Go Back   Rangefinderforum.com > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 57 of 57
Search took 0.32 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Goody
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-05-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By Goody
I can confirm that the Canon 100mm 3.5 LTM is, as...

I can confirm that the Canon 100mm 3.5 LTM is, as pointed out, a bit problematic with some LTM cameras (and I assume adapters) -- on one of my LTM camera focuses correctly; on another doesn't.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-04-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,174
Posted By Goody
You forgot the old Triumph speciality of bolts...

You forgot the old Triumph speciality of bolts loosening and parts falling off on the highway! But I do miss my 1966 500 twin....
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-18-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 4,966
Posted By Goody
"Another reason to shun the 7/7S is that you...

"Another reason to shun the 7/7S is that you cannot find repairs. The complex shutter in them (at this age) runs slow in the fast speeds and cannot be practically repaired.... If you must use a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,912
Posted By Goody
Also M2 has a much more accurate rangefinder!

Also M2 has a much more accurate rangefinder!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-30-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Goody
Another vote for the Canon 7. Very decent VF/RF...

Another vote for the Canon 7. Very decent VF/RF with adjustment for 35, 50, 85/100, and 135mm (LTM) lenses. Selenium meter linked to shutter speed so you read off the f stop and set that manually. I...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-30-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 2,210
Posted By Goody
I have had a Canon RF "CLAed" at Don Goldberg --...

I have had a Canon RF "CLAed" at Don Goldberg -- went smoothly and was very satisfied with the results. Surprisingly it didn't take that long!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 784
Posted By Goody
I have a diopter on the camera and keep a pair of...

I have a diopter on the camera and keep a pair of glasses on that I don't mind beating up -- tip the glasses up when ready to shoot. But as you've discovered it's a compromise -- for me that's better...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-14-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By Goody
BTW if you do decide to get it properly serviced...

BTW if you do decide to get it properly serviced DAG is highly recommended for Leica and Canon RF.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-14-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By Goody
You will get a much better idea of whats going on...

You will get a much better idea of whats going on if you look at the negatives and compare to some "normal" negatives where you are happy with the quality of the prints. If the shots are underexposed...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-17-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By Goody
What makes the parallex error not too bad is the...

What makes the parallex error not too bad is the limited range of focus in each Rolleinar. The various models cover different distance ranges and have different "amounts of prism" built in. Like Huss...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-15-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By Goody
Does your Rolleinar have two lenses that fit...

Does your Rolleinar have two lenses that fit together for the viewing lens (earlier model) or just one piece for the viewing lens (later model)? On the earlier model the second part of the viewing...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-19-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 4,888
Posted By Goody
Filterfind has lots of series filters, adapters,...

Filterfind has lots of series filters, adapters, hoods (as well as threaded filters and filters for Rolleis) -- worth a look at the website. I find it convenient to have series VI filters and use...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-16-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,126
Posted By Goody
For me adding a diopter gives a better field of...

For me adding a diopter gives a better field of view than using glasses. Here's a way to add one that worked on my Canon RF.

Modify a Nikon rectangular diopter DK 20c ($15) which normally slides on...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-03-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By Goody
Try a diopter instead of your glasses -- I like...

Try a diopter instead of your glasses -- I like em....
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-08-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By Goody
That's funny!!

That's funny!!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-08-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By Goody
I'm thinking of sending the 7 to Don Goldberg for...

I'm thinking of sending the 7 to Don Goldberg for a CLA -- perhaps he will see something causing the roller to be off center. It probably needs a CLA anyway after all these years....
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-08-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By Goody
The amount it's off isn't much - a few degrees....

The amount it's off isn't much - a few degrees. On the 100mm there is a raised portion on the back of the lens, of about 1/2 or 3/4 inch in length for the roller to engage - on the P it hits fine on...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-06-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By Goody
I am not sure how accurate the RF on the 7 is but...

I am not sure how accurate the RF on the 7 is but I've not had any trouble with it, of course with 50mm lenses. The 100mm frame is bigger in the P (1:1 vs .8 viewfinder) but the RF baseline is a lot...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-06-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By Goody
Flange on camera and back of lens seem totally...

Flange on camera and back of lens seem totally clean. The weird thing is it focusses fine on my Canon P -- the lens doesn't seem to screw in farther -- it's just that the roller is more centered on...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-05-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By Goody
I wrote to Don Goldberg and he said the roller on...

I wrote to Don Goldberg and he said the roller on the camera (rangefinder arm) isn't, to his knowedge, adjustable and he didn't hold out a lot of hope on the lens. Basically if the raised portion of...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-05-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By Goody
You are exactly right - on the P the cam sits...

You are exactly right - on the P the cam sits slightly off center to the raised portion of the 100mm lens that roller contacts, but well within the "flat zone"; on the 7 it's right at the very edge,...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-03-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By Goody
Thanks - I will try that with the 100mm on both...

Thanks - I will try that with the 100mm on both bodies and with one of the 50's that does work on both bodies.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-03-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By Goody
Canon lens focuses on P not on 7

I have an odd Canon issue. I have a 7 and a P -- both focus correctly with a Canon 50mm 1.8 and a Nikkor 50mm f2. I recently got a Canon 100mm f3.5. It works perfectly on the P but on the 7 the focus...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-08-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By Goody
I am finishing up a roll on each. But the fact...

I am finishing up a roll on each. But the fact that the focus with the rangefinder is so off from the actual distance on the 7 with this lens - not true of the other lenses I have used on the 7 -...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-08-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,585
Posted By Goody
At least in the examples I have the Nikkor is...

At least in the examples I have the Nikkor is more pleasing to my eye -- the Canon (black and silver) is lighter. The Canon has the slightly wanky 40mm threads that some Fuji digital cameras use; the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-08-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By Goody
Odd Canon 100mm f3.5 focus issue

I have an odd focus issue with a new to me Canon 100mm f3.5 (silver and black) lens. It focuses fine on my Canon P but on my Canon 7 the rangefinder image in the viewfinder will not converge at...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-08-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By Goody
Thanks -- really appreciate this !!!

Thanks -- really appreciate this !!!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-06-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By Goody
Canon 100mm f/3.5 filter pitch

Does anyone know if the Canon 100mm f/3.5 (older model - black and silver) which takes a 34mm filter takes a fine (.50) or a medium (.75) pitch filter. I picked up an adapter for series 6 from...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-06-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,366
Posted By Goody
I believe that it fits but the photocell for the...

I believe that it fits but the photocell for the meter on the 7 is partially blocked.
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 04-01-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,617
Posted By Goody
Interesting - I purchased a spare screw in...

Interesting - I purchased a spare screw in eyepiece from DAG for my 7 and noticed that the lens has no correction - the original from the camera has a slight minus correction (-.5 or -1). Perhaps...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-01-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By Goody
The beauty of the Rollinar is that the lens that...

The beauty of the Rollinar is that the lens that mounts on the viewing lens has a prism to compensate for parallex as well as the diopter to ensure focus. The early Rollinars have a two part viewing...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 03-17-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,617
Posted By Goody
There are no diopters available but I took a...

There are no diopters available but I took a rectangular Nikon eyepiece diopter DK 20C ($15.00) and removed the lens by bending the little plastic tabs with a jewelers screwdriver. I then sawed the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-23-2017
Replies: 3,740
Views: 709,718
Posted By Goody
I'm sure this has been mentioned in all these...

I'm sure this has been mentioned in all these posts but I'll put it up again -- The Nikon eyepiece diopters work with the OM1 and OM2 series of cameras - not sure about the 3 and 4. They are called...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 09-10-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,576
Posted By Goody
Thanks eveyone for the responses!

Thanks eveyone for the responses!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 09-09-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,576
Posted By Goody
Is this for sure? I had read that the regular...

Is this for sure? I had read that the regular 40.5 mm filter is .75 pitch and the Nikkor LTM is .5 pitch (or maybe I have it reversed) -- so it was a concern. But if the standard 40.5 mm filters fit...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 09-09-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,576
Posted By Goody
Nikkor 50mm f2 LTM

I am thinking of getting a Nikkor 50mm f2 LTM lens -- I gather that it has an unusual filter size/thread pitch. Are adapters available or am I looking at finding vintage filters and lens shades?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-04-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,974
Posted By Goody
I believe that they are meant to be used with...

I believe that they are meant to be used with silver ox battery as the voltage is more consistent then the alkiline batteries. I believe the mercury batteries are the most consistent -- that's why...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 07-31-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,974
Posted By Goody
For what it's worth I have had the CHRIS MR9...

For what it's worth I have had the CHRIS MR9 adapter in an Olympus SLR for years and it works very well. There are various internal conversions using a similar diode for the OM 1 - they are probably...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 07-21-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By Goody
Canon Auto Up Close Up attachment

How can I tell if a Canon Auto Up will fit a Canon 7? Are there different models for the 7 (vs the P)? The one I am looking at is for the 1.8 50mm (I have that lens). Unfortunately I can't test it on...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-15-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 629
Posted By Goody
loose focuser

I recently picked up a Canon 50mm f1.4 lens that was described as excellent, which the glass is. It has, however, some play in the focus ring. When you focus there is a little freeplay and the you...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-10-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,221
Posted By Goody
He confirmed that he is "not making the LTM model...

He confirmed that he is "not making the LTM model at this time" - so their virtues are a moot point. Thanks all for the responses!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-09-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,221
Posted By Goody
I sent him an email about availability-- I'll...

I sent him an email about availability-- I'll post the answer. But has anyone used one?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-09-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,221
Posted By Goody
Amedeo Adapter

I have a Canon 7. It seems like lots of great lenses are available at good prices in Nikon RF mount or Contax mount - does anyone have experience with the Amedeo adapters for Nikon or Contax to LTM?
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 03-23-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,620
Posted By Goody
Thanks for the quick responses. Glad it not just...

Thanks for the quick responses. Glad it not just me. I figured it was because it was a cheaper adapter -- I couldn't find anyone who had the Novoflex LTM to NEX adapter in stock. Seems like a few...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 03-23-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,620
Posted By Goody
LTM to NEX adapter issue

I have a dot line Leica M39 (Leica threadmount) to NEX adapter which fits smoothly and seems to be well made but the adapter holds the lens a little too close to focal plane so that the focus goes...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-29-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,595
Posted By Goody
Usedphotopro

Anyone buy from USEDPHOTOPRO ? If so how was the equipment and experience?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-25-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 3,671
Posted By Goody
Interesting about Walters, as I am in Los...

Interesting about Walters, as I am in Los Angeles. I just had an OM lens repaired as the focusing didn't work at Steve's here in LA. Seems fine -- anyone else used them? It is nice not to pack up and...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-25-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 3,671
Posted By Goody
Just to clarify -- I emailed DAG, Ye, and Mark...

Just to clarify -- I emailed DAG, Ye, and Mark Hama. Ye doesn't do Canon 7. The price difference between Hama and DAG was substantial -- DAG being a lot more. I would just like the rangefinder...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-24-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 3,671
Posted By Goody
CLA recommendations

For a Canon 7 and lens whom would you reccommend for a CLA?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-19-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 727
Posted By Goody
75mm on Canon 7?

I am looking for something in the 75 - 100mm range for a Canon 7. The CV 75mm 2.5 LTM seems compact, reasonably fast, and not too heavy. How much of a headache is a 75mm going to be in terms of...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 02-19-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 2,736
Posted By Goody
Does the mini soft release work on a Canon 7...

Does the mini soft release work on a Canon 7 (rangefinder 35mm)?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-19-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By Goody
Thanks for all the replies. Advice taken -- I...

Thanks for all the replies. Advice taken -- I guess I will try to learn to love the infinity lock!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-18-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By Goody
Is this true for all Canon lenses or only...

Is this true for all Canon lenses or only telephotos? I somehow assumed that the focus lock on my 1.8 50mm was supposed to be engaged (ie focus at infinity) when unmounting/mounting the lens -- am I...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-13-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By Goody
Canon 1.8 infinity lock/ disable it?

I recently got a Canon 7 w 1.8 Canon 50mm. The lens locks at infinity and then you have to push a button to release it and focus closer. I assume the lock is to prevent damage to the focussing...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 02-12-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 2,004
Posted By Goody
Shutter release aux button

Another newby question re my new to me Canon 7. The shutter release button is awkward to me as it's so deeply recessed. I know there are various screw in "buttons" that fit the leicas to widen and...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 02-11-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 3,419
Posted By Goody
Thanks -- I am new to this forum -- it's awesome!

Thanks -- I am new to this forum -- it's awesome!
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 02-11-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 3,419
Posted By Goody
filter for Canon 50mm 1.8

I recently aquired a Canon 7 with a 50 mm 1.8 Canon lens. I'd like to put a UV filter on it but the 39mm is too small; the 40.5mm is too large. What is the correct size and does anyone make filters...
Showing results 1 to 57 of 57

 


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 12:27.


vBulletin skin developed by: eXtremepixels
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

All content on this site is Copyright Protected and owned by its respective owner. You may link to content on this site but you may not reproduce any of it in whole or part without written consent from its owner.