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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-18-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By rgraphex
Figured it out goes under the bed focus knob for...

Figured it out goes under the bed focus knob for tension. Ebay buy found it loose in the camera. So a good time to clean and grease.

Camera has the kodak ektar 105mm f3.7 heliar style for a lens....
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-17-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By rgraphex
Thanks. It's just a stock photo. I circled in...

Thanks. It's just a stock photo. I circled in blue 2 small hook pieces. I dont where these go
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-17-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By rgraphex
baby graflex part id help

Part fell out anyone knows where it goes? See photo
Forum: DIYS Modifications 02-20-2019
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By rgraphex
DIY Omega D5500 Elevator Drive Wheel Assembly

I'll post this info for others cheap alternative Omega D5500 Elevator Drive Wheel Assembly home made. Worked for me and sold one to happy customer.

Discription: Original part rubber and plastic...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 01-24-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By rgraphex
I made my own. For those with omega d3 and d4...

I made my own. For those with omega d3 and d4 enlargers. First you need Aluminum stock 1/16 thick 3 inches wide at least 32 inches long I bought 36 in need a little extra to make the adjusters...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-23-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By rgraphex
So I made a track for 135mm . A piece of aluminum...

So I made a track for 135mm . A piece of aluminum 1/16 thick 3 inch wide over 32 inch long. Tools needed Jig saw, drill bits a grain focuser and a lot of filling. 108174
Forum: DIYS Modifications 01-17-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By rgraphex
I guess I'll look for flat stock and fabricate...

I guess I'll look for flat stock and fabricate from scratch.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 01-17-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By rgraphex
Thats it but not worth the price asking

Thats it but not worth the price asking
Forum: DIYS Modifications 01-17-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By rgraphex
For only models d3 and d4 autofocus metal tracks...

For only models d3 and d4 autofocus metal tracks are matched and used with lens for focus
Forum: DIYS Modifications 01-17-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By rgraphex
omega enlarger focus tracks

Help looking for aluminum omega focus tracks. Cant find I need 135mm or one I can grind down
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-17-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By rgraphex
Needed focus tracks omega d3 d4 enlarger

Help looking for aluminum omega focus tracks. Cant find I need 135mm or one I can grind down
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-25-2018
Replies: 123
Views: 8,136
Posted By rgraphex
Nickel can be removed with vinegar+salt a piece...

Nickel can be removed with vinegar+salt a piece of stainless steel and 12 volts of current at 180 degrees.
If the flash accessory shoe and knobs are actually chrome. The chrome can simply be removed...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-25-2018
Replies: 123
Views: 8,136
Posted By rgraphex
Leica 1932 aftermarket flash sync not working....

Leica 1932 aftermarket flash sync not working. Bought it as a paper weight works great now.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-25-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By rgraphex
I've worked on it for months nice fresh lacquer...

I've worked on it for months nice fresh lacquer able to flex with temperature and humidity changes to resist cracking sprayed on 5 coats semi gloss finish. Most of the nickel was peeling replated...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-25-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By rgraphex
Dry fitting freshly nickel plated parts. I...

Dry fitting freshly nickel plated parts. I suspect 1 washer on each side plus 1 against the knob. Help needed
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-23-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By rgraphex
deardorff 8x10 owners

I have bought a deardorff 8x10 v8 in pieces stored boxed for years. I'm restoring.
I stripped the lacquer leaving the original color replaced with nitrocellulose lacquer . Wood work is done. Now I'm...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-16-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By rgraphex
Waist level is just to small not like rolleiflex.

Waist level is just to small not like rolleiflex.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-16-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By rgraphex
The seller blattworld on ebay made a mistake and...

The seller blattworld on ebay made a mistake and sold me a larger curtain meant for the 127 model If you give him the sizes he may have.
The early kine versions are very well made inside and worth...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-15-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By rgraphex
Model V is the best option before the vx. Made...

Model V is the best option before the vx. Made like a kine model ii inside and out but you can change finders. Just got one next project.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-14-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By rgraphex
Most curtains are rotted. I replaced a few. I...

Most curtains are rotted. I replaced a few. I like the kines they are better built
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By rgraphex
Yes, Thanks

Yes, Thanks
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-10-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 3,014
Posted By rgraphex
Looks like an old thread recently bought used...

Looks like an old thread recently bought used chrome version not to bad of price. I like the build quality. Only shot one roll of film so far.

Oh sorry I only got 3.5 version
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By rgraphex
Waist level Kine exakta

So lately I have been putting together cheap old kine Exaktas. This week I'm using a model 1 with a wartime coated Biotar 5.8cm f2.

Anyhow I'm having some difficulty using the permanent waist level...
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 12-09-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 1,007
Posted By rgraphex
1932 Leica ii

I have an early Leica II serial 76094 . This camera has a diopter installed was this a option or a much later addon?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-04-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By rgraphex
I learned it easy to get these out of time. Also...

I learned it easy to get these out of time. Also learned I can make minor adjustments for the curtains moving the gear one tooth one way or another.
For those interested in curtain size after...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-03-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By rgraphex
I think a lot of these cameras have been opened...

I think a lot of these cameras have been opened up before. I run into missing parts, A number of these had something on the curtains like liquid rubber of course this doesn't work.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-03-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By rgraphex
I have been busy. Exaktas are so cheap. I...

I have been busy. Exaktas are so cheap. I repaired a number of these now, fun! I have 5 Kine models working. You can unfold the brass slats takes time. I'll post photos when I get an opportunity.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-16-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,066
Posted By rgraphex
So what year did FED standardize the lens mount?...

So what year did FED standardize the lens mount? I think this FED is 1939 or 40. No problem fitting leica lenses to it.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-16-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By rgraphex
I have the Heliar classic 50 3.5 very sharp. I...

I have the Heliar classic 50 3.5 very sharp. I shoot a lot of B&W I think the grey tones I get are similar to a tessar. I also had the color skopar 12 years ago sold it within 6mos. I just didn't...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-15-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By rgraphex
Very helpful thanks

Very helpful thanks
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-15-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,066
Posted By rgraphex
I have a nice fed nkvd not sure of model serial...

I have a nice fed nkvd not sure of model serial 126014 . With original 50mm is at the 9:00 position. I notice the flange can only be put on one way. Mine measured 28.78 I think that is within leica...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-15-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By rgraphex
Also what is a good thread and needle size to sew...

Also what is a good thread and needle size to sew ribbons?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-15-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By rgraphex
exakta curtains

I've been picking up cheap exakta bodies. Little interest in these nicely made almost always bad curtains. So I been bettering my skills with these cameras .
Rick Oleson has a nice tutorial on these...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-28-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By rgraphex
Youxin Ye has worked on many cameras for me. He...

Youxin Ye has worked on many cameras for me. He is an excellent repairman. If he misses something he will quickly fix it. He is human after all. He has fixed 3 Kardons offered to fix exakta. I sent a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-28-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By rgraphex
I going to try UHU Contact Stick. I think it...

I going to try UHU Contact Stick. I think it would be less mess. Pliobond I understand is similar to e6000 adhesive and Gorilla Clear Grip.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-28-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By rgraphex
4 screws inside hood to remove for access to...

4 screws inside hood to remove for access to mirror.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-25-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By rgraphex
Ikoflex TLR III 853/16mirror

Has anyone replaced the mirror in a 1939 Ikoflex III. I cant figure out how to get the top off. I see 5 screws inside the chimney may be it not sure can you help?

Thanks Randy
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-27-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By rgraphex
Got it off now I'm getting a mirror cut. Thanks

Got it off now I'm getting a mirror cut. Thanks
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-27-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By rgraphex
voigtlander-superb help

I posted this in another thread. But maybe this is the correct spot for this question. mirror replace-frozen screw

I'm told people dont want to work on these.
So you peel the leather back done. 6...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-27-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By rgraphex
Thanks for link...

Thanks for link https://www.photo.net/discuss/thread...-clean.283110/
My issue is number 6 at the bottom of post
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-27-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By rgraphex
Thanks for your replies. I'm told people don't...

Thanks for your replies.
I'm told people don't want to work on these.
So you peel the leather back, done. 6 screws holding on top shell. Removed. Now the lever on the side is to stop the frames...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-26-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By rgraphex
Voigtlander Superb mirror help

Need to replace mirror for voigtlander superb. Has some one done this?
Working removing the top removed the 6 screws under the leather. stuck with the counter release button how to remove? thanks
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-30-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By rgraphex
I have three tower 45/46 a little more common...

I have three tower 45/46 a little more common here in the US. I think there great cameras well made the tower 45 with f2 lens and the tower 46 with the f1.4 lens. Lens is the only difference in model...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-11-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 731
Posted By rgraphex
Show me your Kardons

I hit post twice need to remove
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-11-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 681
Posted By rgraphex
Show me your Kardons

Just had a recently had my newest Kardon camera cleaned. Can other Kardon owners post a picture? I like to see the differences in materials used. Unmarked one is late model 1443 and early 262...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-13-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,182
Posted By rgraphex
anyone have Kodak Medalist 120 conversion?

Anyone have Kodak Medalist 120 conversion? I would like to see some photos of the film chamber if anyone has converted their Medalist.

I can see the spring roller on the film side would get in the...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 11-18-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,186
Posted By rgraphex
I thought I keep trying after 2 labor intensive...

I thought I keep trying after 2 labor intensive failures. I think I'm getting somewhere.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 11-15-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,186
Posted By rgraphex
I hope not

I hope not
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 11-15-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 1,895
Posted By rgraphex
Nice to see you here Mr Lager. I corresponded...

Nice to see you here Mr Lager. I corresponded with you years ago over a vary rare Leica ploot and 90 degree viewfinder. Hope to bend your ear over future finds.
Thanks again Randy Norberg
Forum: Large Format Film RF 11-15-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,186
Posted By rgraphex
meridian 45a round lens boards

I'm sure SKgrimes can make a very nice board for this camera due to budget I'm looking for other sources.
Any one know someone who has made round boards for the Meridian model 45A ?

I made an...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-23-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By rgraphex
Thanks for manual link. I couldn't find it on...

Thanks for manual link. I couldn't find it on butkus website
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-22-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By rgraphex
tower 45/46 flash sync

Nicca / Tower flash sync question if x is for electric flash are all other speeds able to sync with focal plane flash bulbs?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-21-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 6,761
Posted By rgraphex
I wear bifocals but its easy for me to focus. I'm...

I wear bifocals but its easy for me to focus. I'm catching actions shots I think the snap to focus is very good as well as the outside focus.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-21-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 6,761
Posted By rgraphex
Last I checked Maxwell screen was $265 still a...

Last I checked Maxwell screen was $265 still a big price difference. I would like to compare the screens.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-21-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 6,761
Posted By rgraphex
There are a number of screens on ebay. A lot of...

There are a number of screens on ebay. A lot of people lump these all into the $20 jinfinance screen which is truly terrible. I had one from rick oleson in the past that I did not think was very...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-21-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,033
Posted By rgraphex
I had several leotax cameras in the past. I seen...

I had several leotax cameras in the past. I seen a camera apart there is spring and a metal tab. (thin easy to bend) anyhow if the spring is moved or tab bent the camera will not advance correctly....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-16-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 6,761
Posted By rgraphex
I love this screen... I don't need a Maxwell nor...

I love this screen... I don't need a Maxwell nor desire to spend the money on one excuse the photo I have a house full for Easter so trying to quickly hand hold the digital camera at 1/8 th sec. It's...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-10-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 4,392
Posted By rgraphex
rolleiflex 2.8b zeiss biometar poor scan fuji film

rolleiflex 2.8b zeiss biometar poor scan fuji film
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-10-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 6,761
Posted By rgraphex
I suggest this screen Super Bright Split Image...

I suggest this screen Super Bright Split Image Focusing Screen For Rolleiflex 2.8F 3.5F Can be cut down for older rollei's My repairman Mark Hansen of classic camera repair was surprised of the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-21-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,478
Posted By rgraphex
Not happy with Fleenor I had service done by...

Not happy with Fleenor I had service done by Fleenor. I had another service man replace screen a simple job. and I'm waiting on another to be done. Dried old grease and loose parts found. I will...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-14-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,511
Posted By rgraphex
104878l camera next to new shutter material...

104878l
camera next to new shutter material scrape condition is good
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-14-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,511
Posted By rgraphex
shutter curtains are perfect shape no need to...

shutter curtains are perfect shape no need to replace. I have replaced shutter curtains in the past it's not that big of deal
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-14-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,511
Posted By rgraphex
I bought same day posted item 201679836561 and...

I bought same day posted item 201679836561 and item 201679830161 accepted best offer

A lot of sellers advertise parts or repair now just to be done with the sale. So they don't renegotiate later...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-14-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,511
Posted By rgraphex
I wonder how much darkroom equip is making it to...

I wonder how much darkroom equip is making it to the city dump. You can't hardly give it away. I use a little durst now. I have a big omega d3 for $30 if anyone lives in the st augustine florida area?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-14-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,511
Posted By rgraphex
I believe all used cameras need a good cla. So...

I believe all used cameras need a good cla. So I;m willing to take a chance without a guarantee. The seller was Roberts camera store. Two weeks ago they posted 2 minolta II for $27 each several...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-13-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,511
Posted By rgraphex
rock bottom $$$ rangefinder bodies

I just picked up a fully working leotax f for just $35 and leotax fv for $68 off ebay. Anyone else finding great deals? Looks like no interest in film cameras anymore. Do you think it will be long...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 09-29-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4,226
Posted By rgraphex
Slightly off topic. I like to comment about the...

Slightly off topic. I like to comment about the Kardon camera. Although not cosmetically nice as the leica mechanically I feel it runs smoother then a Leica iiia or iiib. It's a great piece of...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 09-21-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4,226
Posted By rgraphex
Thanks just bought it.

Thanks just bought it.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 09-17-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4,226
Posted By rgraphex
wollensak on Kardon: I know the wollensak lenses...

wollensak on Kardon: I know the wollensak lenses was offered for sale after the war separate. If a Kardon body was it would be plausible to buy one of each.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 09-16-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4,226
Posted By rgraphex
Thanks, Would Katz have production numbers for...

Thanks, Would Katz have production numbers for the military and civilian ?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 09-16-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4,226
Posted By rgraphex
I cant find a copy can you tell me if there is...

I cant find a copy can you tell me if there is any mention of Kardon's being made without any engravings? MY has been confirmed by my repairman to be number 1443 I have photo's under a different...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 09-15-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4,226
Posted By rgraphex
I only seen Kardons offered with the ektar lens....

I only seen Kardons offered with the ektar lens. Mine is unusual no markings other then usa on the bottom. And numbered on the inside frame. I would love to read Katz's book. Where can I get a copy?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 09-15-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4,226
Posted By rgraphex
Do you have Katz's book? Or know where to get a...

Do you have Katz's book? Or know where to get a copy? Is it online? I would like to read it
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 09-13-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4,226
Posted By rgraphex
Kardon only came with the Ektar. But I have...

Kardon only came with the Ektar. But I have thumbed through old magazine's And I seen ektars sold by themselves. So I think there is hope of finding one. The best deal I seen on flea bay was about...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 09-09-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 4,226
Posted By rgraphex
I would like to find a reasonable priced ektar...

I would like to find a reasonable priced ektar for my Kardon number 1443 as well . For now I have an american made Wollensak f3.5 leica new york lens.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-31-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 7,959
Posted By rgraphex
First photo is the new screen the second is the...

First photo is the new screen the second is the original ground glass with Fresnel screen.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-31-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 7,959
Posted By rgraphex
I went with the JIEYING screen it is much better...

I went with the JIEYING screen it is much better the JinFinance or older Oleson screen. Although I have no idea how it would compare to a Maxwell since I never had one. The screen is fine not coarse...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-27-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 7,959
Posted By rgraphex
I did have some dynamo labelmaker around here....

I did have some dynamo labelmaker around here. But I settled Offset press packing sheets. These sheets can withstand pressure and are perfectly flat I choose a piece measured to .006 . This would be...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-23-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 7,959
Posted By rgraphex
I have washers (shims) from old yashicamat hood...

I have washers (shims) from old yashicamat hood that measure .005 inch I think this would make a good shim I just have to file down an edge so the hood could set flush. that would put me in the +-...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-22-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 7,959
Posted By rgraphex
Thanks. I would like to learn how to adjust the...

Thanks. I would like to learn how to adjust the focus. But I would settle for shimming right now. Harry Fleenor set the focus for this camera so I dont want to screw it up. I have some more...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-19-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 7,959
Posted By rgraphex
Can I ask what material is used to build up the...

Can I ask what material is used to build up the thickness of the screen to match the ground glass? I don't want to attempt to readjust the viewing lens since I'm not sure how to Collimate the lens?...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 07-08-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,813
Posted By rgraphex
I dont think it can be the shutter in any way...

I dont think it can be the shutter in any way since the shutter moves horizontal in this camera. I used to have the tower 45. The back door opens on that one. I think it flips up. Check to see how it...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-07-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 7,959
Posted By rgraphex
I'm still window shopping all the options. What...

I'm still window shopping all the options. What material are you using to shim with? I have a micrometer. I have removed and cleaned screens in the past. I have 2.8b 2.8d models. Fleenor cleaned both...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 07-07-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 3,557
Posted By rgraphex
The Ivory is mentioned in Hans-Jurgen Kuc: On The...

The Ivory is mentioned in Hans-Jurgen Kuc: On The Trail Of The Contax I forget which vol.
probably the easy one to fake.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-07-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,358
Posted By rgraphex
I had one about 4yrs ago sold it for a good sum...

I had one about 4yrs ago sold it for a good sum of money. 5x7 way to awkward to use. I can image how difficult to get that action shot. You had to be a great photographer to get a decent image with...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-07-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 3,440
Posted By rgraphex
I seen that one first I thought it was fed around...

I seen that one first I thought it was fed around the viewfinder it certainly looks like one. Then I thought it looks a lot like a leotax no eye correction but still has slow speeds. I think the lens...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-07-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 7,959
Posted By rgraphex
You know what works well for me is a plain Keiv...

You know what works well for me is a plain Keiv 88 screen its bright and easy to focus at least for me. Too bad they only measure 55m x 55mm There not expensive maybe these would work in other tlr's...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-07-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 7,959
Posted By rgraphex
Dan the mamyia b split sounds interesting to me....

Dan the mamyia b split sounds interesting to me. Since the screen is from a 6x7 would the split rangefinder be off? And yours is $90 installed? Is the thickness the same or do you shim it?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-06-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 7,959
Posted By rgraphex
I did mention to the seller that older rollei's...

I did mention to the seller that older rollei's measure 56mm x 64mm seller offered to cut down. Looking at the center of screen I did not see any resemblance to the jinfinance. He's statement of...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-06-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 7,959
Posted By rgraphex
I seen on Koh's website new old stock Beattie...

I seen on Koh's website new old stock Beattie screens for $229. H Fleenor offering the maxwell for $274 + $34 install. I don't what Maxwell sell's his for? Does anyone know? ...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-06-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 7,959
Posted By rgraphex
I spoke to the ebay seller today he said it was...

I spoke to the ebay seller today he said it was made by seiko in Japan.

I also spoke to Rick yesterday said he only had the micro prism screen.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-05-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 7,959
Posted By rgraphex
Dan hve you seen this one on ebay ?...

Dan hve you seen this one on ebay ? http://www.ebay.com/itm/Super-Bright-Split-Image-Focusing-Screen-For-Rolleiflex-2-8F-3-5F-/261736704208? He says they can be cut down I'm wondering if it's a good...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-18-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,486
Posted By rgraphex
I have owned a few rolleiflexes I prefer the 2.8d...

I have owned a few rolleiflexes I prefer the 2.8d to my 2.8f I sold my F also sold other models .The 2.8d is a solid camera no light meter to go bad and who really cares if the waist level finder is...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-12-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,462
Posted By rgraphex
Defects in lenses such as fungus haze micro...

Defects in lenses such as fungus haze micro scratches are common. See if you can negotiate a partial refund or send back. Have it cleaned or recoated. The camera will most likely need to be cleaned...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-27-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,197
Posted By rgraphex
I've been collecting for a number of years it's...

I've been collecting for a number of years it's not as easy as it used to be to get a good deal. My best hunting grounds was auctions & estate sales. But thanks to cell phones prices have evened out....
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 03-27-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,556
Posted By rgraphex
I use leica bulk cassettes in my nicca III which...

I use leica bulk cassettes in my nicca III which I think is the same as the Tower
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-26-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,982
Posted By rgraphex
I wear bifocals. I use the magnifier to focus...

I wear bifocals. I use the magnifier to focus sharp . Then I push the magnifier down to compose. Sometimes I loose the shot going through all this to focus. I was hopeing a maxwell screen would help...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-26-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,982
Posted By rgraphex
The camera has been cleaned by Fleenor in 2014....

The camera has been cleaned by Fleenor in 2014. He would install the screen if i choose to have it done.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-26-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,982
Posted By rgraphex
maxwell screen on rare rolleiflex bad or good idea

maxwell screen on rare rolleiflex 2.8 biometar bad or good idea? I use this camera a lot with standard ground glass i'm getting older and I dont see as well as I used to. Since there were only 1250...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-01-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By rgraphex
THANKS for that LUDDITE FRANK!!

THANKS for that LUDDITE FRANK!!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-31-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By rgraphex
Yea, I cant find any instruction for it . Its a...

Yea, I cant find any instruction for it . Its a Blitz the difference between selis and selsey is one is base plate fits a iiia or iiib and the other is for a iiic. I dont have the leica manual maybe...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-30-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By rgraphex
The lever on the camera base is the sync for this...

The lever on the camera base is the sync for this iiib the first dash I'm thinking is close or zero delay. This flash outfit was made in leitz new york. I know these different snyc delays are for...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-30-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By rgraphex
Leica IIIb NY blitz flash settings

I want to shoot flash bulbs can anyone tell me what how much delay for each dash or for bulbsetting?103762
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-17-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 784
Posted By rgraphex
wanted copy of the Kardon story

Hi Im looking for a copy or photo copy of the kardon story by Jerome Katz at a reasonable price.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-17-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By rgraphex
Thanks for your help thats why I like this site

Thanks for your help thats why I like this site
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-17-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By rgraphex
Leica iiif black dial flash delay help

Can anyone tell me about the flash delay setting for a IIIf black dial and is it the same for red dial cameras?
1. what is the Delay for electronic flash is it 0 ?

2. I have medium peak bulbs...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-14-2016
Replies: 544
Views: 153,373
Posted By rgraphex
Leica IIIa upgrade to IIIa-syn

My Leica IIIa upgrade to IIIa-syn

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=103656&stc=1&d=1452815762
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-13-2016
Replies: 1,179
Views: 445,695
Posted By rgraphex
Is the Zunow lens standard on Walz cameras?

Is the Zunow lens standard on Walz cameras?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-12-2016
Replies: 1,179
Views: 445,695
Posted By rgraphex
Rolleiflex 2.8b and 2.8d

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=103640&d=1452641326[/url]
A couple of my favorite shooters from my collection. My Rolleiflex 2.8B one of 1250 made with biometar...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-05-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,189
Posted By rgraphex
Just one more wide eyed off the wall piece of...

Just one more wide eyed off the wall piece of speculation. I recently read some cameras were used for espionage has any one seen one used for espionage? Could that explain no name and easy to read...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-05-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,189
Posted By rgraphex
Except serial 144x is odd I seen later serials of...

Except serial 144x is odd I seen later serials of 16xx still engraved. Could have been a left over body
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-05-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,189
Posted By rgraphex
Thanks Roger that is got to be it. Still I never...

Thanks Roger that is got to be it. Still I never seen a Kardon painted black or any black parts. But cased closed leftovers sounds like the answer.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-04-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,189
Posted By rgraphex
I had the camera cleaned by Youxin Ye The chassis...

I had the camera cleaned by Youxin Ye The chassis number is 14xx So I guess a late model
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-02-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,957
Posted By rgraphex
If not the ribbon most likely a bad curtain. I...

If not the ribbon most likely a bad curtain. I had a few of these in the past dried curtain may look ruffled. You should be able to change speeds after winding.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-15-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By rgraphex
Kirbot, Oleg will send the camera to the ukraine...

Kirbot, Oleg will send the camera to the ukraine the work is good I supplied him with new old stock curtains to send along with my leica iiif. Agret job BUT the shipping and work has taken a long...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-15-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,345
Posted By rgraphex
http://www.angelfire.com/biz/Leica/vulcanite.html...

http://www.angelfire.com/biz/Leica/vulcanite.html I would try to have the vulcanite replaced I think it would be a better value or use Aki. I had problems with cameraleather.com in the past over a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-15-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By rgraphex
Looking at the photo the lens appears to have...

Looking at the photo the lens appears to have separation may not be able to fix. Or offer half. Antique shops I always renegotiate the price if I can.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 05-07-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,563
Posted By rgraphex
I have had a number of contax cameras in the...

I have had a number of contax cameras in the past. At present I have a Contax 1 version c and a II. I like to use the model 1 mine has been cleaned and in nice running shape. I have an uncoated...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-07-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 5,000
Posted By rgraphex
Ronsonol lighter fluid will break apart fused ...

Ronsonol lighter fluid will break apart fused rubberized cloth use a small amount BUT it will also desolve the glue holding the cloth to the roller
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-07-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 5,000
Posted By rgraphex
I was able to buy a sheet of shutter material...

I was able to buy a sheet of shutter material from japan in the past I dont know if you still can.
On a speed graphic the one I had (basement storage) you can remove the shutter from the back Its...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-06-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,432
Posted By rgraphex
Should be able to just twist and tighten.

Should be able to just twist and tighten.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-06-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 8,817
Posted By rgraphex
goamules did you just win the tower 3 with the...

goamules did you just win the tower 3 with the collapsible nikkor yesterday on that auction site ? Looked like a good deal.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-04-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 5,000
Posted By rgraphex
Just a thought on climate I'm 48yrs old My father...

Just a thought on climate I'm 48yrs old My father keep just his bedroom air conditioned nowhere else in the house He kept his antiques downstairs when I was young we lived in the midwest. My...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-04-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 5,000
Posted By rgraphex
I agree most cloth shutters from this period need...

I agree most cloth shutters from this period need replaced. I had 3 leicas done a number of exakta cameras a nicca and now I need curtains for My Leotax. Now on the other hand I have a kardon from...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-04-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 6,159
Posted By rgraphex
My 1949 nicca 3 came with a nikkor f1.4 5cm lens...

My 1949 nicca 3 came with a nikkor f1.4 5cm lens the camera did have the shutter curtains replaced were dried up like pieces of cardboard but after that fix this camera runs and looks great. Like the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-03-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 6,159
Posted By rgraphex
I have a nicca a leotax and a few leica's. I...

I have a nicca a leotax and a few leica's. I think its just as good as the leica iii . leotax model s it weighs a little more then the nicca and no eye correction on the leotax so I don't use it
I...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-23-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 7,369
Posted By rgraphex
I shoot with a NY leica wollensak f3.5 5cm made...

I shoot with a NY leica wollensak f3.5 5cm made around 1945 nice blue coating more of a Tessar design.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-23-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,189
Posted By rgraphex
Custom production sounds most likely. I sent it...

Custom production sounds most likely. I sent it to be cleaned maybe there will be some internal markings
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-22-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,189
Posted By rgraphex
Im sorry the photo created a shadow base latch is...

Im sorry the photo created a shadow base latch is also chrome. Rewind knob has the exact pattern as the wind knob.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-22-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,189
Posted By rgraphex
another photo

another photo
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-22-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,189
Posted By rgraphex
Odd kardon civilian camera

kardon civilian camera
Would anybody have a copy of The Kardon Camera Story by Katz? I have bought a kardon civilian with no serial or name engraved on the top plate. Bottom is marked USA. I know...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-29-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 13,089
Posted By rgraphex
An old thread Leica wartime stepper iiic...

An old thread
Leica wartime stepper iiic .
serial number 3961xx this one belonged to US Major Andrew Park. I don't know if anyone is keeping track of these but there interesting I have a second...
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