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Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 1,452
Posted By blumoon
Sandisk Rescue Pro

Sandisk Rescue Pro
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By blumoon
Agfa Optima 6000

I got this Agfa Optima 6000 today. It takes 110 film.
It's in great condition and everything works.
Do any of you have any experience with it...good or...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-31-2019
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By blumoon
Voigtländer Vito C Lens Cleaning

I got a very nice clean Voigtländer Vito C with a Lanthar 2.8/50mm lens and Pronto shutter this week.
Everything seems to be working but the lens needs cleaning inside.
Can anyone tell me how to get...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-24-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By blumoon
Any brand should be OK

Any brand should be OK
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-23-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By blumoon
I wonder if a few small drops of lighter fluid...

I wonder if a few small drops of lighter fluid where the timer switch is would loosen it up,
or maybe heating with a hair dryer?
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By blumoon
Have you tested the battery to make sure it's 3...

Have you tested the battery to make sure it's 3 volts?
Check the battery chamber for any corrosion. If there is any, use a small piece of steel wool to clean the contacts.
Spray some circuit cleaner...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-28-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 2,986
Posted By blumoon
Nippon Kogaku Nikkor-P Auto 1:2.5 f=10.5cm on...

Nippon Kogaku Nikkor-P Auto 1:2.5 f=10.5cm on Panasonic Lumix G7
Pretty good for a 50+ year old lens
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32782787307_8b8a9c3290_k.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-15-2019
Replies: 727
Views: 149,441
Posted By blumoon
Thanks for the link. I was searching for Roto...

Thanks for the link.
I was searching for Roto Trimmer, but it's Rotatrim.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-15-2019
Replies: 727
Views: 149,441
Posted By blumoon
Can someone please tell me more about this Roto...

Can someone please tell me more about this Roto Trimmer?
I googled it, but all I found was links to fingernail trimmers.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-10-2019
Replies: 5,513
Views: 486,943
Posted By blumoon
Wood duck on my bird feeder...

Wood duck on my bird feeder 4-4-2019
https://live.staticflickr.com/7877/47578987531_7ede70896c_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fuoKne)wood duck 4-4-19 (https://flic.kr/p/2fuoKne)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-06-2019
Replies: 346
Views: 16,083
Posted By blumoon
Thanks Doug

Thanks Doug
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-06-2019
Replies: 346
Views: 16,083
Posted By blumoon
Super-Macro-Takumar 1:4/50mm on Pentax...

Super-Macro-Takumar 1:4/50mm on Pentax K-3
https://live.staticflickr.com/7845/47498790572_af1f7ac817_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fniHB3)ATTT3720 (https://flic.kr/p/2fniHB3)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-18-2019
Replies: 346
Views: 16,083
Posted By blumoon
Got this lens today. It's in excellent condition...

Got this lens today. It's in excellent condition with clean glass. It was attached to a Spotmatic. Paid $5.00.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7803/33540267998_0f81cd8b28_h.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-09-2019
Replies: 252
Views: 21,772
Posted By blumoon
Your DUCK IS DEAD A woman brought a very limp...

Your DUCK IS DEAD

A woman brought a very limp duck into a veterinary surgeon. As she laid her pet on the table, the vet pulled out his stethoscope and listened to the bird's chest.

After a moment...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-09-2019
Replies: 252
Views: 21,772
Posted By blumoon
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7916/47326601091_eb...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7916/47326601091_eb3ab93a90.jpg ("http://
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-27-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,067
Posted By blumoon
This Sony Cyber-Shot U weighs 4 ounces and...

This Sony Cyber-Shot U weighs 4 ounces and measures 3 1/8" x 1/2" x 1".
Takes 2 NiMH AAA batteries.
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https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7836/47176473932_02e9c60371_c.jpg...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-22-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By blumoon
Fixed !!! I tried the rewind crank again with my...

Fixed !!!
I tried the rewind crank again with my spanner and got it off. Then easily took off the piece where the hot shoe goes, and the rewind crank.
The small spring (looks a bit like the letter D)...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-21-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By blumoon
I did see a video and tried to unscrew the wind...

I did see a video and tried to unscrew the wind lever with rubber lens tool, but it wouldn't unscrew.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-21-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By blumoon
Olympus OM-2 Rewind Knob Problem...Need Help

I took out the rewind knob/crank, but when putting it back together, the piece of wire holding the crank in place disappeared into the camera.
I can't remove the top because I can not get the wind...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-10-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By blumoon
Would a few drops of lighter fluid help?

Would a few drops of lighter fluid help?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-01-2019
Replies: 297
Views: 35,063
Posted By blumoon
Pileated woodpecker 12-27-2018 Sarasota,...

Pileated woodpecker 12-27-2018 Sarasota, Florida
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7809/31619195837_39e8caef24_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Qb5DjV)pileated woodpecker pentax (https://flic.kr/p/Qb5DjV)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-24-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By blumoon
Try Jim at Vermont Camera Works...

Try Jim at Vermont Camera Works http://vermontcamera.com/
He does a good job and his prices are reasonable.
A few months ago he cleaned oily blades and relubed the helicoid on my Nikkor-P 10.5 cm 2.5...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By blumoon
I got this dry box last month when B&H had a...

I got this dry box last month when B&H had a sale. Usually it's listed at $399, but I got it for $229. It works great. I keep it set at 44-45%. I live in Florida where it's always...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2018
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
Lumix G7 with Yashica ML 50mm...

Lumix G7 with Yashica ML 50mm 1:2
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4872/45220340855_66030109a9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bTY4Te)
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By blumoon
Anyone know what this is ?

What is this?
Who made it?
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4911/45309122054_ac42c3fbb3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2c2P6ry)DSC00878 (https://flic.kr/p/2c2P6ry)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-23-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By blumoon
I found the 2025 battery. I had to unscrew the...

I found the 2025 battery. I had to unscrew the silver piece in the door.
Now it works.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-23-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By blumoon
Olympus Infinity Jr. Quartz Date Question

I got an Olympus Infinity Jr. today.
Everything is working fine, but I can not get the quartz date to work.
If it takes button cell batteries, I can't find where they would go.
Anyone know how to get...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By blumoon
I think you're right. I just scraped one of the...

I think you're right. I just scraped one of the bubbles off with my fingernail.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By blumoon
What is this filter for?

I found this looking through my large assortment of filters.
Anyone know what it's for?
I'm going to try it outside tomorrow.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4854/45160932314_57f50e0242_b.jpg...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-12-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By blumoon
Thanks for your reply I looked on the The Canon...

Thanks for your reply
I looked on the The Canon Camera Museum site (https://global.canon/en/c-museum/product/film24.html)
I don't think it's the IVSB2 because the shutter speed on mine goes to 1000...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-12-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By blumoon
Is this a Canon IV SB ?

I acquired this last week. It seems to be in nice working condition. Other than the small dent on the top and haze in the lens.
I think this is a Canon IV SB, but I want to be sure before listing it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2018
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,251
Posted By blumoon
I ordered this Ruggard Dry Cabinet 120L from B&H....

I ordered this Ruggard Dry Cabinet 120L from B&H.
They had it $229...$70 off the usual price,
It should be arriving today.
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1931/45613196742_47e650d366_b.jpg...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-17-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By blumoon
It should have been legalized 50 years ago. I...

It should have been legalized 50 years ago.
I always wondered why it required a constitutional amendment to ban alcohol back in the 1920's. Who decided that marijuana would be illegal??
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-15-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By blumoon
The meter works. Battery chamber is clean. Tested...

The meter works. Battery chamber is clean.
Tested with two 625A batteries.
I'll probably be listing it in the RFF classifieds.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-15-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By blumoon
Thanks very much for all the replies...much...

Thanks very much for all the replies...much appreciated.
So it's a FTn Photomic made in 1973

What's it worth?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-15-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By blumoon
Need help identifying Nikon F ?

I got this Nikon a few days ago. Everything works including the meter.
I think it's a Nikon FT, but I could use some expert opinion on the exact model of the camera and...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-08-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By blumoon
I have a two of these Hyperion handmade wrist...

I have a two of these Hyperion handmade wrist straps.
He makes neck straps too...very nice...reasonable...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-07-2018
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,339
Posted By blumoon
Blue-eyed girl Lumix G7 with old Canon FL 50mm...

Blue-eyed girl Lumix G7 with old Canon FL 50mm 1.8
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1972/45154188671_dfff448a24_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bN829k)P1020788 (https://flic.kr/p/2bN829k)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-13-2018
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
Izzy 9-13-2018 Lumix G7 with Canon FL 35mm...

Izzy 9-13-2018 Lumix G7 with Canon FL 35mm 2.5
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1854/44662318781_4fb11ba5d2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2b3E4mZ)P1020703 (https://flic.kr/p/2b3E4mZ)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-02-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By blumoon
The S-60 hood does fit in the case, but what is...

The S-60 hood does fit in the case, but what is the divider for inside?
Thanks for all the replies.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-02-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By blumoon
It measures 3" x 3" x 2 1/4" The slits on the...

It measures 3" x 3" x 2 1/4"
The slits on the side would be for attaching to a camera strap??
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-02-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By blumoon
Need help identifying Canon leather case

Can anyone tell me what this Canon case was used for ?
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1841/30561856178_42a44ae70d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NyDv5N)DSC00575 (https://flic.kr/p/NyDv5N) by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2018
Replies: 5,513
Views: 486,943
Posted By blumoon
Bromeliads https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1852/426...

Bromeliads
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1852/42600202930_c7780f67d6_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27Urbaq)bromeliads 9-1-2018 (https://flic.kr/p/27Urbaq)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2018
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,251
Posted By blumoon
I got these 3 old Canon FL lenses...

I got these 3 old Canon FL lenses yesterday
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1878/30537713118_eeab4bfff6_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NwvLc9)DSC00566 (https://flic.kr/p/NwvLc9)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-25-2018
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,339
Posted By blumoon
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1892/44261345021_c8...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1892/44261345021_c8781f751d_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ardXQi)P1020678 (https://flic.kr/p/2ardXQi)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-18-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By blumoon
Is the timer stuck? Try dripping a few drops of...

Is the timer stuck?
Try dripping a few drops of lighter fluid down the timer slot.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-16-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,486
Posted By blumoon
I have and use quite a few Nikon F and Canon FD...

I have and use quite a few Nikon F and Canon FD lenses with adapters on my Panasonic Lumic G-7.
Here's a pic I took today with an old Nikon Nikkor-H Auto 85mm 1.8...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-30-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By blumoon
I did take the bottom off and looked, but the...

I did take the bottom off and looked, but the printed circuit piece covers most of the bottom and I didn't want to mess around with it.
I tried moving a few things, but no help.
Very frustrating.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-29-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By blumoon
How do I do that?

How do I do that?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-29-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By blumoon
Thanks for all your replies. I've tried all of...

Thanks for all your replies.
I've tried all of the above suggestions.
With and without film in the camera.
Batteries are new and tested.
The film speed shows in the meter, and the red light flashes...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-29-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By blumoon
It will not wind at all. It's in the open...

It will not wind at all. It's in the open position, but won't go further.
I don't have a motor drive on it.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-29-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By blumoon
Nikon F3 Winder Problem

My Nikon F3 winder is stuck. The shutter will not fire with the shutter button or the manual release. The batteries are new. Mirror is not stuck up.
Any suggestions???
Forum: Chris Crawford 07-26-2018
Replies: 119
Views: 4,796
Posted By blumoon
Awesome!!!!

Awesome!!!!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By blumoon
I tried it on an old Exakta, but it doesn't fit.

I tried it on an old Exakta, but it doesn't fit.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By blumoon
Schneider-Kreuznach Edixa-Curtagon 1:4 28mm question

I got this Schneider-Kreuznach Edixa-Curtagon 1:4 28mm lens yesterday.
Can anyone tell me the exact name of the mount?
I think it's a DKL, but not sure. What camera did this go on?
Has anyone tried...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-07-2018
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,339
Posted By blumoon
Lumix G7 with Nikon Nikkor 105mm 2.5...

Lumix G7 with Nikon Nikkor 105mm 2.5 Ai
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1730/40832102200_bd8be616c8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25dccq5)Kitkat 6-6-2018 (https://flic.kr/p/25dccq5)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-24-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,636
Posted By blumoon
You could probably cut a piece from a sheet of...

You could probably cut a piece from a sheet of this foam from Michael's Craft store.
It's 9" x 12" 2cm thick. Cost...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-18-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,636
Posted By blumoon
Here's a link to Jon Goodman's...

Here's a link to Jon Goodman's site:
http://www.kyphoto.com/classics/sealreplacement.html
He doesn't list the Ricoh GR1, but does show other Ricohs which may be similar.
His kits are great as well as...
Forum: Other RF 04-28-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By blumoon
Looks like an Exakta mount KE Kine-Exakta

Looks like an Exakta mount

KE Kine-Exakta
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-12-2018
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,251
Posted By blumoon
Got this Nikon Zoom-Nikkor Auto 1:4.5 F=50-300mm...

Got this Nikon Zoom-Nikkor Auto 1:4.5 F=50-300mm at a thrift shop today.
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/895/40523898445_0d72ebfbcc_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24JXzbe)P1020376...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By blumoon
Thank you guys

Thank you guys
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By blumoon
Can you tell me what this is??

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/871/40201089315_9d1cf1e0ac_m.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24fr6gz)29789921_2437453156280972_7320153882849068847_n (https://flic.kr/p/24fr6gz)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-13-2018
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
Izzy 3-12-2018 Panasonic Lumix G7 with Leica...

Izzy 3-12-2018 Panasonic Lumix G7 with Leica Summicron-M 50mm 1:2
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4795/40745881212_70727efa18_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/255zhVj)P1020249 (https://flic.kr/p/255zhVj)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-21-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By blumoon
Canon A-1 Timer Problem

I got a Canon A-1 last week. Everything seems to be working properly except for the timer.
I wind the camera, set the switch to 2 or 10, and when I press the shutter the camera fires normally.
Any...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-07-2018
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,339
Posted By blumoon
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4703/40142667161_6e...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4703/40142667161_6eb3677778_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24agEp4)Kit 2-6-2018 (https://flic.kr/p/24agEp4)
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By blumoon
I sold it on Ebay last week for $14.50

I sold it on Ebay last week for $14.50
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-23-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By blumoon
I removed the screw and took the lever and round...

I removed the screw and took the lever and round washer off.
I tried drops of WD-40, Break-Free, alcohol, lighter fluid, and vinegar so far, but it wont move.
Letting a drop of Break-Free soak in and...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-21-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By blumoon
I'd already tried that, but did try the hairdryer...

I'd already tried that, but did try the hairdryer again.
Still stuck.
Thanks for your suggestions
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-21-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By blumoon
I do have a tool that would unscrew the lever,...

I do have a tool that would unscrew the lever, but I'm afraid something inside would drop into the camera, and not sure if that would help me fix the problem.
The camera would still work without the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-21-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By blumoon
The lever doesn't move in any...

The lever doesn't move in any direction
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4756/39108299844_3ebf9e35e0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22zSg2N)DSC01096 (https://flic.kr/p/22zSg2N)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-21-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By blumoon
The aperture blades close properly. The mirror...

The aperture blades close properly.
The mirror flips up and seats properly. No squeak or delay.
Camera has brand new mirror foam. Mirror is clean.
It seems everything works, but the depth-of-field...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-21-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By blumoon
The piece inside that controls the aperture moves...

The piece inside that controls the aperture moves when I push it, but the lever is stuck.
How can I fix it??
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-15-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By blumoon
Nikon FE2 depth-of-field preview lever problem

I got a Nikon FE2 recently. Everything seems to be working fine except for the depth-of-field lever. It will not move. Any suggestions to fix it or am I just doing something wrong.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By blumoon
It is .3 megapixels. I've tried it with a 8MB...

It is .3 megapixels. I've tried it with a 8MB smart media card.
The pics aren't looking very good on my computer screen.
It's not a camcorder, but has a voice button to add voice to pics.
The camera...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By blumoon
Epson Digital Camera

Does anyone have any experience with this Epson PhotoPC 550 digital camera ?
It's 20 years old, takes 3 AA batteries, and uses a Smart Media Memory...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-31-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 2,950
Posted By blumoon
My sweet girl...

My sweet girl Izzy
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4734/27631789989_28aac1d5c0_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/J6J9ue)Izzy and Miss Piggy 4-9-2017 (https://flic.kr/p/J6J9ue)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-28-2017
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4727/39352768641_ae...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4727/39352768641_aef271de1b_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22Xte64)DSC00006 (https://flic.kr/p/22Xte64)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-19-2017
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,339
Posted By blumoon
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4636/38275561155_04...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4636/38275561155_04ccd0a6de_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21jhfQc)ATTT3305 (https://flic.kr/p/21jhfQc)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-17-2017
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,251
Posted By blumoon
I got this Hahnel UniPal Extra. It charges...

I got this Hahnel UniPal Extra. It charges practically all lithium ion batteries and rechargeable AA batteries.
It has two wheels to adjust the contacts to fit different batteries. Plugs into USB...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 1,644
Posted By blumoon
Have you looked down into the compact flash slot...

Have you looked down into the compact flash slot with a flashlight?
Maybe a pin or two are bent and hitting each other.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 1,644
Posted By blumoon
Don't know if this would fix it, but have you...

Don't know if this would fix it, but have you tried reinstalling the up dated firmware.
I acquired a used Nikon D70 which was giving me the E (error). I reinstalled the firmware and it's been working...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-22-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 577
Posted By blumoon
Floating Element Question

I just got this Vivitar Series 1 28mm 1.9 lens.
I read that it has a Floating Element System.
In my lens I hear a rattle when the lens is focused near infinity.
Is this...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-14-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 2,964
Posted By blumoon
Film leader retriever This little gadget is great...

Film leader retriever
This little gadget is great for getting film out of the canister.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4568/38383710622_07d8c38739_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21tQxUb)DSC00626...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-13-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 835
Posted By blumoon
Canon FD 50mm 1.4 Question

I have a Canon FD 50mm 1.4 lens.
It had a slight bit of fungus inside the front element. It cleaned up nicely.
I used a credit card to pry the name ring out, but when I put it back it just spins.
Is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-08-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By blumoon
This set of lens repair tools are on Amazon....

This set of lens repair tools are on Amazon. Perhaps they would...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-07-2017
Replies: 142
Views: 21,458
Posted By blumoon
I got a Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 5.6 400mm lens...

I got a Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 5.6 400mm lens yesterday for a bargain price at a thrift store. It's in terrific condition with very clean glass.
I tried it in the backyard today on my Lumix G7...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2017
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,251
Posted By blumoon
Minolta W.Rokkor-X 17mm 1:4 in very nice clean...

Minolta W.Rokkor-X 17mm 1:4 in very nice clean condition inside and out.
Does anyone have experience with this lens?
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4441/36944957221_325649738e_c.jpg...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-04-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 10,169
Posted By blumoon
G7 with Olympus OM-System Zuiko MC Auto-S 50mm...

G7 with Olympus OM-System Zuiko MC Auto-S 50mm 1.4
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4434/36185269334_58bea12dee_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/X8yXU3)P1010928 (https://flic.kr/p/X8yXU3)...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-30-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By blumoon
Well, I unscrewed the front lens piece, and used...

Well, I unscrewed the front lens piece, and used a Q-tip with some lighter fluid on it.
The shutter started working. I snapped the shutter many times and it kept working, but after letting the camera...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-29-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By blumoon
Beauty Canter Shutter Stuck

I got this Beauty Canter this weekend. It's in very nice condition, BUT the shutter seems to be stuck. The camera winds and the shutter button works but the shutter does not open....any...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-07-2017
Replies: 3,587
Views: 907,928
Posted By blumoon
Dragonfly with old Micro-Nikkor Auto 55mm 3.5 ...

Dragonfly with old Micro-Nikkor Auto 55mm 3.5 on Lumix G7
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4386/35596960344_9284bbf643_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WezJ8A)P1010849 (https://flic.kr/p/WezJ8A)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-31-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By blumoon
Question Marcelo, Thanks for your reply. My adapter sure...

Marcelo,
Thanks for your reply.
My adapter sure does look very similar to the one in the link .
Now I'm not sure if it's an adapter for Konica or Rollei. Are they the same mount?
I don't have a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-31-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By blumoon
Peter, Thanks very much for your correct...

Peter,
Thanks very much for your correct reply:
Other images and text shown on the same site might also suggest some similarities to Konika
I tried it on an old Konica Autoflex A and it fits...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-31-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By blumoon
What adapter is this?

I found this adapter? in a box of stuff from an estate.
I thought it may be an M42 to Pentax K mount, but it's not.
It does fit the M42
Anyone have an idea what it's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-27-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By blumoon
What cameras are these ?

I can see the camera in the middle is a Rolleiflex, but what are the other ones?
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4308/36044020262_33fd752004_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WV62td)00X0X_cFkBBX6VtlO_1200x900...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-27-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By blumoon
What mount is this??

Can anyone please tell me what type of mount this is?
It looks like Exakta, but it's smaller.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4327/36199944135_2920e3b0e6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/X9SbcR)DSC00072...
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-20-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By blumoon
I would try to clean the battery contacts in the...

I would try to clean the battery contacts in the camera and the battery itself with some circuit cleaner or alcohol on a Q-tip.
Have you tried a different SD card or reformatted your card?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-19-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By blumoon
Juan, I have three of these Exakta mounts. If you...

Juan,
I have three of these Exakta mounts. If you think that's what you need, you can have one. Let me know your address.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4320/35852286972_835e6aa56d_z.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-18-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 5,954
Posted By blumoon
Nippon Kogaku Micro-Nikkor Auto 1:3.5 f=55mm on...

Nippon Kogaku Micro-Nikkor Auto 1:3.5 f=55mm on Panasonic G7

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4296/35834544192_994c05e4d3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WAzpwQ)P1010770 (https://flic.kr/p/WAzpwQ)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2017
Replies: 5,513
Views: 486,943
Posted By blumoon
Put the old Nippon Kogaku Micro-Nikkor Auto 1:3.5...

Put the old Nippon Kogaku Micro-Nikkor Auto 1:3.5 f=55mm on my Panasonic G7

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4303/35153266453_4c3668a4fa_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VynFoV)
P1010766...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2017
Replies: 3,587
Views: 907,928
Posted By blumoon
Nikon 70D with Sigma 70-300mm 4-5.6D APO...

Nikon 70D with Sigma 70-300mm 4-5.6D APO Macro
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4303/35536495360_e2de169cdb_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/W9ePZS)DSC_0003 (https://flic.kr/p/W9ePZS)
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-14-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By blumoon
I've used these rubber pieces. Amazon sells them...

I've used these rubber pieces. Amazon sells them as lens repair tool.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4308/35790258591_c8a3f1dcb1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WwEqXZ)DSC00066 (https://flic.kr/p/WwEqXZ)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By blumoon
My girlfriend bought this humidity controlled...

My girlfriend bought this humidity controlled cabinet for my birthday last year.
It holds lots of lenses.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4304/35751286511_24a032e7a4_k.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-09-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By blumoon
I use Google Chrome for Ebay. I've found the...

I use Google Chrome for Ebay. I've found the easiest way to add pictures is to:
Reduce the Ebay page and reduce my picture page, then just drag the pics over to the + sign in the add pictures box....
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2017
Replies: 5,513
Views: 486,943
Posted By blumoon
Sunset in Sarasota...

Sunset in Sarasota
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4207/34933952574_5f3bbeb2fd_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VdZD29)sunset 2-6-2017 (https://flic.kr/p/VdZD29)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By blumoon
Dead Bug Inside Lens ??

I got a very nice Canon FD 200mm 2.8 lens.
There was something down inside.
I sent the lens to Jim at Vermont Camera Works for a cleaning.
He said there was a dead bug in it.
How the heck does a...
Forum: Olympus RF 06-06-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By blumoon
WOW!!! I put a roll of film in, and it seems to...

WOW!!!
I put a roll of film in, and it seems to be working fine.
Thank you so much.

Not quite sure why it would work with film in it, but not work with no film.
Any explanations?
Forum: Olympus RF 06-06-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By blumoon
Thanks for your replies. The problem is not a...

Thanks for your replies.
The problem is not a sticky aperture...I tried a few different lenses.
I do see the black & white pattern when the shutter is cocked.
The camera seems to work fine in manual...
Forum: Olympus RF 06-05-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By blumoon
OM-2n Problem

I got an Olympus OM-2n today from the original owner.
The camera looks good and the shutter works OK until I put a lens on it.
With a lens on the shutter works, but there is a slight delay until the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-03-2017
Replies: 158
Views: 25,746
Posted By blumoon
Izzy Canon FD 100mm 2.8 S.S.C. on Lumix...

Izzy Canon FD 100mm 2.8 S.S.C. on Lumix G7
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4210/35079777165_9e12feeade_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VrT2Ae)Izzy 6-3-17-1 (https://flic.kr/p/VrT2Ae)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-02-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,014
Posted By blumoon
I know this post is over 1 year ago. I just got a...

I know this post is over 1 year ago.
I just got a Nikon D70 and it kept giving me the FOR or CHA error message. I reinstalled the 2.0 firmware update and so far it seems to be working fine.
Does...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-01-2017
Replies: 158
Views: 25,746
Posted By blumoon
Canon FD 100mm 2.8 S.S.C. on Lumix...

Canon FD 100mm 2.8 S.S.C. on Lumix G7
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4204/34224048533_47f66a55cc_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/U9gchi)P1010667_edited-1 (https://flic.kr/p/U9gchi)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-24-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By blumoon
The rangefinder image is not moving. The lens...

The rangefinder image is not moving.
The lens seems somewhat focused, but nothing changes when moving the focus lever.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-24-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By blumoon
Yashica J Focusing Problem

I recently got a Yashica J. It looks fine, but it doesn't seem to focus.
Is there a way to fix it?
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 05-20-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 10,169
Posted By blumoon
I use the focus peaking set on low with the blue...

I use the focus peaking set on low with the blue color. That seems to work well for me.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By blumoon
I don't know the maker. Only marking on it is 32.

I don't know the maker.
Only marking on it is 32.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By blumoon
Thanks for your replies. Do it have any value?

Thanks for your replies.
Do it have any value?
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By blumoon
What kind of filter is this???

I've never seen a filter like this one.
Anyone know what it is? What you'd use it on?
The only marking on it is 32, which I guess is...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 05-19-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 10,169
Posted By blumoon
Olympus OM-System G.Zuiko Auto-S 55mm 1.2 on...

Olympus OM-System G.Zuiko Auto-S 55mm 1.2 on Lumix G7
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4269/34714305326_3912b0ebf0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UTzTxC)Chip 5-19-2017 (https://flic.kr/p/UTzTxC)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-03-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,183
Posted By blumoon
Thanks for the quick replies. I don't think I...

Thanks for the quick replies.
I don't think I want to attempt taking it apart.
When trying it outside, you don't really notice the stuff on the focusing screen.
I was thinking of selling it, but...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-03-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,183
Posted By blumoon
Voigtlander Bessamatic Focusing Screen Cleaning

I recently acquired a very nice Bessamatic.
Everything seems to be working fine, but the focusing screen has some crud on it.
Is there any way to clean it or get it out?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-28-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,658
Posted By blumoon
That's disgusting. What kind of sucker would buy...

That's disgusting. What kind of sucker would buy that???
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2017
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,251
Posted By blumoon
Got this Voigtlander Bessamatic, Zoomar 1:2.8...

Got this Voigtlander Bessamatic, Zoomar 1:2.8 36-82mm lens with adapter ring and rubber sunshade (in original leather case), leather lens cap, lens shade, voigtlander 40.5mm UV filter, plus nice...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-23-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 986
Posted By blumoon
I unscrewed the crank and tried moving the lock...

I unscrewed the crank and tried moving the lock up lever. The lever moves, but the mirror doesn't.
Is there a way to fix it?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-23-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 986
Posted By blumoon
Olympus OM-1N Mirror Lock Up ??

Just got this nice Olympus OM-1N
Everything seems to be working except the mirror lock up.
Looks like someone replaced the mirror lock up lever with this crank.
The crank does not lock up the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-21-2017
Replies: 252
Views: 21,772
Posted By blumoon
An attractive blonde from Cork, Ireland arrived...

An attractive blonde from Cork, Ireland arrived at the casino. She seemed a little intoxicated and bet twenty thousand dollars in a single roll of the dice.

She said, "I hope you don't mind, but I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2017
Replies: 5,513
Views: 486,943
Posted By blumoon
https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3949/33873807082_b22...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3949/33873807082_b22aa74486_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TBj7GA)P1010471 (https://flic.kr/p/TBj7GA)
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2945/33873806492_a0035de3e3_c.jpg...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-14-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,302
Posted By blumoon
Have you tried this? Got it at Home...

Have you tried this? Got it at Home Depot.
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2910/34030593025_1896a2d9ab_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TRaFGv)DSC09676 (https://flic.kr/p/TRaFGv)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-05-2017
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
Izzy 4/5/2017 Minolta MD W.Rokkor-X 28mm 2.8 on...

Izzy 4/5/2017 Minolta MD W.Rokkor-X 28mm 2.8 on Lumix G7
https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3935/33817904056_415c2b4d1d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TwnAFj)P1010452 (https://flic.kr/p/TwnAFj)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-11-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 497
Posted By blumoon
Fujica ST901 Focusing Screen

I came across a nice working Fujica ST901 yesterday with a very nice EBC Fujinon 50mm 1.4 lens.
The mirror foam was falling apart and some pieces of it are on the top of the focusing screen.
Is there...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-22-2017
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,251
Posted By blumoon
I got this vintage camera case this week. It had...

I got this vintage camera case this week.
It had 3 lenses held in with these adapters:
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2248/32930551801_c029136993_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SaXFLv)DSC09165...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-14-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By blumoon
Olympus OM-2S Program problem....need help

I recently got an Olympus OM-2S Program.
It looks great, but the mirror stays up after releasing the shutter.
It has brand new SR44W silver oxide batteries.
The camera functions perfectly in B or 60...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-10-2017
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2866/32818703005_0c7...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2866/32818703005_0c76cd315c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S15r1Z)Izzy purple ball 2-8-2017 (https://flic.kr/p/S15r1Z)
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 01-24-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 3,143
Posted By blumoon
Have you tried a hair dryer on low setting?...

Have you tried a hair dryer on low setting? Remove the lens, battery, and SD card first.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-21-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By blumoon
I have an old Exakta. Not sure what model (V ?)...

I have an old Exakta. Not sure what model (V ?) as the face plate is gone.
Looks like someone used it for parts, but the mirror is still in it and looks fine.
I don't know how difficult it would be...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-09-2017
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
Izzy ...

Izzy 1-4-17
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/316/31366476464_d87a7b537a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PMKoEm)Izzy 1-4-17 (https://flic.kr/p/PMKoEm)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-26-2016
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
Sweety 12-26-2016 Panasonic G7 with Olympus...

Sweety 12-26-2016 Panasonic G7 with Olympus OM-System Auto-S 55mm 1.2
https://c7.staticflickr.com/1/264/31752036062_db21ccc322_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QnPu6C)Sweety 12-26-2016...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-26-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 770
Posted By blumoon
Minox ME 2 Flash Questions

I got this Minox ME 2 flash with adapter and charger recently. I don't have a Minox camera.
I've plugged it into the charger overnight, but I don't think the battery is still good.
Is there a way to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-16-2016
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
Izzy 12-11-2016 Olympus G.Zuiko Auto-S 55mm 1.2...

Izzy 12-11-2016 Olympus G.Zuiko Auto-S 55mm 1.2 on Panasonic G7
https://c8.staticflickr.com/1/755/31689427095_21c301565b_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QhhACF)Izzy 12-11-2016 (https://flic.kr/p/QhhACF)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2016
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,251
Posted By blumoon
Bought this G.Zuiko Auto-S 55mm 1.2 on Craigslist...

Bought this G.Zuiko Auto-S 55mm 1.2 on Craigslist awhile back. It had oil on the blades. Got it back from Vermont Camera Works yesterday. Jim did a nice job on it....looks...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-02-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,653
Posted By blumoon
If the pictures on your Ebay listing show the...

If the pictures on your Ebay listing show the serial #, and he sends you back a camera with a different serial #, then it should be easy to prove to Ebay that he's trying to scam you.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-22-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 12,849
Posted By blumoon
These days I have either the Case Tiny Trapper or...

These days I have either the Case Tiny Trapper or the small buck knife in my pocket.
https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5660/31065603581_d07cd091bf.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PkakCR)DSC08170...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-22-2016
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,251
Posted By blumoon
Yashica ML Macro 100mm 3.5 in excellent...

Yashica ML Macro 100mm 3.5 in excellent condition. Craigslist bargain.
https://c8.staticflickr.com/6/5447/31061855031_c498522f59.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PjQ8jF)DSC08147 (https://flic.kr/p/PjQ8jF)...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-12-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By blumoon
I tightened a few screws on the bottom of the...

I tightened a few screws on the bottom of the meter.
It seemed to help a bit.
I lowered the price.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-08-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By blumoon
Very frustrating. I think I'll be listing the...

Very frustrating.
I think I'll be listing the camera body without the meter in the RFF classifieds soon.
The camera seems to be in good working condition.

Thanks to all who tried to help me.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-08-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By blumoon
The word Nikon on the front of the focusing...

The word Nikon on the front of the focusing screen was facing the back. I turned it to the front....not much difference.

AlwaysOnAuto asked:
Is the button for releasing the finder shown on the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-08-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By blumoon
The sliders move ok on the front and back

The sliders move ok on the front and back
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-08-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By blumoon
The pins on my meter look just like the ones in...

The pins on my meter look just like the ones in your pic.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-08-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By blumoon
Thank you guys for the quick reply. I followed...

Thank you guys for the quick reply.
I followed steps 1-6 a few times. I'm quite sure the focusing screen is seated properly, but the meter is still not seating right.
I do have the ASA dial lined up...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-08-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By blumoon
Nikon F Photomic T Help

I have a Nikon F with a Photomic T.
I put fresh 625A batteries in the meter, and the needle does move.

Looking at the camera from the back, the meter does not seem to be seated properly. The needle...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-02-2016
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
Izzy ...

Izzy 11-1-2016
https://c8.staticflickr.com/6/5551/30731878695_48d6ceb783_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NPEURv)Izzy 11-1-2016 (https://flic.kr/p/NPEURv) ,
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-27-2016
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,251
Posted By blumoon
Got this Nikon Nikkor 28mm 1:2 Ai-S at Goodwill...

Got this Nikon Nikkor 28mm 1:2 Ai-S at Goodwill this morning...$50.00
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5712/29972824073_678164df8c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MEAymR)nikon nikkor 28mm...
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-25-2016
Replies: 1,841
Views: 1,731,946
Posted By blumoon
Lumix G7 with Leica Summicron-M...

Lumix G7 with Leica Summicron-M 50mm/2
https://c3.staticflickr.com/6/5811/30521164706_2ea489a14d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Nv3WVG)
baby squirrel 10-23-2016 (https://flic.kr/p/Nv3WVG)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2016
Replies: 3,740
Views: 709,717
Posted By blumoon
Recently acquired an Olympus OM-system F. Zuiko...

Recently acquired an Olympus OM-system F. Zuiko Auto-T 300mm 4.5.
Got my tripod collar yesterday and took the lens out for a test run this morning.
I noticed that there is no adjustment to the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By blumoon
I haven't used it yet. I will be trying it on my...

I haven't used it yet. I will be trying it on my m4/3 Panasonic G7.
I'm going to wait until I get the tripod collar before using it. I don't want to put the 2lb 3.5oz. lens on my camera without the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By blumoon
Darn....that's just what I wanted. It was sold...

Darn....that's just what I wanted. It was sold before I checked your link.
I searched Ebay this morning , but didn't see that.
Thanks so much for your reply.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By blumoon
Tripod Collar for Olympus OM-System F. Zuiko 300mm 4.5

I acquired an Olympus OM-System F. Zuiko 300mm 4.5.
I would like to get a tripod collar for it.
Anyone know where I could find one?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-10-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,267
Posted By blumoon
Hard to get too mad at a Cavalier King Charles...

Hard to get too mad at a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
https://c3.staticflickr.com/8/7536/30212544186_f230cc6c69_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/N2MbNf)izzy 10-10-2016 (https://flic.kr/p/N2MbNf)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-10-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,267
Posted By blumoon
I'm sorry... "Anyone want a Cavalier King...

I'm sorry...
"Anyone want a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (Cheap)"....How cheap???
https://c4.staticflickr.com/6/5670/30240609995_a39430f417_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/N5g2Mv)Izzy 9-2-2016...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-20-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By blumoon
Does the back of that one like like the back of...

Does the back of that one like like the back of mine?
The pieces on the back of mine are approx. 41mm
If you think it will work, you can have it.
Let me know your address.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-20-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By blumoon
I have one of these. Not sure if it's what you're...

I have one of these. Not sure if it's what you're looking for?
Let me know.
https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8405/29698232042_eeaf0b6e8e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MfkcHu)DSC06129...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-19-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,578
Posted By blumoon
PM sent thank you

PM sent thank you
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-15-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,578
Posted By blumoon
Rollei E 36 RE FLASH Battery Question

I acquired this Rollei E 36 RE flash this week.
It works great with the adapter plugged in, but the battery is not good.
Does anyone know where I could get a battery for it?
Any idea what it's worth...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-09-2016
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
Izzy https://c4.staticflickr.com/9/8458/2894647120...

Izzy
https://c4.staticflickr.com/9/8458/28946471203_e727072f60_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/L6UepH)Izzy tongue (https://flic.kr/p/L6UepH)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-04-2016
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
https://c4.staticflickr.com/9/8063/29457375075_904...

https://c4.staticflickr.com/9/8063/29457375075_904b9c7b33_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LT3Kka)Izzy 9-3-2016 (https://flic.kr/p/LT3Kka)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-31-2016
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
Got a new puppy. She's a Cavalier King Charles...

Got a new puppy. She's a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Her name is Izzy.
https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8007/28736577634_b7a209efa7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KMmtn5)new puppy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-24-2016
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
Sweet Pea 8-22-2016 Sony a380 Minolta 100mm...

Sweet Pea 8-22-2016 Sony a380 Minolta 100mm 2.8
https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8474/29100309062_eaa2a96ddb_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LkuG3A)sweety 8-22-2016 (https://flic.kr/p/LkuG3A)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-20-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 508
Posted By blumoon
Plaubel Makina W67 On Craigslist

Saw this on Sarasota Florida Craigslist today:
He's asking $1350.00
If anyone is interested. This is NOT my listing.
http://sarasota.craigslist.org/pho/5742199058.html
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-08-2016
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,251
Posted By blumoon
Found this Haka-Autoknips Mod. II self-timer at a...

Found this Haka-Autoknips Mod. II self-timer at a thrift shop last week.
It's in great condition and it works.

https://c6.staticflickr.com/9/8755/28779399741_7105c51d56.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2016
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
Sweet Pea Minolta AF macro 100mm...

Sweet Pea Minolta AF macro 100mm 2.8
https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8636/28570572210_21d28d3597.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KwFDJA)pp1 8-5-16_edited-2 (https://flic.kr/p/KwFDJA)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2016
Replies: 5,513
Views: 486,943
Posted By blumoon
https://c8.staticflickr.com/9/8880/28746123431_eae...

https://c8.staticflickr.com/9/8880/28746123431_eae67bc316.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KNcoZM)
dragonfly 8-6-16 (https://flic.kr/p/KNcoZM)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-05-2016
Replies: 5,513
Views: 486,943
Posted By blumoon
https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7621/28781409585_918...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7621/28781409585_9182b49988.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KRjfkK)anole min.100mm (https://flic.kr/p/KRjfkK)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-31-2016
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
https://c3.staticflickr.com/8/7771/28573752082_e4f...

https://c3.staticflickr.com/8/7771/28573752082_e4fa3be2c8.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KwXWZY)PP-1 (https://flic.kr/p/KwXWZY)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-28-2016
Replies: 5,513
Views: 486,943
Posted By blumoon
https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7520/28577804816_db3...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7520/28577804816_db34526028.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KxjHJG)
P1000547 (https://flic.kr/p/KxjHJG)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-22-2016
Replies: 625
Views: 159,561
Posted By blumoon
Got this little Canon PowerShot at a thrift shop...

Got this little Canon PowerShot at a thrift shop for $20.
It takes pretty good pics.
https://c6.staticflickr.com/9/8840/27854654813_fb67b3076e.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Jrqorc)Canon PowerShot ELPH 520...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2016
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
Sweet Pea July 2016 Panasonic Lumix G7 Nikon...

Sweet Pea July 2016 Panasonic Lumix G7 Nikon 50mm 1.8
https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8858/28268913946_28a82a9560.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/K52zf3)P1000497 (https://flic.kr/p/K52zf3)
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-12-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,577
Posted By blumoon
I have good results using these to take the...

I have good results using these to take the plastic ring off, and they can remove the rear element too...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-30-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 4,056
Posted By blumoon
Alternately, someone may spit roast the pig and...

Alternately, someone may spit roast the pig and sell it as sandwiches. A fresh roasted pork sandwich is 5 Cuban pesos or 20 cents equivalent.

Nice picks and descriptions.
A pulled pork sandwich for...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-18-2016
Replies: 3,587
Views: 907,928
Posted By blumoon
Great crested flycatcher with dragonfly lunch for...

Great crested flycatcher with dragonfly lunch for her babies.
Panasonic Lumix G7 with Vivitar 300mm/5.6
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7599/26924809811_bd57fbcf6e_k.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-13-2016
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
Rusty Lumix G7 Summicron-M 1:2...

Rusty Lumix G7 Summicron-M 1:2 50mm
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7476/26389218673_a62d4d94b0_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GcVDjR)Rusty 5-10-16 (https://flic.kr/p/GcVDjR) ...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-09-2016
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
Sweet Pea Mothers Day 2016 Lumix G7 Summicron...

Sweet Pea Mothers Day 2016 Lumix G7 Summicron 50mm 1.2
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7060/26910752475_07c510cb2d_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/H11D9X)
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-01-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,179
Posted By blumoon
Thank you all very much for your knowledgeable...

Thank you all very much for your knowledgeable replies.
I appreciate it.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-01-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,179
Posted By blumoon
Voigtlander Folding Camera Questions??

I need help identifying this Voigtlander camera.
Got it at a yard sale yesterday.
I cleaned it up a bit and everything seems to be working: aperture, shutter, focus slides on rails, bellows look good...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-13-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By blumoon
Thanks for your replies. I bought a Minolta 800si...

Thanks for your replies.
I bought a Minolta 800si with 28-85mm lens and RC-1000 remote yesterday from a person on Craigslist and he threw the battery pack in the bag.
I thought it went to a camera.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-12-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By blumoon
What would you call this ??

What would you call this??
Any guesses what camera or flash it might go to?



https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1719/26330151761_292d0745e8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/G7GUMP)DSC06593...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-25-2016
Replies: 5,513
Views: 486,943
Posted By blumoon
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1541/24965713920_9e...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1541/24965713920_9e52b2422a_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/E38NXs)DSC06404 (https://flic.kr/p/E38NXs)
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-18-2016
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,251
Posted By blumoon
Minox B Spy Camera in great condition. I don't...

Minox B Spy Camera in great condition. I don't have film for it.
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1710/24744560079_df22354158_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DGAkCc)DSC06375 (https://flic.kr/p/DGAkCc) ,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,772
Posted By blumoon
Saw this on Craigslist

http://fortmyers.craigslist.org/col/pho/5431921586.html

He says:
Vintage Nikon FG with motor drive, in good shape with exception that the shutter is not working., but would imagine shutter function...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2016
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,251
Posted By blumoon
Got a Panasonic Lumix...

Got a Panasonic Lumix G7
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1544/24335295396_2f0f2148bd.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/D5qKuy)P1010455 (https://flic.kr/p/D5qKuy)

Backyard squirrel...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-09-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 5,305
Posted By blumoon
Great pics Keith. Thanks for sharing.

Great pics Keith. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By blumoon
There are no markings on the case or the two...

There are no markings on the case or the two pieces.
There are 3 sets of slits around the inner edge.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By blumoon
Can anyone tell me what these are??

I found this small plastic case with these two lenses/filters??? or ??
They were in a box of old lens caps from an estate collection.
Can anyone make a guess what they are...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-27-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 924
Posted By blumoon
Vintage 1954 Leica IIIf red 35mm Camera w/Lenses, etc.

This was posted on the Tampa Bay Craigslist today:
http://tampa.craigslist.org/hdo/pho/5368858009.html

Is it a decent deal?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-20-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 5,163
Posted By blumoon
Only if lens has fungus, I'll use Leica recipe...

Only if lens has fungus, I'll use Leica recipe from available on-line manual for how to service M2, lenses and Leica meter. It is very simple formula from common ingredients.

What is the formula...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-17-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,985
Posted By blumoon
I really like your pics.

I really like your pics.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-15-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 2,850
Posted By blumoon
Home Depot sells rubber sheeting 6"x6". You could...

Home Depot sells rubber sheeting 6"x6".
You could try gripping the lens with it, or try pressing the filter down on the rubber and turning.

or maybe these:
...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2015
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,190
Posted By blumoon
Sweet...

Sweet Pea
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5748/23637273351_a52eaff4f9_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/C1KcRH)peeps (https://flic.kr/p/C1KcRH)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,657
Posted By blumoon
My twin brother and me 1953 The knock knees went...

My twin brother and me 1953
The knock knees went away
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/684/23616524352_ec582302ea_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BYURUm)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-05-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,197
Posted By blumoon
I just got this A-1 from Craigslist for $20 with...

I just got this A-1 from Craigslist for $20 with a like new power winder, and a Seikor MC Macro Zoom 80-205mm 1:4.5 lens.The lens doesn't look too good inside, but the A-1 is in great...
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