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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-09-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 3,347
Posted By rcubed
Surprisingly no. Its the best calibrated out of...

Surprisingly no. Its the best calibrated out of the box of all my 7a lenses
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-09-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 3,347
Posted By rcubed
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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-23-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 3,347
Posted By rcubed
Strange, perhaps they changed the lens a bit...

Strange, perhaps they changed the lens a bit since I bought it.
I know the 50 1.1 ended up notching a small part of the lens to clear the release buttons.
https://i.imgur.com/4yNUOIf.jpg?4
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-22-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 3,347
Posted By rcubed
Does your 35 mount properly without interfering...

Does your 35 mount properly without interfering with the lens release button on the M4-2? The flange on the 35 depresses the button when its mounted on my M4-2 so the lens doesnt actually lock.


My...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-20-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,806
Posted By rcubed
I wonder if anyone has attempted to replace the...

I wonder if anyone has attempted to replace the sensor glass similar to the Sony A7 guys that do the Kolari mod. (Kolari does not do the M9's)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-20-2019
Replies: 1,359
Views: 70,671
Posted By rcubed
Will the minimum focus distance be the same as...

Will the minimum focus distance be the same as the M-Mount (0.7m)? or limited to 1m like the original LTM?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-15-2019
Replies: 1,359
Views: 70,671
Posted By rcubed
Will the raw brass ones have the engravings...

Will the raw brass ones have the engravings filled in and the front ring engraving in black as shown in the previous photos:?
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48547969356_b3a7edd6ee.jpg

or...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-12-2019
Replies: 1,359
Views: 70,671
Posted By rcubed
oh my, that chrome is actually gorgeous. i...

oh my, that chrome is actually gorgeous.
i wonder if the maker could make a "RFF" marking or something for buyers from here.

*Edit ^well that answers my question LOL
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-04-2019
Replies: 1,359
Views: 70,671
Posted By rcubed
+ bare brass for me!

+ bare brass for me!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-19-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By rcubed
I have "upgraded" from the 1.1 to the 1.2. For...

I have "upgraded" from the 1.1 to the 1.2.

For strictly RF focus, my 1.1 had too much focus shift to be usable for me. I guess on a film body your focal plane is a bit more forgiving but I was using...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-06-2019
Replies: 1,359
Views: 70,671
Posted By rcubed
I've had great experiences with Chinese lenses...

I've had great experiences with Chinese lenses with my M's. 7a lenses are great and even the iberit lenses are built to a high standard.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-26-2019
Replies: 1,359
Views: 70,671
Posted By rcubed
Bare brass would be a beaut! Thanks Kevin for...

Bare brass would be a beaut! Thanks Kevin for being the liaison for this project!
I'm definitely going to pick one up once it becomes available.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-23-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,947
Posted By rcubed
https://i.imgur.com/RbvgfU2.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/RbvgfU2.jpg
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-15-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,947
Posted By rcubed
That was the idea! Leather from aki-asahi and...

That was the idea! Leather from aki-asahi and natural brassing from use :3
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-10-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,947
Posted By rcubed
https://i.imgur.com/aNlON1q.jpg https://i.imgur.co...

https://i.imgur.com/aNlON1q.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/PwAckrI.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-12-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 4,076
Posted By rcubed
Bump from the dead....

Bump from the dead.
https://leicarumors.com/2019/04/12/new-lens-7artisans-75mm-f-1-25-lens-for-leica-m-mount.aspx/
7a's direct competition for this lens.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-11-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By rcubed
I 3D printed one for my old M9...

I 3D printed one for my old M9
https://i.imgur.com/9GiHlIT.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/l7pzX9f.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/nrd1P5n.jpg

I can send you the .STL if you would like to print one yourself.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-04-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By rcubed
I had this issue with my M2 as well and followed...

I had this issue with my M2 as well and followed this to get it working:

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=119823
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-03-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By rcubed
I dont know about GFX file sizes but I just use...

I dont know about GFX file sizes but I just use Lightroom for mobile and a Toshiba Flashair card for wireless transfer from the MP240 to the phone. I hate travelling with a laptop, especially in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-01-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,415
Posted By rcubed
+1 on an updated R-D1! I dont even care if its...

+1 on an updated R-D1! I dont even care if its still APS-C and CMOS sensor!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-31-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,700
Posted By rcubed
That seller had a really nice grey P I wanted,...

That seller had a really nice grey P I wanted, but he doesnt want to ship to Canada :(
https://i.imgur.com/dwRs9tV.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/LuM2lqm.jpg
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-30-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 7,092
Posted By rcubed
Great deal on a Silver MP240 at Leica Miami right...

Great deal on a Silver MP240 at Leica Miami right now: https://leicastoremiami.com/collections/silver-sale/products/used-leica-m-p-typ-240-silver-chrome-extra-battery-5?variant=14290502025260
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-25-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 7,092
Posted By rcubed
I was using a Sony A7R2 with a lot of M-Mount...

I was using a Sony A7R2 with a lot of M-Mount lenses and decided to take the plunge to get a MP240 in 2017. I ended up selling all my Sony stuff and use the MP240 exclusively for all my digital work....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-10-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,416
Posted By rcubed
Rrebadged Panasonic Leica cameras dont say "Made...

Rrebadged Panasonic Leica cameras dont say "Made in Germany", though....
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-06-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 2,387
Posted By rcubed
I use a glued on grip, scarf style neck strap,...

I use a glued on grip, scarf style neck strap, and a capture clip for quick holstering if i need my hands free.


https://i.imgur.com/lYZHrh7.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-21-2018
Replies: 423
Views: 73,556
Posted By rcubed
https://i.imgur.com/44ukfwA_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&sha...

https://i.imgur.com/44ukfwA_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium
https://i.imgur.com/uZlNVAT_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium

Edit: fixed! Thanks, Moto-Uno
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-15-2018
Replies: 1,562
Views: 200,390
Posted By rcubed
https://i.imgur.com/3Y63IoH.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/3Y63IoH.jpg
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-11-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,563
Posted By rcubed
Never had an issue hand cranking my mamiya...

Never had an issue hand cranking my mamiya universal with a belair back or my ETRSi with a printoss back.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 3,136
Posted By rcubed
I had a cheap LTM adapter where they didnt mill...

I had a cheap LTM adapter where they didnt mill out enough of the notch for the rangefinder cam to move all the way to the 1m position..

I had to grind the adapter for it to work...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-06-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By rcubed
If its accurate with your RF, its probably your...

If its accurate with your RF, its probably your NEX adapter thats off. Most cheaper aftermarket adapters go a little past infinity to account for manufacturing errors.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-03-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 3,820
Posted By rcubed
Any focus shift on this lens? I got rid of the...

Any focus shift on this lens? I got rid of the f1.1 because the focus shift was unmanageable for me.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-25-2018
Replies: 1,562
Views: 200,390
Posted By rcubed
Question Mamiya Universal press, 90mm f3.5. Instax mini...

Mamiya Universal press, 90mm f3.5. Instax mini mod:
https://i.imgur.com/MS7ICEA.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/4WrIeCN.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/gSIMuRq.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/b6xeiXe.jpg
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-23-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 2,056
Posted By rcubed
Yup I agree. That's why I got myself a converted...

Yup I agree. That's why I got myself a converted MUP!

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4381/36414195934_b85bf3c9b1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XtNgNo)Mamiya Universal Press w/ Fuji Instax wide...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-23-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 2,056
Posted By rcubed
Or mint. But they're Damn expensive

Or mint. But they're Damn expensive
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-22-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 1,794
Posted By rcubed
Peak design ended up being very successful.

Peak design ended up being very successful.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 611
Posted By rcubed
Its a Canon 50mm 1.4 LTM with a 3d printed hood....

Its a Canon 50mm 1.4 LTM with a 3d printed hood. Works perfectly for the crop sensor
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 611
Posted By rcubed
What cameras in your collection have you not used often, but refuse to part with?

A little twist from the other thread, "What 35mm film body have you... (https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=166563).

What cameras in your collection have you not used often, but...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,087
Posted By rcubed
Canon P w/ the 50 1.4 or the cv21

Canon P w/ the 50 1.4 or the cv21
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-16-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 43,919
Posted By rcubed
^ Oh awesome! Thank you for the resource! I...

^ Oh awesome! Thank you for the resource!
I didnt realize there were so many additional serenar variants! The search continues!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-16-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 43,919
Posted By rcubed
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1929/45304364712_b6...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1929/45304364712_b62591aae1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2c2oHfq)Canon Rangefinder 50mm Family! (https://flic.kr/p/2c2oHfq) by Richard Tran...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-10-2018
Replies: 9,178
Views: 908,755
Posted By rcubed
Picked up a dream...

Picked up a dream lens!

https://i.imgur.com/ymQIFu3.jpg

The rangefinder matches at infinity but the lens front focuses a lot. Has anyone adjusted the focus on these on their own?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-05-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,409
Posted By rcubed
I got the F2 rather than the ltm 1.9 for the...

I got the F2 rather than the ltm 1.9 for the shorter minimal focus distance. I didn't think the difference between 1m and 70cm would make such a big difference, but it does to me
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-04-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,953
Posted By rcubed
^but its the rangefinder experience.

^but its the rangefinder experience.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-04-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,953
Posted By rcubed
I think it's still worth it. The M8 seems to have...

I think it's still worth it. The M8 seems to have levelled off in terms of depreciation. I'm tempted to pick one up as a "ghetto monochrome" as they keep popping up around 1000USD locally
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-25-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By rcubed
I would realign the rangefinder at infinity. Do...

I would realign the rangefinder at infinity. Do you have another lens to test if the R3A is aligned at infinity? I made a mistake trying to align my R2 not realizing that the 7a was serverely off in...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-06-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 5,790
Posted By rcubed
How is the back/front focus on this lens? I got...

How is the back/front focus on this lens? I got rid of my 50 1.1 due to this.
I liked my 35 f1.2 ii, but didnt like the length of it. This looks like a suitable replacement as long as the focus...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-12-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,403
Posted By rcubed
I think it looks great on my P...

I think it looks great on my P :)
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4341/35804995534_015d254964_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WxXXKd)Canon P with custom grip (https://flic.kr/p/WxXXKd) by Richard Tran...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-12-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,403
Posted By rcubed
^ when I bought mine yesterday and it said only...

^ when I bought mine yesterday and it said only one more remaining. It's probably sold out =(
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-11-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,403
Posted By rcubed
Wanna split one? I sold my 21 LTM when I bought...

Wanna split one? I sold my 21 LTM when I bought my Konica 21-35 but I regret it now cuz I cant use it on my LTM bodies. I have the finder from the Konica so I wouldnt need the CV one.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-08-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,268
Posted By rcubed
Found a review: https://youtu.be/EznHiXFM72E

Found a review: https://youtu.be/EznHiXFM72E
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-06-2018
Replies: 461
Views: 123,358
Posted By rcubed
Canon P w/50mm f/1.4 LTM expired Kodak Max...

Canon P w/50mm f/1.4 LTM expired Kodak Max 400,.
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1722/28760029228_a001450d6c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KPqEGU)Random UBC Walkabout (https://flic.kr/p/KPqEGU) by Richard...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-24-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 43,919
Posted By rcubed
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8032/29265286990_c4...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8032/29265286990_c4973751ba_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LA5feC)Canon P Undressed (https://flic.kr/p/LA5feC) by Richard Tran...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2018
Replies: 9,178
Views: 908,755
Posted By rcubed
oh no, the serial was edited out. :3

oh no, the serial was edited out. :3
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2018
Replies: 9,178
Views: 908,755
Posted By rcubed
https://i.imgur.com/Z2edV6Z.jpg Picked up a...

https://i.imgur.com/Z2edV6Z.jpg
Picked up a Konica M-Hexanon 90mm!
I was having reservations after I purchased it after constantly finding reviews saying it back-focuses on digital bodies....
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-10-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By rcubed
^Yup! I got mine from...

^Yup!
I got mine from microtools.
https://www.micro-tools.com/pages/search-results-page?q=lens+ring+tool
Works very well
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-07-2018
Replies: 1,562
Views: 200,390
Posted By rcubed
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/945/41222147864_cf2...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/945/41222147864_cf274b0719_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25NEhpj)Perry the laboradoodle with Leanne! (https://flic.kr/p/25NEhpj) by Richard Tran...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-06-2018
Replies: 1,562
Views: 200,390
Posted By rcubed
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/909/27064799807_ec9...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/909/27064799807_ec9538f531_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HeCb4r)Perry the Labradoodle (https://flic.kr/p/HeCb4r) by Richard Tran...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-02-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By rcubed
Lens coding

Where are people getting their lenses coded these days? I want to get my Konica 21-35 coded and the DIY option doesnt work very well on my M-P240.
Preferably in North America (Canada is even better!)
Forum: Travel 04-11-2018
Replies: 87
Views: 4,162
Posted By rcubed
2010 Subaru STi...

2010 Subaru STi :3

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1652/25888111374_edeab50e36_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FrDkzQ)
Richard's STI Apr 2016 (https://flic.kr/p/FrDkzQ)
by Richard Tran...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-05-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By rcubed
The M-D shoots RAW only so there will be no image...

The M-D shoots RAW only so there will be no image adjustments anyways.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-27-2018
Replies: 9,178
Views: 908,755
Posted By rcubed
Finally got my hands on a Konica...

Finally got my hands on a Konica dual!
https://i.imgur.com/7Gir0uQ.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-06-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,904
Posted By rcubed
Bump! The 5th iteration looks like a more...

Bump!
The 5th iteration looks like a more complete project.


https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/samellos/im-back-pro-low-cost-35mm-digital-back
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-18-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2,345
Posted By rcubed
For me, the Canon is far superior. The only...

For me, the Canon is far superior. The only reason I'll use the 7artisans over the Canon is the closer minimal focus distance.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-08-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By rcubed
How about the thinktank retrospective 5? I...

How about the thinktank retrospective 5? I upgraded from my f5xb for that very reason.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-05-2017
Replies: 386
Views: 36,645
Posted By rcubed
Tried the lens some more ata 24hr gaming marathon...

Tried the lens some more ata 24hr gaming marathon for charity.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4451/37467606734_793f474419_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Z5Th8y)YEG Extra Life 2017...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-02-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By rcubed
If I used the lens marking at infinity, it would...

If I used the lens marking at infinity, it would not focus correctly. It goes "beyond" infinity. I would actually have to use to rangefinder to find where infinity was rather than just hitting the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-02-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By rcubed
For mine, the rangefinder was accurate, the image...

For mine, the rangefinder was accurate, the image was accurate, but on the barrel, infinity focus was achieved before it hit the infinity hardstop.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-02-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By rcubed
I opened it up hoping it would be easy to adjust...

I opened it up hoping it would be easy to adjust like the CV50 1.5 LTM, but its completely different. I didn't feel confident taking the lens completely apart so I just tried a shim first. I got...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-02-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By rcubed
Does it focus past infinity? My CV40 went past...

Does it focus past infinity? My CV40 went past infinity so I had a shim made (from a old membership card ~0.7mm) that fit right behind the mount. This shifted the lens forward just enough for proper...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-29-2017
Replies: 386
Views: 36,645
Posted By rcubed
Oh I forgot about the adjustment chart. I did a...

Oh I forgot about the adjustment chart. I did a quick calibration and it's all good now.
It's a little bit too easy to calibrate though.
https://i.imgur.com/RyjfhEU.jpg
Now to decide which lens to...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-28-2017
Replies: 386
Views: 36,645
Posted By rcubed
Anyone's lens falling out of focus? When I first...

Anyone's lens falling out of focus? When I first received the lens, it was bang on. Few weeks later, it forward focuses by quite a bit now.
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 10-27-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,182
Posted By rcubed
NEX-5 with.. visoflex? Why?

I was bored and stuck my visoflex on the NEX-5, then stuck a Tominon enlarger lens on it....
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-25-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,945
Posted By rcubed
The instax mini version: Diana F+ Instax back + a...

The instax mini version:
Diana F+ Instax back + a lot of duct tape and electrical tape.
https://i.imgur.com/R32ZdFN.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/GIfV0RZ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/RBgE3Og.gif
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-25-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,945
Posted By rcubed
Yeah, Its not too difficult but a bit involved....

Yeah, Its not too difficult but a bit involved. Luckily the bel-air back is big enough to rest flush on the back of the MUP.
It just requires a belt sander and a piece of ground glass fit into a...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-25-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,945
Posted By rcubed
The back was bought from the lomography site....

The back was bought from the lomography site. They go out of stock very quickly.
The Mamiya Universals go for quite cheap on eBay from time to time. I have 4 of them, 2 of them were bought as parts...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-25-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,945
Posted By rcubed
Its a modified belair back....

Its a modified belair back. :)
https://shop.lomography.com/en/belair-instant-back
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-25-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,945
Posted By rcubed
Finally! I was waiting for mono to shoot with my...

Finally! I was waiting for mono to shoot with my Universal Press
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4381/36414195934_b85bf3c9b1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XtNgNo)Mamiya Universal Press w/ Fuji Instax wide...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-19-2017
Replies: 1,562
Views: 200,390
Posted By rcubed
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4509/36837144423_0c...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4509/36837144423_0cbb1d6d21_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Y8aZDH)MUP with Diana F+ Automatic instax back (https://flic.kr/p/Y8aZDH) by Richard Tran...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-19-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By rcubed
Mamiya Universal Press w/ 90mm f3.5 instax...

Mamiya Universal Press w/ 90mm f3.5 instax mini

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4460/37738179496_16942198d2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ZuN2Zb)Pumkinsaur (https://flic.kr/p/ZuN2Zb) by Richard Tran...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-19-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 8,413
Posted By rcubed
Over 100g weight savings over the Nokton 1.1 is...

Over 100g weight savings over the Nokton 1.1 is nice, but I like the compact size and classic rendering of the 40 1.4.

Ill probably end up getting it. Im a sucker for fast normals. Lol
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-18-2017
Replies: 66
Views: 3,923
Posted By rcubed
I know this feel! I left my M9 in my bag in the...

I know this feel! I left my M9 in my bag in the 'on' position all day and when I wanted to shoot, the battery was dead from taking a bunch of 30s exposures in my bag. :(

Getting extremely hot doesnt...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-18-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,682
Posted By rcubed
Same goes with the CV40mm. I grinded away a tiny...

Same goes with the CV40mm. I grinded away a tiny bit of the frameline notch and now it shows 35mm lines on my M9. Frames perfectly.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-17-2017
Replies: 9,178
Views: 908,755
Posted By rcubed
Picked up a 3rd Canon...

Picked up a 3rd Canon P!

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4486/23911628548_c7829c2854_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CqZm6J)35mm Rangefinders (https://flic.kr/p/CqZm6J) by Richard Tran...
Forum: RFF News 10-16-2017
Replies: 160
Views: 11,765
Posted By rcubed
They finally released prototype sample...

They finally released prototype sample photos
https://i.imgur.com/S6LhuLO.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/JQqKyT5.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/hF1Cwlv.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/6t17bzQ.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-15-2017
Replies: 461
Views: 123,358
Posted By rcubed
The Canon 50mm 1.4 LTM is my favorite lens. I...

The Canon 50mm 1.4 LTM is my favorite lens. I have 3 other 50's (7artisans 50 1.1, CV50 1.5, CV50 1.1) and the Canon is still the best. (And cheapest).
Shot on my...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-15-2017
Replies: 386
Views: 36,645
Posted By rcubed
M9 7artisans 50mm...

M9 7artisans 50mm f1.1

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4450/37467133710_cb45c7d2f5_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Z5QRvY)Yama Cafe. Vancouver, BC (https://flic.kr/p/Z5QRvY) by Richard Tran...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-14-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,734
Posted By rcubed
just picked up a black P...

just picked up a black P (repaint).

https://i.imgur.com/pjnsP8B.jpg

Love these cameras.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2017
Replies: 9,178
Views: 908,755
Posted By rcubed
A Bronica ETRsi! Taking this thing apart is like...

A Bronica ETRsi!
Taking this thing apart is like stripping a gun. Lol.
https://i.imgur.com/I1cYfLp.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/NH2tQlr.jpg

A much more reliable way to shoot 6x4.5. My Yashica 12's...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 10-13-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,937
Posted By rcubed
I remember when I bought a A6500 as a 'travel...

I remember when I bought a A6500 as a 'travel camera' to compliment my A7ii and realized that it was just as big without the "Prism bump".
This pretty much makes it the same size as the A6500 but...
Forum: RFF News 10-11-2017
Replies: 160
Views: 11,765
Posted By rcubed
True, but $730K USD after 24 hours is nothing to...

True, but $730K USD after 24 hours is nothing to laugh at.
Forum: RFF News 10-11-2017
Replies: 160
Views: 11,765
Posted By rcubed
So many detractors and yet they are at 700%+ of...

So many detractors and yet they are at 700%+ of their goal. Lol

For $150, I dont have much to lose to try this out. (Well.. other than $150. lol)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By rcubed
^ I have 2 bags. One for film and one for...

^
I have 2 bags. One for film and one for digital. Lol
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-04-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 3,073
Posted By rcubed
^ I feel like the baselength is too narrow to...

^ I feel like the baselength is too narrow to focus accurately wide open. Might as well go with something smaller and lighter.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2017
Replies: 5,664
Views: 508,958
Posted By rcubed
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4509/36837144423_0c...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4509/36837144423_0cbb1d6d21_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Y8aZDH)MUP with Diana F+ Automatic instax back (https://flic.kr/p/Y8aZDH) by Richard Tran...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 10-04-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 10,711
Posted By rcubed
Welp, I found out why my RD-1 needles weren't...

Welp, I found out why my RD-1 needles weren't working.
The ribbon cable from the gauges that connect to the body right where the existing bends have a crack from it so the circuit doesnt connect on...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-03-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,734
Posted By rcubed
The P is my perfect street shooter. I use the...

The P is my perfect street shooter. I use the Canon 50 1.4, the CV35 f2.5 and the CV21 on it. Compact and cheap setup.
https://i.imgur.com/qCldZK2.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-29-2017
Replies: 9,178
Views: 908,755
Posted By rcubed
Just picked up a Bronica ETRSi!

Just picked up a Bronica ETRSi!
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-21-2017
Replies: 100
Views: 6,966
Posted By rcubed
+1 on the R-D1. I picked up a M9 recently but I...

+1 on the R-D1. I picked up a M9 recently but I keep reverting to my R-D1 because I love the JPGs from it.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 09-21-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,102
Posted By rcubed
I have both in LTM (and the CV12 as well) and I...

I have both in LTM (and the CV12 as well) and I find the 21mm the most useful. The 12 and 15 are too wide at times, IMO.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-18-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 11,676
Posted By rcubed
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4381/36414195934_b8...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4381/36414195934_b85bf3c9b1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XtNgNo)Mamiya Universal Press w/ Fuji Instax wide (https://flic.kr/p/XtNgNo) by Richard Tran...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-15-2017
Replies: 122
Views: 6,612
Posted By rcubed
Sorry, Mamiya Universal Press!

Sorry, Mamiya Universal Press!
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-15-2017
Replies: 122
Views: 6,612
Posted By rcubed
^ Im shooting the instax wide with my MUP. Instax...

^ Im shooting the instax wide with my MUP. Instax is easier to source. Im thinking of getting the new One Step2 and hacking it up to take a Belair back to shoot instax.

Heres a quick...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 09-08-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 10,890
Posted By rcubed
Bump from the dead! Im currently trying to...

Bump from the dead!

Im currently trying to modify my lens and taken the rear mount off, unscrewed the rear element and undid the screws holding the black shim so it's free from the focus barrel
. I...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 08-17-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,784
Posted By rcubed
Canon P 3D Printed grip!

So I decided I needed a grip for my Canon P
Flocked interior so it doesnt scratch the bottom plate, recessed tripod mounting screw so the camera can sit flush and added some leatherette on the...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-14-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 503
Posted By rcubed
Ikon ZM Rangefinder alignment?

Is it possible to do the alignment of the Ikon the same way as the other Cosina built cameras? (Under flash shoe)? or is it a much more involved process?
Forum: DIYS Modifications 08-14-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By rcubed
Yup but I didnt design it. Hood designed by...

Yup but I didnt design it.

Hood designed by kdstudio: www.thingiverse.com/thing:2225600

It vignettes on FF but works perfectly with the R-D1

*on a Canon 50mm f1.4 LTM
Forum: DIYS Modifications 08-14-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By rcubed
Its one of my old L plate mounting screws. I was...

Its one of my old L plate mounting screws.
I was thinking of getting one of these
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61tIZs7yPCL._SL1001_.jpg
and recessing the bottom of the grip to...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 08-13-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By rcubed
Just basic PLA for the prototypes. Ill probably...

Just basic PLA for the prototypes. Ill probably print the final in ABS or PET-G for added strength.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 08-13-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By rcubed
Epon R-D1 3D Printed Grip!

I have been looking for the grip for the R-D1xg but haven't found one for sale on its own for a reasonable price so I printed one out!

I scanned the bottom of the camera, then modeled it after the...
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