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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Days Ago
Replies: 118
Views: 4,506
Posted By Kai-san
Great, I'm waiting for a Makina lens hood to...

Great, I'm waiting for a Makina lens hood to arrive in the post. PM me about what spares you have. Thanks!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Days Ago
Replies: 118
Views: 4,506
Posted By Kai-san
Would you happen to know what filter thread the...

Would you happen to know what filter thread the Makina lenses have? It looks very close to 42mm, but I have not got any filters of that size to test.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Days Ago
Replies: 118
Views: 4,506
Posted By Kai-san
Thanks Dan! It took me a while to realize that...

Thanks Dan! It took me a while to realize that the bellows has two stops, one for wide angle lenses and one for normal lenses. I feared that the rangefinder was not working before I realized it will...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 5 Days Ago
Replies: 118
Views: 4,506
Posted By Kai-san
The Plaubel Makina GAS got the better of me,...

The Plaubel Makina GAS got the better of me, today I received a model IIS in very nice condition. It came with three lenses, two Anticomar 100mm f2.9 and 4.2 respectively and an Orthar 73mm f6.8. Not...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-06-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Kai-san
Never had this problem with any Fomapan film, and...

Never had this problem with any Fomapan film, and I've shot quite a lot of them.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-28-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By Kai-san
According to this page:...

According to this page: http://cdegroot.com/photo-contax-accessories/ the FW types fit the RX, ST and AX.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-28-2019
Replies: 118
Views: 4,506
Posted By Kai-san
Hey guys, how do you decide which is the emulsion...

Hey guys, how do you decide which is the emulsion side of the plates? I suppose touching the emulsion side is not a good idea, and there is no instructions on the Agfa APX package. I'm not sure I can...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-28-2019
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
That tank looks very much like my Nikor, but the...

That tank looks very much like my Nikor, but the reels are different. I do hope the lid for the tank is not missing, I cannot see it. And there's even a loader for the development reels, I haven't...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-26-2019
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Hey, hope you get lucky with that stash! It took...

Hey, hope you get lucky with that stash! It took me the best part of a year to find all those things, especially the loader and the tank are really scarce.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-26-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 776
Posted By Kai-san
Hey Rob, congrats on your N1! I hope you will not...

Hey Rob, congrats on your N1! I hope you will not be disappointed, its a wonderful camera to shoot. I'm using the Contax 645 lenses on mine via a Contax NAM-1 adapter. A little tip; you can program...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-25-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 776
Posted By Kai-san
I really don't understand this fear of failure on...

I really don't understand this fear of failure on these cameras. I have had the RX, AX and N1 for years, never a problem. The only drawback of the N1 is the proprietary lens mount. If you go for one...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-20-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Kai-san
My 35TI has been sitting on a shelf for 2-3...

My 35TI has been sitting on a shelf for 2-3 months after I cleaned the contacts, so today I figured it was time to do a test. I loaded up with Kodak T-max 100 and went out shooting. Just a few...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-18-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Kai-san
Watching your video I heard the same noises as...

Watching your video I heard the same noises as mine had. I would get overlapping exposures and blank frames on my films. I cleaned all contacts I could access after removing the top cover. The...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-18-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Kai-san
There's a guy in the UK that could possibly...

There's a guy in the UK that could possibly service it, look here:


http://www.contaxrepairs.com/


I have not had him repair anything for me, but I'm thinking of sending my Nikon FE to him. If you...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-16-2019
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Nice haul, Czmielek. These sell for too much...

Nice haul, Czmielek. These sell for too much money on evilbay. I have one of these on my Polaroid 600SE, for that you'll need a G-adapter. And yes, they accept the Kodak 70mm cartridges. I have not...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2019
Replies: 118
Views: 4,506
Posted By Kai-san
I've been stocking up some supplies lately. I've...

I've been stocking up some supplies lately. I've managed to find a few Mamiya type J film/plate holders at a sensible price. From FotoImpex I ordered a nice wood drying rack, good to know that these...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-12-2019
Replies: 118
Views: 4,506
Posted By Kai-san
I hope you will not banish me from the thread for...

I hope you will not banish me from the thread for posting this here since it's strictly not about J Lane. The plan was to try out some plates that are available in Europe first, so I ordered a pack...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-08-2019
Replies: 1,344
Views: 263,358
Posted By Kai-san
Here's my little collection of communist...

Here's my little collection of communist...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By Kai-san
Fuji once made a punch that was a giveaway, but...

Fuji once made a punch that was a giveaway, but that was for the other end of the film. I use a hole punch meant for leather craft, and it works most of the time. But the hole should really be oblong...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2019
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
I have a Watson 70 bulk film loader. They are...

I have a Watson 70 bulk film loader. They are quite rare, but I was lucky to find one after checking ebay every day for 8 months. It's a bit of luxury having one of these, it has even got a built in...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-17-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,059
Posted By Kai-san
I far as I'm able to see the OP did not say that...

I far as I'm able to see the OP did not say that all cameras can be repaired, and indeed some of the plastic fantastics of the 70's and 80's are best forgotten. But as Michael says; do not let them...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-13-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 2,957
Posted By Kai-san
I forgot about TLR's, they are great when you get...

I forgot about TLR's, they are great when you get used to them. One of the undervalued gems is the Minolta Autocord. The Rokkor lenses are knife sharp and it is a joy to use. I think you can still...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-13-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 2,957
Posted By Kai-san
Since your money will not buy a Hasselblad I...

Since your money will not buy a Hasselblad I would recommend another 6x6 camera that I have had a lot of fun with, the Pentacon 6 TL. For USD 600 I believe you can get an extra lens or two as well....
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-08-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Kai-san
I have a TVS I as well, but I have not...

I have a TVS I as well, but I have not encountered this problem. I would suspect that this could be a bad contact in the on/off switch, and possibly a cleaning of this contact might help. I recently...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 01-31-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By Kai-san
Thanks Mike, very nice and interesting report. In...

Thanks Mike, very nice and interesting report. In 1972 I went out to buy my first camera and had my mind set on a Ricoh model. But the guy in the shop said; "Nah, this is what you want" and placed a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-31-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 2,991
Posted By Kai-san
I have tried to order Minolta Autocord covering...

I have tried to order Minolta Autocord covering from them as well, but part of the problem is the many different models of this camera. I sent them a picture of mine, and they replied that they could...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,439
Posted By Kai-san
Maybe I should add to my comment to make it more...

Maybe I should add to my comment to make it more understandable:


I expect there would be no winners of that bet because none of the contestants would live long enough to see who was right.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-31-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,386
Posted By Kai-san
They are. But I have a separate fridge for my...

They are. But I have a separate fridge for my films. :p
Forum: RFF Polls 01-31-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,878
Posted By Kai-san
I suspect that our real age is in our minds. I'm...

I suspect that our real age is in our minds. I'm old, but I feel young.


Cal, you're dead right about data security. The trade in personal data is now a multi million dollar industry.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,439
Posted By Kai-san
I expect there would be no winners of that bet. ;)

I expect there would be no winners of that bet. ;)
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-31-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,735
Posted By Kai-san
I have no problem seeing that storage space or...

I have no problem seeing that storage space or infrequent use can be an issue. I have never had any developer going bad, but I always make sure that there is no or very little air present in storage...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-30-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,439
Posted By Kai-san
I would never throw away a single frame, it's...

I would never throw away a single frame, it's like erasing a part of history. And there is no guarantee that digital copies will survive more than a few decades. Keeping the physical medium is the...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-30-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,735
Posted By Kai-san
Handy, but almost doubles the price compared to...

Handy, but almost doubles the price compared to Xtol.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2019
Replies: 1,417
Views: 193,963
Posted By Kai-san
Contax AX / Yashica ML 35mm f2.8 / Kodak Portra...

Contax AX / Yashica ML 35mm f2.8 / Kodak Portra 400


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73354/med_U73354I1548597796.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-11-2019
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
My Nikor tank and reel arrived today, looking...

My Nikor tank and reel arrived today, looking really good. It is in fact a single reel tank, but that is no problem for me. I imagine that I will rarely need to develop more than one roll at a time....
Forum: Lomography 01-05-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By Kai-san
I've got a sprocket rocket, but haven't used it...

I've got a sprocket rocket, but haven't used it for a while. But I do have a user manual somewhere, maybe that would be helpful?
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 4,335
Posted By Kai-san
Found these forms in a steel yard, didn't even...

Found these forms in a steel yard, didn't even have to arrange them....

Contax 645 / Zeiss Sonnar 140mm f2.8 / Fomapan 200 in...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-03-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,327
Posted By Kai-san
Canon P / Canon 50mm f2.8 / Kodak T-max 400 in...

Canon P / Canon 50mm f2.8 / Kodak T-max 400 in Xtol


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73354/med_U73354I1546548524.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-30-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Thanks Cal and Dan. I have not received it yet,...

Thanks Cal and Dan. I have not received it yet, but as far as I know I will only get one reel. If I find another reel I will complete it, but for now I'm really happy with this.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-29-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By Kai-san
I do not know what climate you live in, but dry...

I do not know what climate you live in, but dry air could be a problem. If you have a possibility to to increase the air humidity in your house that would probably help. Otherwise I would try the...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-29-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By Kai-san
I would say that if the meter controls either...

I would say that if the meter controls either shutter, aperture or both, then it is coupled. If the meter controls the shutter, it is an aperture priority camera. If the meter controls the aperture...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-29-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By Kai-san
I believe the most common terms in use are...

I believe the most common terms in use are coupled and uncoupled. These should also be the easiest to understand.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-28-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Hey guys, today is my lucky day! After searching...

Hey guys, today is my lucky day! After searching for almost a year I finally managed to grab a Nikor 70mm tank and reel off the ebay. It cost me 150 USD, but it's worth it. Thanks to all who...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-27-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 2,268
Posted By Kai-san
I've shot Acros both in 135 and 120 format, but I...

I've shot Acros both in 135 and 120 format, but I was not particularly impressed. It got slightly better when I started exposing it at ISO 200 and developing it in Xtol 1+1 (see Massive Dev Chart)....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-26-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Hi Stawastawa, I really appreciate your offer. I...

Hi Stawastawa, I really appreciate your offer. I have a Jobo 3013 tank that I planned to use. That will take two or maybe three NDT rolls, and that's plenty for my use. Dan said he had a couple of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-22-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Lucky you, I have to slog it out for two more...

Lucky you, I have to slog it out for two more years. Right now my 70mm project is stalled due to lack of developing reels. There has been two on ebay, but none would ship outside the US. And NDT...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-16-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 875
Posted By Kai-san
Sandeha Lynch makes excellent...

Sandeha Lynch makes excellent bellows:


http://sandehalynch.com/camerawork/bellows.php
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 772
Posted By Kai-san
Contax offered an LCD viewfinder for their last...

Contax offered an LCD viewfinder for their last film SLR, the N1. It consisted of a tiny digital camera that screwed into the viewfinder and connected with a lead to an LCD screen which you could...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-07-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 1,700
Posted By Kai-san
In their first project update they have clearly...

In their first project update they have clearly stated that this is just the first phase in developing a new pack film. The P7 material from Polaroid will not last for long and they already have...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-07-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 1,700
Posted By Kai-san
The old Polaroid factory in the Netherlands that...

The old Polaroid factory in the Netherlands that Impossible bought produced the Polaroid Integral film. They did not have any machines for producing the peel-apart type 100 film which Supersense is...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-10-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 36,429
Posted By Kai-san
Leningrad RF / Jupiter 3 / Adox CHS 100 II in...

Leningrad RF / Jupiter 3 / Adox CHS 100 II in Xtol


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73354/med_U73354I1541865311.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-10-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,321
Posted By Kai-san
The FTn was my first SLR and I used it as an...

The FTn was my first SLR and I used it as an aperture priority camera without an electronic controlled shutter. You decide what DOF you need and set the aperture accordingly. Then put the viewfinder...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-09-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,321
Posted By Kai-san
The shutter speed can be easily read from the...

The shutter speed can be easily read from the shutter speed ring around the lens.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By Kai-san
According to the Yashica TLR page there was a...

According to the Yashica TLR page there was a camera marked M-II, but it was identical to the Minister II:


http://www.yashicatlr.com/Yashica35.html


As a curiosity there was also an Electro M5...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-10-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 2,649
Posted By Kai-san
The Olympus Pen FT. It's such a nice camera, but...

The Olympus Pen FT. It's such a nice camera, but I hate half frame! It takes forever to finish off a film!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-04-2018
Replies: 164
Views: 39,636
Posted By Kai-san
Thanks Dan, that is very useful info. If the...

Thanks Dan,


that is very useful info. If the optical viewfinder is accurate I can just use the rangefinder to focus, that should not be a problem even with glasses. I've seen a very nice model III,...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-03-2018
Replies: 164
Views: 39,636
Posted By Kai-san
These cameras look super nice, and I wouldn't...

These cameras look super nice, and I wouldn't mind having one myself. But since I'm wearing glasses I fear that using the rangefinder on these would be a nuisance. Is there any chance of making a...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-25-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Kai-san
I do not know this camera, but maybe if you...

I do not know this camera, but maybe if you figure out how many turns of the film advance knob it takes per frame then you can advance it that much after the last frame. There is often some wasted...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-20-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By Kai-san
For lovely grey tones I would recommend Fomapan...

For lovely grey tones I would recommend Fomapan 100. It's a finegrained film with good contrast and I like the results I get developing it in Xtol. I scan my films, I do not wet print.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-11-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By Kai-san
I'm backing it for the second time too. In the...

I'm backing it for the second time too. In the meantime I have bought almost all back issues of the German publication and I think it's really good. Hope enough people joins up this time.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-04-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 2,014
Posted By Kai-san
The Intrepid cameras are very well made, high...

The Intrepid cameras are very well made, high quality birch plywood and properly made bellows. I have an 8x10 camera, it weighs only 2.15 kg and that matters out in the field. 400 others also bought...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-29-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
There is a Nikor 70mm film processing reel on...

There is a Nikor 70mm film processing reel on ebay now. I've asked if they will ship to Norway, but no reply. It's less than two days left, and still no bids. It could be yours.........
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 07-21-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,028
Posted By Kai-san
And they are not alone..........

And they are not alone.......



http://www.catlabs.info/we-will-make-packfilm
Forum: Yashica RF 07-20-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,856
Posted By Kai-san
Very nice write up, NorpA! I had to laugh when I...

Very nice write up, NorpA! I had to laugh when I saw the bit about the frame indicator changing colour. If I hadn't read this thread I don't think I would ever have noticed it. Another reason to like...
Forum: Yashica RF 07-16-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2,319
Posted By Kai-san
So, as it turns out I might have been one of the...

So, as it turns out I might have been one of the last to get one of these cameras repaired by Mr. Hama. I know he took a long time to find parts for mine. I'm glad you found a working replacement,...
Forum: Yashica RF 07-11-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2,319
Posted By Kai-san
NorpA, that is very useful advice! Bought one of...

NorpA, that is very useful advice! Bought one of these almost ten years ago that had problems with the film transport. I took off the bottom plate and there were broken parts rattling around. But I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-04-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Thanks Arden3, that's very useful info. I...

Thanks Arden3, that's very useful info. I purchased mine with film in it, and the counter was on 6. I have loaded a cassette by counting turns in order to get approx. ten 6x7 frames for testing. And...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 05-27-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By Kai-san
I'm reviving this thread because I discovered...

I'm reviving this thread because I discovered that a Japanese company named Yama makes hoods for this lens. It is a rectangular clamp-on type, there are a couple on ebay. So if anybody feels like...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-22-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Good advice Goran, I'll keep that in mind. By the...

Good advice Goran, I'll keep that in mind. By the way I see that Linhof and Hasselblad cassettes have got a slit in the spool to keep the film fixed, that's possibly even better than the clip.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-21-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 3,610
Posted By Kai-san
Film supply is quite important to me as I shoot...

Film supply is quite important to me as I shoot on average three rolls per week. The B&W supply is very good for the moment so Fuji's pull-out is no worry. Fomapan has been mentioned here, their...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-21-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Thanks Gorbas! The cassettes look very nice, but...

Thanks Gorbas! The cassettes look very nice, but I believe they have been used; five of them are missing the metal clip to hold the film end. But a bit of masking tape will be good enough. I'm sure...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-18-2018
Replies: 580
Views: 85,123
Posted By Kai-san
Contax RX / Zeiss Sonnar 85mm f2.8 / Adox...

Contax RX / Zeiss Sonnar 85mm f2.8 / Adox Silvermax in Xtol.


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73354/med_U73354I1526671785.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-16-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
I have been shopping around for a few 70mm...

I have been shopping around for a few 70mm accessories lately, it takes a bit of patience to find these things. First I came across 14 Kodak 70mm film cassettes for 105 Euros, that's 7,5 Euros a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-28-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Personally I would have preferred Pan F. But you...

Personally I would have preferred Pan F. But you would probably have to buy large quantities to get the price down to a sensible level.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-11-2018
Replies: 224
Views: 14,255
Posted By Kai-san
I would rather support Kodak, they might soon...

I would rather support Kodak, they might soon become the only supplier of colour films.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 03-21-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By Kai-san
These were popular in the sixties and seventies,...

These were popular in the sixties and seventies, I believe they were called duochromes. Impossible makes instant film that produces this effect.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-21-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 16,126
Posted By Kai-san
In the town where I live there is an art...

In the town where I live there is an art installation in an underpass beneath the railway line. The installation consists of a matte glass wall with led lamps behind it positioned in a matrix to look...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-13-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By Kai-san
I think a filter or a step-up ring is the only...

I think a filter or a step-up ring is the only solution you can use without getting vignetting on this lens. I found a B+W UV filter which is silver on the outside and black on the inside of the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-11-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
The only fear I have when using scissors is that...

The only fear I have when using scissors is that I should accidentally cut a hole in the darkroom bag. I'm using scissors for 35mm to cut off the lead. But I cut it straight across. Never had any...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-11-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
I never cut the corners off 120 or 220 film, I...

I never cut the corners off 120 or 220 film, I just push it into the Paterson reel without using the twist action. Just remember that the reel has to be completely dry and clean. If it's sticky, pop...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-14-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 2,227
Posted By Kai-san
I do! This shot is taken with my Leningrad...

I do! This shot is taken with my Leningrad rangefinder and Jupiter 8 lens on Adox CHS 100 II.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73354/U73354I1518640839.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-12-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Please forget this question, I just purchased a...

Please forget this question, I just purchased a Jobo 3013 from Germany for 150 Euros. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-11-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Do any of you guys have any info about the Jobo...

Do any of you guys have any info about the Jobo 3010 tank? It says that the capacity is 1-10 of 9x12/4x5" and minimum 210 ml. If the diameter is the same as the other 3000 tanks then it should be...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By Kai-san
I agree, those were very small. Lets try...

I agree, those were very small. Lets try...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By Kai-san
I've shot a few rolls of APX 400 but only in 120...

I've shot a few rolls of APX 400 but only in 120 format. If you are shooting 135 the results may be different. I have developed these in Xtol and I'm quite pleased with the results. All shots are...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-05-2018
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Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Thanks Cal, but I'm not too keen on those. I...

Thanks Cal, but I'm not too keen on those. I guess you would have to store the film strips loose in a box. The X-Ray/NDT shops offer boxes with dividers, but I prefer to keep my negatives in binders....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-05-2018
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Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
I just checked my Kenro glassine sheets that I...

I just checked my Kenro glassine sheets that I use for 120 film, the inserts measures 72-73mm in width. It will be tight but I think it will work with a little care. Finding dedicated 70mm sheets now...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2018
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Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Thanks for the info Cal, I'll keep my eyes open...

Thanks for the info Cal, I'll keep my eyes open for a 3012 or 3013. When it comes to rollers I've got a Beseler Motor Base, here shown with two 8x10 drums. It has both continuous and reversing action...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2018
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Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Good, I was hoping somebody here would snap it...

Good, I was hoping somebody here would snap it up. I could easily have used the other parts as well, so it really would have been a steal. Just have to watch out and be patient. Hope the 3012 is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-24-2018
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Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
There is a Nikor 70mm reel on ebay now together...

There is a Nikor 70mm reel on ebay now together with 2 standard tanks and 2 120 reels and one 35mm reel, the whole lot for 35 USD. I tried to buy, but the seller will not ship outside the US.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2018
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Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
The suction bulb for my Mamiya 70mm back arrived...

The suction bulb for my Mamiya 70mm back arrived today, but it might just as well have gone missing! :mad: It was packed in a flimsy plastic bag with a very thin lining, and the box was crushed. The...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-15-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Just tell him to use a good face mask, that stuff...

Just tell him to use a good face mask, that stuff is probably no good down in your lungs. Congrats on your purchase, that drum looks really big. Is it much wider than the NDT reels? Sometimes I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-10-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,223
Posted By Kai-san
Fuji Venus 800 is discontinued, but some...

Fuji Venus 800 is discontinued, but some suppliers still have stock. Fuji Natura 1600 is due to be discontinued in March this year. Get them while you can, they are nice!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-07-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
There is at the moment a 3012 on ebay from...

There is at the moment a 3012 on ebay from Austria for 299 Euros, not exactly cheap.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-06-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By Kai-san
Well, it should be easy to check the mirror...

Well, it should be easy to check the mirror fixture and possibly rule it out as the cause of the problem.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-06-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By Kai-san
I have an FX-2 and if the mirror fixture is the...

I have an FX-2 and if the mirror fixture is the same in the FX-3 (quite likely), the mirror cannot slide forwards because it sits in a metal frame that will not allow any movement. I have no problems...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2018
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Nice piece of work there Dan! I have an Epson...

Nice piece of work there Dan! I have an Epson V750 and I will probably sacrifice the 120 carrier for the purpose and get an Epson carrier with AN glass for the 120's instead. The opening on the 120...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-04-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,774
Posted By Kai-san
You can get all Rollei B&W films on 100ft rolls,...

You can get all Rollei B&W films on 100ft rolls, Macodirect has them.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-23-2017
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
I have only one camera that is heavier than this;...

I have only one camera that is heavier than this; the Contax 645 with the 35mm lens weighs slightly more than 3 kg. But the Contax is so balanced that you don't notice it, it's like handling a 35mm...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-23-2017
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Thanks Dan! A rather heavy rangefinder, 2.8 kg...

Thanks Dan! A rather heavy rangefinder, 2.8 kg with the 150mm as shown. I will have to consider getting the Mamiya viewfinder extension if I can find one. The 70mm back is quite deep, so it's a bit...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-22-2017
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
The Mamiya 70mm back for my Polaroid 600SE...

The Mamiya 70mm back for my Polaroid 600SE arrived today, here it is in situ.

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-19-2017
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Thanks for the heads up! Bad timing for me, have...

Thanks for the heads up! Bad timing for me, have to pass this one up.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-18-2017
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
I have a Beseler Motor Base where you can switch...

I have a Beseler Motor Base where you can switch between continuous and reversing. I got it cheap on ebay, plan to use it on 8x10 film. It looks like it can handle quite large tanks.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-18-2017
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Thanks Cal, this tank sounds like it's the real...

Thanks Cal, this tank sounds like it's the real deal! At 6 3/8" the NDT reels will fit nicely into the 3013. I have to keep my eyes open for one of these.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-14-2017
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
30 cm, that is close to 12 inches! I wonder if he...

30 cm, that is close to 12 inches! I wonder if he got the conversion wrong? Looking at a picture of the 3063 it would mean that this tank is about 4 feet high!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-13-2017
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
That's very good of you Dan, thanks! I did some...

That's very good of you Dan, thanks! I did some calculations based on my Beseler 8x10 and 10x14 drums. If the ratio between paper size and diameter is the same with the Jobo 3063 there should be...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-12-2017
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
I thought about rolling it onto the NDT reel, but...

I thought about rolling it onto the NDT reel, but I'm a bit worried about scratching the film with too much handling. I've been looking for a daylight loader for 70mm, but they are rarer than hens'...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-11-2017
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Maybe if you have a larger cylinder of some kind...

Maybe if you have a larger cylinder of some kind to spool it onto before wrapping it on the cartridge spool? If you know the circumference of the cylinder you could calculate the number of turns to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-09-2017
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Thanks! They are not expensive so I will...

Thanks! They are not expensive so I will definitively get one.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-09-2017
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Jobo has a foot pump for this purpose, but it...

Jobo has a foot pump for this purpose, but it probably costs more than 7 dollars. :p
Talking about pumps, I've seen that the Mamiya back can be supplied with a suction bulb to create a vacuum inside,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-08-2017
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Yeah, I checked ebay too. The Catlab site is down...

Yeah, I checked ebay too. The Catlab site is down for the moment, I'll check later.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-08-2017
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Thanks Dan for the measurement and all the good...

Thanks Dan for the measurement and all the good tips. You were quite right about the size of these reels, my print drum is about an inch to narrow. I have to look into the Jobo print drum, looks...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-07-2017
Replies: 898
Views: 67,250
Posted By Kai-san
Hi there, I'm a brand new user on this forum,...

Hi there,

I'm a brand new user on this forum, and this thread was one of the main reasons for joining up. I have never used 70mm film, so this could be a new exiting adventure. The plan is to put a...
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