the hood....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-16-2013
Replies: 54
Views: 4,759
Posted By Mojo
Happened when I first used RF's: 1. Forgot to...

Happened when I first used RF's:

1. Forgot to remove lens cap
2. Did not ensure hand held neck strap is not in front of lens


Forgot to enable flash and use polarizer to minimize reflection
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-18-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 1,861
Posted By Mojo
Nice, looks better then the valau. It will be...

Nice, looks better then the valau. It will be difficult to search in eBay unless the seller knows CP is Cook Perkins.
Forum: Nikon RF 03-17-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 980
Posted By Mojo
Thanks Highway 61.

Thanks Highway 61.
Forum: Nikon RF 03-17-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 980
Posted By Mojo
Amedeo Muscelli Contax IIa/IIIa Body Cap for Nikon S2

Can a Contax IIa body cap fit a Nikon S2? Has anyone an Amedeo body cap? Is it a press-fit or level-release type like the CV Nikon body cap? I know the workmanship is a piece of art but how is the...
Forum: Nikon RF 03-17-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 7,522
Posted By Mojo
Thanks gentlemen. I read that the glass of the 35...

Thanks gentlemen. I read that the glass of the 35 f2.5 and 28 f3.5 are deeply recessed and that hoods are not needed. I also noticed from the MIR rengefinder site that the hood for the 28 is shallow...
Forum: Nikon RF 03-16-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 7,522
Posted By Mojo
Erik, If you use the 43mm base part and the 85...

Erik,

If you use the 43mm base part and the 85 f2 hood part, will it be similar to the hood for the 35 f2.5?

Thanks
Forum: Nikon RF 03-13-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 7,522
Posted By Mojo
Thanks guys for all the suggestions and photos. I...

Thanks guys for all the suggestions and photos. I am from the US living in Hong Kong. Because of the high shipment charges, I have asked US sellers to ship to my US address. Unfortunately they can't...
Forum: Nikon RF 03-12-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 7,522
Posted By Mojo
Thanks Erik.

Thanks Erik.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-06-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 802
Posted By Mojo
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Leica-Dealer-Clock...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Leica-Dealer-Clock-and-Sign-Excellent-Condition-/290873293442?pt=Film_Cameras&hash=item43b9663a82
...
Forum: Nikon RF 03-01-2013
Replies: 150
Views: 57,996
Posted By Mojo
S2 over SP for the brighter rangefinder patch.

S2 over SP for the brighter rangefinder patch.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2013
Replies: 303
Views: 46,974
Posted By Mojo
M2 M2 (functional Atrappe--for fun) M3 M4 M6 (bp...

M2
M2 (functional Atrappe--for fun)
M3
M4
M6 (bp 2000 Dragon)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-10-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By Mojo
Hi Erik, Sorry I used Eric instead of Erik...

Hi Erik,

Sorry I used Eric instead of Erik earlier in the thread. Is it possible to post some photos? If not, is the step inside the cap step up (inside diameter is larger at the front of the cap)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-10-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By Mojo
SK Grimes

Hi Ark8012,

Tread from another forum:

http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?21636-SK-Grimes-Lens-Caps

SKGrimes:

http://www.skgrimes.com/products/lens-caps
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-09-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By Mojo
Congrad. It is good to have a complete set....

Congrad. It is good to have a complete set. Although the Summarit cap fits, it is not the same. I rather have a third party (without the Leica logo because it is not a Leica) cap that fits over the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-08-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By Mojo
Leica 35 f1.4 ver 1 Lens Cap

Read from another forum on SK Grimes lens caps and thinking of ordering a couple for my lens. I read from Ken Rockwell the size is 46.5mm ID. Could someone in this forum with the original Leica push...
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