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Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-11-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 987
Posted By Sumarongi
https://s3.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/siko-immax/0...

https://s3.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/siko-immax/00409023_4.jpg

The wrong grammar and ditto typography is just .... OUCH!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-06-2019
Replies: 727
Views: 149,916
Posted By Sumarongi
I haven't forgotten them, I've just...

I haven't forgotten them, I've just (more-or-less) repaired my MC ROKKOR-PF 1:1.4 f=58mm that has had a little accident and has now a bent filter thread and no click-stops anymore, but is still a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-06-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By Sumarongi
You should also look for Minolta SR-T Super (for...

You should also look for Minolta SR-T Super (for the Japanese market) = SR-T 303 elsewhere (including Europe of course) :D
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-06-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Sumarongi
subscribed... I just have the opportunity to...

subscribed...

I just have the opportunity to experiment myself since I have some squaremetres of good furniture leather leftover in my house. Let's see whether or not I will have success ;)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-05-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By Sumarongi
Do I understand correctly, the *lenses* can be...

Do I understand correctly, the *lenses* can be focussed beyond the infinity mark, physically, by turning the focussing collar?
覧 Who was the previous owner of the lenses in question? Was s/he e.g....
Forum: RFF Polls 02-05-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 3,029
Posted By Sumarongi
Hmmmm......

Hmmmm...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/13/Soylent_green.jpg

*... it's people!* :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-04-2019
Replies: 2,696
Views: 792,473
Posted By Sumarongi
:D...

:D

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73782/med_U73782I1549242457.SEQ.0.jpg
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73782/med_U73782I1549242457.SEQ.1.jpg...
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-04-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,675
Posted By Sumarongi
hmmm, it's an acronym? Perhaps: A Serious...

hmmm, it's an acronym?

Perhaps:

A Serious Photographic Hoax

:D
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 914
Posted By Sumarongi
100% agree! Dear Stefan, to me, it's very much...

100% agree!

Dear Stefan, to me, it's very much like "hey, you have learned cooking the traditional way, so why now consider to start using so called convenience products?"

I don't think one is a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 2,089
Posted By Sumarongi
Hm, first thing I can think of: When I was a...

Hm, first thing I can think of: When I was a young college student, I spent years cooking and eating inedible meals until I finally realised how extremely important onions are!
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-03-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 67,520
Posted By Sumarongi
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73782/med_U73782I1549242457.SEQ.0.jpg
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73782/med_U73782I1549242457.SEQ.1.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2019
Replies: 8,883
Views: 866,811
Posted By Sumarongi
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73782/med_U73782I1549197915.SEQ.1.jpg
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73782/med_U73782I1549197912.SEQ.0.jpg

After two recently...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-02-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,760
Posted By Sumarongi
Also the size and position of the viewfinder...

Also the size and position of the viewfinder plays a role; anyone who has ever tried a camera with its viewfinder on the extreme right hand side (Belmira (http://camera-wiki.org/wiki/Belmira),...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-31-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 3,055
Posted By Sumarongi
Being a father of a quiver full, I'm quite...

Being a father of a quiver full, I'm quite certain that I do have XY chromosomes. OTOH, witnessing my oldest daughter's puberty is such intense that when I have belly ache I'm considering that...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-30-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Sumarongi
My Kodak Retina IIIc (small c) has a correctly...

My Kodak Retina IIIc (small c) has a correctly working meter (previous owner had the camera mostly in the ERC I guess, and that must have saved the selenium cells), my two Retina IIIS have a...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-30-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 3,029
Posted By Sumarongi
Errrm, I guess you were misunderstanding what...

Errrm, I guess you were misunderstanding what Raid was insinuating; btw: Raid is a well known statistics professor ;)


-- I suppose quite that was what Raid was insinuating ;)
Forum: RFF Polls 01-29-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sumarongi
Dear Murray, I must apologize: it's correctly...

Dear Murray,
I must apologize: it's correctly 駱馥 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89p%C3%A9e) with a lot of accents I was too lazy to type -- and I'm sure you cannot be older than 駱馥s, unless...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-29-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sumarongi
So was I :D Discussing age's to an extent funny...

So was I :D

Discussing age's to an extent funny or depressing, let me explain: my older daughter and I suffer from colitis, we've been told on Monday. On Sunday, already having serious belly-ache,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-26-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 831
Posted By Sumarongi
I agree with you, I would even say that planned...

I agree with you, I would even say that planned obsolescence, at least in the forms invented during the 20th/21st century, *is* an obscenity 覧 and: good old-fashioned sustainability *must* return,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-26-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,101
Posted By Sumarongi
Here...

Here
https://www.dresdner-kameras.de/pentacon_super/pentacon_super.html
some additional information —— particularly there are several lenses shown with their special open-aperture-measurement pin.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-25-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,101
Posted By Sumarongi
Here...

Here http://zeissikonveb.de/____impro/1/onewebmedia/Marco/Kameras/Pentacon%20Super%20(11).jpg
is nothing mentioned...

(see the first link Vince Lupo posted above)



Yashica, Yashica and ... again...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-25-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,583
Posted By Sumarongi
Well, I'm born well after my favourite 35mm SLR...

Well, I'm born well after my favourite 35mm SLR cameras (Leicaflex SL, e.g.) have been introduced, so I'm not yet entitled to the ォelderlyサ description, I suppose? ;)

#4, certainly.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-24-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 3,141
Posted By Sumarongi
I know what you mean. My dear great-grandma, in...

I know what you mean. My dear great-grandma, in her 90s and already half blind, certainly made better photos with a simple Triplet-lens than I will ever make with a sophisticated Planar or the like...
Forum: Yashica RF 01-24-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Sumarongi
Hm, I would know of an English engineer-student...

Hm, I would know of an English engineer-student -- ATM abroad somewhere in Be-Ne-Lux IIRC --, who has experience doing that properly.

Wait, he's a member here: Look for Ellis420...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-24-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By Sumarongi
Instead of a metallic tool, *perhaps* I would...

Instead of a metallic tool, *perhaps* I would prefer first a piece of Tixo (https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tixo) (that's our name for adhesive tape in Austria, and in Bulgaria too, surprisingly) :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-24-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By Sumarongi
I suppose fibres, whether from the shutter cloth...

I suppose fibres, whether from the shutter cloth (rather unlikely, but not impossible), or fibres of your clothes, your pets, e.g. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-24-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By Sumarongi
Dear Alex, looks like ……… —— well, I don't want...

Dear Alex,
looks like ……… —— well, I don't want you to be too brave and then it's my fault if it goes wrong!
I would suggest, bring the camera to Jo Geier, or to Leicashop...
Forum: Yashica RF 01-23-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Sumarongi
... It's certainly not a *that easy adapter*,...

... It's certainly not a *that easy adapter*, rather there has to be quite some surgery performed previously...!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-23-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 3,141
Posted By Sumarongi
The same here re "hearing aid batteries" -- most...

The same here re "hearing aid batteries" -- most supermarkets have them, and certainly all drug stores :)

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zinc%E2%80%93air_battery
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-23-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 3,141
Posted By Sumarongi
Re batteries: If you're confused that old...

Re batteries:
If you're confused that old cameras that were made for the use of mercury batteries are problematic, I can tell you: There's a lot confusing and even irritating stuff on the web. In my...
Forum: RFF News 01-21-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,184
Posted By Sumarongi
Apparently, the Japanese customers have made...

Apparently, the Japanese customers have made their decision that they need "IBIS" like a hole in the head!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-21-2019
Replies: 323
Views: 25,384
Posted By Sumarongi
You're right —— among 35mm SLRs, the Leicaflex...

You're right —— among 35mm SLRs, the Leicaflex SL, the Nikkormat FTn have the right size and weight for my hands —— in fact, I would wish the Rolleiflex SL35 would be a tad larger! :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-21-2019
Replies: 323
Views: 25,384
Posted By Sumarongi
Haha, PunkFunkDunk and I, we've just stated that...

Haha, PunkFunkDunk and I, we've just stated that Nikon FM/FE is a lousy choice :D
... but yeah, I confess: I have somewhere in my house (the basement room next the laundry, to be honest, my future...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-21-2019
Replies: 323
Views: 25,384
Posted By Sumarongi
Ha, I always had an antipathy to the Nikon FM2n,...

Ha, I always had an antipathy to the Nikon FM2n, to be specific since I was in high school --- one of the nastiest of my school mates got an FM2n, and it took me really really long time until I was...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-20-2019
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By Sumarongi
Replacing Prism? (e.g.: Kodak Retina Reflex S, Leicaflex SL ...)

Problem that many old SLRs have: desilvering.

In my case, it's the Kodak Retina Reflex S acutely, but I suppose my Leicaflex SL should also be taken care of in the not-so-distant future.

Is there...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-19-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,525
Posted By Sumarongi
Dear Akiva, if you can close your right eye...

Dear Akiva,


if you can close your right eye independently, one additional idea:
why not try to hold your favourite cameras upside down?

Of course one has also to become left-handed to an extent...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-19-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,126
Posted By Sumarongi
https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=jo...

https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=jonzing
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-19-2019
Replies: 198
Views: 23,876
Posted By Sumarongi
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73782/med_U73782I1544262555.SEQ.0.jpg

edit: Oops, I had posted that already :o
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-19-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By Sumarongi
Dear Dominique , it's a Russian camera, you made...

Dear Dominique ,
it's a Russian camera, you made a very Russian DIY-repair — that's perfect! :)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-18-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,126
Posted By Sumarongi
Just like...

Just like ...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DL54GqZXcAATvn8.jpg

:D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-18-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Sumarongi
Hehe, you *did* think "what le fuq", hm?...

Hehe, you *did* think "what le fuq", hm? ;)
Forum: Travel 01-16-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,373
Posted By Sumarongi
Excellent idea, I support that!

Excellent idea, I support that!
Forum: Nikon RF 01-15-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,361
Posted By Sumarongi
I've changed my mind. No, yes, no, errm wait:...

I've changed my mind. No, yes, no, errm wait: additionally I want an Italian-designed, made-in-UK Zeiss Ikon rangefinder that can use Contarex lenses, plus all lenses that were ever made in France....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-14-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,884
Posted By Sumarongi
We're not disagreeing then —— my point is also...

We're not disagreeing then —— my point is also clear I think :D

I'm saying, a good suit can be worn three, four or even more decades. Heck, I'm even sometimes wearing my grandfather's winter coat...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-14-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,884
Posted By Sumarongi
I was *not* mentioning jewelery, was I? ォ...

I was *not* mentioning jewelery, was I?

ォ proper suits and neckties サ I've written —— what were you reading? :eek:
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-14-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,884
Posted By Sumarongi
Sure. :rolleyes: During the 1950s/60s many...

Sure. :rolleyes:

During the 1950s/60s many thought proper suits and neckties would soon drop out of fashion. Did that happen eventually?

Hint:
So far, it did not.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-14-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,361
Posted By Sumarongi
:confused: Why only from Japan? :confused: The...

:confused: Why only from Japan? :confused:

The French, the Italians, the British, the Germans, and some more Europeans must restart and make new film cameras!
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 01-14-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,888
Posted By Sumarongi
Very very very sad news. Dear biological...

Very very very sad news.

Dear biological Matanle family: I'm sorry for your loss.

I think I don't exaggerate when I say: Ivor's articles and his books — in which so many incredibly funny pictures...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-12-2019
Replies: 118
Views: 18,132
Posted By Sumarongi
Marvellous! Do you think your friendly camera...

Marvellous! Do you think your friendly camera shop is prepared to sell such an item to Europe?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-12-2019
Replies: 118
Views: 18,132
Posted By Sumarongi
As a very recent Nikon-film-SLR-user, I can say:...

As a very recent Nikon-film-SLR-user, I can say: Yes, the two Nikkormat FTn that are now in my household have been a very good choice.

BTW, it is probably one of the most simply curable cameras;...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-11-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,361
Posted By Sumarongi
It's tickle-down economics, according to my...

It's tickle-down economics, according to my teacher Prof. Hargreaves.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-11-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,361
Posted By Sumarongi
Yeah! But no bakelite, rather *brass* and...

Yeah! But no bakelite, rather *brass* and *steel*, please :D
Forum: Nikon RF 01-11-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,361
Posted By Sumarongi
No, no, no, you're all wrong! A new Spotmatic,...

No, no, no, you're all wrong! A new Spotmatic, uses M42 lenses, has AE and takes a modern battery. It'll sell like hotcakes![/QUOTE]



No, no, NOOOOO! You are wrong!, utterly completely totally...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-11-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,361
Posted By Sumarongi
:mad: :mad: :mad: *I* insist, *I* want a...

:mad: :mad: :mad:

*I* insist, *I* want a Leicaflex SL3!

:p :p :p
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 01-11-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By Sumarongi
I guess that there's a misunderstanding, a hoax...

I guess that there's a misunderstanding, a hoax —— probably it did exist already in times before the internet, but the simple fact is, AFAIK:

Does the camera in question have the bayonet for...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-11-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,361
Posted By Sumarongi
:mad: And I want a Leicaflex SL3! :p

:mad: And I want a Leicaflex SL3! :p
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-09-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,884
Posted By Sumarongi
Why? Hmmmm... let's have a look here: Supply...

Why?

Hmmmm... let's have a look here: Supply and demand is an economic model used to explain price changes in a market. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supply_and_Demand_(disambiguation))
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-09-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,660
Posted By Sumarongi
Re bottom plate: I found my F2 today, and hence I...

Re bottom plate: I found my F2 today, and hence I can say: please, do it only if you have the proper tools. In my F2's case, since the previous owner used brute force apparently, several cables are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-09-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 6,502
Posted By Sumarongi
Well, at least NAGANO TOYOKAZU shan't complain I...

Well, at least NAGANO TOYOKAZU shan't complain I suppose, thanks to ォBAD PANDAサ he's now a photographer world wide known...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-08-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,660
Posted By Sumarongi
Quite the same here, *IIRC*; haven't found the F2...

Quite the same here, *IIRC*; haven't found the F2 yet, but I did find other parts I didn't even know I had, e.g.: an Exakta 250mm Meyer lens (but I don't recall to have a working Exakta,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-08-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,660
Posted By Sumarongi
I'm intrigued — I also have a kaput F2 somewhere,...

I'm intrigued — I also have a kaput F2 somewhere, I bought it years ago because I just needed the (working) DP-something-finder as a present for my mother-in-law.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By Sumarongi
:confused: Errrm, I really don't understand the...

:confused:

Errrm, I really don't understand the fuss.

The thing is, and that AFAIK shan't be a secret since even I as a hobby shooter does know it: something like an *exact* 24mm * 36mm negative...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Sumarongi
I've seen similar things before... Is it...

I've seen similar things before...
Is it possible that the modification in question helps you to see what the chosen shutter speed is although the shutter is not cocked?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-05-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By Sumarongi
Very very interesting, indeed! Two ォsnowflakeサ...

Very very interesting, indeed!

Two ォsnowflakeサ things come to mind:

a) You're a white male 覧 some people (who not necessarily have slaves among their ancestors!) will feel offended 覧 and find...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-05-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,618
Posted By Sumarongi
its most likely every camera type has been...

its most likely every camera type has been considered by Leica,
but no medium format prototypes or plans have been publicly shared.[/QUOTE]

IMHO, that's rather unlikely. There's Plaubel, and Linhof...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,421
Posted By Sumarongi
AFAIK, if one is in North America, and wants to...

AFAIK, if one is in North America, and wants to have it done professionally, this is the address to go:

John White
1350 Folkstone Ct.
Ann Arbor MI 48105
(734)...
Forum: Other RF 01-03-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 856
Posted By Sumarongi
Dear Raid, yes, Dr. Tronnier...

Dear Raid,

yes, Dr. Tronnier (https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albrecht_Wilhelm_Tronnier)'s ォUltronサ design was one of his many patentable inventions; have a look here:...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-02-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,618
Posted By Sumarongi
Exactly. Unlike other firms, that are gone now,...

Exactly.

Unlike other firms, that are gone now, the Leitz firm heeded the advice:

ォSchuster, bleib bei deinem Leistenサ 覧 ォcobbler, keep to your lastサ 覧 ォsutor, ne ultra crepidamサ

:)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-31-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,315
Posted By Sumarongi
:D :D :D 10char

:D :D :D

10char
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-31-2018
Replies: 84
Views: 3,087
Posted By Sumarongi
Furrfu much? Then I'm so sorry :angel:

Furrfu much? Then I'm so sorry :angel:
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-31-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,315
Posted By Sumarongi
You have watched the video, Raid? We're talking...

You have watched the video, Raid?

We're talking about 500 cameras, 400 for the Russian market (incl. Ex-USSR-states), and 100 for "Europe"; in other words: this particular product is completely...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-31-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,315
Posted By Sumarongi
:D Exactly. Or in other words, as I've written...

:D Exactly. Or in other words, as I've written previously:



Making such a contract is even better than having that...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-31-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,315
Posted By Sumarongi
emph.: ォbusinessサ But there's quite more than...

emph.: ォbusinessサ

But there's quite more than ォbusinessサ, particularly when one, like Leica's chairman, is living with his family in a nice villa in the State of Salzburg; Salzburg (well, basically...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-31-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,315
Posted By Sumarongi
Not that fast -- is the product in question...

Not that fast -- is the product in question actually just a publicity stunt?
-- Yes No IDK?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-31-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,315
Posted By Sumarongi
Haha, you have seen my country's Foreign Minister...

Haha, you have seen my country's Foreign Minister dancing with The President, I guess ;)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-31-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,315
Posted By Sumarongi
Correction: Leica Camera chairman Dr. Andreas...

Correction: Leica Camera chairman Dr. Andreas Kaufmann, while born in Germany, is AFAIK *not* German by birth -- his natural nationality is that of that certain Alpine country which is famous for its...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-30-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,315
Posted By Sumarongi
The apparent answer is: It's a very good time now...

The apparent answer is: It's a very good time now to have Russian friends!

覧 That's not *that* difficult to understand, is it?
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-29-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Sumarongi
One hint I might add: US patent 2,929,308 ...

One hint I might add:

US patent 2,929,308 ...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-29-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,315
Posted By Sumarongi
Waaaaait! I would have thought the beard and...

Waaaaait! I would have thought the beard and mustache guys in Silicon Valley should have become monks; heck, entire Silicon Valley should have become one huuuuge Russian Orthodox monastery! Th3r3...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-29-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Sumarongi
:confused: You speak in riddles...

:confused:

You speak in riddles...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-29-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Sumarongi
To an extent, I agree with you: the elaborated...

To an extent, I agree with you: the elaborated cases of LVS/EVS are of course cross-coupled in the beforementioned sense; the Kodak Retina IIIS at least doesn't use the terms LVS/EVS, but in a...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 12-29-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 10,018
Posted By Sumarongi
Dear Phil, basically, Valdormar's verbose report...

Dear Phil,
basically, Valdormar's verbose report is quite the same what Pablito reported 3 years ago:


覧 and Brian Legge had already made clear who the "JK" in question must be:
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-29-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,315
Posted By Sumarongi
:D I recall the president of a certain huuuuuge...

:D I recall the president of a certain huuuuuge country talking about the topic of his country's prostitutes, that of course 覧 since prostitution is illegal 覧 do *not* exist, but: they're the best...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-29-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Sumarongi
Additions re terminology: Also Yashica were...

Additions re terminology:

Also Yashica were calling their exposure meter "cross-coupled":
https://www.pacificrimcamera.com/rl/00812/00812.pdf

Re Nikon, also after the 1960s they were using this...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-29-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Sumarongi
Well, e.g. Roger Hicks uses the term...

Well, e.g. Roger Hicks uses the term "cross-coupled" in his books; and it was also Nikon's terminology at least during the 1960s:

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/BDQAAOSwVHdaozyy/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-29-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Sumarongi
You're right, but: the dichotomy "coupled" vs....

You're right, but: the dichotomy "coupled" vs. "uncoupled" is imprecise.

If the exposure meter is coupled to the shutter speed, but not coupled to the diaphragm, one is in a dilemma -- is it...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-28-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Sumarongi
Exactly this: You're right, the term...

Exactly this:



You're right, the term "crosscoupling" is actually organic chemistry, in English; later, the term appears in many camera manuals (e.g. Leicaflex).
-- I presume, initially the term...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-28-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Sumarongi
ォThe XXX Exposure Meter is Cross-Coupled ...サ

Of course I know that the Kodak Retina IIIS was a very early specimen offering cross-coupled exposure metering, and it was certainly one of the very few true system CRF cameras having that feature;...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-26-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,682
Posted By Sumarongi
Thank you. Yes, any unplanned fire is really...

Thank you. Yes, any unplanned fire is really ghastly, but fortunately our instincts did work! My children, my wife and my mother-in-law were very quick, so were our cats, and I was also very quick...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-26-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,682
Posted By Sumarongi
Oh, Santa brought us just today a not so welcome...

Oh, Santa brought us just today a not so welcome gift —— a burning christmas tree, half of the piano room is in ashes now ...

Fortunately, no persons or animals were harmed, thus I wholeheartedly...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-26-2018
Replies: 84
Views: 3,087
Posted By Sumarongi
Errrm, there have been quite strange 覧 and...

Errrm, there have been quite strange 覧 and actually highly offensive 覧 things said here.

Simple fact is: For anyone, who loves their country, (heterosexual) sex with condom is high treason,...
Forum: Optics Theory - 12-25-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 887
Posted By Sumarongi
ォ45.2mm for m39サ —— well, that's *not*...

ォ45.2mm for m39サ —— well, that's *not* rangefinder-M39*26tpi, but ォEarly Russian SLRs (Zenit) (not to be confused with M39ラ26tpi and M39ラ1/28,8)サ.

See here:...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-25-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By Sumarongi
Even that won't work —— the Dygon lens in...

Even that won't work —— the Dygon lens in question is not a complete lens, but a mere front attachment: it transforms the built in 15mm standard lens into a 9mm :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-25-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By Sumarongi
Errrm, still *no*. You need that sort of camera...

Errrm, still *no*.

You need that sort of camera for the Dygon lens:

https://www.l-camera-forum.com/leica-wiki.de/images/thumb/c/cd/Leicina_S_D_5737.jpg/800px-Leicina_S_D_5737.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-25-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By Sumarongi
No. Without the NOOKY extension ring, it's a...

No. Without the NOOKY extension ring, it's a normal lens.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-24-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Sumarongi
Well, I was once an eyewitness how 'authorised'...

Well, I was once an eyewitness how 'authorised' repair services work in the case of lenses having dried-up lubrication: some drops of ZIPPO fluid here, and some more there, and BOOM! DONE!...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-24-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 1,394
Posted By Sumarongi
Dear Brett, I recall I was once confronted with a...

Dear Brett, I recall I was once confronted with a similar situation of non-reaching infinity... comparing with a second trusted body, and this was the vital step in that case, I eventually figured...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-23-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By Sumarongi
In other words, photoshop-fanboys are AWESOME!...

In other words, photoshop-fanboys are AWESOME! TRUE! "action"! ARTISTS!,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-23-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 1,394
Posted By Sumarongi
Well, it's like when people consult a lawyer but...

Well, it's like when people consult a lawyer but tell them only 20 % of the facts and previous proceedings of the case in question —— and then when actually stupid things like failure to observe the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-22-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By Sumarongi
Well, instead of that really complicated...

Well, instead of that really complicated procedure, for really low contrast but nevertheless excellent resolution, I simply take my 1950s/1960s ENNA lenses... BOOM! DONE!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-22-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 1,530
Posted By Sumarongi
Not only that 覧 at least in Austria, all car...

Not only that 覧 at least in Austria, all car dealerships where you can buy new VWs belong to the Porsche family :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-22-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 1,530
Posted By Sumarongi
Phil, I profoundly doubt that they have 4,600 or...

Phil, I profoundly doubt that they have 4,600 or 5,400 ft elevations (like the passes in my immediate vicinity), let alone an 8,500 ft elevation where willie_901 lives -- actually, there in Show Me...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-22-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 1,530
Posted By Sumarongi
Perhaps you don't live in a mountainous region....

Perhaps you don't live in a mountainous region. Anyways, in mountainous regions a VW is much easier to drive :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 1,530
Posted By Sumarongi
Look, since I'm also just a hobby photographer,...

Look, since I'm also just a hobby photographer, the entire debate is absolutely furrfu, IMHO :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 1,530
Posted By Sumarongi
To an extent, yes; I'd say: speed is...

To an extent, yes; I'd say: speed is *fun*.





Wait wait wait, you want control more than you want fun? Hmmmm... a humble Volkswagen is much easier to control than a Porsche, let alone a Ferrari......
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-19-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 2,372
Posted By Sumarongi
Errm, you think being impaired is that funny? ......

Errm, you think being impaired is that funny? ... if the authorities discover that you're colour blind, they immediately revoke your pilot's licence, your sailing boat licence, probably even your...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-19-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 2,372
Posted By Sumarongi
I'd love to add some rambling burps, but I have...

I'd love to add some rambling burps, but I have to admit one cannot top NickTrop...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-18-2018
Replies: 8,883
Views: 866,811
Posted By Sumarongi
Thank you, and yes, it is a Contina matic III...

Thank you, and yes, it is a Contina matic III apparently -- the lens release tab is broken off, but one can still remove the front element with any pointy thing.

The Prontor is also a bit off --...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-18-2018
Replies: 8,883
Views: 866,811
Posted By Sumarongi
https://cache.willhaben.at/mmo/2/284/329/882_17078...

https://cache.willhaben.at/mmo/2/284/329/882_1707853060.jpg
https://cache.willhaben.at/mmo/2/284/329/882_1518386120.jpg
https://cache.willhaben.at/mmo/2/284/329/882_-16263460.jpg
https://cache.willhab...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-18-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 1,530
Posted By Sumarongi
:eek: ... you're trying to make this thread...

:eek: ... you're trying to make this thread political, I suppose ... :eek:
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-16-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,650
Posted By Sumarongi
As far as I have learned, these particular...

As far as I have learned, these particular factories of your report do exist, but: there are no regular employees working, but prisoners precisely that kind of criminals who have actually not the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-15-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,578
Posted By Sumarongi
ォI think complexity is mostly sort of crummy...

ォI think complexity is mostly sort of crummy stuff that is there because it's too expensive to change the interface.サ
Jaron Lanier (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaron_Lanier)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-15-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By Sumarongi
http://bfy.tw/LMgi :rolleyes:

http://bfy.tw/LMgi

:rolleyes:
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-14-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By Sumarongi
https://www.l-camera-forum.com/leica-wiki.en/index...

https://www.l-camera-forum.com/leica-wiki.en/index.php/NOOKY
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-13-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 1,981
Posted By Sumarongi
fixed that for you ;)

fixed that for you ;)
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-12-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 1,981
Posted By Sumarongi
Hmmmm.... Based in United States, ke3523 has...

Hmmmm.... Based in United States, ke3523 has been an eBay member since 06 Nov, 2018
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-12-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 1,394
Posted By Sumarongi
This, or first of all IMHO: Read the Camera...

This, or first of all IMHO: Read the Camera Instruction Manual :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-12-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 1,394
Posted By Sumarongi
... It's the lenses that cannot be focused to...

... It's the lenses that cannot be focused to infinity, I understand.
--- You move the focusing ring but it stops before infinity is reached, right?

Can you tell us what lenses exactly have that...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 2,997
Posted By Sumarongi
How much exactly did you pay?

How much exactly did you pay?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 2,997
Posted By Sumarongi
Kudos! -- if one has a fine diagnostic ability...

Kudos! -- if one has a fine diagnostic ability one can invent a simple yet excellent workaround! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 2,997
Posted By Sumarongi
@Well known: doesn't necessarily mean honest,...

@Well known: doesn't necessarily mean honest, does it?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 2,997
Posted By Sumarongi
Well, you're hoping that their obviously cr*ppy...

Well, you're hoping that their obviously cr*ppy CLA will be better the second time? :rolleyes:
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 2,997
Posted By Sumarongi
Then apparently the previous owner was lying, or...

Then apparently the previous owner was lying, or the CLA guys were incompetent.



Send it back to the seller, I recommend.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-10-2018
Replies: 450
Views: 57,401
Posted By Sumarongi
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73782/U73782I1544473777.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-10-2018
Replies: 198
Views: 23,876
Posted By Sumarongi
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost-classifi...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost-classifieds/data/3/large/DSC11584.JPG
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-10-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,420
Posted By Sumarongi
:confused: I would have guessed the one and...

:confused:

I would have guessed the one and only useful answer is: For ォcandid photographyサ, the best camera is ... a ォcandid cameraサ.

;)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By Sumarongi
For detail pictures, look here:...

For detail pictures, look here: http://destoutz.ch/accessories_finders_f_photomic_t.html
then e.g. here http://destoutz.ch/acc_finder_photomic_t_776446.html

... :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-09-2018
Replies: 198
Views: 23,876
Posted By Sumarongi
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2886/9758419156_5bc4...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2886/9758419156_5bc4a4b3ae_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Sumarongi
Yes, or a digital Leicaflex SL or R6.2, or a...

Yes, or a digital Leicaflex SL or R6.2, or a digital Minolta SR-7!

Alas, they won't make that camera you (and I) demand; it would undermine the concept of ォplanned obsolescence...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,420
Posted By Sumarongi
I agree with you, the term ォstreet photographyサ...

I agree with you, the term ォstreet photographyサ is absolutely annoying.
Hence, I prefer the term ォcandid photographyサ, even if it's perhaps not exactly the same, but who knows?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-09-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 11,552
Posted By Sumarongi
28mm is 1.1023622047 in., or approximately 1 in....

28mm is 1.1023622047 in., or approximately 1 in. plus 13/128 in. 覧 don't tell me that's *not* a completely weird figure!

:D
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 882
Posted By Sumarongi
:eek: :confused: Dear Colker, 1. define...

:eek: :confused:

Dear Colker,
1. define ォdiffamationサ please... may not be the same what it is in Portuguese!
2. I ask you politely to consider that there have been reliable studies published on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By Sumarongi
Monocle?...

Monocle?

http://www.rogerandfrances.com/images/rogerweb.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-08-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 882
Posted By Sumarongi
Who in turn were chiefly the children of...

Who in turn were chiefly the children of Nazi-collaborators...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By Sumarongi
Did you try a really good right angle finder...

Did you try a really good right angle finder w/diopter correction?

Well, it's a bit uncommon and makes a rangefinder camera a bit bulky, but it works like a charm :)

I've written some posts on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-08-2018
Replies: 8,883
Views: 866,811
Posted By Sumarongi
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73782/med_U73782I1544262555.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2018
Replies: 198
Views: 23,876
Posted By Sumarongi
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73782/med_U73782I1544262555.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-07-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 744
Posted By Sumarongi
I also have exactly this type w/red T and 1st Q,...

I also have exactly this type w/red T and 1st Q, but a tad older: #3922xxx wouldn't have guessed that it's worth that much!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-07-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 744
Posted By Sumarongi
Basically yes, except those lenses made before...

Basically yes, except those lenses made before implementation of auto-diaphragm; the preset lenses that simply have more flesh can collide with the larger mirrors of later cameras.

[Well, depends...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Sumarongi
Which ォIBISサ or ォibisサ?...

Which ォIBISサ or ォibisサ?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibis_(disambiguation)

:confused:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-07-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 744
Posted By Sumarongi
Your lens was quite a bargain! See eBay item...

Your lens was quite a bargain! See eBay item number:312336963038; there's a ォC.Z.Jena Tessar 2,8/50サ, Nr. 4766313 :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-07-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 744
Posted By Sumarongi
Then: You now need a Contax/Praktica/etc. of the...

Then: You now need a Contax/Praktica/etc. of the 1950s! :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-07-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 744
Posted By Sumarongi
:D "M42 screw-mount Exas ...

:D

"M42 screw-mount Exas

Additionally, from 1977 to 1987 another Exa line was made: Exa Ib (later renamed to Ic without practically any other changes). This camera was basically an...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-07-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 744
Posted By Sumarongi
There exist many variants......

There exist many variants...


https://photobutmore.de/exakta/zeiss/tessarfronten.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-07-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 744
Posted By Sumarongi
In say 1954–1956, this was a completely normal,...

In say 1954–1956, this was a completely normal, usual M42*1 (Praktica) lens :)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-07-2018
Replies: 167
Views: 39,298
Posted By Sumarongi
http://www.cjs-classic-cameras.co.uk/balda/baldama...

http://www.cjs-classic-cameras.co.uk/balda/baldamatic_iii.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-06-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By Sumarongi
Yes, this can happen. Even if there is no...

Yes, this can happen. Even if there is no third-party-make involved!
I know of a quite famous member here who has one Nikkor that fits two of his Fs, but not a third one...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 818
Posted By Sumarongi
Leonardo would, he was very communicative....

Leonardo would, he was very communicative.
Johannes Kepler, too.
And Copernicus, of course.
Ms. Merian certainly too.
And many others.
Alas, they didn't know of photography...

Back to the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-06-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By Sumarongi
Today, the Fotodiox Pro Lens Mount Adapter did...

Today, the Fotodiox Pro Lens Mount Adapter did arrive —— alas, my simple-lens-flange-swap-plan isn't feasible :(

Write-up, plus pictures why this is so, will follow soon.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-06-2018
Replies: 167
Views: 39,298
Posted By Sumarongi
https://cache.willhaben.at/mmo/7/283/961/477_-1329...

https://cache.willhaben.at/mmo/7/283/961/477_-1329796790.jpg
http://www.cjs-classic-cameras.co.uk/balda/bmiii_open.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-05-2018
Replies: 8,883
Views: 866,811
Posted By Sumarongi
Yes, you're right. Just tested my "zebra" Exakta...

Yes, you're right. Just tested my "zebra" Exakta lenses: half stops all the way! Well, then, the East Germans were ahead, they managed to implement equidistant f-stops on their aperture collars,...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-05-2018
Replies: 167
Views: 39,298
Posted By Sumarongi
http://www.leicashop.com/media/catalog/product/cac...

http://www.leicashop.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/3/1/31032_1_b.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-05-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By Sumarongi
Is your F perhaps one of the very early ones?...

Is your F perhaps one of the very early ones? Then it's not unusual that metering prisms don't fit perfectly.

edit: is the finder 1965, or the F?
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-04-2018
Replies: 167
Views: 39,298
Posted By Sumarongi
https://cache.willhaben.at/mmo/0/284/323/280_97208...

https://cache.willhaben.at/mmo/0/284/323/280_972081916.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-04-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Sumarongi
... It's the ... spookiness ... that we like? :D

... It's the ... spookiness ... that we like? :D
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-04-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By Sumarongi
Now I understand :) I guess a very thin round...

Now I understand :)
I guess a very thin round file, or a tiny piece of emery paper, perhaps even a simple cardboard nail file?, could be the remedy for the problem in question?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-04-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By Sumarongi
The slot where, as I've called it, ォthe aperture...

The slot where, as I've called it, ォthe aperture mover-screwサ has its home?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-04-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By Sumarongi
Thank you, I thought as much! OTOH, I'm not...

Thank you, I thought as much!

OTOH, I'm not sure whether this is necessarily the adapters's fault; I've seen exactly the same behaviour, mounted on an original camera, Retina Reflex S, e.g.: when...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-04-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By Sumarongi
Haha! Not really a difference, it's again a...

Haha! Not really a difference, it's again a parallel I'd say, because so did I previously, and: my cheapo ォDKL—AIサ adapter is somehow ... weird, again! Just recently I've written:



Well ... my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2018
Replies: 8,883
Views: 866,811
Posted By Sumarongi
It's absolutely not unusual that there's no half...

It's absolutely not unusual that there's no half stop between f/22 and f/16; this was standard until recently, erm 1970s, or so, before microchip-nonsense and cheapo plastics were built even into...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-03-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By Sumarongi
Yes, odd in deed 覧 like our weird enjoyment of...

Yes, odd in deed 覧 like our weird enjoyment of ォThe Omenサ haha!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-03-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By Sumarongi
:D Below ォPost Quick Replyサ ... ォGo Advancedサ,...

:D
Below ォPost Quick Replyサ ... ォGo Advancedサ, I can see on my screen:

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 3 (3 members and 0 guests)
Sumarongi, peterm1

Hmmm ... Who is the invisible...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-03-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By Sumarongi
Dear Peter, I can see you're viewing this thread...

Dear Peter, I can see you're viewing this thread :D
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-03-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By Sumarongi
Fotodiox Pro Lens Mount Adapter w/Aperture Dial, Deckel-Bayonet, DKL Lens to ...

I've bought a Fotodiox Pro Lens Mount Adapter w/Aperture Dial, Deckel-Bayonet, DKL Lens to xxx, but: I do *not* have any xxx camera body.

It looks like this:...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-03-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 2,106
Posted By Sumarongi
That's very very sad. His ebay account was...

That's very very sad.

His ebay account was 'jack125', it was a real joy to communicate/trade with him. (And his shipping charges were always much much lower than the aforementioned sum.)

Rest in...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-03-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 2,106
Posted By Sumarongi
Thank you. Found them: "+$49.15 shipping" from...

Thank you. Found them: "+$49.15 shipping" from Dearborn, Michigan, United States, to Europe? :eek: Insane.

edit: "This seller offers shipping discounts when you purchase two or more eligible items...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-03-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2,062
Posted By Sumarongi
Hence this thread here and this thread...

Hence this thread here and this thread https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2723056 should be merged.

IMHO.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 12-02-2018
Replies: 232
Views: 69,346
Posted By Sumarongi
According to what I've read (have a post-war...

According to what I've read (have a post-war version myself), it seems that the pre-war camera used some other sort of film than the 135 perforated, perhaps 828.[/QUOTE]

It's a little complicated in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 2,056
Posted By Sumarongi
Adapter Stacking, and a slightly uncommon lens:...

Adapter Stacking, and a slightly uncommon lens:

#2 SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH COMPONAR 1:4,5/75 —— has a thread much smaller than M39 (about 1''?); many say it's a very humble one among the enlarger...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-01-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By Sumarongi
Nevertheless, he wants EUR 100.00 for that piece...

Nevertheless, he wants EUR 100.00 for that piece of cr*p!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-01-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By Sumarongi
Something For the Gullibles' Needs!

ォCarl Zeiss Jena Sonnar Lens M39サ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 662
Posted By Sumarongi
Some additional pictures from there: Adapter...

Some additional pictures from there:

Adapter un-modified, for most lenses:
http://www.der-klinterklater.de/bilder/adapter_org_g.jpg

Adapter modified for the ZOOMAR:...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2018
Replies: 8,883
Views: 866,811
Posted By Sumarongi
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/PqwAAOSwezRb6Dyj/s-...

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/PqwAAOSwezRb6Dyj/s-l1600.jpg
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/5goAAOSwhrpb6DyQ/s-l1600.jpg
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/KVsAAOSwTVlb6DyD/s-l1600.jpg
https://i.ebayimg.co...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-30-2018
Replies: 58
Views: 1,791
Posted By Sumarongi
Dear Phil Bernard Prunesquallor, you (and your...

Dear Phil Bernard Prunesquallor,

you (and your brother!) ought to consider the very fine French FOCA brand cameras:...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-29-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,650
Posted By Sumarongi
Exactly; I couldn't find any adapters, made by...

Exactly; I couldn't find any adapters, made by some European manufacturer, that allow the usage of Deckel/DKL/Compur-Mount lenses (i.e. Kodak Retina S, Voigtl舅der Bessamatic, etc.) on more recent...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-29-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By Sumarongi
Haven't printed for quite some time, but I recall...

Haven't printed for quite some time, but I recall I used to do the opposite: I printed with border, and this was my replacement of the passe-partout (if I understand ォmatサ correctly).
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-29-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,650
Posted By Sumarongi
1. China did not sign any international...

1. China did not sign any international intellectual property treaties, AFAIK —— thus many of their products are rip-offs, so to speak.

2. China's policy regarding their products that are meant for...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-28-2018
Replies: 58
Views: 1,791
Posted By Sumarongi
:confused: Nikon LTM *cameras* do exist?...

:confused: Nikon LTM *cameras* do exist? :confused:

edit: Perhaps you mean NICCA, later YASHICA LTM cameras?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-28-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,878
Posted By Sumarongi
... I have to add: there are some good old (and...

... I have to add: there are some good old (and quite weighty) right angle finders around, and can often be purchased really cheaply. Not kidding: these no name right angle finders like on the...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-28-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,878
Posted By Sumarongi
Dear Colton, I have an idea, and not too...

Dear Colton,

I have an idea, and not too expensive I hope 覧 see here:
https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2850996&postcount=40

:)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-28-2018
Replies: 58
Views: 1,791
Posted By Sumarongi
I've already added a third one 覧 my suggestion...

I've already added a third one 覧 my suggestion Voigtl舅der Prominent II + lenses is actually serious! 覧 She's Vito's big sister, so to say.

And since there are only a couple of lenses available,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-28-2018
Replies: 58
Views: 1,791
Posted By Sumarongi
USD 1,000 or less 覧 what about a Voigtl舅der...

USD 1,000 or less 覧 what about a Voigtl舅der Prominent II + lenses? :D
Forum: DIYS Modifications 11-27-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 4,376
Posted By Sumarongi
Dear Steve, do you think it is feasible to make...

Dear Steve,

do you think it is feasible to make a printed "Double Accessory Shoe" like the Voigtl舅der Type C?

AND: do you think it would be strong enough for this type of right angle finder?...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 742
Posted By Sumarongi
If an M4-2 has a "Made in Canada" engraving on...

If an M4-2 has a "Made in Canada" engraving on its top plate, then it's really rare ^^
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-27-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,202
Posted By Sumarongi
http://www.lallement.com/pictures/ = RFF member...

http://www.lallement.com/pictures/ = RFF member Abbazz (https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/member.php?u=2553) I gather? :)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-26-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By Sumarongi
Dear rick oleson, & dear all: A Nikon Angle Finder DR-3 Problem.

AFAIK, the DR-3's ォtube can be rotated through 360ー, and has click stops at 90ー intervals.サ 覧 My DR-3...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-25-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Sumarongi
A very polite Swiss scientist (he'd be a DPharm...

A very polite Swiss scientist (he'd be a DPharm in the US) and photographer explains it here, alas chiefly in German:

http://artaphot.ch/minolta-sr/objektive/165-minolta-100mm-f25
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-25-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 882
Posted By Sumarongi
You're earnestly comparing Emmanuel Jean-Michel...

You're earnestly comparing Emmanuel Jean-Michel Fr馘駻ic Macron in 2018 to Marie Joseph Louis Adolphe Thiers in 1871? :eek:

"Thiers, that monstrous gnome, has charmed the French bourgeoisie for...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-25-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Sumarongi
No, it's there, just faintly visible :)

No, it's there, just faintly visible :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 882
Posted By Sumarongi
https://cdn.now.howstuffworks.com/media-content/38...

https://cdn.now.howstuffworks.com/media-content/3825a404-8a11-4f83-b027-093ec7fe251c-640-360.JPG
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 882
Posted By Sumarongi
Wait, :eek: agents provocateurs...

Wait, :eek: agents provocateurs (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agent_provocateur) :eek: in a developed Democratic society? :confused:

You must be kidding!

Or you happen to know things you shan't...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 882
Posted By Sumarongi
And in some US cities it is every other week, I...

And in some US cities it is every other week, I gather? ... :confused:
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Sumarongi
I found it again, here:...

I found it again, here:

http://forum.mflenses.com/mount-adapter-reviews-t3142,start,25.html

It's a ォKiponサ.

http://i41.tinypic.com/dfuglk.jpg
http://i40.tinypic.com/2lcldnp.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Sumarongi
M42 Lens on Nikon SLR Glassless Adapters Experiences?

On a (Hungarian I believe) forum they mention the existence of glassless adapters that would allow usage of M42 Lens on Nikon SLRs 覧 allegedly *with* infinity.

Does anyone have experience with it?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-24-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,202
Posted By Sumarongi
This thread does deserve a "sticky"! Thank you,...

This thread does deserve a "sticky"!

Thank you, dear David :)
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 11-23-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Sumarongi
See also...

See also here:
http://mikeeckman.com/photovintage/vintagecameras/vito/index.html
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-23-2018
Replies: 8,883
Views: 866,811
Posted By Sumarongi
Some Nikon items 覧 Nikon DR-3 plus DK-22...

Some Nikon items 覧 Nikon DR-3 plus DK-22 adapters; I've bought them without being sure they will work the way I'm planning additionally 覧 see my questions here:...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-23-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Sumarongi
Exactly this....

Exactly this.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/eb/Clickbait_ad_example.png

:)
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 11-22-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Sumarongi
Did you have a look here?...

Did you have a look here?
https://www.cameraquest.com/leica.htm
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