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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-03-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By ash13brook
I guess I should've read the manual. Thanks all.

I guess I should've read the manual.
Thanks all.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-02-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By ash13brook
Filters Above Condensers Omega D2V

I have the D2V which has a flip up door to move the top condenser up or down.
Is there any reason not to use Multigrade filter on top of the condenser holder? It would be right below the 75w bulb,...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-21-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By ash13brook
150 it is. Emile -the D2V is variable condenser....

150 it is.
Emile -the D2V is variable condenser. It has 2 main condensers and another that you place in a different position according to negative format. I'm glad I bought it over the DII I was...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-21-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By ash13brook
4x5 135mm or 150mm

I have lens mounts for both 135mm and 150mm lenses for my D2V.
The smallest print I would make would be 8x10 and the largest would 16x20. I would like to think I might go 20x24 someday, but that...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-17-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By ash13brook
Nothing was bent but I basically took it apart to...

Nothing was bent but I basically took it apart to clean it, so I figure I might as well align it.
I'm not going to buy budget lenses, so a little later in the game I might buy the above alignment...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-15-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By ash13brook
What sort of app? I was thinking, temporarily at...

What sort of app?
I was thinking, temporarily at least, that I would level my baseboard with a bubble level and 3 door shims. Then lay a small level(for the accurate straight edge) across the lens...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-15-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By ash13brook
I'm not opposed to buying the Versalab, but right...

I'm not opposed to buying the Versalab, but right now I'm still buying lenses and neg carriers.
In the absence of/before the Versalab, what did you use?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-14-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By ash13brook
That's the one I have. It calls for an "alignment...

That's the one I have. It calls for an "alignment tool" which appears to be a small level on the end of straight edge of sorts.
But, basically, it's just a level.
How do you D_ users do your...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-14-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By ash13brook
Omega D2 Alignment Tool

The D2 manual calls for an alignment tool. I just need a good level for this. Right?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-10-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By ash13brook
The turret seem to have been made for Varigam VC...

The turret seem to have been made for Varigam VC paper. It has only 7 filters in it of which 1 is missing. If it had enough spots, I'd cut some Ilford filters to fit. It would be very convenient.
It...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-10-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By ash13brook
I think it's working. Lens set to V. Shutter...

I think it's working.
Lens set to V.
Shutter release set to T.
Pushed shutter release, heard the barn doors and mirror open. About 8 seconds later I heard the shutter open and close(1/8 second).
But,...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-10-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By ash13brook
I took the back off, pushed the release button...

I took the back off, pushed the release button and the shutter released.
I don't know why it didnt before.
I cocked the shutter, put the lens lever to V, moved the lever to T and tried to push the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-10-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By ash13brook
Also, will the camera fire if there is no film in...

Also, will the camera fire if there is no film in the magazine?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-10-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By ash13brook
Capping plates up. Shutter closed. Both white...

Capping plates up.
Shutter closed.
Both white dots showing.
I'm not entirely sure where the lever was, but it won't fire in either position.
What will happen if I remove the lens? Will everything...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-10-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By ash13brook
Hasselblad 500c w 150mm c lens self timer problem

According to my Hassy manual, before using the self timer the lens must be set to V and the pre-release under the winder must be released.
I did the pre-release, but now the shutter button will not...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-08-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By ash13brook
I've only seen a picture so far. But there's an L...

I've only seen a picture so far. But there's an L bracket on the left side of the lens cone with a slot in it. It looks like the turret mounts there and you rotate whichever filter you want into...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-08-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By ash13brook
I'm picking it up tomorrow. Once I get it in the...

I'm picking it up tomorrow.
Once I get it in the house and situated, it might be self explanatory. I'll post some pictures regardless so anyone who has an interest can see since I'm not finding any...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-06-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By ash13brook
It looks to be in near new condition. How does it...

It looks to be in near new condition.
How does it mount to the enlarger?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-06-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By ash13brook
Omega Varigam Filter Turret with Filters

I have been asking about the Beseler 45/Omega D II differences.
I bought a D2 Variable Condenser instead of either of those. It comes with a Varigam Filter Turret with filters installed.
Does anyone...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-05-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By ash13brook
The Omega I'm looking at is a D II, which is an...

The Omega I'm looking at is a D II, which is an earlier model than the D2. The D II does not have the cranking system. You apparently have to unlock, lift/lower, and lock. That's the part I'm...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-05-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By ash13brook
Is it easy to raise or lower? That's my only...

Is it easy to raise or lower?
That's my only concern, really.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-28-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By ash13brook
Omega D II vs Beseler MCR 45

I can get either a Beseler MCR 45 or Omega D II(not D2) locally at about the same price with the same lens/negative carriers. Both are working properly and in about the same condition(pretty...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-07-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 868
Posted By ash13brook
Thanks all, for the responses. Colton- your fix...

Thanks all, for the responses.
Colton- your fix about unchecking "Thumbnail" saved me 90 bucks.
Chris - I'm going to have to buckle down and go through your B&W Scanning tutorial. My scans clearly...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-07-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 868
Posted By ash13brook
Is Vuescan a Good Program and Is It Fairly User Friendly

I have an Epson 4870. It works fine, but for some reason, using the Epson software, it will not scan medium format and large format negs. It just divides them where it wants.
I have the free trial of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-18-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By ash13brook
Thanks. I forgot I have the Delta, too. Well,...

Thanks.
I forgot I have the Delta, too.
Well, maybe I'll try it at 200 someday, but not tonight.

Matt
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-17-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By ash13brook
Shooting Tmax 3200 Expired in 2000

I have about 6 tolls of Tmax 3200 that expired in 2000. It's been in the freezer all that time.
I'm going to shoot a roll tomorrow night.
Any suggestions on what speed I should rate it at?
Any other...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,200
Posted By ash13brook
Also, I assume because of the high dilution, I...

Also, I assume because of the high dilution, I should develop only one roll in a two reel tank and only two(probably won't ever develop more than two at a time) in a four reel tank?

Matt
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,200
Posted By ash13brook
Thanks, RJ. I think I have try it. I see the PMK...

Thanks, RJ.
I think I have try it. I see the PMK Pyro is all liquid, so no dust. I'll probably put a little exhaust fan in the window and put all the dishes away...
Maybe wait until my wife is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,200
Posted By ash13brook
I still might have to try the pyro. Just with...

I still might have to try the pyro. Just with great care. I'm pretty neat with developing in the kitchen sink.
So...after developing, how do I get rid of the exhausted pyro? Is it dilute enough to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-11-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,200
Posted By ash13brook
That Pyro sounds great. Except...man, does it...

That Pyro sounds great.
Except...man, does it sound like something I don't want to mix up in my kitchen!
Is it really as bad as it says? Is it that bad once it's mixed? I could mix it in my garage, I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-10-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,200
Posted By ash13brook
RJ- I've realized that I have 20 rolls of this...

RJ-
I've realized that I have 20 rolls of this film, so having it's own developer seems not "excessive".
I can shoot at ISO 16, although I would prefer 32. I mostly shoot a Leica w/28 mm. No reason...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-07-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By ash13brook
Hasselblad Magnifier in Focusing Hood

The little ~1" square magnifying lens fell out of my Hassy focusing hood. The little retaining ring has apparently come unglued.
Does anyone know the best adhesive remover to use to remove the old...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-03-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By ash13brook
Good Commercial Printing Service

Im not sure this belongs here.
I'm not going to get involved in printing. I have no interest in it.
That said, who are some printing services that do a good job digital printing of scanned negs? I...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-03-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By ash13brook
Scanning for Outside Printing

I have an older Epson 4800 flatbed scanner.
I am not going to be buying a printer capable of nice black and white printing. I just don't have enough need for it.
What I'd like to do is scan negatives...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-29-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,200
Posted By ash13brook
And thanks for the chart Freakscene. That thing...

And thanks for the chart Freakscene.
That thing is sweet. Even has advice for flash bulbs.

Matt
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-29-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,200
Posted By ash13brook
RJ- I wish I would've spent the time learning...

RJ-
I wish I would've spent the time learning that part of photography when I first started.
So, if I'm staying with less specialized developers, do you think I'm better off using the HC110 Dil B...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-29-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 1,567
Posted By ash13brook
As I said, not sure why I was agonizing over it....

As I said, not sure why I was agonizing over it. I drive a truck for a living and sometimes I start thinking about something trifling and it takes in a life of it's own.
I like my little laminated...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-29-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,200
Posted By ash13brook
Wow. Thanks for all the responses. I have quite a...

Wow.
Thanks for all the responses.
I have quite a variety of black and white film, so I'd like to keep the number of developers to a minimum as I work my way through some of it.
I'm not even sure...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-27-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 1,567
Posted By ash13brook
I think trying it will be the plan. I had gotten...

I think trying it will be the plan.
I had gotten to the point that I didn't need to consult my little cheat sheet. But, I've been away for a few years and have to relearn it anyway.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-27-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 1,567
Posted By ash13brook
Sunny 16 Rule Question

I'm not sure why I'm agonizing over this at this point in my life.
I've been using a little chart made for 400 speed film in place of a meter for a long time. I even used it to shoot Kodachrome 200...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-27-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,200
Posted By ash13brook
Kodak Panatomic X Shooting/Developing

A friend gave me all of his film. It has all been freezer kept.
Among the mix are two 36 exposure rolls and one hundred foot roll of Panatomic X.
For now, I'm going to assume it's still good.
I had...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-11-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By ash13brook
I'm pretty sure the camera was completely done...

I'm pretty sure the camera was completely done when I bought it so it seems unlikely there's any old seal there. The end of the spring being off sounds viable, though, since I seem to remember it...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-10-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By ash13brook
Yashica GSN Counter Repair

I bought a Yashica GSN about 10 years ago that had been completely rebuilt by a reputable repair service. I don't remember if the counter never worked or only worked for one roll. I got sidetracked...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 1,925
Posted By ash13brook
You don't have to 'be' a PJ to shoot that type of...

You don't have to 'be' a PJ to shoot that type of stuff. PJs do not have any special rights. Anyone who likes to shoot PJ type of stuff can do so freely. Freelancers do not have press passes alot of...
Forum: Photo Software 01-05-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,048
Posted By ash13brook
Digital printing help

Can someone point me to a website that is a tutorial for digital printing?

I can get a scan ready, but when I print it, the color never matches or B & W scans don't llok black and white - more...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-23-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 2,490
Posted By ash13brook
I'll try for the 29th, but it looks a little...

I'll try for the 29th, but it looks a little doubtful.
On the other hand, I'll be downtown for sure on the 31st. My wife has to work that day, so I'll tag along and shoot while she works. I do this...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-13-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 2,490
Posted By ash13brook
Edward - It's open to anyone. After looking...

Edward -

It's open to anyone.

After looking at your list of cameras, I don't feel I have a problem anymore!!!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-05-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 2,490
Posted By ash13brook
Marke - Nothing like house projects to put you...

Marke -
Nothing like house projects to put you in the frame of mind to escape for some coffee, photography, and a beer(for lunch, of course). It'll probably be spring before we get everyone lined...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-02-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 2,490
Posted By ash13brook
I wouldn't worry too much, Ben. It'll probably...

I wouldn't worry too much, Ben. It'll probably take us that long to get this all arranged!
Forum: RFF Polls 12-02-2007
Replies: 128
Poll: OT - Hats?
Views: 6,939
Posted By ash13brook
Rogue, did you go to Hats Plus? If you didn't,...

Rogue, did you go to Hats Plus? If you didn't, you gotta!

My hair is cut in a flat top. So I don't get burnt, I wear a Tilley in the summer to fish in. It can be washed, filled with water and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-01-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 2,490
Posted By ash13brook
I expect there will be plenty to shoot with...

I expect there will be plenty to shoot with Christmas shopping going on. If it gets too cold, Rogue seems to know some pretty good places to warm up!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-01-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 2,490
Posted By ash13brook
Maybe we should try planning out a month or so....

Maybe we should try planning out a month or so. That way we can talk back and forth about a more central location (anyone tired of shooting downtown?) to Ken and Solares. Rogue (and Jeremy, too, if...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-29-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 2,490
Posted By ash13brook
Just wondered. My Leica was in the shop for a...

Just wondered. My Leica was in the shop for a long time and I had a busy summer. Should we start planning now for next spring?
Hey, Jeremy, you there? Any one else?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-28-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 2,490
Posted By ash13brook
Chicago RRF group

Anything been going on with the Chicago area group?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-27-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 2,497
Posted By ash13brook
Here's the meter I've been using for a couple of...

Here's the meter I've been using for a couple of years, now.

http://www.fredparker.com/ultexp1.htm
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 05-15-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By ash13brook
I'm in, too. Most of my shooting is done out of...

I'm in, too.
Most of my shooting is done out of the window of a tractor/trailer, which I guess is reportage. Occasionally I do get to use my own two feet.
Forum: Nikon RF 05-10-2007
Replies: 57
Views: 3,136
Posted By ash13brook
I drive a tractor-trailer 60-70 hours a week. I...

I drive a tractor-trailer 60-70 hours a week. I have the same shots except from about 4 feet higher in the air!
Most of my shots include part of my truck. When I first started shooting from my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-05-2007
Replies: 107
Views: 5,149
Posted By ash13brook
Here in the U.S.A., May Day is just the first day...

Here in the U.S.A., May Day is just the first day of May.
Just another day.
Here's my "Just Another Day"

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/uploads/11122/CN385_8_WEB.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-02-2007
Replies: 107
Views: 5,149
Posted By ash13brook
Mine will be coming up sometime within the week -...

Mine will be coming up sometime within the week - if I can figure out how to upload them!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-23-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,273
Posted By ash13brook
Anyone have any luck using something like Edwal...

Anyone have any luck using something like Edwal Anti-Static film cleaner?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-22-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,273
Posted By ash13brook
Anti static cleaner for scanner

I use an Epson 4800 flatbed for scanning. There can't be anything in the world that attracts more dust! I clean the film, put it in the holder and start the scan immediately. I use the dust removal...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-18-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,196
Posted By ash13brook
Hey Rogue, it was your 'P' I was talking about...

Hey Rogue, it was your 'P' I was talking about to begin with!!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 2,401
Posted By ash13brook
Here's a link to the one I use. ...

Here's a link to the one I use.

http://www.fredparker.com/ultexp1.htm

When you see it, you'll think I'm a wise guy, but I took this chart, condensed it to the stuff I needed, printed it about...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-17-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 2,651
Posted By ash13brook
Voigtlander parts

I have a Voigtlander VF 101 that has the on/off knob missing. A lever has been put in it's place that works just fine, but...well, you know.
If everyone/anyone has a line on any repair person that is...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-15-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,196
Posted By ash13brook
GAS for a Canon RF

I went shooting with the Chicago guys yesterday and fell in love with Rogue_Designer's Canon P.
What other Canon rangefinders with interchangable lenses are there, which would be the most desirable,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-11-2007
Replies: 107
Views: 5,149
Posted By ash13brook
I'll give it a try. It seems like I have a hard...

I'll give it a try. It seems like I have a hard time finding time to shoot if I don't have some specific reason to get out and do so.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-11-2007
Replies: 138
Views: 5,868
Posted By ash13brook
Me, too! A chance to celebrate summer and maybe...

Me, too! A chance to celebrate summer and maybe have a cold beer!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-10-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 1,133
Posted By ash13brook
Manuals

I'm looking for manuals for a Yashica GSN and a Canon G-III QL , preferrably downloadable, but, really, any kind. I figure they are probably archived somewhere around here. Someone care to point me...
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