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120 / 220 film RF's 120 / 220 format rangefinders including Fuji, Koni-Omega, Mamiya Press, Linhof 6x7/6x9 cameras, Mamiya 6/7 among others, but excluding the 120 folders and the Voigtlander 667 cameras that have their own forums.

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Old 02-21-2019   #1
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Super Fujica Six

Why do I do this.... Says my inner voice.

After gaining a slew of MF suggestions with the explicit criteria of not having bellows.

I go and fall for a camera with bellows...

Who has one of these beauties?

IMHO it’s one the best looking cameras I have ever seen! Up there with the Nikon SP.

Share some info, a lot of what I’m finding is in Japanese.

My heart strings are being tugged... it’s now on my short list.
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Old 02-26-2019   #2
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No one? Apparently I need to grab one before everyone catches on!
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Old 02-27-2019   #3
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So, B-9, what's it worth for me to NOT go on about how amazing they are, and what high quality they are for such a low price, and that everyone should get one?

I've just done a quick search for them on "picclickuk" and they seem to look decent enough. They do look quite heavy though.

I may have ended up with one had I known about them when I was looking for a 6x6 folder if the price was low enough.
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try konica pearl iii or iv, awesome cameras
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Old 03-03-2019   #5
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Bought a Fujica from Japan.

Looking forward to reporting back on it with some photos!
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Old 03-03-2019   #6
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Congrats.....I really like my Super Ikonta....compact to carry with a large negative!
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I shot one on a trip to St John last year. Quite a nice little 6x6 folder. Lens was plenty sharp, and it travelled well. Did fine in the harsh sun, even with a yellow filter on it. Just printed a bunch of those last month, all FP4+. Would recommend it, tho I have precious little experience with these old folders to compare.
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I don't have one, but I found this (official?) Fujifilm Innovation tumblr post with some history on the camera:
http://fujifilm-innovation.tumblr.co...graphy-fun-and
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Old 03-04-2019   #9
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Seems to be a real value compared to Super Ikonta III/IV.

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

Wish it had strap lugs! I need to figure something out to fix that.
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Thanks, now I want one.
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Here's an old thread you might find interesting:
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/for...d.php?t=120499

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Just got it today.

Solid and fairly clean other than the broken clip.

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

The cutter is also not metal like the 2400 instead is made of plastic teeth.
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Fuji arrived today! Man that was quick!

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

BUT everything seems to be working fine despite some oil on both aperture and shutter blades.

RF alignment appears spot on and all speeds sound good.

Bellows are a little dry and I’m positive they are responsible for the smell lol

Test roll will tell all... now where are those incense I need to bless this thing with a new smell.


First impression is good it is pleasantly solid and has a confident heft. The viewfinder is actually a fair bit nicer than I had imagined with a pretty large square RF patch in the center. No frame lines or parallax correction it is definitely basic. The design is even nicer in person!

Glad I found a good deal on this one. Well worth the coin thus far.
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Old 03-16-2019   #15
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Well, dropped the darn thing today!

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

The lack of strap lugs is really a big issue.

Was planning to go out and shoot but I’m afraid of dropping it again. It lost my trust lol.
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https://www.ebay.com/itm/Peak-Design...8AAOSwySlaL~HE

If it has a tripod socket, consider this ^^^
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Quote:
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https://www.ebay.com/itm/Peak-Design...8AAOSwySlaL~HE

If it has a tripod socket, consider this ^^^
If you decide you want one, send a PM and I'll mail a couple.
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Well darn, i hope it looks better when you open the bellows
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That little thing looks promising!

The bellows look fine on this camera, the leatherette skin not so much.
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Griptac might be a good choice. Morgan Sparks at Cameraleather has it.

http://www.cameraleather.com/
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I’ve contacted HugoStudio about a covering no response as of yet.

Might be going through Morgan for a sheet of something to do it myself.
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Hugostudios is great!
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User madNbad sent me a few solutions to my strap issue.

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

Long hours on the job site this week.
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Update,

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

I may attempt this myself although I just love those laser cut edges hugo's offers...
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