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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By B-9
Plus you get a white barrel! ;) Ever tried the...

Plus you get a white barrel! ;)

Ever tried the 80-200L black barrel? (Never came in white, atleast that I know)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Day Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By B-9
Sweet! The 35L is a lens worth lusting over....

Sweet! The 35L is a lens worth lusting over.

Maybe someday. 6-700 is approx. 6-7 times what my EOS 1 and 50/1.8 kit cost lol.

I'm hoping to run into a second body cheap sometime down the road.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Days Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By B-9
Your must-have Canon EF lenses

I am bored.

Share with me your must have EF lenses and why!

I only have one right now and its the typical 50/1.8 MKI.

Help me satisfy my gas without actually buying anything!

1Cam1Lens1Year at...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 5 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By B-9
I would personally assume yes. That's where I...

I would personally assume yes. That's where I started. Nothing complete. So I cannot give a definitive answer.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 429
Posted By B-9
Sandblast :O hope you really do not mean sand.....

Sandblast :O hope you really do not mean sand.. you will watch those tops turn to abstract art in your booth.

You can grab a plating kit pretty affordably. I recommend...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 429
Posted By B-9
Haha, good luck! I’ve stripped and painted more...

Haha, good luck!

I’ve stripped and painted more than a handful of cameras. It’s either a labor of love or a bust. Unfortunately no middle ground.

Honestly. Do it!

PM me ill send ya a pouch of...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 429
Posted By B-9
If your serious enough. You can do it...

If your serious enough. You can do it yourself.

Muriatic Acid for the chrome.

MetalX B-929 for the Nickel.

B-929 works best heated and the part submerged but can be applied cold with a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By B-9
Using the 500 rule. 15-20 seconds is your sweet...

Using the 500 rule. 15-20 seconds is your sweet spot with that kit.

Great photo! Well done!

Edit: The 500 Rule

500 divided by your focal length = longest time without star blur/trailing.

For crop...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By B-9
Shoot Don at message at DAGCam, You might be...

Shoot Don at message at DAGCam,

You might be surprised how quickly (and affordable) Don can get you straightened out.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By B-9
Have had a string of bad buyers on eBay in the...

Have had a string of bad buyers on eBay in the past few months.

To my surprise. eBay sided with me (the seller).

Always best to wait for a return before refund.

Sorry you got ripped :( seems...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By B-9
The spools can be a bit tough to pinch out and...

The spools can be a bit tough to pinch out and into the back. Otherwise load as usual!

Have not had any frame spacing issues with mine. New and old stock film seem to track just fine.

Anything...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By B-9
I have one sitting around, Let me know if I can...

I have one sitting around,

Let me know if I can help!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By B-9
MP240 for the streets Nikon F3 for the beach....

MP240 for the streets

Nikon F3 for the beach.

Perfect!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 708
Posted By B-9
I second the single flat bar variety just...

I second the single flat bar variety just sucks!

I like the offset/removable ends in Aizans photo and the double bars look like a better design. Especially with a single thumb screw.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 659
Posted By B-9
I wonder if you couldn’t air space it...

I wonder if you couldn’t air space it afterwards?

Most objective lenses (on telescopes) are either air spaced or oil spaced.

Without knowing how the doublet mounts in... could be a stupid idea.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7,432
Views: 3,789,181
Posted By B-9
The guilt we hold for such things.

The guilt we hold for such things.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 892
Posted By B-9
Bessa over CL. No one actually enjoys fumbling...

Bessa over CL.

No one actually enjoys fumbling with those backs! Do they?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By B-9
Jim, Have you seen the cabin? I wonder if it is...

Jim,

Have you seen the cabin? I wonder if it is still in its original condition?

Spotted a few this spring that were getting resided and you could see the old timber cottage still there under it...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 284
Views: 12,043
Posted By B-9
Same here Rob! Fingers crossed and pennies...

Same here Rob! Fingers crossed and pennies pinched.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,137
Posted By B-9
That Ansco Autoset is super cool! The finder...

That Ansco Autoset is super cool!

The finder for the Leica is interesting as well. Looks like it had a built in lamp?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 284
Views: 12,043
Posted By B-9
Let’s not shoot the messenger! Especially when he...

Let’s not shoot the messenger! Especially when he has such cool news to share!

3 months is just in time for the Holidays. Can’t wait to hear when a LTM Mount will be available.

As pointed out....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 284
Views: 12,043
Posted By B-9
Oooh. +1 for a LTM version! We need a new...

Oooh. +1 for a LTM version!

We need a new screwmount lens! (Plus the M guys shouldn’t mind using an adapter!)
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By B-9
If you get on the with the Xpro. The 23/2 -...

If you get on the with the Xpro.

The 23/2 - 35/2 -50/2 are all pretty affordable slopes to slip down!

Unfortunately I was out of the Fuji ring when those lenses dropped.. they look nice!
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By B-9
Hmm. Might be quicker? Sort of doubtful. If you...

Hmm. Might be quicker? Sort of doubtful.

If you get the Fuji brand adapter compatibility is not a issue.

I’ve owned two Xpro1 and I liked shooting my LTM glass on them as well as Nikon F lenses.

I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,672
Posted By B-9
My Mamiya 7 kit cost me like 800$ to put together...

My Mamiya 7 kit cost me like 800$ to put together and I made a little off it when selling.

I was blown away recently when looking at getting another. NO WAY. Remember they are plastic and crack up...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 4,455
Posted By B-9
Just want to confirm this is basically the same...

Just want to confirm this is basically the same procedure for the Bessa R and R2

The only difference being the rewind lever with has a flat head screw (with a small red dot) that needs to be...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,299
Posted By B-9
Bessa arrived. Igor hooked it up by including a...

Bessa arrived.

Igor hooked it up by including a Bessa Side Grip! Killer.

Has the typical sticky door. Otherwise a bit of corner rubbing here and there consistent with the EX rating in my...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,299
Posted By B-9
Bessa shipped should be here Monday.

Bessa shipped should be here Monday.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,299
Posted By B-9
Ko.Fe. I was very fortunate to have a member...

Ko.Fe.

I was very fortunate to have a member (gdmcclintock, thanks bud!) offer up a I-50 to me for postage.

Pleased to see your comment on the I-10/I-22/I-50. I primarily shoot color and it seems...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 716
Posted By B-9
Keep at it! No kids of my own, but I know all...

Keep at it!

No kids of my own, but I know all about reluctant wife’s!

I’ve got my oldest niece and nephew trained pretty well around the camera.
I just have to pull out the camera and point it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By B-9
Haha! Yes! I shamefully have a sizeable bin of...

Haha! Yes!

I shamefully have a sizeable bin of unprocessed film as well.

I’ll have to look into it. Is it actually worth something?
Forum: Nikon RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By B-9
Totally fine. My old 35/1.8 did the same thing....

Totally fine.

My old 35/1.8 did the same thing. Just avoid screwing it all the way out and you will be right as rain when snugged back down.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,299
Posted By B-9
Nothing is really my "thing" I enjoy them all...

Nothing is really my "thing"

I enjoy them all as long as they are with me.

I may not sell the EOS 1 but again im more on a 1 camera 1 lens challenge in the form of I do not want to keep a bunch...
Forum: Lomography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By B-9
Huss, I would watch a channel of you buying and...

Huss,

I would watch a channel of you buying and showing off your latest hankerings (photos at the end of course)

I could cheerlead you from the comments.

Just a idea? :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,299
Posted By B-9
I’m grabbing a Bessa R to try out. Since you...

I’m grabbing a Bessa R to try out.

Since you know I guess I can afford it lol.

Shout out to Igor @ IgorsCamera.com for the good deal as always.

No plans to ditch the EOS yet. I’ll give my thoughts...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By B-9
I want one ;) lol always best to keep if in doubt.

I want one ;) lol always best to keep if in doubt.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-17-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,854
Posted By B-9
Sweet! +1 for updates when it’s time.

Sweet! +1 for updates when it’s time.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-17-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,299
Posted By B-9
Phil, your the man! - Everyone loves a Nikonos...

Phil, your the man!

-

Everyone loves a Nikonos right?

Lol not really for me though.

Fair warning on the I-10 Kofe - I’ve never owned one. Thanks!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-17-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,299
Posted By B-9
Again true about the panniers with a RF. If it’s...

Again true about the panniers with a RF. If it’s small enough to fit in the fanny then it can go there. I try not to ride with a backpack anymore (hence making the panniers) but I never really worry...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-17-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,299
Posted By B-9
Mad! You devil you! Are you channeling a voodoo...

Mad! You devil you!

Are you channeling a voodoo RF energy all the way to me in Michigan!? Or what

Signal is loud and clear. Must.... refrain....

Got my Jobo tank worked out! I souped a roll in it...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-17-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,299
Posted By B-9
Thanks G! Very true about the panniers. I tend...

Thanks G!

Very true about the panniers. I tend to be “low and slow” as well as stuffing the camera tight with a extra layer for nightly commuting home. I tend to threw it around my neck when I need...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-17-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,299
Posted By B-9
Just tossing around thoughts. 35mm RF

Iím in the heart of a one cam one lens challenge. Itís been fun and Iíve seriously shot a TON of film already.

My kit is great. Canon EOS1 w/501.8. Itís a beast that gets the shot every time.

My...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-16-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 7,566
Posted By B-9
Agree with the comments on the F100 being...

Agree with the comments on the F100 being disposable.

A big reason I chose to go Canon when doing a 1 yr challenge. The EOS 1 is sooooo robust compared... although through look and feel you might...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2019
Replies: 8,888
Views: 867,357
Posted By B-9
V1 is a nice camera. Surprisingly good at the...

V1 is a nice camera. Surprisingly good at the typical day to day snapshots.

We just sold my wifeís V1 kit last winter. She wanted something with a tilt screen... you know for selfies.

V1 held up...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,609
Posted By B-9
Love it. I like the boxy design and the modular...

Love it.

I like the boxy design and the modular accessories.

Definitely beyond my budget either way.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 2,740
Posted By B-9
Canon needs to slip a EOS 1V MKII out into our...

Canon needs to slip a EOS 1V MKII out into our re-budding film niche.

Ditch the old modular grip design and make it static. Even better if it used a commonly available rechargeable.

Ide throw that...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-08-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,251
Posted By B-9
So many fannys out right now. Most are 1L and...

So many fannys out right now.

Most are 1L and should work perfect.

I like Topo Designs, but honestly most Fanny’s are created equal.

Patagonia has a affordable option as well as Eddie B and Rei....
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2019
Replies: 244
Views: 12,325
Posted By B-9
Canon EOS1 and the 50/1.8 mkI It’s what I like.

Canon EOS1 and the 50/1.8 mkI

It’s what I like.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-03-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By B-9
Unfortunately the Canon EOS 1 I’m shooting these...

Unfortunately the Canon EOS 1 I’m shooting these days does all that fancy stuff inside with no means to manually trip it up. Fortunately it’s as easy as pressing two buttons on my camera.

Thanks...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-02-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By B-9
Oops, yeah no self timer, meant to say cable...

Oops, yeah no self timer, meant to say cable release lol.

Pretty sure my camera will do double exposures. Question now is how much fuss it is to set. I’ll have to look into it.

Thanks again everyone
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-01-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By B-9
Great little tid bits! Thanks! Shooting Fuji...

Great little tid bits! Thanks!

Shooting Fuji 400H

Canon EOS 1 50/1.8 MKi

Tiltall tripod. Self timer.

unfortunately no interesting foreground in my case. Just a snap or so of a good trail or a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-01-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By B-9
Tips for Fireworks on Film

Hey guys,


Figured some of us could use a little primer/refresher on some of the finer points of photographing Fireworks with an emphasis on film capture.

Iíve always just chimped the DSLR (pray...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-28-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,499
Posted By B-9
Always wanted a CX-2 and drive. How loud is it...

Always wanted a CX-2 and drive. How loud is it buddy?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-24-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By B-9
@Huss :D Wouldn’t that be obvious.

@Huss

:D

Wouldn’t that be obvious.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-22-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By B-9
+1 for the smallrig cold shoe. Very nice for a...

+1 for the smallrig cold shoe.

Very nice for a small piece of metal!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-19-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,816
Posted By B-9
What! A NEW SWC model?! 907x That’s better news...

What! A NEW SWC model?! 907x

That’s better news than predicted!
Forum: Travel 06-18-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 795
Posted By B-9
Never tried to shoot a Eclipse personally. But...

Never tried to shoot a Eclipse personally.

But the wife and I did see the 17’ Eclipse. Made the bandit run down to Kentucky from Michigan in about 8 hours.

We had one of the telescopes set up...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By B-9
You guys got jokes... but don’t you mean...

You guys got jokes... but don’t you mean

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=k5hWWe-ts2s
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-11-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,650
Posted By B-9
I agree Joe, If your gonna use OBO you need to...

I agree Joe,

If your gonna use OBO you need to actually consider fair offers lol.

Although I love Roberts (UsedPhotoPro) they are guilty of using Best Offer only for at best a 5-10% discount....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-11-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,650
Posted By B-9
It is a trend. Along with buyers not reading...

It is a trend.

Along with buyers not reading description before buying and buyers ultimately not paying.

I’ve had to dig into my settings to restrict bidders left and right.

eBay is on the...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,581
Posted By B-9
Photrio is doing is better IMHO Images are easy...

Photrio is doing is better IMHO

Images are easy to post on threads.

They maintain a Instagram where users can tag their own photos and have them shared on the front page of the site.

I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-04-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
Killer kit! Can’t beat the classic 50/2.0. I’m...

Killer kit!

Can’t beat the classic 50/2.0. I’m a sucker for Olive/Green paint myself.

Welcome aboard! I’m having a blast.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By B-9
Sweet! Congratulations!

Sweet! Congratulations!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-04-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By B-9
Dan, it didn’t take long to find a new...

Dan, it didn’t take long to find a new machine.

This morning the dog and I liberated a old Universal DeLuxe ZigZag machine from its damaged cabinet. 40$ for the machine, knee control, original feet,...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-03-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By B-9
Anyone MYOG?

I found this cool community of DIYers who call their hobby MYOG.

MYOG = Make Your Own Gear

Specifically these guys and gals are making their own camping/hiking gear. Everything from tents to...
Forum: Chris Crawford 06-02-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 3,926
Posted By B-9
Chris, Are you sure sneaky isn’t some sort of...

Chris,

Are you sure sneaky isn’t some sort of multi-dimensional alien being conjured up in a marijuana trip?

Lucky cat! (We call em $hit rats up here)

We have a few strays we flea treat year...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-31-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,422
Posted By B-9
Im all cheap. 50$ 50/1.8 MKI on a 50$ EOS 1...

Im all cheap.

50$ 50/1.8 MKI on a 50$ EOS 1

Otherwise it was probably the M8 with a USER Nickel Elmar. Camera cost me atleast 12 times what the lens did. Really was a great combo for me.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-30-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By B-9
DAG Camera

DAG Camera
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-27-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By B-9
65mm will be about perfect. The 65 Angulon is...

65mm will be about perfect.

The 65 Angulon is pretty darn affordable.

No need to think twice.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-27-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,374
Posted By B-9
Love my vest. Have not worn it in a year or...

Love my vest.

Have not worn it in a year or so.. prolly since my last paid photo gig.

So much easier than a shoulder bag.

Mine is a Banana Republic and I believe was intended more as a fashion...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-26-2019
Replies: 2,699
Views: 793,034
Posted By B-9
Double post

Double post
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-26-2019
Replies: 2,699
Views: 793,034
Posted By B-9
Pan, I was surely lucky putting this kit...

Pan,

I was surely lucky putting this kit together.

The EOS1 has a charm its own.

A really nice camera to shoot!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
Heading down to see Eddie Money tonight. Going...

Heading down to see Eddie Money tonight.

Going to do a little tailgating with the camera.

Having a good ol fashion cookout right now and I’ve nearly finished a roll already.

Best save a few...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
The diopter right? Just another nail in the...

The diopter right? Just another nail in the coffin.

Can’t say I love Canons diopter adjustment (no zero mark) but I’ve got it set right finally and it’s impossible to move with the eyecup on....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-24-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,163
Posted By B-9
He’s looking thin these days. Hope Leica is...

He’s looking thin these days.

Hope Leica is feeding him... grandmas worried.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
https://www.photrio.com/forum/attachments/18c649d7...

https://www.photrio.com/forum/attachments/18c649d7-fc60-44d9-ac5a-7eddae003da5-jpeg.224162/


Waiting on the hood and battery still. (Double posted in “show me..slr”)

The body came with a D screen...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-24-2019
Replies: 2,699
Views: 793,034
Posted By B-9
https://www.photrio.com/forum/attachments/18c649d7...

https://www.photrio.com/forum/attachments/18c649d7-fc60-44d9-ac5a-7eddae003da5-jpeg.224162/

Nice little kit. Still waiting for the lens hood and a fresh battery.
Forum: Panasonic S1 S1 R L Mount cameras 05-22-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,617
Posted By B-9
I would agree. Panasonic is looking at more...

I would agree.

Panasonic is looking at more crap from their video fan base.

Guaranteed they will find something to dog.

Likely EF lens compatibility.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-22-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,102
Posted By B-9
There’s a sweet custom one on google that’s Gold...

There’s a sweet custom one on google that’s Gold with Anodized Red twist locks and handles. A absolute MUST for any Leica toting Dentist with a knack for gold bracelets.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-22-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,102
Posted By B-9
Made in China now based on the Leitz...

Made in China now based on the Leitz design.

Still very well made. It’s such a simple and robust design. Still all metal. The new ones have retracting spikes in the feet.. drool.

I would love to...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-22-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,102
Posted By B-9
Chris, you can get the best tripod ever made new...

Chris, you can get the best tripod ever made new for only about 130$

;)...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-22-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,102
Posted By B-9
Looks pretty interesting. Nice, they offer a...

Looks pretty interesting.

Nice, they offer a universal head plate already.

Not something I would personally buy.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By B-9
They surely did roll out those MKII L series one...

They surely did roll out those MKII L series one after another. Never tried any but I believe you. I honestly thought the MKI 17-35L was a damn good lens for its time as well as the 28-80L I never...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By B-9
Interesting points Peter! Is that the 100mm E...

Interesting points Peter!

Is that the 100mm E series? or the 105G? Couldn't be the 105DC?...... no.... lol
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By B-9
Very true. Nikon played the same game for a long...

Very true. Nikon played the same game for a long time (fortunately for us a lot of their primes have always been stellar).

The YN50/1.4 has the look of an old MKI Canon lens but couldn't possibly be...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By B-9
35/1.4? Rokinon maybe. The 35/1.4 Nikkor is a...

35/1.4? Rokinon maybe.

The 35/1.4 Nikkor is a stellar lens. Easily adapted with a AF-Confirm EOS-F adapter.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-21-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
Good advice Steve! Thanks a bunch. Final...

Good advice Steve!

Thanks a bunch.

Final breakdown:
Body 49.99$ + 8.95$ post
Lens 49.99$ + free post
Hood 14.10$ + free post
Batt. 6.25$ + free post
Total: 129.28$ USD
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By B-9
Thanks KoFe! I got mine with caps for 49.99$ A...

Thanks KoFe!

I got mine with caps for 49.99$
A sweet little deal I think. Nifty Fifty for a Fifty.

I’m gonna want that snap on hood!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By B-9
Kofe What’s the correct hood? For the...

Kofe

What’s the correct hood? For the canon

I’m not planning to buy. I have the 50/1.8 MKI like you.

I actually just saw these in the BH catalogue that came Monday.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By B-9
Huss I didn’t notice the 50/1.4. Looks...

Huss I didn’t notice the 50/1.4.

Looks interesting for sure!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By B-9
Yeah it seems they are basically copies of Canon...

Yeah it seems they are basically copies of Canon lenses.

Funny, I remember hearing about fake 50/1.8 MKII.. that’s basically the Y50/1.8

I’m not planning to buy but thought they were interesting...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-21-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
Its gotta be a 50! right! Can anyone say what...

Its gotta be a 50! right!

Can anyone say what the appropriate hood the for Canon 50/1.8 (MkI) is?

ES-62? ES-68? Canons hoods are a little confusing.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By B-9
Yongnuo Lenses Anyone?

Pretty surprised by how cheap these Yongnuo lenses are.

50/1.8 for 47.97$
35/2.0 for 83.79$

Appear to be their best deals. Those are BH prices for new not eBay used!

Has anyone tried these? Iím...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
Final update before I fully commit and start...

Final update before I fully commit and start shooting. Next post will be photos hopefully!

I’ve totally flip flopped on the kit. Been kinda tough to find a F100 body. I am also more worried than...
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 05-18-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,151
Posted By B-9
Weird... Really unusual!

Weird...

Really unusual!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
A little update, I have had a string of...

A little update,

I have had a string of successful sales on the big auction site!

Big step in the right direction.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-16-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,410
Posted By B-9
I’m in Mid-Michigan and I’m thinking about...

I’m in Mid-Michigan and I’m thinking about letting go of my enlarger and some other stuff!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-15-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By B-9
Topo Designs Camera...

Topo Designs Camera Cube

https://topodesigns.com/collections/all-bags-accessories/products/camera-cube?variant=13895090733109
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
PRJ Right on! FART away buddy! I agree you don’t...

PRJ Right on! FART away buddy! I agree you don’t miss out when it’s all you’ve got. Keep It Super Simple.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
It’s almost the point, for me, to post more...

It’s almost the point, for me, to post more photos and less gear.

I’ve got a few scanners sitting around (Still got that Epson for you Bill! Lol whenever we get around to it)

My brother gave me a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
I hope a good condition F100 would last more than...

I hope a good condition F100 would last more than a few years.

But your right. Possibilities. Should be cheap enough to replace.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
Cal, have not considered the F6. Really only...

Cal, have not considered the F6.

Really only one reason.

I can't afford it. lol

Mostly because I have been selling and instead of saving been paying on bills outside of my camera hobby as well...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-14-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By B-9
Yeah ouch looks like a little of everything in...

Yeah ouch looks like a little of everything in there.

If it was cheap enough you might be surprised at how well it still performs with the separation. Lol
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-14-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 522
Posted By B-9
Interesting... Been reading into Rodinal stand...

Interesting...

Been reading into Rodinal stand developing lately.

Something I ought to try.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
Yesssss! F.A.R.T You got something there...

Yesssss! F.A.R.T

You got something there...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
Looking forward to your Blog Cal! Thinking...

Looking forward to your Blog Cal!

Thinking about starting one myself. Prolly be more woodworking than anything. I am actively restoring a house, reclaiming a carriage barn, and preparing our house...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
Pretty basic kit but, Camera: Nikon F100 +...

Pretty basic kit but,

Camera:
Nikon F100 + 50/1.4D

Film:
Portra 400

The Story:
When I was much younger and the F100 could be got new at Ritz Camera (Remember those? Eek) I always lusted after...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
I know there has been more than a few of us who...

I know there has been more than a few of us who have done this over the years.

Any tips and tricks to keeping motivated and free of the urge to search gear!?
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,348
Posted By B-9
Gearing up for a 1 Cam 1 Lens 1 Year Challenge

Always wanted to do this but I have always been too much of a gear head to stay locked down.

Life has a way of changing your outlook and circumstances.

I look at all these cameras, the little...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-14-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,587
Posted By B-9
I would honestly grab one of those cheap 7Artisan...

I would honestly grab one of those cheap 7Artisan 35/2.0 and look at unloading the V4.

Shoot away while you wait for a good deal on that V3.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-14-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,587
Posted By B-9
Sounds like you should cut and run. Skip the...

Sounds like you should cut and run.

Skip the Leica next time.

There are other cameras and lenses out there that will not cost thousands of dollars, endless months, and multiple trips to a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-13-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,570
Posted By B-9
If someone had a stash of Neopan/Presto 1600...

If someone had a stash of Neopan/Presto 1600 right now would be a good time to dump it. Looking at sold prices 14.50-20.00+ USD$$ a roll.

I got two in floating around and I am going to flip them...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-12-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By B-9
Second the suggestions of photo paper. Why not...

Second the suggestions of photo paper.

Why not even direct positive paper.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-11-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By B-9
Gaffer goes everywhere with me. Very useful in...

Gaffer goes everywhere with me.

Very useful in the camper as well.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-11-2019
Replies: 253
Views: 9,636
Posted By B-9
In-line vent fans are pretty affordable and...

In-line vent fans are pretty affordable and available in the typical sizes (4”, 6”)

Made a few of these over the years. Just recently finished a huge vent hood for a friends metal shop. Great idea...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-10-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,570
Posted By B-9
Don’t forget photos of cats and coffee! Lol but...

Don’t forget photos of cats and coffee! Lol but yes totally agree.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-10-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,570
Posted By B-9
Lol, I find all of this hilarious. I have no...

Lol, I find all of this hilarious.

I have no worries about the future of Fujifilms or film in general.

Mostly have the opposite sentiment. If Fuji stops there will be someone else to pick up the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-10-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 640
Posted By B-9
I am planning to pick up the Mini Quick Pack in...

I am planning to pick up the Mini Quick Pack in white/silver to replace my current day bag and the generic pack insert I use in my old REI daypack.

It can play insert, shoulder bag, waiste pack,...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-10-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 640
Posted By B-9
Topo Designs sells a nice drawstring topped...

Topo Designs sells a nice drawstring topped insert complete with handles and dividers.

Bomb proof gear....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-09-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,363
Posted By B-9
Ultrafine (PhotoWarehouse) 400 is indeed...

Ultrafine (PhotoWarehouse) 400 is indeed comparable to HP5+

Arguably they are the same film. Not unlike Arista 50 is Pan F 50 is Ultrafine 50.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-08-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,065
Posted By B-9
The 50/1.8 E has more of that edgy Nikon look....

The 50/1.8 E has more of that edgy Nikon look.

It’s more or less the same as the 50/1.8 AI.

The 50/2.0 H is the buttery best of the slow 50’s

I have all three. I prefer the H. The size of the E...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-07-2019
Replies: 253
Views: 9,636
Posted By B-9
Killing it! Looking forward to you showing your...

Killing it!

Looking forward to you showing your latest prints.

Man.. Enjoy it!
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 05-03-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By B-9
I've given away all my related films. Basically,...

I've given away all my related films. Basically, time to admit it is a dead format.

Paperweights or Experiments.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 05-03-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By B-9
Chamonix made a interesting mod they called the...

Chamonix made a interesting mod they called the “Saber”

Very limited run, each one was basically custom and I don’t think I’ve seen three with the same lens either. Uses 4x5
Forum: RFF News 05-02-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,703
Posted By B-9
Oh Ken! Meeting Roger and Blake In the great...

Oh Ken! Meeting Roger and Blake In the great beyond.

So many bright lights extinguished so soon.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 880
Posted By B-9
The Leica R8 apparently had a ******* child while...

The Leica R8 apparently had a ******* child while on vacation in Russia.

Is the 212 a m42 or F mount rig?

Always though those “new” Zenitars had a cool exterior. Very Minolta maxxum of them.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-23-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,192
Posted By B-9
Right on! I do not mind stop down metering.

Right on!

I do not mind stop down metering.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-23-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,192
Posted By B-9
Thinking on this, I may prefer a (working)...

Thinking on this,

I may prefer a (working) built in meter.

Hmmm. I do like smaller tho!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,192
Posted By B-9
That in black. Spot on my spottie crush.

That in black. Spot on my spottie crush.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,192
Posted By B-9
ooh the S1a is maybe my winner?

ooh the S1a is maybe my winner?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,192
Posted By B-9
I used a SP kit with 50/1.4 and 135/3.5 that a...

I used a SP kit with 50/1.4 and 135/3.5 that a ollllldddd girlfriend had and it was fun way back then.

I figured the 55/1.8 and 50/1.4 would be the first.

Cheap is basically the motivation. Ive...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,192
Posted By B-9
Guide me to a Spotmatic

Looking for a Spotmatic to play with.

Thinking the SP1000 as I hate self timer levers.

What are the go to lenses for you Pentax guys?

What are the odds of getting a working meter?

Batteries?...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,735
Posted By B-9
Chris, have you looked into Patreon? Another...

Chris, have you looked into Patreon? Another great way to share and bring a little money home for your efforts. I see a lot of the channels I watch do some sort of patreon subscriptions.

You cant...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-21-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By B-9
That thing is sweet! Very creative!

That thing is sweet!

Very creative!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-21-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By B-9
#6 really works! Great set of snaps. Jealous...

#6 really works!

Great set of snaps.

Jealous of your working SWC! The two I found were both DOA.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-20-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 67,536
Posted By B-9
Searching and can’t seem to find any available at...

Searching and can’t seem to find any available at the moment.

I’ll have to keep it on my radar.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-20-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 67,536
Posted By B-9
Teardrop split rings and double rivets! Sweet!...

Teardrop split rings and double rivets! Sweet!

I need to find me one. Yours looks new.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-20-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 67,536
Posted By B-9
Iíve got a few of them in my strap bin. Flaky and...

Iíve got a few of them in my strap bin. Flaky and short. Kinda like the strap attached to the full cases.

Not sure why I put ďoriginalĒ but I did assume there were earlier Nikon straps that are not...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-20-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 67,536
Posted By B-9
spot on Erik! Someone removed the pad for me....

spot on Erik! Someone removed the pad for me.

Found this link, that would be the original?

https://www.amazon.com/NIKON-LEATHER-STRAP-ORIGINAL-VINTAGE/dp/B06X91TZFZ
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-20-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 67,536
Posted By B-9
I realized I have not been maintaining my member...

I realized I have not been maintaining my member requirements of regular gear porn.

So here is my 68’ F in its working clothes. 50/2.0 HN-4 Leather...
Forum: Nikon RF 04-20-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,876
Posted By B-9
The SP definitely has a different feel than a...

The SP definitely has a different feel than a Leica in the hand.

I wouldn’t call it empty tin. They’re built tough as tanks and do not often require the service other cameras do in age and use....
Forum: Nikon RF 04-20-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,876
Posted By B-9
Lol, had to be one person saying “just get a...

Lol, had to be one person saying “just get a Leica”

The Nikon SP is a phenomenal camera and lenses are barr none.

The only thing Leica has over Nikon is an increased price to play.

The 35/1.8...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-19-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 997
Posted By B-9
Sweet! I’ll have to watch it later on the PBS app.

Sweet! I’ll have to watch it later on the PBS app.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-19-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By B-9
The whole time watching the video I felt like...

The whole time watching the video

I felt like it was going to transition into some sweeping shot of a new Leica camera.

It really jumps around and feels like half a story told in bursts of...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-18-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By B-9
https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/fr/c...

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/fr/cp0/e15/q65/57336250_10157343071428724_8750220581053399040_o.jpg?_nc_cat=107&efg=eyJpIjoidCJ9&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-1.xx&oh=4d3f96145029e43772de433b75f7...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By B-9
I was thinking about this recently. Looking to...

I was thinking about this recently.

Looking to move from a large glass display to some sort of box or cabinet.

Not enough stuff left around to fill the glass. Lol
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-18-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By B-9
I never did bug Nokton48 for a copy lol, just...

I never did bug Nokton48 for a copy lol, just wrote it on my white board for future reading.

I’ll pm you! Anything plastic is possible with Wayne (plastic welder extraordinaire)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 664
Posted By B-9
I’ve watched his show grow. It’s never been...

I’ve watched his show grow. It’s never been better! I like the no BS approach.

He’s pretty darn good at squeezing the magic out of each camera.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-18-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By B-9
Those are rated at 22lbs that’s a heavy duty ball...

Those are rated at 22lbs that’s a heavy duty ball head at a killer price!

I should think about grabbing one. Love Roberts! Happy Customer.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-18-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By B-9
Clean your pool and strip your chrome! Lol

Clean your pool and strip your chrome! Lol
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-18-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By B-9
Reverse Electrolysis is one way of removing the...

Reverse Electrolysis is one way of removing the chrome. I’ve down this a few times.

Not really necessary as muriatic acid does the same job in seconds with no need to make up a batch of washing...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-17-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By B-9
Bright brass is the ultimate result. Clean brass...

Bright brass is the ultimate result. Clean brass will tarnish very quickly as you know.

I have brown paper, so I offer that free as well as my time and chemistry.

Many ways to get from A to B...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-17-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By B-9
Sure is. Black residue. Its washed off in the...

Sure is. Black residue. Its washed off in the neutralizing water bath.

The parts will begin to tarnish within hours and will require either another washing with say a toothbrush or a gentle sanding...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-17-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By B-9
Plenty of time. I’m thinking Mid-Late May. Better...

Plenty of time. I’m thinking Mid-Late May. Better weather here so I can be outside!

Just shoot me a PM and I’ll start making a list.

Johan! If it’s just a few pieces it can’t be all that bad? Or...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-17-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,138
Posted By B-9
Jake, That’s so obvious! Why didn’t I think of...

Jake,

That’s so obvious! Why didn’t I think of that!

Just cut and paste a M10P in its place :)
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-17-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By B-9
Chrome and Nickel Removal 2019 Batch

This a open call to everyone!

I would like to put together a batch for stripping. I’ve got atleast one camera getting the good ol dip! I’m looking for a few more to make it worth my time and...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-17-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,138
Posted By B-9
He seems to be cullling them in good sized...

He seems to be cullling them in good sized batches. That definitely helps keep the time down. The paint booth he has is a pretty nice unit as well. I like his little blasting cabinet although I would...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-17-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,138
Posted By B-9
I was checking out the guys IG and it obvious he...

I was checking out the guys IG and it obvious he is using both electrolysis and blasting. All the work on his IG looks legit. Definitely not “drop paint” jobs with rattle cans.

Camera repaint cost...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-16-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By B-9
I can agree with that! Some things are not...

I can agree with that!

Some things are not easily conveyed through text.

Richard, I would love that thread! Btw.

I’ve done a few cameras and what I’ve got is stupid simple.

Not sure how it could...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,503
Posted By B-9
I think somewhere “excellent” is being lost in...

I think somewhere “excellent” is being lost in translation these days.

Unless it’s Wayne’s World! Wayne’s World!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,503
Posted By B-9
My Super Fujica was advertised as excellent from...

My Super Fujica was advertised as excellent from Japan.

Almost word for word as your OP Huss... lol

I looked pretty close at the photos, the price was right, and it arrived optically and...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-16-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By B-9
Richard, it’s no secret. There are easy ways to...

Richard, it’s no secret.

There are easy ways to strip a camera of its chrome. Muriatic Acid does a good job.

The Nickel is much more stubborn. I use MetalX Nickel strip. I have a slow cooker...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-15-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By B-9
You still have that ^? :D

You still have that ^? :D
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-15-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By B-9
Run into any fake Nikon Mini finders? Caught...

Run into any fake Nikon Mini finders?

Caught them on the Nikon RF Facebook group.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-14-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,570
Posted By B-9
This fatalistic attitude towards films survival...

This fatalistic attitude towards films survival must be coming from new film users?

I happen to be in the opposite camp. I see film sales slowly rising. Heck, my sale of films has been both active...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,571
Posted By B-9
I have to honestly say I can relate zuiko....

I have to honestly say I can relate zuiko.

Lately tho! I’ve been coming around.

I value my time and have looked outside home for process more and more.

I’ll always play with BW at home.

My...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By B-9
Grab a cheap mini fridge locally. Best bet, set...

Grab a cheap mini fridge locally.

Best bet, set it on low (cooling).

To save more energy put it on a timer. On 1hr off 1hr. Or alternatively invest in a thermostat kit.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-11-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By B-9
Not much else to say! Great little camera worth...

Not much else to say!

Great little camera worth a small fortune if you get bored with it!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-10-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By B-9
Huss, Great friggin shot bud! Saw it last night...

Huss,

Great friggin shot bud! Saw it last night and would love to see a hi-res "scan" when your done working it!

This is the type of scene that makes a Michigander long for the west coast.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-10-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By B-9
eBay has a few last time I checked. Prices seemed...

eBay has a few last time I checked. Prices seemed fair around 50-60$ USD for the whole grip panel and about 35-40$USD for the side panel. Back doors do not usually have the peeling problem. The...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-09-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,100
Posted By B-9
Update, Hugostudio will do the recover and make...

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...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-09-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By B-9
I know but its old and a lot of whats listed is...

I know but its old and a lot of whats listed is not currently relevant.

Hoping we can replace it with this thread. Any maybe recycle the thread every year to keep the offerings fresh. As well as...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-09-2019
Replies: 253
Views: 9,636
Posted By B-9
Looking good so far! I’ve still got wood sinks...

Looking good so far!

I’ve still got wood sinks spinning around my head lol.

I’ll just have to make one and maybe it’ll go away.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-08-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,036
Posted By B-9
As usual B2, Very Welcome! :D

As usual B2, Very Welcome! :D
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-08-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By B-9
dope, Thanks Jake! Just a FYI for anyone. I...

dope, Thanks Jake!

Just a FYI for anyone. I believe I have 3 or 4 take up spools that will work in your Zorki/Fed/Leica/Canon LTM RF if your missing one or want a extra ;)

Also adding a Hasselblad...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-08-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,036
Posted By B-9
Bob, your not lying! The 25 Snapshot skopar is...

Bob, your not lying!

The 25 Snapshot skopar is hands down my favorite VC lens. Ive owned it 4 times over the years 3 black 1 chrome. Its excellent on digital too! Like the M8 or Epson RD1. A go to...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-08-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By B-9
Great suggestion on using a sharp blade to scribe...

Great suggestion on using a sharp blade to scribe Dwig!

So I can send you a old A screen for my F and get some pretty 8x10 marks! ;)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-08-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By B-9
More parts free for postage: Hasselblad 500c...

More parts free for postage:

Hasselblad 500c body shell, lens mount, and mirror box. I also saved very carefully the leatherette if anyone needs a replacement piece.

Nikon MD-3 motor drive...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-08-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By B-9
Have to agree with Phil, But for the sake of...

Have to agree with Phil,

But for the sake of fun... give it a go!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-07-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 4,254
Posted By B-9
Do they repair Voigtlander winders? Just curious.

Do they repair Voigtlander winders? Just curious.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By B-9
That Topo is sweet. I need one...

That Topo is sweet. I need one...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-07-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By B-9
I have multiples of the following offered free...

I have multiples of the following offered free for postage!

Zorki/FED body casings
Zorki/FED shutter crates
Zorki/FED top plates and bottoms (models 1)
Zorki/FED dials, bezels, Glass
Zorki/FED...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-07-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By B-9
Community Parts for Repair Projects (All Cameras)

Had a lightbulb go on in my head as I was cleaning below my work/repair bench. I have a ton of camera parts, screws, pieces, bits, blah, and more blah. I would never toss the stuff in the trash but...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-06-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,036
Posted By B-9
Damn. Got a lemon. Amazon will blend it up for...

Damn. Got a lemon. Amazon will blend it up for ya.

Salvage the roll atleast or nah complete fatality?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 2,850
Posted By B-9
Welcome Gary! Cool! As good as any reason to be...

Welcome Gary! Cool! As good as any reason to be here buddy.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-06-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 3,057
Posted By B-9
JHT sells on amazon as well! Nice! A decent...

JHT sells on amazon as well! Nice!

A decent local option is offered by Cricut.

"Cricut Faux Leather- Pebble" on sale all over the web for around 7$ (12x24in sheet)

Nominal thickness is spot on...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-06-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 3,057
Posted By B-9
Right on! Micro-Tools USA is in Cali. Appears...

Right on! Micro-Tools USA is in Cali.

Appears the be the same stock. Ding ding we have a winner :)

So three options there for us DIYers

4056 (adhesive back)
4040 (adhesive back)
Moroccan (no...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-06-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 3,057
Posted By B-9
Haven’t orrdered from AA in a few years....

Haven’t orrdered from AA in a few years.

Microtools sells the same leatherette 4040 and 4056 in sheets.

Gonna keep my eyes open for something in the USA.

Prolly shoot HugoStudio another email...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-06-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 3,057
Posted By B-9
“Camera body leatherette” search on eBay has a...

“Camera body leatherette” search on eBay has a fair amount of options!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-06-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 3,057
Posted By B-9
Going slightly off topic. Does anyone know of a...

Going slightly off topic.

Does anyone know of a source for full sheets of replacement leatherette?

Limited selection amongst the vendors. Ide take an eBay link if you can find one!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-06-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By B-9
Not free, but there is a good available on...

Not free, but there is a good available on shapeways.

https://www.shapeways.com/product/URQ6M8GSG/cv-35mm-f2-5-ii-ultra-compact-hood?optionId=62830821&li=marketplace


I tried searching Thingiverse...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,036
Posted By B-9
The L has to be as close to a LTM instamatic as...

The L has to be as close to a LTM instamatic as is possible!

Huss, your having to much fun out in that west coast sun buddy!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,036
Posted By B-9
Huss, Nice! Be sure to let them know if it fits...

Huss,

Nice! Be sure to let them know if it fits they can add the L to their list lol.

Nice kitty too!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,036
Posted By B-9
Haha why not! Beauty is in the eye of the...

Haha why not! Beauty is in the eye of the beholder!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,036
Posted By B-9
Mandatory camera porn shot of your combo!

Mandatory camera porn shot of your combo!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,036
Posted By B-9
Odd, maybe it was a batch of returns forgotten in...

Odd, maybe it was a batch of returns forgotten in storage.

Hope it smooths out for you and you maintain the bargain!
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By B-9
Never had a problem with generic batteries when I...

Never had a problem with generic batteries when I owned my Rd1s.

Man I wish I still had a RD1!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 2,850
Posted By B-9
Always wanted to hack one into a pano cam. No...

Always wanted to hack one into a pano cam. No real interest in stereo for me.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 04-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By B-9
Johan! Wow! Talk about FD Holy Trinity! 50/1.2...

Johan! Wow! Talk about FD Holy Trinity! 50/1.2 85/1.2 135/2.0

Killer kit. I’ve always been more or less a Nikon shooter. BUT! Man would I love a T90 and 20-35/2.8 FD-L.

Also to stay OT, I’ve used a...
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