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Forum: Chris Crawford 03-15-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,857
Posted By thetooth
Print arrived today . Thanks

Print arrived today . Thanks
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-04-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 2,849
Posted By thetooth
Superman selling watches near Madison Square...

Superman selling watches near Madison Square Garden
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2011
Replies: 85
Views: 14,774
Posted By thetooth
I vote for the M2 . At one point I had a M6 ttl,...

I vote for the M2 . At one point I had a M6 ttl, 35mm summaron , 50mm summar , 50mm summicron , 50mm elmar-m ( new one ) and a beat up M2 .

I sold everything except the M2 and the newer elmar . I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-15-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By thetooth
I had a M2 that had a similar problem , so I sent...

I had a M2 that had a similar problem , so I sent it to Sherry Krauter and the problem is no more . Sounds like the camera is ready for a overhaul . Mrs.Krauter did a great job on mine for around...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2011
Replies: 7,440
Views: 3,790,395
Posted By thetooth
Just back from Sherry Krauter with a new 1st...

Just back from Sherry Krauter with a new 1st curtain and a CLA . She did a remarkable job with the viewfinder like night and day ! like butter .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-22-2011
Replies: 163
Views: 127,751
Posted By thetooth
Just received my M2 back from Sherry Krauter ....

Just received my M2 back from Sherry Krauter . Great email communication fair estimate and turn around . My viewfinder in the M2 is now brighter then the M6 ttl . Wow great work .
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-22-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,951
Posted By thetooth
My M2 is back and better then ever . Sherry did a...

My M2 is back and better then ever . Sherry did a fantastic job , I needed a new first curtain and a good CLA . What amazed me most was how bright the range finder is now . Very pleased .
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-19-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 6,023
Posted By thetooth
I have 5 LLoyd bulk loaders . I usually only have...

I have 5 LLoyd bulk loaders . I usually only have film in 3 . Tri-x , pan f , and fp4 . I prefer to roll 30 exposure rolls because they are easier to load in my patterson developing reels .
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-14-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 6,578
Posted By thetooth
I have a 24mm 2.8 af-d . It has produced nice...

I have a 24mm 2.8 af-d . It has produced nice results with minimal distortion /
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-11-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 619
Posted By thetooth
4000 slides made into a short film

http://www.wired.com/playbook/2011/03/video-appalachian-trail/

Nice video of the appalachian trail shot with slide film .
Forum: RFF Polls 03-10-2011
Replies: 90
Views: 14,457
Posted By thetooth
100 foot rolls of pan f , fp4 , and tri-x ....

100 foot rolls of pan f , fp4 , and tri-x . normally i keep 2 of each in the freezer and loaded Lloyd holders in the fridge .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-27-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,530
Posted By thetooth
Both coverings are from camera leather The m6...

Both coverings are from camera leather

The m6 has a pebbled burgundy

the m2 is covered in levant black leather ( I think that what it's called )

Removal of the old covering is pretty simple and I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-19-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,780
Posted By thetooth
I started having shutter problems with my M2...

I started having shutter problems with my M2 recently , at the higher end 1/500 and 1/1000 . When you advance the shutter the 1st curtain does not completely grab the second curtain and there was a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-16-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 4,194
Posted By thetooth
Had a M6 ttl and a M2 . Sold the M6 and kept the...

Had a M6 ttl and a M2 . Sold the M6 and kept the M2 . I liked the M2 better ( felt better and liked the view finder better ) . I liked the M6 but I ran into some tough times last year and sold all my...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-15-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,951
Posted By thetooth
Thanks for the great feedback on Golden Touch . I...

Thanks for the great feedback on Golden Touch . I emailed 4 repair techs for estimates ( Golden touch , Youxin Ye , Essex , and Leica ) .

Youxin was the least expensive with the fastest turn around...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-14-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,951
Posted By thetooth
M2 getting the Golden Touch

i am sending my M2 to Golden Touch ( Sherry Krauter ) to have a CLA and to service the shutter . I have been having problems with the higher speeds 1/500 and 1/1000 . The shutter is sticking a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-14-2011
Replies: 61
Views: 4,600
Posted By thetooth
I use hc-110 with tri-x 400 . Dilution b ( 19ml...

I use hc-110 with tri-x 400 . Dilution b ( 19ml for 600ml water ) @ 68 degrees for 5 1/2 minutes with good results . I agitate for the first 15 secs , then for 10 seconds every minute . I use a slow...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-13-2011
Replies: 615
Views: 94,051
Posted By thetooth
unmelted snow

unmelted snow
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-09-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 3,131
Posted By thetooth
i didn't know that and i was being a smart @ss...

i didn't know that and i was being a smart @ss hence the angel .
just meant we have a very vocal forum .
no harm
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-09-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 3,131
Posted By thetooth
here is a okay source for prices and it gives you...

here is a okay source for prices and it gives you ebay ads as well

http://www.antiquecameras.net/home.html
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-09-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 3,131
Posted By thetooth
i recently sold a few items here . quite a few of...

i recently sold a few items here . quite a few of the items i sold went for the an agreed upon price . once the individual pm'ed me we worked out a price that was comfortable for both of us , so i...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-08-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 5,974
Posted By thetooth
just a note if you need film holder's i have...

just a note if you need film holder's i have plenty just shoot me a pm.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-08-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 5,974
Posted By thetooth
here you go http://graflex.org/ great camera' s...

here you go http://graflex.org/

great camera' s . i have since sold mine and bought a wisner . sometimes i regrett that move :bang: . i wouldn't sweat a graflock back to much unless you want to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-04-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By thetooth
not a m5 but it's pebbled burgundy from camera...

not a m5 but it's pebbled burgundy from camera leather . really nice grippy texture .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-03-2010
Replies: 432
Views: 101,596
Posted By thetooth
version 5 and 6 are identical as is your black...

version 5 and 6 are identical as is your black paint and any current summicron .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-01-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 2,789
Posted By thetooth
you could try putting the camera in a box with...

you could try putting the camera in a box with some crumpled up newspaper . if your shoes stink newspaper is supposed to help absorb the smell . might help but i don't know how long you would have to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-01-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 4,523
Posted By thetooth
i have a summaron for sale right now if your are...

i have a summaron for sale right now if your are looking for a classic leica look . if you need speed though i would check out the cv lenses . good luck with your search
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-28-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 2,520
Posted By thetooth
that's a big snake keith !!

that's a big snake keith !!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-28-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 2,520
Posted By thetooth
here are 2 from me the one of the tree is a 4x5...

here are 2 from me

the one of the tree is a 4x5 i tried to scan it didn't come out so great but i kinda like it .

and the other is a dying sunflower from the garden .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-27-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,332
Posted By thetooth
i will disagree with that , i prefer when buying...

i will disagree with that , i prefer when buying used cameras that the equipment was actually used not sitting on a shelf of some collector and the shutter randomly fired every once in awhile .
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By thetooth
yeah it works . not the prettiest way to do it...

yeah it works . not the prettiest way to do it but i have only one old 620 folder and i can't justify the expense of the 620 film . plus i always have 120 laying around .
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By thetooth
i have mentioned this before and it works for me...

i have mentioned this before and it works for me . if you sand done both ends of a 120 spool it will fit in a 620 camera .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-24-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By thetooth
i don't quite understand your question , but i...

i don't quite understand your question , but i use a goggled 35 mm summaron 3.5 on my m2 and it works fine .
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-21-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,241
Posted By thetooth
i am glad this is going to work out for the...

i am glad this is going to work out for the person but the first thing the buyer should have done is run a roll of film through the camera ! i am sure right then he would have found out the camera...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-17-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,274
Posted By thetooth
are you pretty happy with the rollei black ? as...

are you pretty happy with the rollei black ? as far as texture and grip ? i was thinking about doing my m2 in this covering .

thanks
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-17-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,274
Posted By thetooth
i had a ( recently sold ) m6 that i covered in...

i had a ( recently sold ) m6 that i covered in pebbled burgundy from camera leather . in photos the leather looked more red then burgundy , but in your hands it had a deep rich color . i also like...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-13-2010
Replies: 189
Views: 29,619
Posted By thetooth
i am a fan of lloyd bulk loaders , quite of few...

i am a fan of lloyd bulk loaders , quite of few people don't like them because they have a felt light trap that the film passes over . i have 4 and have never had a problem .

i hate loading long...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-12-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,721
Posted By thetooth
i ordered some leather in august and it showed up...

i ordered some leather in august and it showed up around the end of october or beginning of november with a apology note for taking so long . just be patient i 'am sure he will deliver .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-24-2009
Replies: 76
Views: 6,657
Posted By thetooth
here is one from a summar , the aperture is a...

here is one from a summar , the aperture is a hexagon and renders the flare that way .
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-03-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,729
Posted By thetooth
i use lloyds bulk loader and inexpensive...

i use lloyds bulk loader and inexpensive cassette's i found on ebay . i think for 2 dozen i paid around $6 or $8 . i find it very convenient to control the frame number on the roll . i usually roll a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-02-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 3,410
Posted By thetooth
i have a rb pro-s with the more recent kl lenses...

i have a rb pro-s with the more recent kl lenses . great camera for the money . it is a little cumbersome but not bad enough that you can't had hold it . i like the fully mechanical ability over the...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 10-25-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 3,587
Posted By thetooth
i use a yankee and have been very happy with it ....

i use a yankee and have been very happy with it . just have to be very gentle with your agitation cycle because the lid is light tight but not water tight .

i once tried a friends hp combi tank and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-18-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 3,463
Posted By thetooth
jmkelly the leica looks great i might have to...

jmkelly

the leica looks great i might have to try that on my m2
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-18-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 3,463
Posted By thetooth
here is one more for you with out the colors so...

here is one more for you with out the colors so blown out . the texture is really nice and grippy .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-18-2009
Replies: 7,440
Views: 3,790,395
Posted By thetooth
piece of cake . i used the wet method on camera...

piece of cake . i used the wet method on camera leathers website . this was the second one i have done and the old m6 covering came off very easy . the m2 i did first was a little more labor...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-18-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 3,463
Posted By thetooth
yes it is real leather . it was around $50.00...

yes it is real leather . it was around $50.00 with shipping .

i replace my m2 earlier in the year with the imitation leather and was pleased but now that i bought the real stuff i am going to redo...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-18-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 3,463
Posted By thetooth
don't know . i haven't had a chance to try it out...

don't know . i haven't had a chance to try it out yet . i have been working a lot the past 6 weeks . hopefully in november when i am off i will try outthe new combination .

in daylight the color is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-18-2009
Replies: 7,440
Views: 3,790,395
Posted By thetooth
here are 2 shots of my recently recovered m6 ttl...

here are 2 shots of my recently recovered m6 ttl . it's camera leather's pebbled burgundy really nice stuff . also my newly acquired elmar .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-18-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 3,463
Posted By thetooth
here is the photo . camera leather pebbled...

here is the photo . camera leather pebbled burgundy with my new elmar .

the leather has a nice grip and feel . really pleased .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-16-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 3,463
Posted By thetooth
no i don't have a photo yet . i was looking along...

no i don't have a photo yet . i was looking along the same lines as you with the cognac color . the burgundy is really nice though . not to bright . i should have a photo this weekend and i will post...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-15-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 3,463
Posted By thetooth
just replaced mine with the pebbled leather from...

just replaced mine with the pebbled leather from camera leather . great grip and feel . i chose the burgundy on a black chrome body . looks good .
Forum: Nikon RF 10-10-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,744
Posted By thetooth
visit it your local plumbing supply or pipe shop...

visit it your local plumbing supply or pipe shop . certain copper and/or stainless piping have soft plastic caps or plugs on the ends of the pipe .

i currently use one for a front cap for a leica...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-09-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 1,564
Posted By thetooth
if i was spending that close to the $2000.00...

if i was spending that close to the $2000.00 range i think i would opt for a m7 or everyone's favorite a mp .

than you would automaticly get the mp finder , plus the brass gears and top/bottom plate...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-07-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,042
Posted By thetooth
come on there has to be some more people dying to...

come on there has to be some more people dying to post their elmar shots !!! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,042
Posted By thetooth
yes it is the most recent version ( silver ) . i...

yes it is the most recent version ( silver ) . i have tried to win ( was always sniped at the last second or it went wild during the last seconds ) or find one at a price within my budget .

thanks...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,042
Posted By thetooth
new leica 50mm elmar !!!

just won a auction for a new version 50mm elmar at a great price . really looking forward to trying this lens out .

if you have one and feel inclined , post some pics to keep me satisfied till i...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-04-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By thetooth
i use a domke f5 . nice small bag . i usually...

i use a domke f5 . nice small bag . i usually carry 2 m bodies and 3 lenses ( 2 are attached to the bodies ) . i think it was around $50.00 .
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-02-2009
Replies: 63
Views: 5,115
Posted By thetooth
i rarely purchase new goods ( except for bulk...

i rarely purchase new goods ( except for bulk film and developing chemicals ) from the local store , but i do frequent their consignment case .

the only reason i don't purchase new all the new...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-29-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 3,648
Posted By thetooth
i would make a trip to your local library and...

i would make a trip to your local library and head to the photography section . i learned a lot from THE JOY OF PHOTOGRAPHY and THE TIME LIFE SERIES ABOUT PHOTOGRAPHY . these books were from the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-25-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By thetooth
i have always been happy with usps . for...

i have always been happy with usps . for expensive items i always buy insurance and signature confirmation . also i find there prices pretty reasonable .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-14-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,511
Posted By thetooth
the r is your rewind lever . once the film is all...

the r is your rewind lever . once the film is all exposed even if you are mid strike on the advance lever push down the rewind lever and rewind the film then finish your advance .
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-12-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,644
Posted By thetooth
i am a big fan of hc 110 . i use the dilution b...

i am a big fan of hc 110 . i use the dilution b recommended by kodak . if you goggle hc 110 there are alot of different formulas and suggested times .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By thetooth
dag has them for sale http://www.dagcamera.com/

dag has them for sale

http://www.dagcamera.com/
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-09-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 4,863
Posted By thetooth
check out Camera's ETC. in wilmington , De or...

check out Camera's ETC. in wilmington , De or newark , De . i believe the y sell ( but not on stock ) leica equipment . good luck .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By thetooth
i was just looking at camera leather again before...

i was just looking at camera leather again before i order . has anybody tried the pebbled leather . i saw they offer a burgundy pebbled and was wondering about the texture and thickness .

thanks...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By thetooth
nope no problem . i thought the same thing when i...

nope no problem . i thought the same thing when i bought my first leica . rya is right from 1/30 to 1 second you will here some kind of noise after the shutter closes . enjoy it .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By thetooth
thanks for the tips . i did not really think...

thanks for the tips .

i did not really think about the discoloration of the kid skin for oily/sweaty hands . good point .

i am trying to recreate what i have been making with the leica...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By thetooth
Camera Leather can't decide

i recovered my m2 earlier in the year with black seal grain as am very happy with the results .

now i would like to do the black m6 in either the claret bonded leather or the walnut goat skin .

so...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-06-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,033
Posted By thetooth
also make sure if you are only doing one reel of...

also make sure if you are only doing one reel of film and you have a two reel tank to put in the spare reel on top of the one loaded with film . that way it won't come out of position of the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-05-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By thetooth
the tones of the first kodachrome are pretty wild...

the tones of the first kodachrome are pretty wild . wish you could duplicate that look with modern film or processing
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-05-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By thetooth
neat Time magazine kodachrome video

http://www.time.com/time/photoessays/2009/fsa_color_multimedia/?xid=rss-photoessays
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-05-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,033
Posted By thetooth
the purple is left because it wasn't fixed...

the purple is left because it wasn't fixed properly . i imagine you are right that was the top of the spool as was only hit with chemical when you agitated the container .

you can always refix the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2009
Replies: 3,039
Views: 735,473
Posted By thetooth
i second the rb . like a concrete block , but...

i second the rb . like a concrete block , but wonderful :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-04-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By thetooth
one thing with the slow speeds if they are only a...

one thing with the slow speeds if they are only a touch off sometime just working the camera at those speeds will bring them back around . i have a IIf that was this way and now it's pretty close to...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-04-2009
Replies: 102
Views: 41,264
Posted By thetooth
oh i didn't know that . that old bower is the...

oh i didn't know that . that old bower is the only 620 camera i own ( swap meet find ) . good info .
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-04-2009
Replies: 102
Views: 41,264
Posted By thetooth
nice photo . here is what i do for 620 film ....

nice photo . here is what i do for 620 film . take a 120 roll and sand down the spool on either end to make it thin enough to fit in the camera . works for me i have a folder ( bower x) that i do...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-29-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,835
Posted By thetooth
according to a book i have leica & leicaflex...

according to a book i have leica & leicaflex lenses by g . rogliatti " ...these lenses have also a mark at f 2.9 opening of the diaphragm , which is related to the possible use of the already...
Forum: Off Topic 08-22-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 2,077
Posted By thetooth
i would think the mamiya 6x6 tlr cameras would be...

i would think the mamiya 6x6 tlr cameras would be practical . pretty light and there are interchangeable lenses available .

good luck
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-22-2009
Replies: 114
Views: 6,811
Posted By thetooth
ha good stuff . you only live once . right!!

ha good stuff . you only live once . right!!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-22-2009
Replies: 114
Views: 6,811
Posted By thetooth
sometimes it's just fun not to use a meter . just...

sometimes it's just fun not to use a meter . just like it's can be fun to use expired film and old lenses .

take a picture directly into the sun and walk around with your zipper down .
relax and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-21-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By thetooth
ha i like the onion even better "Make sure the...

ha i like the onion even better "Make sure the subjects of your photos are always smiling. No one likes a frowny-face " .

that's good stuff
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-21-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By thetooth
photo tips for everyone !

http://thechive.com/2009/08/50-rules-of-photography-for-morons-by-ivars-gravlejs-50-photos/

pretty good tips
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-01-2009
Replies: 582
Views: 66,267
Posted By thetooth
a m2 and a 35mm summaron and 35mm summicron both...

a m2 and a 35mm summaron and 35mm summicron both with goggles for $300.00 .
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-22-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,657
Posted By thetooth
for faint haze i would not bother . you could end...

for faint haze i would not bother . you could end up doing more damage then good .
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-03-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 1,838
Posted By thetooth
i did this once with a zeiss folder i had . i...

i did this once with a zeiss folder i had . i folded the camera and loosened the retaining ring with my spanner wrench ( i have the sk grimes versions i used the one with the points not the slotted...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 2,788
Posted By thetooth
your best bet might be to buy one or the other...

your best bet might be to buy one or the other and try it out for awhile . the nice thing about used leica gear is that it will hold it's value if you go to resell it .

i have noticed a few black...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-22-2009
Replies: 3,193
Views: 558,404
Posted By thetooth
taken with a canon ql with a light leak in the...

taken with a canon ql with a light leak in the one picture . this was in new york guy was dressed as superman with cowboy boots selling belts and watches .
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-17-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 9,723
Posted By thetooth
i use a carbon fiber bogen 3443d with levers and...

i use a carbon fiber bogen 3443d with levers and i on a 3 way bogon and a small gitzo ball head . works for me
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-16-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 2,982
Posted By thetooth
buy a graflex . bout as simple as you can get ....

buy a graflex . bout as simple as you can get . 90mm lens is a equivalent focal length .
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-16-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 7,333
Posted By thetooth
i use tri-x at 200 asa with hc-110 in dilution b...

i use tri-x at 200 asa with hc-110 in dilution b . develop for 5 minutes at 68 degrees . i agitate for the first 30 seconds then 10 seconds every minute . works for me . there are alot of...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-14-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,886
Posted By thetooth
you got a good price there . at the time i was...

you got a good price there . at the time i was looking a jobo set up would have been close to $100.00 hence the reason i ended up with the yankee . i think you are right about the reel being...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-13-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By thetooth
you could use mineral oil also . i would not use...

you could use mineral oil also . i would not use this on fine leather , but tough camera case leather it should work fine . just make sure it's mineral oil not some vegetable based oil .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-12-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By thetooth
i paid $425.00 for mine about a year ago . got it...

i paid $425.00 for mine about a year ago . got it on ebay. nice shape but no hood german version .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-12-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 1,976
Posted By thetooth
i believe that is like a gasket . i recently...

i believe that is like a gasket . i recently dismantled my summaron ( removed the rear element to clean some haze ) and there was a small thin gasket like that . it presses against the aperture ....
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-11-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By thetooth
i have a eyecup on my nikon and a diopter if...

i have a eyecup on my nikon and a diopter if that's what you mean . works for me
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-10-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,184
Posted By thetooth
you could buy a diopter if you did not wear...

you could buy a diopter if you did not wear contacts or don't want to scratch your glasses
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-10-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 1,844
Posted By thetooth
that's a little high in my book . i just...

that's a little high in my book . i just recovered my m2 for $26.00 from camera leather . com . i have no idea about the cla for that price it should not need any fixing in my book . you probably...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-10-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,215
Posted By thetooth
if the other 2 rolls were good and the damage is...

if the other 2 rolls were good and the damage is evident throughout the entire bad roll . i would chalk it up to a bad roll of film . unless you were using different shutter speeds for the bad roll ....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-09-2009
Replies: 133
Views: 38,535
Posted By thetooth
i upload to from when i found them . sorry it's...

i upload to from when i found them . sorry it's not a tlr i think it's a m2 with a summar or maybe a summaron .
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-09-2009
Replies: 133
Views: 38,535
Posted By thetooth
those look about the condition mine are in...

those look about the condition mine are in hopefully i can fix em' up . i dug the red o set on your website and the story about the old farmer with the cats . i use to enjoy poking around old farm...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-09-2009
Replies: 133
Views: 38,535
Posted By thetooth
yeah i dig them . i was clearing some brush in...

yeah i dig them . i was clearing some brush in the yard and i came across 2 of these chairs and 10 tomato cages . i will have to refinish my 2 they are pretty rusty but it's only surface rust . i...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-09-2009
Replies: 133
Views: 38,535
Posted By thetooth
i have that same set of chairs found them in some...

i have that same set of chairs found them in some brush in the back yard . nice pictures to.
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 02-09-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,378
Posted By thetooth
check the zero image website they have a...

check the zero image website they have a calculator for this . plus it's a good website i have 2 of there camera's .
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-09-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,886
Posted By thetooth
the jobo system is nice . i could never make the...

the jobo system is nice . i could never make the investment for the system though . i think the yankee tank cost me like $12.00 and has not done me wrong yet also i needed something that would do 2...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-09-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By thetooth
here is what i did for my summar it's not the...

here is what i did for my summar it's not the prettiest thing but it works . a cap from a length of copper pipe they should have them at the bigbox places or a plumbing supply house try a couple...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-09-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,886
Posted By thetooth
One point I must bring up is the washing of the...

One point I must bring up is the washing of the 4x5 neg. The Jobo and Combi have excellent 'in tank' wash systems but with the Yankee. Nikor, FR etc. the 'under the tap method' is usually employed...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-09-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,886
Posted By thetooth
the yankee is a daylight tank . the trick with...

the yankee is a daylight tank . the trick with this tank is the agitation . just a slow rolling rocking motion . i extended my agitation times a little because the rocking motion is so slight...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-08-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By thetooth
maybe it was just a bad cassette . have you...

maybe it was just a bad cassette . have you developed the roll yet ? the film manufacture may have cut you short and only put a 12 exposure in the box . this would be the simplest explanation .
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-07-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By thetooth
that's a scam daddy-o .

that's a scam daddy-o .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-06-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 2,569
Posted By thetooth
don't you find though with exposures of more than...

don't you find though with exposures of more than 2 minutes with reciprocity failure , that wether you expose for 5 minutes or 8 minutes the image is about the same .

this depends on the film to...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-06-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 3,197
Posted By thetooth
i use a gossen scout 3 for large format stuff ....

i use a gossen scout 3 for large format stuff . it's small and inexpensive has done the trick for me for a number of years .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-05-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By thetooth
i betcha that guy or gal never misses a dot on...

i betcha that guy or gal never misses a dot on the I or a cross on a T .

i went cross eyed trying reading the description .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-04-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 2,569
Posted By thetooth
no there is nothing wrong with analog i own a...

no there is nothing wrong with analog i own a small gossen scout 3 . i use it only for large format because the film is more expensive . i find though i have a more relaxed time not checking the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-04-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 2,569
Posted By thetooth
my mistake . it's late and i should not be typing...

my mistake . it's late and i should not be typing and reading forums that i only half pay attention too .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-04-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 2,569
Posted By thetooth
you don't need a meter . i just bought a m2 for...

you don't need a meter . i just bought a m2 for the convenience of no meter and i rarely have a bad exposure .

if you are using normal black and white or color film you will be fine . chrome's are a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-04-2009
Replies: 308
Views: 67,045
Posted By thetooth
i just bought a m2 now my m6 ttl is collecting...

i just bought a m2 now my m6 ttl is collecting dust . the m2 seems so much tighter in performance makes the m6 seem a little sloppy .
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-04-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 4,973
Posted By thetooth
i think you will be happy with the fujinon . that...

i think you will be happy with the fujinon . that was the first lens i bought just for the price . it ended up being a very nice lens that i use often enough . good luck
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-04-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 4,973
Posted By thetooth
just checked keh they have a couple from $250.00...

just checked keh they have a couple from $250.00 to $180.00 . alot of people over look these because the image circle will not cover 8x10 but if your shooting 4x5 who cares . plenty for 4x5 .
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-04-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 4,973
Posted By thetooth
BUY A 250MM 6.3 FUJINON NICE LENS AND CAN BE HAD...

BUY A 250MM 6.3 FUJINON NICE LENS AND CAN BE HAD FOR UNDER $200.00 . I THINK I PAID $160.00 FOR MINE WITH BOTH CAPS AND A LENS BOARD I RESOLD .
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-03-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,886
Posted By thetooth
i am a fan of the yankee a lot of people hate...

i am a fan of the yankee a lot of people hate this tank . i have never had a bad negative come out of this tank and you can develop 12 sheets at once . something to consider and they are relatively...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 02-03-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 5,047
Posted By thetooth
nice job !

nice job !
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-31-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By thetooth
better to find out early so you can work with the...

better to find out early so you can work with the seller than later . things have a way of working in the end and if they haven't it's not the end , right .
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-30-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,829
Posted By thetooth
the right guy could pull it . when i was a...

the right guy could pull it . when i was a teenager i use to own a pair of side zip python cowboy boots i had the hiss in my strut . but alas i have toned things done : )
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-30-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,829
Posted By thetooth
i am in the USA on the east coast so i recieved...

i am in the USA on the east coast so i recieved mine in 2 days . maybe there is a problem with customs a back log from the holidays . i would just be persistent with the emails .
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-30-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,829
Posted By thetooth
that looks great !! i am not quite bold enough to...

that looks great !! i am not quite bold enough to pull it off . nice job .
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-30-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,829
Posted By thetooth
that's true . i am happy with the thickness end ....

that's true . i am happy with the thickness end . it's tough to pick just one would like to try them all :)
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-30-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By thetooth
yes that polaroid back is usable . i still think...

yes that polaroid back is usable . i still think the price is high . check out this forum you probably get a better deal and it's the large format forum ....
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-30-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By thetooth
did you find out what it looks like . also how...

did you find out what it looks like . also how much polaroid film do you think you will actually use it's pretty expensive stuff .
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-30-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By thetooth
sorry i copied the link wrong it's item number...

sorry i copied the link wrong it's item number 280303152883
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-30-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By thetooth
if this polaroid back is what iam thinking of...

if this polaroid back is what iam thinking of they do not make film for it anymore . one came with a graphic i bought awhile back and polaroid stopped making film for it in the late 1980's . if it's...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-30-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By thetooth
i sold mine on ebay awhile back , within the...

i sold mine on ebay awhile back , within the week polaroid announced they were going to stop making film . one of the few times the crystal ball worked for me .

on the camera note i would say it's...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-29-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,829
Posted By thetooth
looks good . now i am itching to to the m6 . nice...

looks good . now i am itching to to the m6 . nice way to personalize the camera without breaking the bank .
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-29-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,829
Posted By thetooth
actually i just email morgan about that . the...

actually i just email morgan about that . the self timer side came up a touch short . i am sure he will have a remedy . the preview lever side came out perfect .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-29-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By thetooth
okay . i just activated my self timer on my m2 ....

okay . i just activated my self timer on my m2 . after the shutter fires there is a definite noise like the button is reactivating for the next time . i don't know how to fix it but i would gently...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-29-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By thetooth
is the button stuck . that would be the simplest...

is the button stuck . that would be the simplest explanation . it seems to be the chain of events .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-29-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By thetooth
are the m4's like the m2's there is a small...

are the m4's like the m2's there is a small button behind the self timer lever that must be depressed to activate . that's how the m2 works .
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-29-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By thetooth
i would recommend checking out a book at the...

i would recommend checking out a book at the library some of the older books have nice step by step instructions with photos to guide you through . the first roll of film i developed i used print...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-29-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,829
Posted By thetooth
that was the longest part of the process . i used...

that was the longest part of the process . i used a small lock blade pen knife . some parts came off in chunks others did not i think it took about a hour to remove the covering and then another 15...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-28-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,829
Posted By thetooth
camera leather before and after shots

i just finished replacing my camera leather with black seal grain course . it looks pretty close to my m6 ttl in color and sheen the grain is slightly different .

pretty happy with the results and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-28-2009
Replies: 61
Views: 5,484
Posted By thetooth
what everybody else said . fix was too long ....

what everybody else said . fix was too long . fixer was probably exhausted and the rinse cycle will remove the purple cast .

there are many different concoctions for the development end , but the...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-27-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 4,939
Posted By thetooth
i use this recipe and can vouch for it .

i use this recipe and can vouch for it .
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-27-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,504
Posted By thetooth
http://www.cameraleather.com/colors/ okay here is...

http://www.cameraleather.com/colors/ okay here is the link again

this time read the box next to the section that says leatherette and imitation leather . they have 9x12 sheets available .
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-26-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,504
Posted By thetooth
yes you can check out...

yes you can check out http://www.cameraleather.com/ some are available in 9x12 sheets
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By thetooth
excellent find . i am sure there are better then...

excellent find . i am sure there are better then the new chinese made ones they have out now . let me know if your will to sell a few .
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-25-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,504
Posted By thetooth
here are a couple of photo . the vulcanite was...

here are a couple of photo . the vulcanite was not to bad now i have to work on the residue . i was planning on using MEK but would appreciate any tips

thanks
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-25-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,504
Posted By thetooth
thanks for the replies . i read the directions...

thanks for the replies . i read the directions for the "wet" application and i think that's the route i will go . just wondering if there was any after thought people wish they had done once the job...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-24-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,504
Posted By thetooth
tips on replacing camera leather ?

any body have any tips on replacing camera leather . i just removed the covering from my m2 and bought a new one from camera leather

thanks in advance
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-22-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,167
Posted By thetooth
i have one on my m6 . found it to frustrating to...

i have one on my m6 . found it to frustrating to focus through my glasses .
i ended up buying a leica brand one i do not trust the chinese ones on ebay their more expensive but it's a one time...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-07-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,201
Posted By thetooth
i own and use 5 lloyd bulk film loaders . they...

i own and use 5 lloyd bulk film loaders . they have always done me right . very simple to use . some have complained about the felt being a dust magnet , but i have not had this problem .
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-19-2008
Replies: 80
Views: 11,315
Posted By thetooth
i use one . a luigi cheapo half case . i think i...

i use one . a luigi cheapo half case . i think i spent about $70.00 . i like the grip it gives me on the camera . sometimes i use the m grip with no case . other times just naked .

i didn't buy it...
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-03-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 1,759
Posted By thetooth
56681 taken with a leica summar

56681

taken with a leica summar
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-02-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By thetooth
i find it's hit and miss . sometimes is goes...

i find it's hit and miss . sometimes is goes great other times it seems like you chose the most brittle film possible and you let the explicatives fly .

yesterday i could not load a roll of color...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-01-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By thetooth
my presciption id -2.75 and i use a -3 . works...

my presciption id -2.75 and i use a -3 . works great .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-01-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By thetooth
i use one i bought from b&h or adorama ....

i use one i bought from b&h or adorama . sometimes you can find them used on ebay . i have been happy with mine i use them in all my camera when they are available .
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-28-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 4,354
Posted By thetooth
i bought a 4x5 technical used and love it . also...

i bought a 4x5 technical used and love it . also i emailed ron about a set of bag bellows and he responded , but you might have better luck here http://www.deleon-ulf.com/ if you are looking to buy...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-24-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 959
Posted By thetooth
you may be able to tone down the contrast even...

you may be able to tone down the contrast even more with that developer by means of less agitation , cut down on development time a minute or so , and temperature adjustment .

i was just curious to...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-24-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 959
Posted By thetooth
try developing pan f in technidol it's a low...

try developing pan f in technidol it's a low contrast developer . i just did and was happy with the results .http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=54965
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-23-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By thetooth
56294 56295 here are 2 more . i think it toned...

56294

56295

here are 2 more . i think it toned done the contrast quite a bit . i normally find pan f to be super contrasty .
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-23-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By thetooth
56291 56292 56293 here they are .

56291

56292

56293

here they are .
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-23-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By thetooth
pan f with technidol developer !!!

i just developed the first roll
ilford panf rated at 25 iso
technidol developer @ 68 degrees f / for 14 minutes agitation first minute then 10 seconds every minute

the negatives look good . i will...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-22-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By thetooth
if you where glasses buy a dioptor . you can find...

if you where glasses buy a dioptor . you can find them used on ebay .
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-20-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 1,250
Posted By thetooth
i had the same trouble with hc-110 dilution b . i...

i had the same trouble with hc-110 dilution b . i found i had to add a extra 4 1/2 minutes to my development to get the proper negative . if possible make up a couple 12 exposure rolls to test...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-19-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 649
Posted By thetooth
if you are happy with the camera don't send it...

if you are happy with the camera don't send it back , but maybe ask for a partial rebate or a deal on a lens .

i am sure it would be easier for you and the camera shop to go this route .
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-13-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 4,071
Posted By thetooth
i say go for it . you are not going to lose in...

i say go for it . you are not going to lose in this situation . if the camera does not work out you can sell for what you put into it . you may even make money if you decided to go that route if it...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-13-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 4,071
Posted By thetooth
fair enough just remember if you use the ground...

fair enough just remember if you use the ground glass to focus . you will have to compose and focus , remove the ground glass and replace the film holder .

and if you are just using the rangefinder...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-13-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 4,071
Posted By thetooth
just a note the camera will take all mamiya rb67...

just a note the camera will take all mamiya rb67 backs and horseman backs also . if you search around you can find 2x3 sheet film holders if your so inclined .
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-13-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 4,071
Posted By thetooth
i am not sure it's a speed graphic looks like...

i am not sure it's a speed graphic looks like mine which is a crown graphic , so no focal plane shutter . the schneider lens looks like a dual focal length and will definitely cover 4x5 , not sure...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-13-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 4,071
Posted By thetooth
franks right it's a 2x3 . i own one and efke...

franks right it's a 2x3 . i own one and efke still makes film for it ( check b&h ). not bad camera but i would agree with franks price also .

if you are looking for a 4x5 hold off . maybe check out...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-13-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 4,071
Posted By thetooth
if possible take the camera into a dark room with...

if possible take the camera into a dark room with a flash light and check the bellows for pinholes ( these can be fixed with electric tape ). the slow speeds are usually the first to go with the...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-28-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,221
Posted By thetooth
i did the same thing to a mamiya 645 . so don't...

i did the same thing to a mamiya 645 . so don't feel bad .
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-21-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By thetooth
you should only leave your film in diluted photo...

you should only leave your film in diluted photo flo for 30 seconds .
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-19-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By thetooth
i have a flatbed scanner that will do that if i...

i have a flatbed scanner that will do that if i try to scan 4x5 ( cheap epson 1660 ) the scanner is not meant to scan film of this size , but it will give you a half ass scan with those same streaks .
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-19-2008
Replies: 87
Views: 8,323
Posted By thetooth
i always take the reels apart . works for me .

i always take the reels apart . works for me .
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-15-2008
Replies: 51
Views: 8,035
Posted By thetooth
i use the dreaded yankee with great results ....

i use the dreaded yankee with great results . works well with 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 too.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-14-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,563
Posted By thetooth
i use a wrist strap , but only as a precaution of...

i use a wrist strap , but only as a precaution of someone or something bumping my hand . i rarely put any weight on the lugs . it s a luigi , really very nice .
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-06-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 2,579
Posted By thetooth
next step will be 4x5 . wait till you compare a...

next step will be 4x5 . wait till you compare a 4x5 chrome to a 35mm . buy it , they are a great addition to you collection and if you like quiet shutters these are some of the quietest .
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 1,328
Posted By thetooth
i agree i have done this myself . the film was...

i agree i have done this myself . the film was creased when loading .
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-05-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,262
Posted By thetooth
reminds me a little of anton corbijn photographs...

reminds me a little of anton corbijn photographs . nice .
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-05-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 1,237
Posted By thetooth
there is a brand new m7 starter kit on ebay with...

there is a brand new m7 starter kit on ebay with blank warrenty cards . might save yourself a couple bucks...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-05-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By thetooth
i am a fan of the lloyd bulk loader . i own 6 of...

i am a fan of the lloyd bulk loader . i own 6 of them and like their simple design . i have bought 5 off ebay and all but one were in great shape . i wouldn't pay more than $5.00 for a used ebay one...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-29-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By thetooth
if your shooting black and white you really...

if your shooting black and white you really should invest in a patterson tank and some chemicals and develop your self . with a changing bag you don't even need a darkroom . well worth the expense...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-22-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By thetooth
i get the same thing with tri-x and only tri-x i...

i get the same thing with tri-x and only tri-x i thought i had a minor light leak ( i roll my own film ) in a film canister . could be agitation i don't know so far it has not crept into the image at...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-18-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By thetooth
you can also open the film door , hold it up to a...

you can also open the film door , hold it up to a lamp , and looking through the lens and fire the shutter . that will tell if it is firing properly at high speeds .
Forum: Off Topic 05-05-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By thetooth
that is not entirely true . i have used wd-40 to...

that is not entirely true . i have used wd-40 to clean and spruce up old graflex 4x5's quite a few times . the stuff does wonders getting off 50 years of gunk and grime . i actually made money on...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-22-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 2,713
Posted By thetooth
Sounds Like Alot . I Purchased A Nice Red Dial...

Sounds Like Alot . I Purchased A Nice Red Dial With A Engraving In Almost Mint Condition ( Except For The Engraving A Man's Last Name And Social Security Number ) For $190.00 From [email protected] . I Would Look...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 04-09-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 9,768
Posted By thetooth
my uncle gave me a nice petri that i have enjoyed...

my uncle gave me a nice petri that i have enjoyed for the past few years . it has a fairly sharp and good contrasty45mm 1.9 lens . hope it works out for you . note i have payed $10.00 for a broken...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-06-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,560
Posted By thetooth
i am a fan of lloyd's bulk loader pretty simple...

i am a fan of lloyd's bulk loader pretty simple design and i use masking tape . one hint i found helps to prevent the film from fogging . after you get the film in the canister and in the bulk loader...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-26-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,755
Posted By thetooth
i bought a leica m grip used from adorama for...

i bought a leica m grip used from adorama for $70.00 and have been very happy with it . i have fairly large hands and it's nice to have a little something extra to hold on to . some of the other...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-20-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By thetooth
yes PLUMBERS GREASE will work well for brass ....

yes PLUMBERS GREASE will work well for brass . plumber's use it to lube the brass vavles in faucets and bathroom fixture's . should come in a small can like shoe polish . just use a small amount on a...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-20-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By thetooth
i have had good luck with PLUMBER'S GREASE for...

i have had good luck with PLUMBER'S GREASE for brass and NEVER SEIZE for non brass . a little dab will do ya do not over grease .

good luck
Forum: RFF Polls 03-18-2007
Replies: 40
Views: 2,412
Posted By thetooth
of course . three Lloyd's bulk loaders with Tri-x...

of course . three Lloyd's bulk loaders with Tri-x , Pan F , and FP4 .
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-17-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,447
Posted By thetooth
100ft rolls the only way to shoot black and white...

100ft rolls the only way to shoot black and white . one roll of ilford pan f is $41.00 at adorama . Equal to 20 rolls of 36 exposures $2.00 a roll . i prefer 27 exposures . i find that 36 binds in...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-17-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By thetooth
i agree photo looks good . you can see the...

i agree photo looks good . you can see the "blacks and the whites" . to much contrast you would lose all the nice grey's inbetween .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 2,466
Posted By thetooth
lens takes great photos . i have decided not to...

lens takes great photos . i have decided not to mess with this one . DAG said they would clean it for around $40.00 . if it ain't broke don't fix it . thank you all for your help .

thanks
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-12-2007
Replies: 50
Views: 3,239
Posted By thetooth
my favorite non rangefinder . A rollei tlr 6x6 ....

my favorite non rangefinder . A rollei tlr 6x6 . quiet and you don't have to bring it up to your face to take a picture . canon qll makes a nice small "street camera also .

thanks
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 2,466
Posted By thetooth
thank you kim . i will try this . thanks

thank you kim . i will try this .

thanks
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 2,466
Posted By thetooth
this would not be the first lens i have...

this would not be the first lens i have dismantled . rangefinder lens are some of the easiest to take apart . the first couple i did i went to a local flea market and bought a few lenses for a couple...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 2,466
Posted By thetooth
Tele Elmarit 90mm cleaning / dismantle ??

I just purchased a tele elmarit 90mm from ebay and i need to remove the front element to clean behind it . looks like there are two distinct fingerprints behind the glass . i have so far removed the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-11-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 3,211
Posted By thetooth
i just purchased a IIIF rd and a 50mm summar ....

i just purchased a IIIF rd and a 50mm summar . this combination makes for a great pocket camera . i really enjoy the effects of the uncoated glass .
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