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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-17-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By bucs
Friend of mine did. Camera is in great condition...

Friend of mine did. Camera is in great condition and as described. Seems legit but ymmv
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-05-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 956
Posted By bucs
2500 sounds about right for a serviced black M4.

2500 sounds about right for a serviced black M4.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-02-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 6,986
Posted By bucs
Mine died the same way also. Could no longer be...

Mine died the same way also.

Could no longer be repaired even with jumping the circuit as described in the link above.
Forum: Travel 07-01-2019
Replies: 209
Views: 8,247
Posted By bucs
Officially monsoon season which means flooding...

Officially monsoon season which means flooding all over the metro and late afternoon heavy traffic. We're anticipating a tropical depression to enter late this week. Hope it clears up by the time...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-26-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5,087
Posted By bucs
Also look forward to drop in M240 or M262 prices....

Also look forward to drop in M240 or M262 prices. :D
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-25-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By bucs
There are light baffles inside the 'channel'...

There are light baffles inside the 'channel' which evenrually need to be replaced because they disintegrate over time. DAG knows this issue.

Even worse, sometimes they cause the shutter to jam...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-23-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5,087
Posted By bucs
Curious to know what's the difference between...

Curious to know what's the difference between mp240 and me240.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-20-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,492
Posted By bucs
Contact well known Leica dealers like Meteor...

Contact well known Leica dealers like Meteor (online and there a few on instagram as well) and maybe you'll be offered better selling prices. Make sure to point out you have an uncommon lens and...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-20-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,492
Posted By bucs
High time for a CLA :D

High time for a CLA :D
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-20-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,492
Posted By bucs
Uncommon lens. Shares the focus ring of the...

Uncommon lens. Shares the focus ring of the V2/rigid.

But is missing the much loved infinity lock :))
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-20-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,492
Posted By bucs
Looks like a V3 Summicron to me not the rare...

Looks like a V3 Summicron to me not the rare V2.

The rear part looks like a black rigid though. Maybe an early version of the V3
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-18-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,270
Posted By bucs
Check shutter speeds. Mine hangs at 1/8s. Only at...

Check shutter speeds. Mine hangs at 1/8s. Only at that speed lol.

I bought mine for $300; body only with plain prism. That was a year ago and my sample looks like it went through war with brassing...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-09-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 3,207
Posted By bucs
I hope this brings the price down on remaining...

I hope this brings the price down on remaining stock of the old Acros.

I also wish they would being back Neopan 400 and 1600
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-09-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2,310
Posted By bucs
I agree. The smaller IIIf is more agile in...

I agree. The smaller IIIf is more agile in use.

The IIIg felt like an M but without the benefit of a combined rangefinder/viewfinder. At the IIIg's price point, I'd spend a couple hundred more for a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 814
Posted By bucs
Yes, to fund urgent needs like education or...

Yes, to fund urgent needs like education or monthly bills

Some other times I have no idea what to do with the money so I end up buying other gear.

If you decide to purge, it's a good market for...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-20-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By bucs
Happened to me too. Transferred all the money I...

Happened to me too. Transferred all the money I had there to my bank account.
Forum: Travel 05-18-2019
Replies: 209
Views: 8,247
Posted By bucs
We just had our midterm elections and results are...

We just had our midterm elections and results are overwhelmingly in the current administration's favor... unfortunately.

There's a ferry that runs daily from Manila to Corregidor island. It is...
Forum: Travel 05-17-2019
Replies: 209
Views: 8,247
Posted By bucs
I'm local. Will respond in a bit :) July will be...

I'm local. Will respond in a bit :)

July will be monsoon season. We've had a bit of rain as early as now but expecting the annual typhoons to come later.

Whale sharks: Strongly advise to avoid the...
Forum: Travel 05-09-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 781
Posted By bucs
Take the subway all the way to Coney Island park....

Take the subway all the way to Coney Island park.

I enjoy walking from 4th all the way up to Central Park South (50 blocks) starting from Washington Square passing through Union Square, MSG, Times...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By bucs
+1 I even had to put in another new battert lol

+1

I even had to put in another new battert lol
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-05-2019
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,780
Posted By bucs
Pentax 67 Acros

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40812384433_6e9f255b28_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25bs91z)8 (https://flic.kr/p/25bs91z) by buuucs bucag (https://www.flickr.com/photos/buuucs/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-05-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,520
Posted By bucs
Pentax 67 Acros

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40812384433_6e9f255b28_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25bs91z)8 (https://flic.kr/p/25bs91z) by buuucs bucag (https://www.flickr.com/photos/buuucs/), on Flickr
Forum: Nikon RF 04-24-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,931
Posted By bucs
I found Leica M viewfinders easier to focus even...

I found Leica M viewfinders easier to focus even in low light
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-11-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 996
Posted By bucs
I bought one from a thrift store for $3 early...

I bought one from a thrift store for $3 early this year. I was surprised to find out when I got home that it was selling for much much more on ebay.

Ended up selling it for $400 on facebook. I...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-09-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By bucs
Great idea! Thinking ahead, I would propose a...

Great idea!

Thinking ahead, I would propose a google sheets document so we don't have to look at each post from the beginning of the thread.

column headings could be: donor, camera, part...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-29-2019
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,780
Posted By bucs
105 Takumar TriX

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7926/47402836602_f2a9e6c424_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fdPVQf)NBUC003131_6654 (https://flic.kr/p/2fdPVQf) by buuucs bucag (https://www.flickr.com/photos/buuucs/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,520
Posted By bucs
Thanks! 105mm magic :)

Thanks! 105mm magic :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-25-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,520
Posted By bucs
Pentax 67 Tri X

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7926/47402836602_f2a9e6c424_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fdPVQf)NBUC003131_6654 (https://flic.kr/p/2fdPVQf) by buuucs bucag (https://www.flickr.com/photos/buuucs/), on...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-24-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By bucs
Nikon F slow shutter problem

I have a Nikon F that hangs at 1/8s shutter speed setting

Curiously all other speeds work. Is this a common problem?

To be honest I rarely use that speed setting so I won't miss much but just...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-23-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,520
Posted By bucs
From Myanmar, 2017 trip

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1743/40550516910_26c82f13e0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24MiZVh)NBUC0015645036 (https://flic.kr/p/24MiZVh) by buuucs bucag (https://www.flickr.com/photos/buuucs/), on...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-30-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By bucs
I use one. It fits. You do have to remove the...

I use one. It fits. You do have to remove the dividers though
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-19-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By bucs
When is the GR III going to be released in the...

When is the GR III going to be released in the market? CAN'T WAIT ANY LONGER!!!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-21-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,096
Posted By bucs
I found one of these in a thrift store 3 days...

I found one of these in a thrift store 3 days ago. Funny because at the same time last year I also found a mju i. Bought the mju for $1 then sold for $120.

I bought the t4 D for $3 then flipped on...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-13-2018
Replies: 176
Views: 10,932
Posted By bucs
Sample images please :D

Sample images please :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-01-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By bucs
I think the M3 and M2 had blue tinted VFs to...

I think the M3 and M2 had blue tinted VFs to bring out the yellow RF patch. I'm not sure if the M4 had it also.

I found later cameras to have brighter VFs because they did not have the same tint....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-27-2018
Replies: 176
Views: 10,932
Posted By bucs
I would argue Leica prices are insane to begin...

I would argue Leica prices are insane to begin with hahaha

But with new M lens offerings like this I should be happy there are 3rd party manufacturers providing alternatives :D
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-27-2018
Replies: 176
Views: 10,932
Posted By bucs
Talking the info on the CV website says 90,000 yen for...

the info on the CV website says 90,000 yen for the 35/2

I wished it would be cheaper given the prices for the 35/1.4

I'll just wait for a used copy in the secondary market. That also leaves time...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-23-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,187
Posted By bucs
M2 is my favorite. I had to sell mine recently to...

M2 is my favorite. I had to sell mine recently to fund grad school but will most likely buy another one once I start working again.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-22-2018
Replies: 102
Views: 3,903
Posted By bucs
My first point and shoot was a Hexar AF. It died...

My first point and shoot was a Hexar AF. It died and I swore I would never buy a PnS again.

Then I found an Olympus Mju in a thrift store for $3. Sold it for $70. Not a bad deal!

I'd probably...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-30-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 3,000
Posted By bucs
go shooting with a friend.

go shooting with a friend.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-30-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By bucs
I should visit soon. I missed the HCB and Elliot...

I should visit soon. I missed the HCB and Elliot Erwitt exhibition prior to this one because I kept passing up every opportunity to go thinking it would be on display for an extended time :bang:
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-30-2018
Replies: 466
Views: 96,894
Posted By bucs
Love this!

Love this!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-30-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By bucs
https://www.bronxdoc.org/exhibits/war-and-peace-in...

https://www.bronxdoc.org/exhibits/war-and-peace-in-liberia/detail

Chris Hondros and Tim Hetherington exhibition at Bronx Documentary Center
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-19-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By bucs
Heads up short dated rolls of Provia 100F on B&H

35mm x 36exp Provia 100F short dated rolls are selling for almost half the price at B&H. You have to buy in multiples of 5 but I think it is worth the price :D
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-29-2018
Replies: 176
Views: 10,932
Posted By bucs
Me too! I'll buy an M as soon as it is released....

Me too! I'll buy an M as soon as it is released.

hope it's sub $1,000 . At least current offerings from CV should price it below Nokton
Forum: Travel 08-18-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By bucs
NYC forum? for some reason I can't find it here.

NYC forum? for some reason I can't find it here.
Forum: Travel 08-18-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By bucs
Thanks! Will join for sure!! Bringing a ton of...

Thanks! Will join for sure!!

Bringing a ton of film to shoot!
Forum: Travel 08-13-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By bucs
Fall Semester in NY

I'm spending the last semester of my Masters degree in NY as part of an exchange program. I will be staying in Queens area from September to December this year.

Hoping to get advice on which places...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-16-2018
Replies: 138
Views: 13,157
Posted By bucs
Funny, I've been trying to sell a DR summicron...

Funny, I've been trying to sell a DR summicron for a month now but no takers.

Prices seem to have fallen as well. Maybe because it's not compatible with digital bodies.
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 06-22-2018
Replies: 63
Views: 7,690
Posted By bucs
I use a Leica If and a 28mm CV. It's perfect for...

I use a Leica If and a 28mm CV. It's perfect for snapshots!
Forum: Travel 05-25-2018
Replies: 336
Views: 42,891
Posted By bucs
Myanmar

Posting a few from my trip last December. All taken with M2, 35 Summicron V3, and Agfa Vista 400:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1742/27487896487_e59d693306_b.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-24-2018
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,780
Posted By bucs
portrait

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/953/41599671284_2036a6e6e3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26o2bXN)NBUC003131_6661 (https://flic.kr/p/26o2bXN) by buuucs bucag (https://www.flickr.com/photos/buuucs/), on...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-18-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 1,181
Posted By bucs
Lens bloom. The Rolleiflex old standard I use...

Lens bloom. The Rolleiflex old standard I use which has an uncoated tessar has the same rainbow pattern :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-12-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,640
Posted By bucs
I always keep coming back to a Leica M2 and 35mm...

I always keep coming back to a Leica M2 and 35mm lens.

1st, the FOV is just perfect for how I 'see' scenes.

2nd, the viewfinder of the M2 is just the best I can get with enough clearance to see...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-02-2018
Replies: 466
Views: 96,894
Posted By bucs
This lens has gone up in price over the last...

This lens has gone up in price over the last couple of years. Used to see the non goggled version go for $800 now theyre north of 1k
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-30-2018
Replies: 224
Views: 14,675
Posted By bucs
I love it in 120. The lack of reciprocity failure...

I love it in 120. The lack of reciprocity failure is just heaven sent for long exposures
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-28-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By bucs
Aki Asahi should have...

Aki Asahi should have them.

http://aki-asahi.com/store/html/curtains/shutter-curtain.php
Forum: Travel 03-28-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By bucs
Matsumoto Camera has great deals. The nice man...

Matsumoto Camera has great deals. The nice man there gave my friend a free leitz adapter to go with his M2
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-24-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By bucs
Original BP MP on FM classifieds

http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/topic/1536534

Did any of you see this? and the price! :eek:
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 03-24-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 4,547
Posted By bucs
ELEPHANT SKIN? someone should report this guy

ELEPHANT SKIN? someone should report this guy
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-22-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,590
Posted By bucs
Those two M's were reasonably priced!

Those two M's were reasonably priced!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-20-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,454
Posted By bucs
The elves at Wetzlar were pure bred whereas the...

The elves at Wetzlar were pure bred whereas the elves at Midland were genetically modified
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-11-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,663
Posted By bucs
https://www.instagram.com/p/BgICqZ4lFBq/ Bye...

https://www.instagram.com/p/BgICqZ4lFBq/

Bye fuji industrial
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-11-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,663
Posted By bucs
I love agfa vista 400. Guess I'm switching back...

I love agfa vista 400. Guess I'm switching back to superia 400

I hope they don't kill the industrial also.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-24-2017
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,780
Posted By bucs
Contre Jour

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4643/25407298598_3ed32eb656_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/EHa3Go)000013 (https://flic.kr/p/EHa3Go) by buuucs bucag (https://www.flickr.com/photos/buuucs/), on Flickr

Portra...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-24-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,722
Posted By bucs
0.95

Portrait looks nice! Soft but suits the image well.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-08-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By bucs
Now I know why they released a Summarit 35/2.4 ...

Now I know why they released a Summarit 35/2.4

:D :D :D

Kidding aside, Had a v4 and at f/2 i can also see the aperture blades
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-06-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,359
Posted By bucs
When I had a Hasselblad I owned the 50, 80, 150....

When I had a Hasselblad I owned the 50, 80, 150. All CF lenses. I enjoyed using the 150 for tight head shots. I skipped the C lenses because the shutter spring eventually needs replacement.

I sold...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,158
Posted By bucs
Sorry I couldn't describe it exactly. The lack of...

Sorry I couldn't describe it exactly. The lack of anti halo did cause a lot more glow or flare.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,158
Posted By bucs
That's shanghai 120 film. Notorious reputation on...

That's shanghai 120 film. Notorious reputation on the interwebs

35mm lucky shd before didnt have an anti halation layer. Makes for nice old school look.

Let's see if these guys get to improve it.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,158
Posted By bucs
About the price. I messaged them and they quoted...

About the price. I messaged them and they quoted me $65 for 10 rolls. They said they could ship right away. I thought it was too much so I held off.

I heard from someone else that srp would be HKD30...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-05-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,246
Posted By bucs
You get 10% off if you signed up for the...

You get 10% off if you signed up for the contest.

I was going to buy a print but it's really hard to just pick one!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,158
Posted By bucs
Luckyfilm SHD from China is back

https://www.instagram.com/p/BU8Y9dsDRvT/

I remember this film being discontinued last year I think. But I never used much of it.

Looks like some group of chinese decided to revive manufacturing of...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-05-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 3,714
Posted By bucs
A contax, k1000 and a hasselblad Then frank...

A contax, k1000 and a hasselblad

Then frank ocean shows up with a Contax T3 at the met gala

http://www.vogue.com/slideshow/frank-ocean-met-gala-2017-photos-kendall-jenner-asap-rocky
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-04-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,533
Posted By bucs
This was my first thought. at ISO 1.6, sunny16...

This was my first thought. at ISO 1.6, sunny16 would be equivalent to approximately 1/125 at f/1.4.

You can now use your Noctilux in bright daylight haha
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-01-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 2,461
Posted By bucs
I have a 35 2.8 summaron also and I love it. Just...

I have a 35 2.8 summaron also and I love it. Just need the extra stop for darker scenes.

Sometimes the desire for something can no longer be reasonably justified. The atmospheric prices of v1...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-01-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 2,461
Posted By bucs
Just need to go out and shoot, really Thanks...

Just need to go out and shoot, really

Thanks guys. Sorry for the long rant
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-01-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 2,461
Posted By bucs
sanity check: hunt for v1 35 summicron

Ok, so I've been chasing after a 35mm V1 Summicron for quite some time (> 2 yrs!!!!)

I went through two samples but then eventually found out each had flaws (circular inner haze, glass chipped on...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-29-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,186
Posted By bucs
Congrats! 10 char

Congrats!

10 char
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-29-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By bucs
Thank you j scooter!

Thank you j scooter!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-27-2017
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,780
Posted By bucs
Thanks for the kind words, Love the camera!

Thanks for the kind words, Love the camera!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-27-2017
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,780
Posted By bucs
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4219/34545951870_96f...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4219/34545951870_96fa469b4e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UCH2VQ)000002 (https://flic.kr/p/UCH2VQ) by buuucs bucag (https://www.flickr.com/photos/buuucs/), on Flickr

P67,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-26-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 492
Posted By bucs
RFF members in SG

Hi!

I'm moving to SG this coming August to take a post graduate degree. I'll probably be staying for 2 years. Looking to meet Singapore based RFF members :D

Thanks,

Nathan from the Philippines
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-23-2017
Replies: 96
Views: 4,696
Posted By bucs
I don't change lenses because I get funky light...

I don't change lenses because I get funky light leaks when I do.

I usually carry two M bodies each with 35mm lenses. If I had lots of cash I'd slap a 35mm cron on both. Right now I use a cron and a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-22-2017
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,780
Posted By bucs
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4173/33993774294_c70...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4173/33993774294_c70b68c621_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TMUYLN)
000004 (https://flic.kr/p/TMUYLN) by buuucs bucag (https://www.flickr.com/photos/buuucs/), on Flickr

P67,...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-21-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 3,179
Posted By bucs
Sekonic L-308 $100 - $150 used.

Sekonic L-308

$100 - $150 used.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-19-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By bucs
RIP. Just saw his work now.

RIP. Just saw his work now.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-19-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 2,655
Posted By bucs
He also used a Contax T3 later in his life. That...

He also used a Contax T3 later in his life. That was 38mm I think.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-19-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 2,655
Posted By bucs
He would have been happy using focusing tabs from...

He would have been happy using focusing tabs from early CV wide angle lenses :D
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-16-2017
Replies: 124
Views: 11,162
Posted By bucs
If the sensor will eventually get damaged again i...

If the sensor will eventually get damaged again i doubt prices will go up.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-08-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,948
Posted By bucs
Gearhead

@juxusfanatic
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-05-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 2,232
Posted By bucs
So I got curious and searched for information on...

So I got curious and searched for information on the web. That camera has only two shutter speeds? 1/125 and B?

Perfect for iso 100 film and sunny 16 :)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-26-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By bucs
I have a dead black hexar with data back. Wish I...

I have a dead black hexar with data back. Wish I had the guts to open mine too :(
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-26-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 2,278
Posted By bucs
Oh yes the hipsters are partly to blame. Those...

Oh yes the hipsters are partly to blame. Those running LSI (lomography)
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 04-19-2017
Replies: 59
Views: 7,049
Posted By bucs
I would have been content without the digital...

I would have been content without the digital capability. Hope they release a budget version. $280 is too much for me.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-13-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 5,213
Posted By bucs
Rightly so :D Congratulations and that is...

Rightly so :D

Congratulations and that is beautiful photo of your wife :)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-13-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,193
Posted By bucs
If you get it at that price, the total cost...

If you get it at that price, the total cost including a curtain replacement would still be below market for BP M4s.

Buy it then send it out for curtain replacement :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,210
Posted By bucs
Go for it! Mine's already reserved for a purchase...

Go for it! Mine's already reserved for a purchase 5 yrs from now :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-12-2017
Replies: 103
Views: 13,609
Posted By bucs
Hasselblad

Hasselblad 500c/m
CF 80/2.8
Kodak Tri-X 400

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/349/18549729509_6ef1b545c4.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ugbdjz)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/ugbdjz) by buuucs bucag...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-12-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,358
Posted By bucs
^ yes the mju would be just perfect for what you...

^ yes the mju would be just perfect for what you need given your budget
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 04-06-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,510
Posted By bucs
Those Otus lenses are huge! Hope to run into you...

Those Otus lenses are huge!

Hope to run into you in Singapore. I will be moving in by August for graduate school :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-23-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By bucs
Wow, you could trade one of these lenses for an...

Wow, you could trade one of these lenses for an M10 :D

Joking aside, send it to a professional who will overhaul the lens and putit in top condition. This lens deserves to be used and has great...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1,695
Posted By bucs
I'll be visiting LA this June Hope I run into to...

I'll be visiting LA this June

Hope I run into to you for the free film :D
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-20-2017
Replies: 62
Views: 7,684
Posted By bucs
Had the same problem. Seems to have been cured...

Had the same problem. Seems to have been cured by:

1. replacing the light baffles/shields (DAG calls them that way) just below the curtain

2. replacing light baffles in between the lens mount

3....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-09-2017
Replies: 141
Views: 12,682
Posted By bucs
Fake

What?!?! Fake film?? :bang:

Should worth getting if at least image come out after development :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-09-2017
Replies: 141
Views: 12,682
Posted By bucs
We also get to test the dispute process of Ebay...

We also get to test the dispute process of Ebay in the coming days 😂

Best of luck to everyone!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-03-2017
Replies: 247
Views: 19,896
Posted By bucs
M240 + 35 cron asph selling for $4,500 Monochrom...

M240 + 35 cron asph selling for $4,500
Monochrom + 35 cron asph selling for $4,500

These are posted on Leica Classifieds facebook group
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,214
Posted By bucs
I also swear by my M2. No frills Leica...

I also swear by my M2. No frills Leica (relatively speaking!)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-28-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 13,618
Posted By bucs
My heart broke into a million pieces when my...

My heart broke into a million pieces when my Hexar AF died
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-28-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 13,618
Posted By bucs
You are lucky then because not all repair guys...

You are lucky then because not all repair guys would say the same thing

A Hexar AF died on me two years ago and no one would accept ot for repair. Of course people would say just buy another one but...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-27-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,214
Posted By bucs
Had an M4-2. I liked the VF because it wasn't...

Had an M4-2. I liked the VF because it wasn't tinted like the older models.

The flash post on mine broke off so it's definitely a weak point and quite expensive to replace (if you use flash). I...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-26-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 13,618
Posted By bucs
I've seen several go for at least $500. And still...

I've seen several go for at least $500. And still going strong
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-26-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 13,618
Posted By bucs
Talking Shhhh, we know :D

Shhhh, we know :D
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-26-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 13,618
Posted By bucs
Well I just hope the increase in price on film...

Well I just hope the increase in price on film cameras because of the high demand also translates to more people buying film
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-26-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,585
Posted By bucs
It Works!!!!!!!

It Works!!!!!!!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-25-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 13,618
Posted By bucs
Wink P67

I'm confident and 100% sure that the P67's price will never hit outrageous levels hahaha! ;)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-25-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 13,618
Posted By bucs
Contax T2/T3 prices

Am I the only one who thinks that prices for Contax T2 and T3 are outrageous at the moment?

$500 upwards for a T2
$900 upwards for a T3

I seem to recall prices then for each camera were a couple of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2017
Replies: 78
Views: 6,629
Posted By bucs
I agree This kind of product will make the film...

I agree

This kind of product will make the film developing process more easier for new film users and also encourage others to process their own film

Exciting times!!!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-09-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 4,491
Posted By bucs
Which is bound to die sooner or later.

Which is bound to die sooner or later.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-08-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 4,491
Posted By bucs
Thanks! Please do post on this thread once the...

Thanks! Please do post on this thread once the MGR module is produced :)

The arrangement of the control looks weird! Is that a tab in the middle for the aperture? and the focusing ring is closest to...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-08-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 4,491
Posted By bucs
Talking Haha

Sounds promising :D
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-08-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 9,068
Posted By bucs
Barrel

Can you share the link? Thanks!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-08-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 4,491
Posted By bucs
For those who sent their lenses out for m mount...

For those who sent their lenses out for m mount conversion, can you post pics of how the lens looks like after conversion?

Also would like to hear about ergonomics :)

I have a dead hexar af and...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-08-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 9,068
Posted By bucs
Dead hexar af

I have a dead hexar af also. Japancamerahunter won't accept repairs anymore. Maybe last resort is to convert the lens into m mount.

Not cheap though! Costs 65,000 yen!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-18-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,972
Posted By bucs
What major things can they improve on? Looks...

What major things can they improve on?

Looks like they got it right this time
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-18-2017
Replies: 629
Views: 48,972
Posted By bucs
I had to check if it's real. Hahaha this...

I had to check if it's real. Hahaha this surprised me
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-04-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 5,357
Posted By bucs
The results i've seen online seems to be...

The results i've seen online seems to be consistent in that the images lack shadow detail. Apart from that I just think the price is too expensive.

Imagine naming your film STREETpan. A bit gimmicky...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-04-2017
Replies: 123
Views: 8,382
Posted By bucs
I'm using a domke F5xb: Leica M3 with DR...

I'm using a domke F5xb:

Leica M3 with DR Summicron 50/2.0 loaded with Eastman 5222
Leica IIIf with SM Elmar 50/2.8 loaded with Arista Premium 100
A pen

Cheers :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-30-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 3,687
Posted By bucs
I find the 135 framelines distracting. Personal...

I find the 135 framelines distracting. Personal preference.

If budget permits i'd love to buy an M4 and replace all plastic fittings with older style parts. Oh and cover that 135 frameline also...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-28-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,739
Posted By bucs
Buying lenses are the most tricky. Especially...

Buying lenses are the most tricky. Especially with vintage glass.
Forum: Travel 12-21-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 4,338
Posted By bucs
Wow what an adventure. The views are just...

Wow what an adventure. The views are just breathtaking and the people look very welcoming too.

Must have been an awesome ride, thanks for sharing!!

edit: I visited your page :)
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-07-2016
Replies: 120
Views: 9,544
Posted By bucs
I heard the Contax I can be temperamental. Which...

I heard the Contax I can be temperamental. Which is the best version to get? Thanks!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-12-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 2,814
Posted By bucs
No I don't like f/1.4 lenses because of the huge...

No

I don't like f/1.4 lenses because of the huge front element. I get by with an f/2 and push film when I need the speed.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-04-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 6,477
Posted By bucs
I learned he is not very good with email. I've...

I learned he is not very good with email. I've repeatedly asked for photos of some of his items but he never replied. Just bit the bullet and asked for the camera described as mint. Then he replied...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-31-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By bucs
Third would be to never transact out of ebay or...

Third would be to never transact out of ebay or paypal. That leaves you out of the buyer protection
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-31-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,692
Posted By bucs
Thanks! This will come in handy for sure :)

Thanks! This will come in handy for sure :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 5,944
Posted By bucs
I AGREE (10 characters)

I AGREE (10 characters)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-27-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 7,601
Posted By bucs
Single rolls

Theyre working on it :D
Forum: Travel 10-25-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By bucs
Would advise to bring lots of bw film as it is...

Would advise to bring lots of bw film as it is not readily available locally. HP5 would be perfect. Weather has been erratic. Some days sunny some days a bit of rain.

corregidor would take a day...
Forum: Travel 10-24-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By bucs
I'm from Manila. Unfortunately I can't take a...

I'm from Manila. Unfortunately I can't take a week off and join you up north haha. But I can recommend a few off the beaten path destinations up in the cordillera mountains.

For scuba diving I would...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-21-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,604
Posted By bucs
Go for an M. You will keep craving for...

Go for an M. You will keep craving for one.

Incidentally i'm looking for a cl. So if you are unloading. Send me a message :)

I have an M2 and M3. I would not say they are irreplaceable but my GAS...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-15-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By bucs
the IIf with 1000 top speed goes for slightly...

the IIf with 1000 top speed goes for slightly higher than the IIf with 500 top speed.

If you choose the IIf, get an f/2 screwmount lens to offset the lack of slow speeds
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-14-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,560
Posted By bucs
Tempted to pick up a Canon EOS 1N body from them...

Tempted to pick up a Canon EOS 1N body from them for only 45usd but it is being sold in AS IS condition.

I sense a problem especially when a camera store is selling a camera in as is condition.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-14-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,560
Posted By bucs
Uhh just a guess, dollar has increased in value...

Uhh just a guess, dollar has increased in value at least from where I live. Pricing most of us out of the market

Sellers in turn sell for less since they get more from the dollar they receive...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-13-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,544
Posted By bucs
Pic

Here ya go

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8279/30298709295_23637740c4_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-12-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,544
Posted By bucs
Is it this screw on the side of the...

Is it this screw on the side of the mount?

https://www.dropbox.com/s/t8v7zzxwsg2hhah/P1010564.JPG?dl=0

Nathan
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-12-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,544
Posted By bucs
Thanks for the link!

Thanks for the link!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-12-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,544
Posted By bucs
21 f/4 Super Angulon M mount

I have read that the 21 4.0 SA in M mount can be used in LTM bodies by removing the bayonet mount which is screwed onto the body.

Can anyone confirm this? TIA!

Nathan
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-12-2016
Replies: 1,198
Views: 243,521
Posted By bucs
Ricoh

From the Philippines

https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8342/29004428834_5efda83a72_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Lc2hcd)R0070723 (https://flic.kr/p/Lc2hcd) by buuucs bucag...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-04-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,516
Posted By bucs
Enjoy your old standard. Use a hood when you can....

Enjoy your old standard. Use a hood when you can. The uncoated lens flares in bright daylight
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-03-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,059
Posted By bucs
Great work, And yes the Leica If is perfect with...

Great work,

And yes the Leica If is perfect with small wide lenses. I use a 25 skopar on mine :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-21-2016
Replies: 353
Views: 23,713
Posted By bucs
1) Leica M2 2) Ricoh GR digital 3) Leica M3 4)...

1) Leica M2
2) Ricoh GR digital
3) Leica M3
4) Pentax 67
5) Leica barnack - any of its ilk
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,812
Posted By bucs
As long as they keep making 5222 motion picture...

As long as they keep making 5222 motion picture stock i'm a happy camper :)
Forum: Travel 07-15-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,151
Posted By bucs
Surprised to see a regular visitor to our...

Surprised to see a regular visitor to our country.

Anyway, I usually plan for one out of country travel each year. I don't usually go back to places I've been to but the exception are: Japan and...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-30-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 779
Posted By bucs
12 exposure frame counter for rolleicord Va/Vb?

I am in need of the 12 frame exposure counter for the rolleicord Va/Vb

I've searched the bay and nothing came up

I know fleenor has them but I bought one before for $39. Quite expensive!

Hoping to...
Forum: Digital: Medium & Larger Format 06-22-2016
Replies: 124
Views: 10,921
Posted By bucs
Hmm, the price alone suggests it is not targeted...

Hmm, the price alone suggests it is not targeted for the masses :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-17-2016
Replies: 55
Views: 6,416
Posted By bucs
I would love to have one in black paint. I hope...

I would love to have one in black paint. I hope they offer it as an option soon
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-11-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 5,050
Posted By bucs
summaron

I vote for the summaron. Nice tonality in black and white. Comparable to the DR Summicron.

Price is higher than the c-biogon... but looks great on my M2 :)

Here are some recent samples on Eastman...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-19-2016
Replies: 1,667
Views: 474,323
Posted By bucs
Is the character of this lens the same as the...

Is the character of this lens the same as the nikkor sc 5cm 1.4? Veiling flare wide open?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2016
Replies: 165
Views: 67,709
Posted By bucs
I was quoted 172,500 JPY by kanto camera which...

I was quoted 172,500 JPY by kanto camera which includes repaint and overhaul including shutter replacement.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-12-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,459
Posted By bucs
I was going to recommend to sell or trade it for...

I was going to recommend to sell or trade it for a rigid summicron

You wont have to spend money. In fact you may even earn a bit from the trade :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-01-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 11,907
Posted By bucs
Summicron 35 v1 Prices are way out of my reach I...

Summicron 35 v1

Prices are way out of my reach I often dream about finding one cheap in an estate sale :D
Forum: Travel 03-02-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By bucs
I guess the usual rules apply. Just be alert and...

I guess the usual rules apply. Just be alert and bring only what you will need. Manila is not well documented in this forum except for the airport controversy. The streets are interesting and the...
Forum: Travel 03-02-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By bucs
Until when are you staying in Manila? We have a...

Until when are you staying in Manila? We have a somewhat small rangefinder community here. Very few physical stores to choose from. Film prices are more expensive compared to HK.

Can't help you with...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-22-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 24,220
Posted By bucs
Visited last...

Visited last December.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1670/24251976710_2d92d448d5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CX4HKu)AA038 (https://flic.kr/p/CX4HKu) by buuucs bucag...
Forum: Travel 01-22-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 7,025
Posted By bucs
Thanks for this detailed guide! Should be a...

Thanks for this detailed guide! Should be a sticky on the travel sub forum haha!

I visited bangkok last year and was able to check out the cameras at MBK. Prices were on the high end as far as i can...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-19-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 3,761
Posted By bucs
I'm pretty sure the seller did not know he was in...

I'm pretty sure the seller did not know he was in for a treat with that ending bid :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-15-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 3,761
Posted By bucs
Weird looking M4

http://www.ebay.com/ulk/itm/161948343551

So many engravings on this M4, why??
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-10-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 7,190
Posted By bucs
Hi, Yes you won't a wide variety and selection...

Hi,

Yes you won't a wide variety and selection of film here in Manila.

Most of us buy online. /the onlinewarehouse (http://theonlinewarehouse.biz)

If you can buy film at cheaper prices where you...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-03-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 6,787
Posted By bucs
my lust for the 35 summicron has been put off...

my lust for the 35 summicron has been put off indefinitely. I have the f2 version of the Canon and I love it.

The summicron is sharper in the corners but from these pictures it is hardly noticeable....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-31-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,912
Posted By bucs
The LTM 35/2.0 Canon is a winner in my book. You...

The LTM 35/2.0 Canon is a winner in my book. You can definitely find one below $400

Amazing character in such a small package!
Forum: Travel 12-28-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,955
Posted By bucs
I'm from Manila, Philippines. Very alarming news...

I'm from Manila, Philippines. Very alarming news indeed about the recent airport scam. The airports now have a shrink wrapping station where they can wrap your luggage before you enter the terminal....
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 5,613
Posted By bucs
Bought a Contax IIa with 5cm Sonnar 1.5 for...

Bought a Contax IIa with 5cm Sonnar 1.5 for $100

Pretty good I think
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-29-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 3,142
Posted By bucs
I'll wait for all of them in the classifieds :D

I'll wait for all of them in the classifieds :D
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-21-2015
Replies: 57
Views: 7,202
Posted By bucs
IF RD with 25 snapshot skopar for IR work IIF RD...

IF RD with 25 snapshot skopar for IR work
IIF RD with red scale 50 elmar for regular day to day shooting
IIIF RD with 50 summitar if i need the speed

I'm a sucker for the red dial barnack leicas
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-25-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,929
Posted By bucs
Summitar or Elmar 2.8 ltm

I'm deciding which to keep. I've used both and I like how the summitar renders especially when using color film. But I do a lot of portraits and i feel that the elmar 2.8 shines in this regard....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-18-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,679
Posted By bucs
Go and buy one. You deserve it. But try as much...

Go and buy one. You deserve it.

But try as much as possible to settle for one :D
Forum: Travel 10-17-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2,288
Posted By bucs
Nice color work!

Nice color work!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-17-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By bucs
Not here in the Philippines definitely. I've...

Not here in the Philippines definitely. I've always found HK to have a good selection. Price wise, it is still cheaper to buy in forums.

Goodluck! Shoot me a message if you want to tour around the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-06-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 3,586
Posted By bucs
That storefront sign is awesome!!

That storefront sign is awesome!!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 884
Posted By bucs
M mount Leica IIIg

http://www.dagcamera.com/store/p198/Leica_lll-g_Converted_to_Leica_M_Mount_by_Camcraft.html

I don't know if anyone else has seen this interesting conversion being offered for sale by DAG.

Sharing...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-02-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 2,545
Posted By bucs
Why don't you try selling it prior to CLA? If no...

Why don't you try selling it prior to CLA? If no one bites then send it in for CLA :)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-01-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,703
Posted By bucs
Yashica made made auxiliary finders too. With...

Yashica made made auxiliary finders too. With framelines but i think they made ones for 35mm.

I tried the plastic ones from russia. In use they are great but mine broke as soon as I removed it from...
Forum: Travel 09-28-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,296
Posted By bucs
I hope you enjoy the Philippines! Let me know if...

I hope you enjoy the Philippines! Let me know if you need any help :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 09-21-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 4,599
Posted By bucs
My Nicca needed shutter curtain replacement. Once...

My Nicca needed shutter curtain replacement. Once CLA'd it behaves quite like my barnacks with added features

That said, my leicas needed shutter replacement as well.
Forum: Nikon RF 09-20-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 25,114
Posted By bucs
More please!

More please!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-19-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,823
Posted By bucs
I just won a V2 M summicron from fleabay. post...

I just won a V2 M summicron from fleabay. post more examples from that lens please!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-15-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 954
Posted By bucs
Help on loose rangefinder coupling/control arm on Leica

I just bought this Leica M4-P off fleabay in amazingly excellent condition in its original box like it was never used.

Problem is that upon testing the rangefinder wouldn't move. I found out that...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-15-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,173
Posted By bucs
Hurrah! I was able to fix the issue by tightening...

Hurrah! I was able to fix the issue by tightening the outermost retaining ring with notches at the back of the lens. The front section sits tightly and flush now.

Posting here for future reference
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-12-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,173
Posted By bucs
Help on wobbly Canon 35 f/2 LTM; disassembly instructions needed

The front section of my Canon 35 f/2.0 ltm has play and is wobbly.

Does anyone have disassembly instructions on this lens? Maybe somethinf just needs tightening inside.

Thanks in advance!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-07-2015
Replies: 73
Views: 6,407
Posted By bucs
For us living outside the US, the USD currency...

For us living outside the US, the USD currency appreciation has made it more expensive to purchase lenses or anything stateside for that matter

Missed your DR Summicron by a hair though. I was ready...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 3,360
Posted By bucs
For portraits yes, but for everything else i can...

For portraits yes, but for everything else i can get by with an Elmar or a Snapshot Skopar
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-09-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,388
Posted By bucs
The fsu 35mm accessory VF has a plastic foot...

The fsu 35mm accessory VF has a plastic foot which is a weak point

Mine broke while in use.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-03-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 4,537
Posted By bucs
Care to recommend a proxy?

Care to recommend a proxy?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-30-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,596
Posted By bucs
Mirror

I agree! Why not just have the beansplitter replaced??
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-24-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 8,957
Posted By bucs
Had a few instances where I was on the receiving...

Had a few instances where I was on the receiving end.

Asked for partial refund because the item was really not as described. And I use a forwarder too.

I sent the items for repair and sent a scan...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-22-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2,504
Posted By bucs
I use the same combo! On a bright and sunny day,...

I use the same combo! On a bright and sunny day, i set mu camera to f/11 and happily snap away.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-19-2015
Replies: 61
Views: 6,378
Posted By bucs
Brought my M3 with me to the coffee shop. No...

Brought my M3 with me to the coffee shop. No frames shot though
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-17-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 6,178
Posted By bucs
Nice repair notes on the Leica IIIa. Very...

Nice repair notes on the Leica IIIa. Very detailed with images :)
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