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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By jonmanjiro
Its possible that Nikon just plain screwed up....

Its possible that Nikon just plain screwed up. But $200 is a LOT of money in some parts of the world. I think its far more likely that something illegal went on. Such as someone in the factory that...
Forum: Nikon RF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By jonmanjiro
IMO you can't go wrong with either a W-Nikkor...

IMO you can't go wrong with either a W-Nikkor 3.5cm F1.8 or F2.5. They're both great lenses, and I found them to be quite similar in shots I've taken with both. The biggest difference between them is...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 5 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By jonmanjiro
The same lens is used in the Klasse S as well....

The same lens is used in the Klasse S as well. Fantastic lens. The Klasse S has a max. aperture of f2.8 rather than f2.6 due to a redesigned shutter/aperture mechanism which allows higher shutter...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By jonmanjiro
I was eating an ice cream in Taormina, Sicily...

I was eating an ice cream in Taormina, Sicily when the shutter speed dial on my ZI decided to pop off. It was quite a challenge to gather all the pieces and then reassemble them while trying not to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By jonmanjiro
The adapter engraved CC-L39 is for Contax and the...

The adapter engraved CC-L39 is for Contax and the adapter engraved NS-L39 is for Nikon.
Forum: Digital Fixed Lens Advanced Compacts 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,731
Posted By jonmanjiro
FYI the Klasse W is also discontinued. Both the S...

FYI the Klasse W is also discontinued. Both the S and W were discontinued around the same time (apologies for the tangent from the original...
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By jonmanjiro
Its been a while since I've handled the adapter...

Its been a while since I've handled the adapter and any of the mentioned lenses, but suspect the nub is designed for the F-mount Heliar 12mm and 15mm. I think the adapter was designed to work with...
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By jonmanjiro
Mounting the lens/adapter combo on the camera is...

Mounting the lens/adapter combo on the camera is straightforward. Mounting the lens on the adapter is the tricky bit. From memory, the instructions state that the adapter is not designed to work with...
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By jonmanjiro
The F-mount 2.1cm does mount on the F-S adapter,...

The F-mount 2.1cm does mount on the F-S adapter, but not smoothly like the Voigtlander 12mm and 15mm Heliars. Some fiddling is required to get it on there. That was my experience anyway.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 521
Posted By jonmanjiro
The Klasse S and W can be set to leave the film...

The Klasse S and W can be set to leave the film leader out or wind it fully in.
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By jonmanjiro
I had one of these adapters briefly but sold it...

I had one of these adapters briefly but sold it along with an F-mount Heliar 15mm lens.

Why did I sell it? Because I didn't find it to be particularly useful.

Except for the Heliar, none of my...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By jonmanjiro
The title is different, but maybe you mean this...

The title is different, but maybe you mean this thread (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=85782)?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 997
Posted By jonmanjiro
I have first hand experience with this! I have an...

I have first hand experience with this! I have an Ai-S 28mm f2.8 with a 90xxxx serial number (current s/n range started in 2006) that suddenly started taking randomly blurry photos one day. After...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By jonmanjiro
I'm glad you've finally found your compact P&S...

I'm glad you've finally found your compact P&S cam, Dave. I actually went the other direction and got a Klasse W. So far I'm liking it a lot. The lens is way better than the one in GR1v IMO. Can't go...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By jonmanjiro
AFAIK the restrictions are on the American side,...

AFAIK the restrictions are on the American side, not the Cuban side. The rest of the world can travel to Cuba quite easily. I spent three weeks there in December 2005/ January 2006 and loved it. ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 2,169
Posted By jonmanjiro
(in addtion to what Gabor wrote) 33 years.

(in addtion to what Gabor wrote)

33 years.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 11-12-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By jonmanjiro
Now that I think about it, I'm pretty sure I've...

Now that I think about it, I'm pretty sure I've seen the same patent number on both 10.5cm F2.5 and 13.5cm F3.5 Nikkors in the same place as pictured above. I'm a bit surprised you haven't seen it...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 11-12-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By jonmanjiro
I tried searching too but as per the previous...

I tried searching too but as per the previous posters the number seems to be incomplete. I found several patents that that use the number but nothing related a Nikkor 8.5cm F2 lens from the 1950s. I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-11-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 2,169
Posted By jonmanjiro
I spoke with a rep at Leica Kyoto about this...

I spoke with a rep at Leica Kyoto about this exact topic just a few weeks ago. He told me the M-A is an MP (identical parts) minus the meter, associated electronics, and ISO dial etc.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-27-2014
Replies: 7,972
Views: 2,493,516
Posted By jonmanjiro
I still see these Nikon straps for sale in the...

I still see these Nikon straps for sale in the big local stores such as Yodobashi Camera and BIC Camera, and they're still listed on Nikon's Japanese website (link...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-26-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 4,591
Posted By jonmanjiro
All done ;)

All done ;)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-20-2014
Replies: 917
Views: 112,848
Posted By jonmanjiro
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3939/15398760080_c5...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3939/15398760080_c5548c8d4e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/psJETs)
いらっしゃいませ営業副部長 (https://flic.kr/p/psJETs) by jonmanjiro (https://www.flickr.com/people/98716602@N00/), on...
Forum: Nikon RF 10-19-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 4,152
Posted By jonmanjiro
I've found that half a stop gets rid of most of...

I've found that half a stop gets rid of most of the glow. And I agree about the character! That's pretty much the reason why I still have a 5cm f1.4, but no other S-mount 50s now :)
Forum: Nikon RF 10-18-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 4,152
Posted By jonmanjiro
Interesting to see this thread bumped after so...

Interesting to see this thread bumped after so long. And also interesting to read again what I wrote over seven years ago :)

A lot has certainly changed since then. After buying and trying then...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-16-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By jonmanjiro
You could try Yamazaki Optical based near...

You could try Yamazaki Optical based near Shinjuku. I've heard from several people that Yamazaki-San's prices are reasonable, he works fast, and can perform miracles to bring older lenses back to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 3,539
Posted By jonmanjiro
How about some pics taken with a Ricoh GR21...

How about some pics taken with a Ricoh GR21 :)

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2911/14005589128_2674433896_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nkCiGC)
Shanghai 上海 (https://flic.kr/p/nkCiGC) by jonmanjiro...
Forum: Travel 10-14-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By jonmanjiro
I've been to Kyoto twice in the last two weeks...

I've been to Kyoto twice in the last two weeks acting as a tour guide for visiting family. Such a lovely place. I'd definitely rather be based there than Osaka. I'd recommend staying in the area...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 10-14-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 43,064
Posted By jonmanjiro
The list in this thread is based on RFF user...

The list in this thread is based on RFF user input so there may be sample variations and minor changes during the course of production of a lens that are not taken into account here. To give you an...
Forum: Nikon RF 10-14-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 3,497
Posted By jonmanjiro
Hey Bill, I don't think Nikon ever made the...

Hey Bill, I don't think Nikon ever made the Nikkor 35/2.5 in Contax mount. No need to when the Nikon S-mount version will work ok on Contax mount cameras (i.e. enough DOF to cover the focus error).
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 10-14-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 43,064
Posted By jonmanjiro
Amedeo is basically CYA (covering his ass). It's...

Amedeo is basically CYA (covering his ass). It's easier and safer for him to make a blanket statement that only 50mm lenses and longer will work on his adapters than to try and test all the options...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-17-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,474
Posted By jonmanjiro
Now that is interesting! I just went and weighed...

Now that is interesting! I just went and weighed my now superseded Summarit 75/2.5. Its 324 grams sans front/rear lens caps and beauty ring. The quoted weight for the new Summarit 75/2.4... 325...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-17-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,474
Posted By jonmanjiro
Interesting. I certainly hope Suzuki-san is right...

Interesting. I certainly hope Suzuki-san is right and Andreas is wrong on this one. Though looking at the photo of the new Summarits at デジカメWatch, I'm not seeing any distance numbers on the 90mm lens...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-17-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,474
Posted By jonmanjiro
0.7m MFD for the 75mm Summarit 0.9m MFD for the...

0.7m MFD for the 75mm Summarit
0.9m MFD for the 90mm Summarit

Unless of course the information at the website linked by the OP is incorrect...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-16-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,474
Posted By jonmanjiro
Just checked my 75mm (which from memory has the...

Just checked my 75mm (which from memory has the same mfd as it's 90mm sibling). 0.9m on the old version, so that's a nice improvement with the new version.
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 09-16-2014
Replies: 123
Views: 17,239
Posted By jonmanjiro
You're exaggerating just wee bit there :p The...

You're exaggerating just wee bit there :p

The new Zeiss 35/1.4 is 381 grams vs 470 grams for the Nokton 35/1.2 II ;)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-12-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By jonmanjiro
Congratulations Keith! Really enjoyed the video :)

Congratulations Keith! Really enjoyed the video :)
Forum: Movies / Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 09-12-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By jonmanjiro
Interesting comment on the subtitling! As a...

Interesting comment on the subtitling! As a translator by trade I'm painfully aware that it can be a real art to accurately express in the target language the full meaning of the source language. The...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-10-2014
Replies: 83
Views: 9,814
Posted By jonmanjiro
I think the lack of replies to that question is...

I think the lack of replies to that question is your answer ;)
Forum: Travel 09-06-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 3,754
Posted By jonmanjiro
Well, it looks to me like the 東京都 ordinance...

Well, it looks to me like the 東京都 ordinance...
Forum: Travel 09-06-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 3,754
Posted By jonmanjiro
Hmmm interesting case indeed, although the linked...

Hmmm interesting case indeed, although the linked article does not appear to be correct in stating that the nuisance law is to protect the safety and well being of women. I might have missed it, but...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-06-2014
Replies: 83
Views: 9,814
Posted By jonmanjiro
You could email Shintaro at the address shown...

You could email Shintaro at the address shown here (http://homepage2.nifty.com/Shintaro/top1.html) and ask him if he's still painting. If you get a reply, then you'll know. If you don't get a reply,...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 09-03-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 2,206
Posted By jonmanjiro
FWIW when I asked Ricoh Japan about this problem,...

FWIW when I asked Ricoh Japan about this problem, they replied that 9 times out of 10 its caused by a bad circuit connection and is repairable in most cases without the need for a replacement LCD...
Forum: Nikon RF 09-02-2014
Replies: 763
Views: 147,800
Posted By jonmanjiro
http://nikonclassics-michalke.de/product_info.php?...

http://nikonclassics-michalke.de/product_info.php?language=en&gm_boosted_product=Nikon-AR-1-Softausl-ser&zubeh-r=Sonstiges&Nikon-AR-1-Softausl-ser_html=&products_id=409&
Forum: Nikon RF 09-02-2014
Replies: 763
Views: 147,800
Posted By jonmanjiro
4) Most F-mount lenses don't work with it. All...

4) Most F-mount lenses don't work with it. All F-mount lens mount on the CV F-S adapter ok, but if the lens protrudes much out the back of the adapter (i.e most wide angle lenses), the adapter/lens...
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 08-30-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 103,352
Posted By jonmanjiro
I've bought, tried, and sold a lot of Voigtlander...

I've bought, tried, and sold a lot of Voigtlander L and M mount lenses over the years, and my impression is that build and image quality control has definitely gotten better and more consistent in...
Forum: RFF News 08-29-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 5,729
Posted By jonmanjiro
IIRC it (as in the Mamiya 7ii) was discontinued...

IIRC it (as in the Mamiya 7ii) was discontinued some time ago.
Forum: DIYS Forum 08-28-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By jonmanjiro
For mine, I just used some cheap matt black spray...

For mine, I just used some cheap matt black spray paint purchased at Tokyu Hands (the branch just near Kawasaki Station actually). I first cleaned the adapter with alcohol to remove any oil etc. from...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-28-2014
Replies: 101
Views: 6,340
Posted By jonmanjiro
201-500 (I just bought a̶n̶ ̶e̶x̶t̶r̶a̶ a bigger...

201-500 (I just bought a̶n̶ ̶e̶x̶t̶r̶a̶ a bigger fridge)

Edit: I thought I had about 470 rolls, but a quick check of my records showed that I actually have 533 rolls, most of which is Neopan 400...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-28-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 2,773
Posted By jonmanjiro
Hi Nicolas, I exposed the Neopan 1600 @ ISO 1000...

Hi Nicolas, I exposed the Neopan 1600 @ ISO 1000 and the Delta 3200 @ ISO1600. Not too far off your exposure ratings ;)

Perhaps my grainy results with Delta 3200 reflect the fact that I used...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 08-27-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,972
Posted By jonmanjiro
... and I still have that ZI to this day. The...

... and I still have that ZI to this day. The first thing I did when it came home was remove the original covering and replace it with super grippy Griptac. The Griptac makes holding the camera so...
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