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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 363
Views: 17,734
Posted By bob338
Has he set up a way to take payments for this...

Has he set up a way to take payments for this lens?
Forum: Leica SL 1 Week Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 3,069
Posted By bob338
Raid, I would recommend buying the Leica brand...

Raid, I would recommend buying the Leica brand adapter. I have a handful of off-brand adapters for my SL and the quality is lacking in comparison. Also, the electronic functions are non-existent with...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,232
Posted By bob338
I've had one of these black V1 Summiluxes for a...

I've had one of these black V1 Summiluxes for a couple years. I think it's a great lens, if a little limited. Never understood the dislike for it.

Are the black ones worth much more than the...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 751
Posted By bob338
I have a rider policy on my homeowner policy for...

I have a rider policy on my homeowner policy for about $100,000. It covers any kind of loss or damage and they will replace anything on the policy with a new camera/lens including inflation. I pay...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-31-2019
Replies: 363
Views: 17,734
Posted By bob338
I will buy one in black. Please let us know when...

I will buy one in black. Please let us know when he is ready to sell them.

I would greatly prefer this lens without the infinity lock. It is the only thing I don't like about my original...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-12-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,189
Posted By bob338
I use both of these on my road bikes. They're not...

I use both of these on my road bikes. They're not very cool looking, or very aero, but I can carry a sandwich and a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-30-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By bob338
This....

This.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Alden-200-Film-Loader-Model-72-Takes-Up-To-200ft-Bulk-Film-Rolls/352667083715?hash=item521c98a3c3:g:hu4AAOSw4OJc3xwi


You can order it sent to me and I'll forward it...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-30-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By bob338
Hey Guy. Where ya been? I have done this with...

Hey Guy. Where ya been?

I have done this with 400' rolls of Double XX many times. You can do it in a changing bag in a dark room, or in a darkroom with no lights on. I have always done it by hand,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By bob338
If you're looking to get into stereo photography,...

If you're looking to get into stereo photography, this is a great time to buy gear. Stereo Realists are going cheap these days. You can pick up a Belplasca for less than $150, they used to start at...
Forum: Travel 01-21-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 2,235
Posted By bob338
I grew up in Chicago, but haven't lived there for...

I grew up in Chicago, but haven't lived there for about 25 years now. I go back to see family when I can and I'm always shocked to see how much it's changed and how much the same it has remained....
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-11-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 5,895
Posted By bob338
How much are they asking?

How much are they asking?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-11-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 5,895
Posted By bob338
I have been using one off and on for a couple...

I have been using one off and on for a couple years. I like it, but there are definitely more ergonomic bags out there. It holds a lot of stuff. I can squeeze clothing and gear for about two days in...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-06-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,306
Posted By bob338
Yes. We did the prints on Hahnemuhle FA Baryta...

Yes. We did the prints on Hahnemuhle FA Baryta paper with an Epson 9800 printer. 40x60 was really pushing it size-wise, but they came out great. I think we ended up printing about 20 of them at 40x60...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-06-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,306
Posted By bob338
We just scanned about 300 negs at work with a...

We just scanned about 300 negs at work with a Plustek 8200iAI.
We started out using my V600 and the results were not good enough for the 40x60 prints the client wanted. I ordered the Plustek and it...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-21-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,423
Posted By bob338
I trim prints every day I go to work. I use a...

I trim prints every day I go to work. I use a Pacific Arc straight edge and an Olfa rotary mat. I also limit cuts to around 15-20 per blade, blades are cheap, prints are not. The Pacific Arc is not...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-07-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 51,768
Posted By bob338
What a terrible loss for his family and friends....

What a terrible loss for his family and friends. Always a nice, open person.
Rest in peace, Tom.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-03-2016
Replies: 59
Views: 4,229
Posted By bob338
I have a V1 Summilux. It's a good lens, but...

I have a V1 Summilux. It's a good lens, but definitely different than the V2 and later. I also have the Summarit it is supposed to be descended from and they are different enough that I will keep...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-06-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,520
Posted By bob338
Pre-ASPH Summilux. I've owned every version of...

Pre-ASPH Summilux.
I've owned every version of this lens and the Pre-ASPH is by far my favorite.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-03-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 3,134
Posted By bob338
If the Loupedeck had sliding faders, I might be...

If the Loupedeck had sliding faders, I might be in.
I started using a Behringer Xtouch Mini this week with Midi2LR and I like it so far, but the twisty knobs are hard to get used to. I wish I had...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-20-2016
Replies: 32
Poll: Insurance?
Views: 4,858
Posted By bob338
I am currently paying about $800 a year to cover...

I am currently paying about $800 a year to cover about $80k worth of equipment.
Seems expensive until your bag with a body and three lenses walks away.
I think it's worth it.

I should add that I...
Forum: RFF News 07-05-2016
Replies: 67
Views: 7,495
Posted By bob338
I'm in. 10 characters.

I'm in.
10 characters.
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 02-02-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 19,619
Posted By bob338
I sent my M9 in on Jan 19th to check for...

I sent my M9 in on Jan 19th to check for corrosion. Got a call from Sarah today that my sensor is fine and on its way back to me. She said it had been cleaned, adjusted and the leatherette replaced...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-10-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By bob338
Not meaning to be a smart alleck, but that lens...

Not meaning to be a smart alleck, but that lens isn't prone to flare, so why do you need one?
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 12-30-2015
Replies: 73
Views: 6,315
Posted By bob338
I don't have an M240, but the second one looks...

I don't have an M240, but the second one looks like the Fuji to me.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-06-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,512
Posted By bob338
This was what inspired me to do this. We live in...

This was what inspired me to do this. We live in a tiny house, so maximizing space is essential.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-06-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,512
Posted By bob338
I haven't dropped one yet! They're all insured...

I haven't dropped one yet! They're all insured for more than they're worth, so I guess I'm not worried about it.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-05-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,512
Posted By bob338
I don't know, we get our share of temblors up...

I don't know, we get our share of temblors up here! They lock into the caps pretty tightly, so I am not too worried about them jiggling out.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-05-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,512
Posted By bob338
How do you store your lenses?

I have been tried various ways of storing my lenses over the years and none of them have ever been quite right.

Until now...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/629/23435478832_54abea7f4d_z.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-20-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,074
Posted By bob338
I've got one. PM me and I'll send it out...

I've got one. PM me and I'll send it out tomorrow.

bob
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-23-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By bob338
It does look a little magnified, but it's not...

It does look a little magnified, but it's not uncomfortable to look at.
i cannot notice any difference in contrast or brightness, but it's probably there.

Bob
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-22-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By bob338
I have both of the Leica mags. I like the 1.4 for...

I have both of the Leica mags. I like the 1.4 for a 75mm and longer, the 1.25 for 50s. They are necessary for me to focus well with 50s and up.
I had the infinitely unadjustable one from Japan and...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-08-2015
Replies: 89
Views: 11,320
Posted By bob338
I received my Parr print today(west coast, near...

I received my Parr print today(west coast, near San Francisco.)
I'm happy with the quality of it for $100. It was packed professionally, too.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-16-2015
Replies: 76
Views: 10,670
Posted By bob338
This picture just caused me to buy this lens on...

This picture just caused me to buy this lens on ebay. Thanks!
Now if I can just find an Amedeo adapter cheap...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 03-07-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,392
Posted By bob338
My imac is running 10.7.something and it works...

My imac is running 10.7.something and it works with my Epson 7800 and 9800 printers just fine.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 5,564
Posted By bob338
V1 35mm Summicron 35mm f2.8 Summaron Rigid 50mm...

V1 35mm Summicron
35mm f2.8 Summaron
Rigid 50mm Summicron
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2015
Replies: 178
Views: 44,308
Posted By bob338
My black...

My black M3.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7579/16049896667_b982aee4d0_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qsgV7k)
P1010012 (https://flic.kr/p/qsgV7k) by lenses*for*sale...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-01-2014
Replies: 201
Views: 17,024
Posted By bob338
Get well, Stewart!

Get well, Stewart!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-10-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,649
Posted By bob338
I cannot see the 28mm framelines, but I think the...

I cannot see the 28mm framelines, but I think the 35mm lines are visible. When shooting 35mm I tend to assume the whole viewfinder is the composition, so I may be the wrong person to answer this...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-09-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,649
Posted By bob338
I have both Leica mags. I use the 1.4x for 75mm...

I have both Leica mags. I use the 1.4x for 75mm and up, and the 1.25 for 50s. They make focusing for me a lot easier, but they're not entirely essential. I think I could probably get away without...
Forum: Other RF 10-29-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 3,323
Posted By bob338
You won't regret buying the Makina! I've had 3 of...

You won't regret buying the Makina! I've had 3 of them, and I'm considering buying another these days.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By bob338
Unless it's glare I'm seeing, it looks like a...

Unless it's glare I'm seeing, it looks like a little bit of wear on the shutter release collar is allowing chrome to shine through.
The finish of the paint looks a little too matte, too.
Can you...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By bob338
Looks like a respray to me. The chrome coming...

Looks like a respray to me. The chrome coming through on the shutter collar looks wrong. Also, it looks like the serial number is in the wrong place. They probably filled the old number and engraved...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-19-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,587
Posted By bob338
I routinely let me 5yo daughter use my M9. She is...

I routinely let me 5yo daughter use my M9. She is careful, but not precious, with it, and she spent the time learning how to use it with me.
My 7yo son had a Canon Elph that served him well until...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 9,543
Posted By bob338
If I had access to counterfeit currency, I would...

If I had access to counterfeit currency, I would send an offer post haste!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 9,543
Posted By bob338
I emailed the seller and he responded that he...

I emailed the seller and he responded that he wants 'at least $21k for it.'
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 9,543
Posted By bob338
I think the seller you're talking about is the...

I think the seller you're talking about is the person who bought out most of the Midland factory inventory when they shuttered it. I heard he got the engraving set, too, so he *could* make things...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-04-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 9,543
Posted By bob338
It looks fake to me. My black M3 looks nothing...

It looks fake to me. My black M3 looks nothing like this one. The 'wear' is a little too contrived. The paperwork is a little too over the top. The lettering should show some yellowing. You can see a...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-30-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 13,797
Posted By bob338
I'll look at them tonight when I get home. If...

I'll look at them tonight when I get home. If memory serves, I think the canvas/Magnum bag is a little thicker and slightly heavier and the tin cloth is a little bit lighter and thinner. To be honest...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-30-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 13,797
Posted By bob338
Are you looking at the Medium Field bag...

Are you looking at the Medium Field bag (http://www.filson.com/products/oil-finish-medium-field-bag.70112.html?fromCat=true&fvalsProduct=collections/web-specials&fmetaProduct=cc15/) that's listed on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-23-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,147
Posted By bob338
This is the only forum I've ever really...

This is the only forum I've ever really participated in, and I used to make a lot more comments, but a year or two ago I decided that no one really thought about other peoples opinions anyway, so why...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-22-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 3,905
Posted By bob338
The non-profit you supposedly set up kind of gave...

The non-profit you supposedly set up kind of gave it away for me. Have you ever gone through the hassle of setting up a 501(c)(3)?
It's not something one would do without a lot of money and a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-23-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 4,084
Posted By bob338
I have a black ASPH 35mm Summicron I'll trade you...

I have a black ASPH 35mm Summicron I'll trade you for your chrome lens.

PM me if you're interested.

Bob
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-10-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,881
Posted By bob338
I have been using a Timbuk2 Snoop small bag for a...

I have been using a Timbuk2 Snoop small bag for a few months and I love it. It fits one M body with a lens and two lenses in leather cases, or 1 M body and a small lunch for my kids. The pockets and...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-24-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 6,377
Posted By bob338
My 17 year old grandfather was there. No one in...

My 17 year old grandfather was there. No one in our family knew until he passed. It explained a lot about how he was for the rest of his life.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-24-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 6,377
Posted By bob338
I cannot understand why anyone would care what...

I cannot understand why anyone would care what happened to the other photos he did, or didn't, take. If he only got 11 shots on the whole trip, does the lack of more diminish those 11 shots?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-02-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 4,822
Posted By bob338
Not sure why Ansel is so hung up on declaring...

Not sure why Ansel is so hung up on declaring that a print touching glass is okay.
It's not.
I have been a framer for 25 years(this month!) and I would never suggest this to anyone as being okay....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,607
Posted By bob338
I paid $700 for mine last year.

I paid $700 for mine last year.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,607
Posted By bob338
Just wait until you shoot it. It's one of the...

Just wait until you shoot it. It's one of the best Leica lenses ever made...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,607
Posted By bob338
I have a Summilux of that vintage with a couple...

I have a Summilux of that vintage with a couple of snowflake spots in the rear elements. I picked it up really cheap a while back and have never seen any evidence of the flaws in my photos.
It's the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-07-2014
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
M9 with a 75mm...

M9 with a 75mm Summicron

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7268/13703997363_7594a55030.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mSYyYB)
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 03-24-2014
Replies: 97
Views: 19,607
Posted By bob338
Where does this sense of entitlement come from?...

Where does this sense of entitlement come from? The camera has a specific period of warranty that eventually ends. Why would you expect them to extend that time? Does Nikon or Canon warranty their...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 03-24-2014
Replies: 97
Views: 19,607
Posted By bob338
I'll chime in with my experience. This was about...

I'll chime in with my experience. This was about 2 years ago.
I had a second hand M8 that developed the coffee stain issue. I sent it to Leica NJ, with the admission upfront that it was a second...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-02-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 9,333
Posted By bob338
Next time anyone is wondering why so many...

Next time anyone is wondering why so many old-timers have left this forum, please point them to comments like this.

This isn't the Fox News comments section.
Forum: Travel 02-10-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,995
Posted By bob338
Gasser's is definitely a waste of time these...

Gasser's is definitely a waste of time these days.
Photographers Supply is good for film, but not much else. Vic(The Dick) is a bit gruff, but they do carry a fair amount of film.
Rayko has film,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-08-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 4,773
Posted By bob338
Out of curiosity, why would you bid it up just to...

Out of curiosity, why would you bid it up just to push up the price? Seems like a lousy thing to do to the people who might actually want to buy it and use it.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-23-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 4,602
Posted By bob338
This is definitely a repaint. I have a genuine...

This is definitely a repaint. I have a genuine one and it looks nothing like this. The paint would have to have some patina after all these years, even if it sat in a box all that time. Also, they...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-01-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 5,062
Posted By bob338
I have the Leica 18mm and use it on my M9. I...

I have the Leica 18mm and use it on my M9. I bought it last year after I sold my WATE because I found myself missing having a super wide and I found it pretty cheap, $2k-ish with a passport from Dale...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-28-2013
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
Iphone. http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7446/1054327...

Iphone.
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7446/10543273825_3726f4108c_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/10543273825/)
IMG_3444 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/10543273825/) by...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-06-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 2,934
Posted By bob338
Usually I have one body with a lens on it, and...

Usually I have one body with a lens on it, and occasionally a second lens in the bag.
Yesterday I took an M9 with a 18mm Super Elmar and a 28mm Summicron in the bag. Never used the 28.
Today I...
Forum: RFF News 10-02-2013
Replies: 71
Views: 11,704
Posted By bob338
More classifieds showing up on the homepage?

More classifieds showing up on the homepage?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-24-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 17,119
Posted By bob338
Just saw this... Raid, I ended up keeping the...

Just saw this...
Raid, I ended up keeping the Summaron. I sold the V1 Summicron with eyes and got one without eyes. And I traded the ASPH Summicron for a 28mm Summicron.
I don't think I'll ever let...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-05-2013
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
iPhone. Couldn't get to my M9 fast enough to...

iPhone. Couldn't get to my M9 fast enough to capture this...
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5491/9680846931_640eb8c206_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/9680846931/)
IMG_3156...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-19-2013
Replies: 526
Views: 179,706
Posted By bob338
M9, 50 ASPH Summilux,...

M9, 50 ASPH Summilux, Bob.
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2880/9547573079_38c2c5197d_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/9547573079/)
L1050670.jpg...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-12-2013
Replies: 191
Views: 101,913
Posted By bob338
What a drag, Roger was a huge part of this forum,...

What a drag, Roger was a huge part of this forum, for me.
What, exactly, happened?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2013
Replies: 205
Views: 25,543
Posted By bob338
Henry, also pictured above, two years...

Henry, also pictured above, two years later...
M9, 75mm Summicron.
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3804/9484594202_a576ea59c5_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/9484594202/)
L1050986.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-09-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,373
Posted By bob338
Any big dealer should be able to do an acceptable...

Any big dealer should be able to do an acceptable appraisal for you. If you're a regular customer they probably won't even charge you for it.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-27-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 7,559
Posted By bob338
Timbuk2 still makes some of their bags in SF....

Timbuk2 still makes some of their bags in SF. Their website says they make the custom orders in the City. Maybe you can be a custom order shop?
I have the Snoop small and it's probably the best...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-22-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 4,324
Posted By bob338
The USPS is a corrupt joke, they're as bad as...

The USPS is a corrupt joke, they're as bad as Ebay.
Our mailman came in my shop a few weeks ago and asked if he had delivered the wrong package to me earlier that day. I said no, and he started...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-22-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 4,324
Posted By bob338
It's frustrating. Ebay has become a real risk for...

It's frustrating. Ebay has become a real risk for sellers. I sell a fair amount of stuff there, and I've had pretty good luck so far, but these things come up once in a while. I've lost about $700 in...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-22-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 4,324
Posted By bob338
So, you shipped the lens more than a week after...

So, you shipped the lens more than a week after you received payment?
I would have filed a claim, too.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2013
Replies: 540
Views: 95,176
Posted By bob338
M9, V4 35mm...

M9, V4 35mm Summicron.
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7383/9334514321_189598b6fd_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/9334514321/)
L1051774.jpg...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 07-17-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 3,393
Posted By bob338
I sold an MP to some scumbag in San Diego through...

I sold an MP to some scumbag in San Diego through ebay last year, I took pictures of the camera as I was putting it into the box to be sure I had a record of the condition.
He filed a claim with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-29-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 3,769
Posted By bob338
Sorry to thread-jack, but we're in the same...

Sorry to thread-jack, but we're in the same situation.

So, I tightened the grub screws on my lens last night and took it out with my kids today. The aperture ring slowly loosened back up as the day...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-28-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 3,769
Posted By bob338
Mine is beat to sh*t. Canadian. Excellent glass,...

Mine is beat to sh*t. Canadian. Excellent glass, though.

I just tightened up the grub screws around the aperture ring and it seems to have solved the problem. It is a very small screw, so make sure...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-28-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 3,769
Posted By bob338
This is weird. I got a Pre-ASPH Summicron just...

This is weird. I got a Pre-ASPH Summicron just this afternoon that has this problem and I was searching for threads about it.

So, at least two of us have this problem today.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-20-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,699
Posted By bob338
Before scrolling down to your post, I had listed...

Before scrolling down to your post, I had listed these in the same order as you!
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 06-06-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 5,654
Posted By bob338
Are you printing invoices and general paperwork,...

Are you printing invoices and general paperwork, or photographs? Why would you risk using an unknown brand of ink to print something you don't want to fade?
Saving a few dollars in the short term...
Forum: Travel 05-24-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 4,783
Posted By bob338
Buses are super creepy, and bus stations can be...

Buses are super creepy, and bus stations can be dangerous, probably not the best idea for first time visitors. Riding the dog(Greyhound) is the last resort for travel here, that's why it's so cheap....
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2013
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
M9 with a 75mm Summicron....

M9 with a 75mm Summicron.
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7291/8739583093_d97bc060d0_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8739583093/)
L1051154...
Forum: RFF News 04-27-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 6,978
Posted By bob338
I second this, big time.

I second this, big time.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-13-2013
Replies: 8,969
Views: 876,271
Posted By bob338
Leica 75mm Summicron Leica 18mm Super...

Leica 75mm Summicron
Leica 18mm Super Elmar
Leica 28mm Elmarit V2
Leica 1.4 Magnifier
Lots of filters
And a bunch of Ninjago books for my boy.

Good month, I guess!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-12-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,660
Posted By bob338
Pre-ASPH Summilux, too.

Pre-ASPH Summilux, too.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-02-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 4,037
Posted By bob338
I'm not an art dealer, I own a frame shop.

I'm not an art dealer, I own a frame shop.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-02-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 4,037
Posted By bob338
Artists do this all the time. I think it's pretty...

Artists do this all the time. I think it's pretty sleazy, and it lowers my opinion when I see it.
My opinion of Eggleston and his cash-grabbing son(my opinion!)is not good.
I used to be a fan...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-02-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 4,037
Posted By bob338
I think it's pretty slimy for Eggleston(and...

I think it's pretty slimy for Eggleston(and thousands of other artists) to do this, but it happens all the time in the art world.
If you say you're going to limit the edition to 125 prints, then it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 5,360
Posted By bob338
I would kill for overhead at my store to be 11%...

I would kill for overhead at my store to be 11% like on ebay!
My monthly costs are typically 50-60% of my gross, and that's before paying myself.
Ebay has a lot of things wrong with it, but it is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-28-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 4,276
Posted By bob338
Man, I really regret passing on one from a friend...

Man, I really regret passing on one from a friend last year at $6k...
He ended up listing it on Pnet and sold it in less than 5 minutes!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-27-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 5,360
Posted By bob338
I think this sums up married life pretty well....

I think this sums up married life pretty well.

My wife doesn't give a thought to anything I buy until I spend Family Money!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-27-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 5,360
Posted By bob338
Strategy? I own a store, where I receive boxes...

Strategy? I own a store, where I receive boxes daily that are stuffed with styrofoam packing materials and bubblewrap, so I save the packing and boxes for shipping. I have USPS, UPS and Fedex...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-25-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,395
Posted By bob338
I just looked up our policy and I pay about $900...

I just looked up our policy and I pay about $900 per year for $85k in replacement coverage. So, I guess 1-2% seems to be the norm.
My policy does not have depreciation, but full stated value...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 10,845
Posted By bob338
The Summarit is very small and light. You can...

The Summarit is very small and light. You can probably pick up a used one for around $1k, Summicrons are around $1500, I think.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 10,845
Posted By bob338
I actually own Kevin's(KZPHOTO) lens that he...

I actually own Kevin's(KZPHOTO) lens that he mentions above.
I traded it against another lens with Kevin and we eventually traded back.
I don't want to like it, I've tried to be done with it, but I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2013
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
M9 + 50MM ASPH...

M9 + 50MM ASPH Summilux

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8098/8584735656_4fb79f910a_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8584735656/)
L1050143...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-17-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By bob338
I have a personal items policy with my homeowners...

I have a personal items policy with my homeowners insurance policy. I have no deductible, and they cover price increases if something is not available anymore, i.e. M instead of replacement M9.
The...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-05-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,555
Posted By bob338
I have been using one for the last year or two,...

I have been using one for the last year or two, but I am migrating to a Timbuk2 Snoop X-small bag this week. The Billingham is perfect for an M body with lens, an extra lens and the front pocket...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2013
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
M9, Pre-ASPH 50mm...

M9, Pre-ASPH 50mm Summilux

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8055/8439307383_907fc68ed2_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8439307383/)
L1049669...
Forum: Travel 01-28-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 2,660
Posted By bob338
That sucks. I was used to getting that treatment...

That sucks. I was used to getting that treatment growing up in Chicago, but I've never had a problem with the cops in San Francisco. I still don't like cops, but they've never harassed me in the 17...
Forum: Travel 01-28-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 2,660
Posted By bob338
Seriuosly? The biggest danger in the Tenderloin...

Seriuosly? The biggest danger in the Tenderloin and around 16th Street is the gangbangers, crackheads, and tweakers. The cops in the Mission and Tenderloin are too lazy and useless to pose a threat...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-25-2013
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
Iphone. http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8071/8415107...

Iphone.
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8071/8415107935_827912226c_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8415107935/)
IMG_1722-1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8415107935/) by...
Forum: Photo Software 01-25-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By bob338
Thanks, Joe!

Thanks, Joe!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2013
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
M9 with an LTM Summarit @...

M9 with an LTM Summarit @ f1.5.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8354/8378785207_af7fd5a1c6_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8378785207/)
L1049224...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-12-2013
Replies: 88
Views: 7,497
Posted By bob338
1. Wine Glass 2. Urban Tour 3. Indecisive...

1. Wine Glass
2. Urban Tour
3. Indecisive moment
Strong runner up: Man Centered Square Triangles
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-03-2013
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
M9 with a Pre-ASPH 28mm Elmarit. My wife took...

M9 with a Pre-ASPH 28mm Elmarit.
My wife took this picture of me and our kids at Muir Beach on New Years Day.
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8217/8344137181_7d6a166122_z.jpg...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-20-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,513
Posted By bob338
Actually, ebay has gotten worse. Their customer...

Actually, ebay has gotten worse. Their customer service and their willingness/ability to deal with problem sellers is much worse than it was years ago.
No one is saying ebay was ever a perfect,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-18-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,513
Posted By bob338
I agree that it's not ebay, it's the sellers, but...

I agree that it's not ebay, it's the sellers, but ebay has been less responsive to problems lately.
There was a pre-inspection done on the car. I foolishly trusted that they did a decent inspection,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-18-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,513
Posted By bob338
Ebay is really starting to suck. The sellers are...

Ebay is really starting to suck. The sellers are getting more desperate and ruthless. In the last few weeks I have bought 2 Lego Brickmaster books for my son, and a car for my wife.

The Legos were...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-13-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 6,832
Posted By bob338
That's a lot of money! I bought my CPP-2 w/lift...

That's a lot of money! I bought my CPP-2 w/lift for $50 on Craigslist, and my neighbor gave me an ATL-1000 for free!
I'm very happy to see they're making 1000ml bottles again, and a few of the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-09-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 4,095
Posted By bob338
Everything on the internet is true?? Isn't the...

Everything on the internet is true??

Isn't the sensor in the(currently in production) ME the same one in the M9? Aren't people buying those right now?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 4,095
Posted By bob338
Where did you hear that there was a shortage of...

Where did you hear that there was a shortage of sensors for either camera? There is no more supply of LCD screens for the M8, but I haven't heard of any other parts being unattainable.

Please...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-05-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,543
Posted By bob338
Note to self: Get a Noctilux.

Note to self: Get a Noctilux.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-04-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,039
Posted By bob338
cold. and pretty.

cold.

and pretty.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-03-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,888
Posted By bob338
This is from my M9 with a Pre-ASPH 50mm Summilux...

This is from my M9 with a Pre-ASPH 50mm Summilux at f1.4, ISO 2500 at 1/125th in the dark. I opened the exposure a little(1.13) bit in LR, de-saturated(-.13) and used Auto WB.
Not the best picture...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-28-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 3,306
Posted By bob338
This is stolen, non-existent, or you're gonna get...

This is stolen, non-existent, or you're gonna get the crap beaten out of you for the money in your pocket.

Stay away.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-23-2012
Replies: 364
Views: 37,994
Posted By bob338
I have a Hexar HX-18W flash, like new in the box....

I have a Hexar HX-18W flash, like new in the box.

I'll send it anywhere you want provided you pay the shipping...

***Hexar flash is on its way to Johan.***
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-22-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,045
Posted By bob338
Why not try KEH?

Why not try KEH?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-22-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,045
Posted By bob338
When I think of Breguet Cameras, I think of a...

When I think of Breguet Cameras, I think of a very specific part of my anatomy. I am not fond of them, and I would never send them anything.
I would worry that they will call you and offer you a lot...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-16-2012
Replies: 79
Views: 6,356
Posted By bob338
Did they interview Lou? I highly doubt it, but...

Did they interview Lou? I highly doubt it, but they have a bunch of quotes from him in the book.
I don't have the book in front of me, so I can't tell you the number, but they credit the original...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-16-2012
Replies: 79
Views: 6,356
Posted By bob338
Be careful what you believe in that book. The...

Be careful what you believe in that book. The 'writers' just pulled quotes from 30 years of magazine interviews and assembled them into the history that they wanted to create. They totally ignored...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-14-2012
Replies: 79
Views: 6,356
Posted By bob338
I remember him bragging in some interview last...

I remember him bragging in some interview last year about buying a new Leica that cost $20k just for the body.
He's obviously a rangefinder guy, but the interview sounded like he had gone to the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-14-2012
Replies: 79
Views: 6,356
Posted By bob338
I think you're right, I'm pretty sure he's using...

I think you're right, I'm pretty sure he's using an S2.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 11-14-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,143
Posted By bob338
I would look for a 24" Epson 7800. They can be...

I would look for a 24" Epson 7800. They can be found for under $1k. It's bigger than what you have now but you can print exhibition quality. My 9800(44"vs24") has been super reliable and it's about 6...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-12-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,747
Posted By bob338
PS--I've had a few Leica 35s: the f3.5 and f2.8...

PS--I've had a few Leica 35s: the f3.5 and f2.8 Summarons, V1 Summicron, V1 Summilux and an ASPH Summicron.

I did not like the f3.5 at all; low contrast, not too sharp, and slow. Decent for b/w,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-12-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,747
Posted By bob338
I did a quick lens test a few months ago and my...

I did a quick lens test a few months ago and my 2.8 Summaron and V1 Summicron were part of it.
If you click this picture, there are a lot more in my...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-06-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 4,955
Posted By bob338
I have a Macbook Pro and an Ipad 1. The Ipad is...

I have a Macbook Pro and an Ipad 1. The Ipad is great for traveling, but practically useless to me at home.
My kids love it for video games(angry birds, checkers, backgammon) and videos, but I just...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-05-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 6,572
Posted By bob338
I would strongly second this book, it's what made...

I would strongly second this book, it's what made me interested in photography as a kid.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2012
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
M9 with a 35mm Summicron ASPH. Tennessee Valley...

M9 with a 35mm Summicron ASPH.
Tennessee Valley Beach

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7137/8159706286_1bfa4f446d_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8159706286/)
L1048171.jpg...
Forum: RFF News 10-29-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 11,317
Posted By bob338
Seriously? At a time like this?

Seriously? At a time like this?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-25-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 4,965
Posted By bob338
This was a couple of years ago, but I vaguely ...

This was a couple of years ago, but I vaguely remember it being around $400.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-25-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 4,965
Posted By bob338
I would insist they send it to Germany. I sent...

I would insist they send it to Germany. I sent mine in for the DX repair, a CLA and the MP finder upgrade.
They only charged me for the MP upgrade. They did the DX reader and CLA for free and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,092
Posted By bob338
1971. Me in my Dad's lap in his 1963.5 Galaxie...

1971. Me in my Dad's lap in his 1963.5 Galaxie 500 XL.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8193/8122613856_669789c4b6_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8122613856/)
IMG_1246...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2012
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
M9, Pre-ASPH Summiux 50mm most recent...

M9, Pre-ASPH Summiux 50mm

most recent roll...
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8465/8104460620_38d5a4a5c4_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8104460620/)
L1047793.jpg...
Forum: Travel 10-18-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 10,759
Posted By bob338
I cannot believe you gave away the ending to...

I cannot believe you gave away the ending to Vertigo.

Sounds like a fun trip. When are you moving out here?
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2012
Replies: 74
Views: 6,206
Posted By bob338
Not cabbage soup, but they did post this on...

Not cabbage soup, but they did post this on facebook...

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151034550147735&set=a.80684602734.94440.75684997734&type=1&theater
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-10-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 8,231
Posted By bob338
I have only bought a Thumb's Up, a Luigi case, 2...

I have only bought a Thumb's Up, a Luigi case, 2 extra batteries, a Ghiottos screen protector and a Billingham Leica/Alice bag for my M9.
I like the bag most of all the bags I've owned; there's room...
Forum: Travel 09-26-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 10,759
Posted By bob338
If you're all the way out in Truckee, Yosemite or...

If you're all the way out in Truckee, Yosemite or Tahoe are easy and well worth the trip. Mono Lake is also pretty amazing.

San Francisco could easily take 5 days to see, you'll wish you had more...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-21-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 5,593
Posted By bob338
Sheesh. This forum really is winding down to its...

Sheesh. This forum really is winding down to its end, isn't it?

Lighten up.

Sounds like a cool watch, Joe. Let's see some pictures of it!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,456
Posted By bob338
Someone sent me the link to this collection a few...

Someone sent me the link to this collection a few months ago, it's pretty amazing.

You can *almost* see my house in the lower left corner of this...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-09-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 5,802
Posted By bob338
Chrome M3 35mm V1 Summilux with eyes 50mm DR...

Chrome M3
35mm V1 Summilux with eyes
50mm DR Summicron
A couple of finders and meters
$475--ebay
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-09-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 5,802
Posted By bob338
Black M3(on the list) Black Rigid Summicron LTM...

Black M3(on the list)
Black Rigid Summicron
LTM 35mm Summaron 2.8
90mm Summicron(60s version)
Bag of finders and meters
$2100--Craigslist
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-09-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,053
Posted By bob338
This looks correct to me, similar to my BP...

This looks correct to me, similar to my BP Summicron.
I have no source for this, but I've read that they used black paint and black anodized on the same lenses quite a bit back then.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-08-2012
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
This has become my favorite thread, keep 'em...

This has become my favorite thread, keep 'em coming!

M9 with a 50mm Summarit f2.5

Audrey showing me two of her many moods...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8179/7960744202_1fe95775ef_z.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-06-2012
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
M9 50mm Pre ASPH Summilux. My wife with our new...

M9 50mm Pre ASPH Summilux.
My wife with our new nephew.
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8461/7944866820_6f0eb9449f_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/7944866820/)
L1047270...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-05-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 4,006
Posted By bob338
I'll give you mine for $40k!

I'll give you mine for $40k!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-29-2012
Replies: 467
Views: 61,330
Posted By bob338
Where is there a secret being held from us? Maybe...

Where is there a secret being held from us? Maybe my Dilaudid is clouding my ability to understand what I'm reading, but it seems like Stefan Daniels says here that they pulled the defective screens...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-28-2012
Replies: 467
Views: 61,330
Posted By bob338
This thread is bringing RFF down to the level of...

This thread is bringing RFF down to the level of the other photography forums.

Does anyone else have anything constructive to add?
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-27-2012
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
Audrey. Golden Gate Park. M9 with a Pre-ASPH...

Audrey.
Golden Gate Park.
M9 with a Pre-ASPH Summilux 50mm.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-27-2012
Replies: 467
Views: 61,330
Posted By bob338
The M9 I got in exchange for my M8 was brand new,...

The M9 I got in exchange for my M8 was brand new, and the serial number was in the 4.3 million range.
Also, my cost was considerably less than $3900. But my M8 was in really good condition, with a...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-26-2012
Replies: 60
Views: 6,481
Posted By bob338
Thanks, Keith.

Thanks, Keith.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-26-2012
Replies: 60
Views: 6,481
Posted By bob338
This is pretty corny, but I'm just trying to get...

This is pretty corny, but I'm just trying to get pictures of my kids that are as beautiful as I see them.
I used to be more interested in being a serious photographer, but not anymore. Now it's just...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-26-2012
Replies: 467
Views: 61,330
Posted By bob338
My M8 developed the coffee cup stain, and Leica...

My M8 developed the coffee cup stain, and Leica did the right thing for me. They asked me to not announce the numbers in public, but I am very happy with the deal they offered me.
And for what it's...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-23-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 5,701
Posted By bob338
I stand corrected! That is seriously scary.

I stand corrected! That is seriously scary.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-23-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 5,701
Posted By bob338
Pigment, not ink. 'Ink' makes tattooers, and...

Pigment, not ink. 'Ink' makes tattooers, and people with tattoos, cringe. Similar to calling a photographer a 'tog,' or calling pictures 'snaps.' It makes you sound like a tool.

And unless you're...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2012
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
M9, 28mm Pre-ASPH Elmarit One day...

M9, 28mm Pre-ASPH Elmarit
One day earlier...
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7249/7639323252_cbd981bde6_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/7639323252/)
L1046737...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2012
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
M9, 28mm Pre-ASPH...

M9, 28mm Pre-ASPH Elmarit
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8164/7639224052_5cb9d5dac2_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/7639224052/)
L1046754...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 07-20-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,442
Posted By bob338
Billingham 107 quick question

Is anyone using a Billingham 107? I'm looking at buying the one in the classifieds, but I need to know if it can accommodate an Ipad in the pocket behind the main compartment?

Thanks!

edit--If you...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-20-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 6,405
Posted By bob338
I think my M3 is analogous to my...

I think my M3 is analogous to my Landy...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7117/7611616014_004d67b806_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/7611616014/)
attachment...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-19-2012
Replies: 193
Views: 22,899
Posted By bob338
This from the guy who posted a list of people who...

This from the guy who posted a list of people who admitted to using pirated copies of Adobe software???
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-18-2012
Replies: 193
Views: 22,899
Posted By bob338
"Films" --Sounds as dumb as 'Vinyls' "Bokeh"...

"Films" --Sounds as dumb as 'Vinyls'

"Bokeh" --Makes me cringe. All I hear when someone says 'bokeh' is 'I don't even see your picture, all I see is a characteristic of the lens.'
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-17-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 6,353
Posted By bob338
Plaubel in Germany is still servicing them. I saw...

Plaubel in Germany is still servicing them. I saw an ad recently for a 670 that had a very recently dated service invoice with it.
They were pretty expensive, but probably no more than Nippon Camera.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 07-09-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 5,176
Posted By bob338
If they wont fix it, you can sue them in small...

If they wont fix it, you can sue them in small claims court. This (http://www.seattlerex.com/seattle-rex-vs-apple-the-verdict-is-in/) guy did, and he won.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-16-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,845
Posted By bob338
Died 10 years ago yesterday.

Died 10 years ago yesterday.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 06-16-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,748
Posted By bob338
Third party ink has always been garbage in my...

Third party ink has always been garbage in my experience, but I use a lot of expired ink in my 9800. I haven't had a problem yet.
I bought 7 220ml carts today, new and unopened, on ebay for $150....
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-15-2012
Replies: 60
Views: 8,242
Posted By bob338
I have nothing negative to say about him. I'm...

I have nothing negative to say about him. I'm familiar with his talent as a guitarist, but I don't listen to his music. For what it's worth, I don't listen to Santana or Eric Clapton, either.
He...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-15-2012
Replies: 60
Views: 8,242
Posted By bob338
I'm no ray of sunshine, but you seem to be pretty...

I'm no ray of sunshine, but you seem to be pretty bitter, yourself.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-15-2012
Replies: 60
Views: 8,242
Posted By bob338
It would be nice if he started posting in the 'Ex...

It would be nice if he started posting in the 'Ex Girlfriends' thread.
Somehow, I doubt it will happen.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 06-14-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,144
Posted By bob338
Here is a link to...

Here is a link to it...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00sfptx
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-14-2012
Replies: 121
Views: 13,381
Posted By bob338
The Epson has a following because it's the...

The Epson has a following because it's the cheapest digital rangefinder on the market. Its 'cult' following is due to it being a rangefinder that can accept M lenses.
I used one a few years ago and...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 06-14-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,144
Posted By bob338
There is a doc airing on the Velocity channel...

There is a doc airing on the Velocity channel about this crash this week. They interview a couple of the racers, and show some new footage of the crash.
Well worth checking out.
Forum: RFF Polls 06-13-2012
Replies: 163
Views: 20,666
Posted By bob338
I love TV, no shame here! We have a 6 year old...

I love TV, no shame here! We have a 6 year old 42" Panasonic(42PH9UK.) It's a plasma monitor, like what would be used at a trade show. It only has inputs, no tuner, which is great because you can...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2012
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7079/7353554392_0471...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7079/7353554392_0471d8f540_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/7353554392/)
Untitled.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/7353554392/) by bob338...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-08-2012
Replies: 262
Views: 30,561
Posted By bob338
M9 + Pre-ASPH 50mm Summilux.

M9 + Pre-ASPH 50mm Summilux.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-26-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 4,662
Posted By bob338
Rarely do I use slide film. The slides are...

Rarely do I use slide film. The slides are amazing to see in such a huge negative, but I'm too lazy to develop it. I usually use Tri-X(320 and 400,) HP5 or FP4.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-26-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 4,662
Posted By bob338
I can't remember. I have a W67, too, but I only...

I can't remember. I have a W67, too, but I only bought it last year. Information is not very easy to find on Plaubel Makinas.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-26-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 4,662
Posted By bob338
670s tend to go for a bit more than 67s, I would...

670s tend to go for a bit more than 67s, I would guess it's because 670s are a few years younger.
And yes, $1600 is a good price for a 670.

Have fun with it! I'll never let mine go.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-26-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 4,662
Posted By bob338
You're going to love this camera, it takes...

You're going to love this camera, it takes beautiful images.
How much did you pay for it?
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-25-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 4,662
Posted By bob338
The first crank advances the film, the second...

The first crank advances the film, the second cocks the shutter.
Enjoy the camera, it's one of the best MF cameras ever made.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-25-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 4,662
Posted By bob338
What else do you need explained? You insert the...

What else do you need explained? You insert the film, line up the arrows, close the camera, and advance the film until it stops. Click the shutter for the first picture, then you need to crank it...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-25-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 4,662
Posted By bob338
My 670 takes two cranks to advance and cock the...

My 670 takes two cranks to advance and cock the shutter. My W67 only needs one crank.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-23-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 3,180
Posted By bob338
I would call it about 6 months. If yo ever decide...

I would call it about 6 months. If yo ever decide you don't want that Tri-X 320, I will buy it all from you.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-22-2012
Replies: 2,108
Views: 389,624
Posted By bob338
I got an email from one of a film house alerting...

I got an email from one of a film house alerting me that they have short ends of 5222 for .20 per foot. Not a bad price considering how hard short ends are to find these days.

PM me if you want the...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-18-2012
Replies: 77
Views: 6,489
Posted By bob338
I've got spiders, too. I've been bitten by black...

I've got spiders, too. I've been bitten by black widows twice! Not fun.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-18-2012
Replies: 77
Views: 6,489
Posted By bob338
When we bought our house, there was a mother...

When we bought our house, there was a mother raccoon and 8 babies in our crawlspace. I tried to get the Humane Society to come out before I started scattering poison around, but they would not have...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-18-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 3,285
Posted By bob338
These are my very opinionated opinions, so take...

These are my very opinionated opinions, so take them with a grain of salt. And just for reference, my favorite lens ever was a V1 35mm Summilux, which most people hate.

I have owned a collapsible,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-18-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 3,285
Posted By bob338
I tend to grab a 35mm whenever I go out, usually...

I tend to grab a 35mm whenever I go out, usually a Summicron ASPH or a 2.8 Summaron, simply for increased depth of field and size/weight.
But I always take better pictures with a 50mm, Pre-ASPH Lux...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-18-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 3,382
Posted By bob338
I got my M9 about 6 weeks ago and have no...

I got my M9 about 6 weeks ago and have no regrets. You'll love it!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2012
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,896
Posted By bob338
M9 with a 50mm Summarit 2.5 on Mt...

M9 with a 50mm Summarit 2.5 on Mt Tamalpais.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5319/7211196108_dddce00cac_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/7211196108/)
L1045817...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-13-2012
Replies: 397
Views: 27,398
Posted By bob338
It's all relative. Levi's are a status symbol...

It's all relative. Levi's are a status symbol compared to Wranglers in some circles.
Do you really think this Rolex is as unattractive as this G-Shock?? I don't own either, but the Rolex doesn't...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-12-2012
Replies: 397
Views: 27,398
Posted By bob338
What's wrong with Rolexes?

What's wrong with Rolexes?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-11-2012
Replies: 397
Views: 27,398
Posted By bob338
I guess is did, I'm one of the last people here...

I guess is did, I'm one of the last people here to realize that you know everything.
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