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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Day Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By B-9
+1 for the smallrig cold shoe. Very nice for a...

+1 for the smallrig cold shoe.

Very nice for a small piece of metal!
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 111
Views: 3,397
Posted By B-9
What! A NEW SWC model?! 907x That’s better news...

What! A NEW SWC model?! 907x

That’s better news than predicted!
Forum: Travel 5 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 506
Posted By B-9
Never tried to shoot a Eclipse personally. But...

Never tried to shoot a Eclipse personally.

But the wife and I did see the 17’ Eclipse. Made the bandit run down to Kentucky from Michigan in about 8 hours.

We had one of the telescopes set up...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By B-9
You guys got jokes... but don’t you mean...

You guys got jokes... but don’t you mean

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=k5hWWe-ts2s
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 1 Week Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,231
Posted By B-9
I agree Joe, If your gonna use OBO you need to...

I agree Joe,

If your gonna use OBO you need to actually consider fair offers lol.

Although I love Roberts (UsedPhotoPro) they are guilty of using Best Offer only for at best a 5-10% discount....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 1 Week Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,231
Posted By B-9
It is a trend. Along with buyers not reading...

It is a trend.

Along with buyers not reading description before buying and buyers ultimately not paying.

I’ve had to dig into my settings to restrict bidders left and right.

eBay is on the...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,011
Posted By B-9
Photrio is doing is better IMHO Images are easy...

Photrio is doing is better IMHO

Images are easy to post on threads.

They maintain a Instagram where users can tag their own photos and have them shared on the front page of the site.

I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
Killer kit! Can’t beat the classic 50/2.0. I’m...

Killer kit!

Can’t beat the classic 50/2.0. I’m a sucker for Olive/Green paint myself.

Welcome aboard! I’m having a blast.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By B-9
Sweet! Congratulations!

Sweet! Congratulations!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By B-9
Dan, it didn’t take long to find a new...

Dan, it didn’t take long to find a new machine.

This morning the dog and I liberated a old Universal DeLuxe ZigZag machine from its damaged cabinet. 40$ for the machine, knee control, original feet,...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By B-9
Anyone MYOG?

I found this cool community of DIYers who call their hobby MYOG.

MYOG = Make Your Own Gear

Specifically these guys and gals are making their own camping/hiking gear. Everything from tents to...
Forum: Chris Crawford 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 1,918
Posted By B-9
Chris, Are you sure sneaky isn’t some sort of...

Chris,

Are you sure sneaky isn’t some sort of multi-dimensional alien being conjured up in a marijuana trip?

Lucky cat! (We call em $hit rats up here)

We have a few strays we flea treat year...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 2,238
Posted By B-9
Im all cheap. 50$ 50/1.8 MKI on a 50$ EOS 1...

Im all cheap.

50$ 50/1.8 MKI on a 50$ EOS 1

Otherwise it was probably the M8 with a USER Nickel Elmar. Camera cost me atleast 12 times what the lens did. Really was a great combo for me.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By B-9
DAG Camera

DAG Camera
Forum: Optics Theory - 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By B-9
65mm will be about perfect. The 65 Angulon is...

65mm will be about perfect.

The 65 Angulon is pretty darn affordable.

No need to think twice.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 2,977
Posted By B-9
Love my vest. Have not worn it in a year or...

Love my vest.

Have not worn it in a year or so.. prolly since my last paid photo gig.

So much easier than a shoulder bag.

Mine is a Banana Republic and I believe was intended more as a fashion...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,662
Views: 787,076
Posted By B-9
Double post

Double post
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,662
Views: 787,076
Posted By B-9
Pan, I was surely lucky putting this kit...

Pan,

I was surely lucky putting this kit together.

The EOS1 has a charm its own.

A really nice camera to shoot!
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
Heading down to see Eddie Money tonight. Going...

Heading down to see Eddie Money tonight.

Going to do a little tailgating with the camera.

Having a good ol fashion cookout right now and I’ve nearly finished a roll already.

Best save a few...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
The diopter right? Just another nail in the...

The diopter right? Just another nail in the coffin.

Can’t say I love Canons diopter adjustment (no zero mark) but I’ve got it set right finally and it’s impossible to move with the eyecup on....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 69
Views: 2,247
Posted By B-9
He’s looking thin these days. Hope Leica is...

He’s looking thin these days.

Hope Leica is feeding him... grandmas worried.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
https://www.photrio.com/forum/attachments/18c649d7...

https://www.photrio.com/forum/attachments/18c649d7-fc60-44d9-ac5a-7eddae003da5-jpeg.224162/


Waiting on the hood and battery still. (Double posted in “show me..slr”)

The body came with a D screen...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,662
Views: 787,076
Posted By B-9
https://www.photrio.com/forum/attachments/18c649d7...

https://www.photrio.com/forum/attachments/18c649d7-fc60-44d9-ac5a-7eddae003da5-jpeg.224162/

Nice little kit. Still waiting for the lens hood and a fresh battery.
Forum: Panasonic S1 S1 R L Mount cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 962
Posted By B-9
I would agree. Panasonic is looking at more...

I would agree.

Panasonic is looking at more crap from their video fan base.

Guaranteed they will find something to dog.

Likely EF lens compatibility.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 975
Posted By B-9
There’s a sweet custom one on google that’s Gold...

There’s a sweet custom one on google that’s Gold with Anodized Red twist locks and handles. A absolute MUST for any Leica toting Dentist with a knack for gold bracelets.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 975
Posted By B-9
Made in China now based on the Leitz...

Made in China now based on the Leitz design.

Still very well made. It’s such a simple and robust design. Still all metal. The new ones have retracting spikes in the feet.. drool.

I would love to...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 975
Posted By B-9
Chris, you can get the best tripod ever made new...

Chris, you can get the best tripod ever made new for only about 130$

;)...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 975
Posted By B-9
Looks pretty interesting. Nice, they offer a...

Looks pretty interesting.

Nice, they offer a universal head plate already.

Not something I would personally buy.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 496
Posted By B-9
They surely did roll out those MKII L series one...

They surely did roll out those MKII L series one after another. Never tried any but I believe you. I honestly thought the MKI 17-35L was a damn good lens for its time as well as the 28-80L I never...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 496
Posted By B-9
Interesting points Peter! Is that the 100mm E...

Interesting points Peter!

Is that the 100mm E series? or the 105G? Couldn't be the 105DC?...... no.... lol
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 496
Posted By B-9
Very true. Nikon played the same game for a long...

Very true. Nikon played the same game for a long time (fortunately for us a lot of their primes have always been stellar).

The YN50/1.4 has the look of an old MKI Canon lens but couldn't possibly be...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 496
Posted By B-9
35/1.4? Rokinon maybe. The 35/1.4 Nikkor is a...

35/1.4? Rokinon maybe.

The 35/1.4 Nikkor is a stellar lens. Easily adapted with a AF-Confirm EOS-F adapter.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
Good advice Steve! Thanks a bunch. Final...

Good advice Steve!

Thanks a bunch.

Final breakdown:
Body 49.99$ + 8.95$ post
Lens 49.99$ + free post
Hood 14.10$ + free post
Batt. 6.25$ + free post
Total: 129.28$ USD
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 496
Posted By B-9
Thanks KoFe! I got mine with caps for 49.99$ A...

Thanks KoFe!

I got mine with caps for 49.99$
A sweet little deal I think. Nifty Fifty for a Fifty.

I’m gonna want that snap on hood!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 496
Posted By B-9
Kofe What’s the correct hood? For the...

Kofe

What’s the correct hood? For the canon

I’m not planning to buy. I have the 50/1.8 MKI like you.

I actually just saw these in the BH catalogue that came Monday.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 496
Posted By B-9
Huss I didn’t notice the 50/1.4. Looks...

Huss I didn’t notice the 50/1.4.

Looks interesting for sure!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 496
Posted By B-9
Yeah it seems they are basically copies of Canon...

Yeah it seems they are basically copies of Canon lenses.

Funny, I remember hearing about fake 50/1.8 MKII.. that’s basically the Y50/1.8

I’m not planning to buy but thought they were interesting...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
Its gotta be a 50! right! Can anyone say what...

Its gotta be a 50! right!

Can anyone say what the appropriate hood the for Canon 50/1.8 (MkI) is?

ES-62? ES-68? Canons hoods are a little confusing.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 496
Posted By B-9
Yongnuo Lenses Anyone?

Pretty surprised by how cheap these Yongnuo lenses are.

50/1.8 for 47.97$
35/2.0 for 83.79$

Appear to be their best deals. Those are BH prices for new not eBay used!

Has anyone tried these? Iím...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
Final update before I fully commit and start...

Final update before I fully commit and start shooting. Next post will be photos hopefully!

I’ve totally flip flopped on the kit. Been kinda tough to find a F100 body. I am also more worried than...
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 05-18-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,020
Posted By B-9
Weird... Really unusual!

Weird...

Really unusual!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
A little update, I have had a string of...

A little update,

I have had a string of successful sales on the big auction site!

Big step in the right direction.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-16-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By B-9
I’m in Mid-Michigan and I’m thinking about...

I’m in Mid-Michigan and I’m thinking about letting go of my enlarger and some other stuff!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-15-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By B-9
Topo Designs Camera...

Topo Designs Camera Cube

https://topodesigns.com/collections/all-bags-accessories/products/camera-cube?variant=13895090733109
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
PRJ Right on! FART away buddy! I agree you don’t...

PRJ Right on! FART away buddy! I agree you don’t miss out when it’s all you’ve got. Keep It Super Simple.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
It’s almost the point, for me, to post more...

It’s almost the point, for me, to post more photos and less gear.

I’ve got a few scanners sitting around (Still got that Epson for you Bill! Lol whenever we get around to it)

My brother gave me a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
I hope a good condition F100 would last more than...

I hope a good condition F100 would last more than a few years.

But your right. Possibilities. Should be cheap enough to replace.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
Cal, have not considered the F6. Really only...

Cal, have not considered the F6.

Really only one reason.

I can't afford it. lol

Mostly because I have been selling and instead of saving been paying on bills outside of my camera hobby as well...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-14-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By B-9
Yeah ouch looks like a little of everything in...

Yeah ouch looks like a little of everything in there.

If it was cheap enough you might be surprised at how well it still performs with the separation. Lol
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-14-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By B-9
Interesting... Been reading into Rodinal stand...

Interesting...

Been reading into Rodinal stand developing lately.

Something I ought to try.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
Yesssss! F.A.R.T You got something there...

Yesssss! F.A.R.T

You got something there...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
Looking forward to your Blog Cal! Thinking...

Looking forward to your Blog Cal!

Thinking about starting one myself. Prolly be more woodworking than anything. I am actively restoring a house, reclaiming a carriage barn, and preparing our house...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
Pretty basic kit but, Camera: Nikon F100 +...

Pretty basic kit but,

Camera:
Nikon F100 + 50/1.4D

Film:
Portra 400

The Story:
When I was much younger and the F100 could be got new at Ritz Camera (Remember those? Eek) I always lusted after...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
I know there has been more than a few of us who...

I know there has been more than a few of us who have done this over the years.

Any tips and tricks to keeping motivated and free of the urge to search gear!?
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By B-9
Gearing up for a 1 Cam 1 Lens 1 Year Challenge

Always wanted to do this but I have always been too much of a gear head to stay locked down.

Life has a way of changing your outlook and circumstances.

I look at all these cameras, the little...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-14-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,379
Posted By B-9
I would honestly grab one of those cheap 7Artisan...

I would honestly grab one of those cheap 7Artisan 35/2.0 and look at unloading the V4.

Shoot away while you wait for a good deal on that V3.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-14-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,379
Posted By B-9
Sounds like you should cut and run. Skip the...

Sounds like you should cut and run.

Skip the Leica next time.

There are other cameras and lenses out there that will not cost thousands of dollars, endless months, and multiple trips to a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-13-2019
Replies: 172
Views: 5,480
Posted By B-9
If someone had a stash of Neopan/Presto 1600...

If someone had a stash of Neopan/Presto 1600 right now would be a good time to dump it. Looking at sold prices 14.50-20.00+ USD$$ a roll.

I got two in floating around and I am going to flip them...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-12-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By B-9
Second the suggestions of photo paper. Why not...

Second the suggestions of photo paper.

Why not even direct positive paper.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-11-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 707
Posted By B-9
Gaffer goes everywhere with me. Very useful in...

Gaffer goes everywhere with me.

Very useful in the camper as well.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-11-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 7,909
Posted By B-9
In-line vent fans are pretty affordable and...

In-line vent fans are pretty affordable and available in the typical sizes (4”, 6”)

Made a few of these over the years. Just recently finished a huge vent hood for a friends metal shop. Great idea...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-10-2019
Replies: 172
Views: 5,480
Posted By B-9
Don’t forget photos of cats and coffee! Lol but...

Don’t forget photos of cats and coffee! Lol but yes totally agree.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-10-2019
Replies: 172
Views: 5,480
Posted By B-9
Lol, I find all of this hilarious. I have no...

Lol, I find all of this hilarious.

I have no worries about the future of Fujifilms or film in general.

Mostly have the opposite sentiment. If Fuji stops there will be someone else to pick up the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-10-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 533
Posted By B-9
I am planning to pick up the Mini Quick Pack in...

I am planning to pick up the Mini Quick Pack in white/silver to replace my current day bag and the generic pack insert I use in my old REI daypack.

It can play insert, shoulder bag, waiste pack,...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-10-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 533
Posted By B-9
Topo Designs sells a nice drawstring topped...

Topo Designs sells a nice drawstring topped insert complete with handles and dividers.

Bomb proof gear....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-09-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,308
Posted By B-9
Ultrafine (PhotoWarehouse) 400 is indeed...

Ultrafine (PhotoWarehouse) 400 is indeed comparable to HP5+

Arguably they are the same film. Not unlike Arista 50 is Pan F 50 is Ultrafine 50.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-08-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 939
Posted By B-9
The 50/1.8 E has more of that edgy Nikon look....

The 50/1.8 E has more of that edgy Nikon look.

It’s more or less the same as the 50/1.8 AI.

The 50/2.0 H is the buttery best of the slow 50’s

I have all three. I prefer the H. The size of the E...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-07-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 7,909
Posted By B-9
Killing it! Looking forward to you showing your...

Killing it!

Looking forward to you showing your latest prints.

Man.. Enjoy it!
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 05-03-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By B-9
I've given away all my related films. Basically,...

I've given away all my related films. Basically, time to admit it is a dead format.

Paperweights or Experiments.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 05-03-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By B-9
Chamonix made a interesting mod they called the...

Chamonix made a interesting mod they called the “Saber”

Very limited run, each one was basically custom and I don’t think I’ve seen three with the same lens either. Uses 4x5
Forum: RFF News 05-02-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,560
Posted By B-9
Oh Ken! Meeting Roger and Blake In the great...

Oh Ken! Meeting Roger and Blake In the great beyond.

So many bright lights extinguished so soon.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 834
Posted By B-9
The Leica R8 apparently had a ******* child while...

The Leica R8 apparently had a ******* child while on vacation in Russia.

Is the 212 a m42 or F mount rig?

Always though those “new” Zenitars had a cool exterior. Very Minolta maxxum of them.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-23-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,082
Posted By B-9
Right on! I do not mind stop down metering.

Right on!

I do not mind stop down metering.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-23-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,082
Posted By B-9
Thinking on this, I may prefer a (working)...

Thinking on this,

I may prefer a (working) built in meter.

Hmmm. I do like smaller tho!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,082
Posted By B-9
That in black. Spot on my spottie crush.

That in black. Spot on my spottie crush.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,082
Posted By B-9
ooh the S1a is maybe my winner?

ooh the S1a is maybe my winner?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,082
Posted By B-9
I used a SP kit with 50/1.4 and 135/3.5 that a...

I used a SP kit with 50/1.4 and 135/3.5 that a ollllldddd girlfriend had and it was fun way back then.

I figured the 55/1.8 and 50/1.4 would be the first.

Cheap is basically the motivation. Ive...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,082
Posted By B-9
Guide me to a Spotmatic

Looking for a Spotmatic to play with.

Thinking the SP1000 as I hate self timer levers.

What are the go to lenses for you Pentax guys?

What are the odds of getting a working meter?

Batteries?...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,647
Posted By B-9
Chris, have you looked into Patreon? Another...

Chris, have you looked into Patreon? Another great way to share and bring a little money home for your efforts. I see a lot of the channels I watch do some sort of patreon subscriptions.

You cant...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-21-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By B-9
That thing is sweet! Very creative!

That thing is sweet!

Very creative!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-21-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By B-9
#6 really works! Great set of snaps. Jealous...

#6 really works!

Great set of snaps.

Jealous of your working SWC! The two I found were both DOA.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-20-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 66,792
Posted By B-9
Searching and can’t seem to find any available at...

Searching and can’t seem to find any available at the moment.

I’ll have to keep it on my radar.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-20-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 66,792
Posted By B-9
Teardrop split rings and double rivets! Sweet!...

Teardrop split rings and double rivets! Sweet!

I need to find me one. Yours looks new.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-20-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 66,792
Posted By B-9
Iíve got a few of them in my strap bin. Flaky and...

Iíve got a few of them in my strap bin. Flaky and short. Kinda like the strap attached to the full cases.

Not sure why I put ďoriginalĒ but I did assume there were earlier Nikon straps that are not...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-20-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 66,792
Posted By B-9
spot on Erik! Someone removed the pad for me....

spot on Erik! Someone removed the pad for me.

Found this link, that would be the original?

https://www.amazon.com/NIKON-LEATHER-STRAP-ORIGINAL-VINTAGE/dp/B06X91TZFZ
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-20-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 66,792
Posted By B-9
I realized I have not been maintaining my member...

I realized I have not been maintaining my member requirements of regular gear porn.

So here is my 68’ F in its working clothes. 50/2.0 HN-4 Leather...
Forum: Nikon RF 04-20-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,720
Posted By B-9
The SP definitely has a different feel than a...

The SP definitely has a different feel than a Leica in the hand.

I wouldn’t call it empty tin. They’re built tough as tanks and do not often require the service other cameras do in age and use....
Forum: Nikon RF 04-20-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,720
Posted By B-9
Lol, had to be one person saying “just get a...

Lol, had to be one person saying “just get a Leica”

The Nikon SP is a phenomenal camera and lenses are barr none.

The only thing Leica has over Nikon is an increased price to play.

The 35/1.8...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-19-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 904
Posted By B-9
Sweet! I’ll have to watch it later on the PBS app.

Sweet! I’ll have to watch it later on the PBS app.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-19-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By B-9
The whole time watching the video I felt like...

The whole time watching the video

I felt like it was going to transition into some sweeping shot of a new Leica camera.

It really jumps around and feels like half a story told in bursts of...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-18-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By B-9
https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/fr/c...

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/fr/cp0/e15/q65/57336250_10157343071428724_8750220581053399040_o.jpg?_nc_cat=107&efg=eyJpIjoidCJ9&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-1.xx&oh=4d3f96145029e43772de433b75f7...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By B-9
I was thinking about this recently. Looking to...

I was thinking about this recently.

Looking to move from a large glass display to some sort of box or cabinet.

Not enough stuff left around to fill the glass. Lol
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-18-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By B-9
I never did bug Nokton48 for a copy lol, just...

I never did bug Nokton48 for a copy lol, just wrote it on my white board for future reading.

I’ll pm you! Anything plastic is possible with Wayne (plastic welder extraordinaire)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By B-9
I’ve watched his show grow. It’s never been...

I’ve watched his show grow. It’s never been better! I like the no BS approach.

He’s pretty darn good at squeezing the magic out of each camera.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-18-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By B-9
Those are rated at 22lbs that’s a heavy duty ball...

Those are rated at 22lbs that’s a heavy duty ball head at a killer price!

I should think about grabbing one. Love Roberts! Happy Customer.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-18-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By B-9
Clean your pool and strip your chrome! Lol

Clean your pool and strip your chrome! Lol
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-18-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By B-9
Reverse Electrolysis is one way of removing the...

Reverse Electrolysis is one way of removing the chrome. I’ve down this a few times.

Not really necessary as muriatic acid does the same job in seconds with no need to make up a batch of washing...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-17-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By B-9
Bright brass is the ultimate result. Clean brass...

Bright brass is the ultimate result. Clean brass will tarnish very quickly as you know.

I have brown paper, so I offer that free as well as my time and chemistry.

Many ways to get from A to B...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-17-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By B-9
Sure is. Black residue. Its washed off in the...

Sure is. Black residue. Its washed off in the neutralizing water bath.

The parts will begin to tarnish within hours and will require either another washing with say a toothbrush or a gentle sanding...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-17-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By B-9
Plenty of time. I’m thinking Mid-Late May. Better...

Plenty of time. I’m thinking Mid-Late May. Better weather here so I can be outside!

Just shoot me a PM and I’ll start making a list.

Johan! If it’s just a few pieces it can’t be all that bad? Or...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-17-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,637
Posted By B-9
Jake, That’s so obvious! Why didn’t I think of...

Jake,

That’s so obvious! Why didn’t I think of that!

Just cut and paste a M10P in its place :)
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-17-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By B-9
Chrome and Nickel Removal 2019 Batch

This a open call to everyone!

I would like to put together a batch for stripping. I’ve got atleast one camera getting the good ol dip! I’m looking for a few more to make it worth my time and...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-17-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,637
Posted By B-9
He seems to be cullling them in good sized...

He seems to be cullling them in good sized batches. That definitely helps keep the time down. The paint booth he has is a pretty nice unit as well. I like his little blasting cabinet although I would...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-17-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,637
Posted By B-9
I was checking out the guys IG and it obvious he...

I was checking out the guys IG and it obvious he is using both electrolysis and blasting. All the work on his IG looks legit. Definitely not “drop paint” jobs with rattle cans.

Camera repaint cost...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-16-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By B-9
I can agree with that! Some things are not...

I can agree with that!

Some things are not easily conveyed through text.

Richard, I would love that thread! Btw.

I’ve done a few cameras and what I’ve got is stupid simple.

Not sure how it could...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,388
Posted By B-9
I think somewhere “excellent” is being lost in...

I think somewhere “excellent” is being lost in translation these days.

Unless it’s Wayne’s World! Wayne’s World!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,388
Posted By B-9
My Super Fujica was advertised as excellent from...

My Super Fujica was advertised as excellent from Japan.

Almost word for word as your OP Huss... lol

I looked pretty close at the photos, the price was right, and it arrived optically and...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-16-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By B-9
Richard, it’s no secret. There are easy ways to...

Richard, it’s no secret.

There are easy ways to strip a camera of its chrome. Muriatic Acid does a good job.

The Nickel is much more stubborn. I use MetalX Nickel strip. I have a slow cooker...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-15-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By B-9
You still have that ^? :D

You still have that ^? :D
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-15-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By B-9
Run into any fake Nikon Mini finders? Caught...

Run into any fake Nikon Mini finders?

Caught them on the Nikon RF Facebook group.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-14-2019
Replies: 172
Views: 5,480
Posted By B-9
This fatalistic attitude towards films survival...

This fatalistic attitude towards films survival must be coming from new film users?

I happen to be in the opposite camp. I see film sales slowly rising. Heck, my sale of films has been both active...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,360
Posted By B-9
I have to honestly say I can relate zuiko....

I have to honestly say I can relate zuiko.

Lately tho! I’ve been coming around.

I value my time and have looked outside home for process more and more.

I’ll always play with BW at home.

My...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By B-9
Grab a cheap mini fridge locally. Best bet, set...

Grab a cheap mini fridge locally.

Best bet, set it on low (cooling).

To save more energy put it on a timer. On 1hr off 1hr. Or alternatively invest in a thermostat kit.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-11-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By B-9
Not much else to say! Great little camera worth...

Not much else to say!

Great little camera worth a small fortune if you get bored with it!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-10-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By B-9
Huss, Great friggin shot bud! Saw it last night...

Huss,

Great friggin shot bud! Saw it last night and would love to see a hi-res "scan" when your done working it!

This is the type of scene that makes a Michigander long for the west coast.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-10-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By B-9
eBay has a few last time I checked. Prices seemed...

eBay has a few last time I checked. Prices seemed fair around 50-60$ USD for the whole grip panel and about 35-40$USD for the side panel. Back doors do not usually have the peeling problem. The...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-09-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By B-9
Update, Hugostudio will do the recover and make...

Update,

Hugostudio will do the recover and make a template. 85$ plus postage.

I may attempt this myself although I just love those laser cut edges hugo's offers...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-09-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By B-9
I know but its old and a lot of whats listed is...

I know but its old and a lot of whats listed is not currently relevant.

Hoping we can replace it with this thread. Any maybe recycle the thread every year to keep the offerings fresh. As well as...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-09-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 7,909
Posted By B-9
Looking good so far! I’ve still got wood sinks...

Looking good so far!

I’ve still got wood sinks spinning around my head lol.

I’ll just have to make one and maybe it’ll go away.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-08-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,671
Posted By B-9
As usual B2, Very Welcome! :D

As usual B2, Very Welcome! :D
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-08-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By B-9
dope, Thanks Jake! Just a FYI for anyone. I...

dope, Thanks Jake!

Just a FYI for anyone. I believe I have 3 or 4 take up spools that will work in your Zorki/Fed/Leica/Canon LTM RF if your missing one or want a extra ;)

Also adding a Hasselblad...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-08-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,671
Posted By B-9
Bob, your not lying! The 25 Snapshot skopar is...

Bob, your not lying!

The 25 Snapshot skopar is hands down my favorite VC lens. Ive owned it 4 times over the years 3 black 1 chrome. Its excellent on digital too! Like the M8 or Epson RD1. A go to...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-08-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 472
Posted By B-9
Great suggestion on using a sharp blade to scribe...

Great suggestion on using a sharp blade to scribe Dwig!

So I can send you a old A screen for my F and get some pretty 8x10 marks! ;)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-08-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By B-9
More parts free for postage: Hasselblad 500c...

More parts free for postage:

Hasselblad 500c body shell, lens mount, and mirror box. I also saved very carefully the leatherette if anyone needs a replacement piece.

Nikon MD-3 motor drive...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-08-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 472
Posted By B-9
Have to agree with Phil, But for the sake of...

Have to agree with Phil,

But for the sake of fun... give it a go!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-07-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 3,984
Posted By B-9
Do they repair Voigtlander winders? Just curious.

Do they repair Voigtlander winders? Just curious.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By B-9
That Topo is sweet. I need one...

That Topo is sweet. I need one...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-07-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By B-9
I have multiples of the following offered free...

I have multiples of the following offered free for postage!

Zorki/FED body casings
Zorki/FED shutter crates
Zorki/FED top plates and bottoms (models 1)
Zorki/FED dials, bezels, Glass
Zorki/FED...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-07-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By B-9
Community Parts for Repair Projects (All Cameras)

Had a lightbulb go on in my head as I was cleaning below my work/repair bench. I have a ton of camera parts, screws, pieces, bits, blah, and more blah. I would never toss the stuff in the trash but...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-06-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,671
Posted By B-9
Damn. Got a lemon. Amazon will blend it up for...

Damn. Got a lemon. Amazon will blend it up for ya.

Salvage the roll atleast or nah complete fatality?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 2,813
Posted By B-9
Welcome Gary! Cool! As good as any reason to be...

Welcome Gary! Cool! As good as any reason to be here buddy.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-06-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 2,994
Posted By B-9
JHT sells on amazon as well! Nice! A decent...

JHT sells on amazon as well! Nice!

A decent local option is offered by Cricut.

"Cricut Faux Leather- Pebble" on sale all over the web for around 7$ (12x24in sheet)

Nominal thickness is spot on...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-06-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 2,994
Posted By B-9
Right on! Micro-Tools USA is in Cali. Appears...

Right on! Micro-Tools USA is in Cali.

Appears the be the same stock. Ding ding we have a winner :)

So three options there for us DIYers

4056 (adhesive back)
4040 (adhesive back)
Moroccan (no...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-06-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 2,994
Posted By B-9
Haven’t orrdered from AA in a few years....

Haven’t orrdered from AA in a few years.

Microtools sells the same leatherette 4040 and 4056 in sheets.

Gonna keep my eyes open for something in the USA.

Prolly shoot HugoStudio another email...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-06-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 2,994
Posted By B-9
“Camera body leatherette” search on eBay has a...

“Camera body leatherette” search on eBay has a fair amount of options!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-06-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 2,994
Posted By B-9
Going slightly off topic. Does anyone know of a...

Going slightly off topic.

Does anyone know of a source for full sheets of replacement leatherette?

Limited selection amongst the vendors. Ide take an eBay link if you can find one!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-06-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By B-9
Not free, but there is a good available on...

Not free, but there is a good available on shapeways.

https://www.shapeways.com/product/URQ6M8GSG/cv-35mm-f2-5-ii-ultra-compact-hood?optionId=62830821&li=marketplace


I tried searching Thingiverse...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,671
Posted By B-9
The L has to be as close to a LTM instamatic as...

The L has to be as close to a LTM instamatic as is possible!

Huss, your having to much fun out in that west coast sun buddy!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,671
Posted By B-9
Huss, Nice! Be sure to let them know if it fits...

Huss,

Nice! Be sure to let them know if it fits they can add the L to their list lol.

Nice kitty too!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,671
Posted By B-9
Haha why not! Beauty is in the eye of the...

Haha why not! Beauty is in the eye of the beholder!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,671
Posted By B-9
Mandatory camera porn shot of your combo!

Mandatory camera porn shot of your combo!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,671
Posted By B-9
Odd, maybe it was a batch of returns forgotten in...

Odd, maybe it was a batch of returns forgotten in storage.

Hope it smooths out for you and you maintain the bargain!
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By B-9
Never had a problem with generic batteries when I...

Never had a problem with generic batteries when I owned my Rd1s.

Man I wish I still had a RD1!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 2,813
Posted By B-9
Always wanted to hack one into a pano cam. No...

Always wanted to hack one into a pano cam. No real interest in stereo for me.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 04-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By B-9
Johan! Wow! Talk about FD Holy Trinity! 50/1.2...

Johan! Wow! Talk about FD Holy Trinity! 50/1.2 85/1.2 135/2.0

Killer kit. I’ve always been more or less a Nikon shooter. BUT! Man would I love a T90 and 20-35/2.8 FD-L.

Also to stay OT, I’ve used a...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-03-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,021
Posted By B-9
Agreed, Some of my old Kiev photos are close...

Agreed,

Some of my old Kiev photos are close enough to be considered double exposures. Lol
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-03-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 14,642
Posted By B-9
“The fear of death follows from the fear of life....

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die anytime.” -Mark Twain

Have a peaceful journey Roger. Hope you are surrounded with family and friends!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 937
Posted By B-9
It wishes it had a pool like the rich neighbor...

It wishes it had a pool like the rich neighbor kids...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-01-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 444
Posted By B-9
Your top 50mm combo (SLR/RF/Fixed)

Im pretty much a 50 guy and I know a lot of us are.

What is your absolute favorite 50mm lens and body combo?!

Spill it! Old or new kit all the same.

Leica M4-2 + Col. Summicron (Radioactive!...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,009
Posted By B-9
I am in the Ricoh GR with a 40/50 equiv. Lens...

I am in the Ricoh GR with a 40/50 equiv. Lens boat!

28 is a little wide for me!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-30-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 940
Posted By B-9
I have always been a Kubrick fan those photos are...

I have always been a Kubrick fan those photos are great!

These days I prefer Orson Welles films or even simpler Chris Carter's X-Files lol.

Chuckled a little at how she handled that lens! Could it...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-30-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,129
Posted By B-9
Any update Keith? What goodies did the son find...

Any update Keith?

What goodies did the son find upon his lap!?
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-27-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,021
Posted By B-9
Sweet! Happy Shooting!

Sweet! Happy Shooting!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,237
Posted By B-9
ohhhhhhmmmmmmm resistance is futile!

ohhhhhhmmmmmmm resistance is futile!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,237
Posted By B-9
Minolta Riva Mini is the same as the Leica Mini...

Minolta Riva Mini is the same as the Leica Mini

Recently prices have shot up to around 100$ still much less than the Leica branded variant.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-21-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By B-9
SBLOO Value 135-200$

SBLOO

Value 135-200$
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-21-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By B-9
User madNbad sent me a few solutions to my strap...

User madNbad sent me a few solutions to my strap issue.

I’ll post a photo and some thoughts possibly this evening.

Long hours on the job site this week.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-18-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By B-9
Tiltall arrived this morning. What a BEAST! I...

Tiltall arrived this morning.

What a BEAST! I love it. It’s actually tall enough without using center column. Perfect!

Road worn is a understatement... lol it’s got heavy wear in ever place...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-18-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 7,909
Posted By B-9
I need to grab a copy of that for my shelf!

I need to grab a copy of that for my shelf!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-17-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By B-9
I’ve contacted HugoStudio about a covering no...

I’ve contacted HugoStudio about a covering no response as of yet.

Might be going through Morgan for a sheet of something to do it myself.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-17-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By B-9
That little thing looks promising! The bellows...

That little thing looks promising!

The bellows look fine on this camera, the leatherette skin not so much.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-16-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By B-9
Well, dropped the darn thing today! Luckily it...

Well, dropped the darn thing today!

Luckily it was on laminate flooring and no apparent damage. RF still looks to be correctly aligned.... phew what a start to my birthday.

The lack of strap lugs...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-16-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 7,909
Posted By B-9
Great choice on the poly cart! I have a few...

Great choice on the poly cart!

I have a few made by Rubbermaid and they are rock solid after many years of abuse.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-12-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By B-9
https://scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/fr/c...

https://scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/fr/cp0/e15/q65/53918279_10157250548603724_8418177209155452928_o.jpg?_nc_cat=108&efg=eyJpIjoidCJ9&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-2.xx&oh=0b5c43dcdcceb88a152bf0b754dd...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-12-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By B-9
Fuji arrived today! Man that was quick! Camera...

Fuji arrived today! Man that was quick!

Camera is dirtier than most and smells of a army surplus store.

BUT everything seems to be working fine despite some oil on both aperture and shutter...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-10-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By B-9
I like 3-way heads, Bogen 3030 has been my go to...

I like 3-way heads, Bogen 3030 has been my go to for years, but I appreciate a Ball head with the small cameras.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-09-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By B-9
Found this cool DIY for sand/snow...

Found this cool DIY for sand/snow shoes

https://www.nickcarverphotography.com/blog/diy-tripod-snowsand-shoes/
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-08-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By B-9
+1 on the sand shoes, would love to see...

+1 on the sand shoes, would love to see those!

I’ve heard LF Forum is snob heaven.

I would not be discouraged, your time, your effort!

I was surprised how little crap I got over my Orange Leica....
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-08-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By B-9
Ive seen something like that using a frying pan...

Ive seen something like that using a frying pan as the bottom.

Laughing at myself right now as I tape on a 11$ Priority label to the empty box that will hold this silly thing.

Already quoted the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-08-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By B-9
Under the pad on the camera base is 4 screws and...

Under the pad on the camera base is 4 screws and I can see it would be pretty easy to make a custom plate. Especially for a large camera like that!

Mostly I’ve seen the originals cut to allow...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-08-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By B-9
Apparently my local home depot has a 4-pack of...

Apparently my local home depot has a 4-pack of white rubber replacement feet for only 2$. This one appears to be a late leitz tiltall with the paper label and no hidden spikes in the feet :(

I am...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-08-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By B-9
https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/5334...

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/53340246_10217550467014694_2048448617051586560_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-1.xx&oh=5c93dbc0e9107a0ac033fc204aeb6982&oe=5CDD69A0

Here is the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-08-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By B-9
Pretty darn excited to have a Tiltall. Planning...

Pretty darn excited to have a Tiltall.

Planning to make a short column for it so I can mount a ball head. Planning to keep the original head for my telescopes. Specifically the old Tasco I beat...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 03-08-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By B-9
I keep a 35gb in my wallet, its been through the...

I keep a 35gb in my wallet, its been through the was a dozen times, dryer a few less times, but hey! it still works.

Only had one card fail on me and it was a Sandisk Ultra and it failed within a...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-08-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By B-9
Wife said she would spoil me for my birthday if I...

Wife said she would spoil me for my birthday if I could find one.

Came across one cheap enough on Facebook and after a few emails it’s waiting for a ride home to me lol.

Listed for 25$ It was a...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-08-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By B-9
Thank you! I’ve got a box started 6x6x32...

Thank you!

I’ve got a box started 6x6x32

Should be perfect!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-08-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By B-9
Leitz Tiltall Info Needed Quick

I was wondering if anyone could measure their old tiltall for me real quick?

I am buying one and have agreed to send a box to the seller who hasnít much experience shipping things.

I need a few...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-06-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 30,790
Posted By B-9
Creeznus, can you recommend a Tiltall model?...

Creeznus, can you recommend a Tiltall model?

Curious what the height of the legs are without using column.

I think Iím looking at a 01B, says 74Ē max, but i wonder what it is without column.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By B-9
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=167350&page=2

:( miss him more each day.
Forum: RFF Polls 03-04-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 30,790
Posted By B-9
I always hated using my tripods. Hated leaning...

I always hated using my tripods. Hated leaning over and hated using center column.

Im fixing that this summer and buying a tall set of legs with no column.

wish me luck haha
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-04-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By B-9
Just got it today. Solid and fairly clean other...

Just got it today.

Solid and fairly clean other than the broken clip.

I wonder if the 2400 has a magnet on the bottom? The 4324 has a rather heavy one.

The cutter is also not metal like the 2400...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-04-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By B-9
Seems to be a real value compared to Super Ikonta...

Seems to be a real value compared to Super Ikonta III/IV.

The Fujica is much better looking in my opinion. Not that it matters lol ;)

Wish it had strap lugs! I need to figure something out to fix...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-03-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By B-9
Bought a Fujica from Japan. Looking forward to...

Bought a Fujica from Japan.

Looking forward to reporting back on it with some photos!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-02-2019
Replies: 2,124
Views: 587,675
Posted By B-9
Helen, You canít go wrong with any of the...

Helen,

You canít go wrong with any of the leathers or synthetics HugoStudio has to offer!

I really like the Moroccan texture and it works for a lot of cameras.

My favorite skin from them is a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-01-2019
Replies: 0
Views: 169
Posted By B-9
RFF MI/OH/IN March Meetup?

Heyo!

I know there are a few of us in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana.

Iím proposing a meet at the 2nd Sunday Camera Show on March 17th.

http://www.cameraconnectiononline.com/contact.html

Somewhat...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-01-2019
Replies: 7,403
Views: 3,771,334
Posted By B-9
Always working towards that goal Robert! You...

Always working towards that goal Robert!

You only live once, better enjoy it while you can.

For us, a Little Leica sprinkled on top makes it all the much better.

Nice kits youíve shared!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-28-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 7,909
Posted By B-9
I agree, even a good marine varnish should last...

I agree, even a good marine varnish should last many years of good use.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-28-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 7,909
Posted By B-9
They look great. (Trays) But they will not last....

They look great. (Trays)

But they will not last. The PVC material is expensive. It’ll be a waste once those unseasoned boards start to curl or the veneers peeling on the bottom of the extremely low...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-28-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By B-9
Paint marker? Some tape and careful hands.

Paint marker? Some tape and careful hands.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-28-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 7,909
Posted By B-9
Eh, get yourself a decent reusable mask and do it...

Eh, get yourself a decent reusable mask and do it outside or with the door open.

Workshop safety should be a pre requisite for any project. Right?

I think 2 cans would be plenty. I know our local...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-27-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,021
Posted By B-9
Great news G! Sounds like a good deal and with...

Great news G!

Sounds like a good deal and with the CLA a shooter for many years to come!

I have been drawn into the Super Fujica 6 folding 6x6... lol it’s basically the opposite of all my...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 834
Posted By B-9
I actually found a Jobo tank recently. (On it’s...

I actually found a Jobo tank recently. (On it’s way to me now)

Has one issue, a broken retaining clip. Going to try and either fix it or make a new one.

Apparently the Jobo model 4324 is the same...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 7,909
Posted By B-9
I think the truck bed liner would work fine on a...

I think the truck bed liner would work fine on a sink build.

Having it tinted would be cool! Iíve been looking at Raptor products for a while now. Check them out! They have a new aerosol product,...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-26-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By B-9
No one? Apparently I need to grab one before...

No one? Apparently I need to grab one before everyone catches on!
Forum: RFF News 02-25-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 4,702
Posted By B-9
Damn! That’s steep! X-Tra will see about 1$...

Damn! That’s steep!

X-Tra will see about 1$ price hike.
Velvia 50 will see over 5$ price hike. So 23$ a roll?!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-24-2019
Replies: 2,124
Views: 587,675
Posted By B-9
Hugostudio has been my go to for a while...

Hugostudio has been my go to for a while now,

Johan, the stingray is killer! Woof!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-22-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,405
Posted By B-9
I enjoy having my Sekonic L408 around. Most...

I enjoy having my Sekonic L408 around.

Most times I pack it it never comes out...

When I don’t pack it, I find a reason to need it...

By far the best and longest lived purchase I’ve made in...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-22-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By B-9
Great stuff Cal, I fear going through the...

Great stuff Cal,

I fear going through the trouble and then seeing it sit unused.

Although, I have found I really enjoy the process.

Might be a bigger investment than we want to bite...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-22-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By B-9
Hoping to keep the head inside, RIP software is...

Hoping to keep the head inside,

RIP software is something I have looked into.

25$ was for a single cart of cleaning fluid. Def would need more.

I found a few ink lots around 200-275$ USD on...
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