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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By halfaninchawater
Here is a photo of some old school, 1950's,...

Here is a photo of some old school, 1950's, containers that were used for uncut developed 35mm film. Black & white in this case. The negatives as well as the containers have held up well over time....
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-25-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By halfaninchawater
Chris Before applying paint you will need to make...

Chris
Before applying paint you will need to make sure you sand or scuff the metal or aluminum surfaces. (A red 3M scuff pad will work just fine.) The scratches on the surface created by the sand...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-30-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5,199
Posted By halfaninchawater
I have an old box of 120 Kodak Verichrome Pan...

I have an old box of 120 Kodak Verichrome Pan that expired in 1959 with the price tag still in tact. Film cost: $0.70, Tax: $.03, Total: $0.73. Per a number of inflation calculators I used, the price...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-05-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 909
Posted By halfaninchawater
If it’s a black camera you use use a black...

If it’s a black camera you use use a black “Lacquer Stick” to fill in the lettering. There are videos online showing how to use them. They are available from Micro Tools. Its paint so it will last...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By halfaninchawater
If you use tape on your camera and find it too...

If you use tape on your camera and find it too sticky There is an old painter's trick you can use. Quickly drag the adhesive side of the tape on your pants leg. This will help reduce the stickiness...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-04-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,439
Posted By halfaninchawater
This may provide some semblance of an...

This may provide some semblance of an explanation.

Per California Board of Equalization (California's Sales Tax Regulator):


"Generally, remote sales by out-of-state retailers to California ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-31-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 6,472
Posted By halfaninchawater
This post may be three years too late but... I...

This post may be three years too late but... I checked the old links trying to find one of the memory holders for a newly acquired Canonet. Finally found the Hama Film Memory Tab Holder at Overland...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-25-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,434
Posted By halfaninchawater
I received a reply email from Dave Elwell...

I received a reply email from Dave Elwell regarding the screw and washer for the M7 baseplate. These parts are only for cameras equipped with the optical reader.

Dave
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-22-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,434
Posted By halfaninchawater
I would like to get the screw and washer for my...

I would like to get the screw and washer for my M7 as well. Was this just a phone call to CS in NJ and ask for Dave Elwell? Any additional info would be appreciated. Thanks!

Dave
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 05-21-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,271
Posted By halfaninchawater
You might check to see if you have turned off...

You might check to see if you have turned off "cookies" in your browser settings. It may even be a function of your browser security settings. I believe that when you log in the RFF website it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-20-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,434
Posted By halfaninchawater
Thanks for the baseplate pictures. My M7...

Thanks for the baseplate pictures. My M7 (294XXXX) does not have the washer and the pictures make for an easy diagnosis.
Even if the washers are no longer sent out from CS for free or at a cost,...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-08-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,477
Posted By halfaninchawater
The seller may have great feedback. But, there...

The seller may have great feedback. But, there are too many variables involved in terms of the camera you paid for and the one you receive. If, and that's a big if, you receive the camera you paid...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-01-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 6,147
Posted By halfaninchawater
Best wishes to Frances for a full recovery. I...

Best wishes to Frances for a full recovery. I hope from the responses here you can see your voice has been missed. So... Take care of Frances and post when you can.

Dave
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-01-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 9,933
Posted By halfaninchawater
Here is a different link to the NHS article. In a...

Here is a different link to the NHS article. In a Google Chrome Browser it will download the article to your downloads folder. Also updated the link...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 01-31-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 9,933
Posted By halfaninchawater
If the QL17 uses the PX625 battery, this article...

If the QL17 uses the PX625 battery, this article from Nikon Historical Society may...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 01-22-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,401
Posted By halfaninchawater
Here is a link to an article from Nikon...

Here is a link to an article from Nikon Historical Society on battery solutions for the PX625 battery. The article gives several options including the addition of a diode to reduce the battery...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-13-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 3,008
Posted By halfaninchawater
After some additional experimentation, it seems...

After some additional experimentation, it seems that the Nitecore works on a 2 amp power supply. I tried the Nitecore with my iPhone charger which is only 1 amp. Again, same issue. The Leica battery...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 09-13-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By halfaninchawater
Peter Krogh's article is an excellent place to...

Peter Krogh's article is an excellent place to start. http://www.dpbestflow.org/backup/backup-overview
One specific point, automate whatever system you use. I use Superduper to backup my Mac every...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-11-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 3,008
Posted By halfaninchawater
The Nitecore ULM240 charged the M262's battery...

The Nitecore ULM240 charged the M262's battery completely. The Anker battery pack seemed to run out of power after the 80% mark. Could be because it is a smaller USB battery pack. Plugged in the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-09-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 3,008
Posted By halfaninchawater
Ordered the Nitecore ULM240 from Longhorn...

Ordered the Nitecore ULM240 from Longhorn Tactical via Newegg.com. Arrived today and is now charging my M262's battery from an Anker A1211 USB battery pack (5200mAh). The charger seems to be working...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 2,277
Posted By halfaninchawater
This smells like rotten fish to me as well. Your...

This smells like rotten fish to me as well. Your instincts serve you well.
B2 and Bob have it right... Just say "NO" and then forward the request to ebay. I would also make a request of ebay that...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-07-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By halfaninchawater
Chris is correct, we all screwed up rolling film...

Chris is correct, we all screwed up rolling film on reels the first time around. When it comes to loading film on reels practice makes perfect. Practice loading some old unexposed film you're willing...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-29-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By halfaninchawater
"Lightroom Coffee Break" videos from Adobe. Good...

"Lightroom Coffee Break" videos from Adobe. Good quick tips for Lightroom.

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmXfFxjdp3CFWa1egQmUNo10XtJdNHoa2
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-22-2017
Replies: 260
Views: 86,434
Posted By halfaninchawater
My LTL Nikkor HC 5cm f2 just arrived. Looking...

My LTL Nikkor HC 5cm f2 just arrived. Looking forward to giving it a good workout. While searching for a UV filter I came across a chart from B+W filters. It shows all 40.5mm filters have a .5mm...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-20-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By halfaninchawater
Thanks. Looks like the best choice will be the...

Thanks. Looks like the best choice will be the Version III from 1969-1979. It's the oldest Summicron code available.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-19-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By halfaninchawater
Nikkor 5cm 2.0 - 6 bit Leica coding

I just acquired a Nikkor 5cm 2.0 along with a Rayqual LTM-M adapter. I will be using them on an M262 so coding the lens has advantages. And, the adapter has the indent for a code to be applied....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-27-2017
Replies: 47
Views: 4,529
Posted By halfaninchawater
You don't need to start with paint stripper....

You don't need to start with paint stripper. First try a solvent like lacquer thinner. Moisten a clean white or light colored rag with the thinner and rub it on the painted surface using finger...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-25-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,336
Posted By halfaninchawater
Klaus Thanks for your original post about Lange...

Klaus
Thanks for your original post about Lange and the encouragement to post more. I guess you might say I've been "lurking" way too long. Good reads in in many posts in those years, but I think...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-24-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,336
Posted By halfaninchawater
The documentary managed to walk the fine line...

The documentary managed to walk the fine line between her life as a photographer and the lives of the people she photographed in much the same way she wanted her retrospective at MOMA to be more...
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