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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-14-2012
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Posted By Tom33
I am running four XD-11s at this time, the camera...

I am running four XD-11s at this time, the camera is marvelous for size and balance, and just works very well. I think it would make a great lens test bed, although for the larger and heavier lenses...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-30-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
Nice catch on the 50/1.2!!! I am envious, my MD...

Nice catch on the 50/1.2!!! I am envious, my MD f/1.2 is off for a CLA, and I would buy a MC lens if I stumbled across it!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-24-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
Hi Nokton48, Did the original SRT leatherette...

Hi Nokton48,

Did the original SRT leatherette have issues? The covering on my late chrome SRT202 still looks like new... I have bought new leather for three of my XD-11 bodies from Aki-Asahi. I am...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-14-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
Really nice collection of cameras in the photo. ...

Really nice collection of cameras in the photo. Do you find the soft releases provide a large improvement in the shutter control on the Minolta SRT and XK bodies? I was considering purchasing one...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-10-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
Nice!

The lens collection looks great. The X700 I bought from him is like new, and I am convinced he is a great resource. I am boxing up some lenses and bodies to send to John this week. I have an...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-06-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
Did your lenses come back from Mr. Titterington...

Did your lenses come back from Mr. Titterington yet? How are they?

Best,

Tom
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-19-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
Good to see the Minolta Nation is alive and well,...

Good to see the Minolta Nation is alive and well, and seems to be growing! Here is a photo I like, got it back in April with my Maxxum 7 wearing the 24-105mm Zoom AF, Fujichrome Velvia 50:

Japanese...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-18-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
I dropped a roll of film for processing last...

I dropped a roll of film for processing last weekend, got the photographs back today. These were taken using a chrome XD-11 and an MC Rokkor 58mm f1.4 lens on a Saturday morning walk around my...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-18-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
I can testify that John Titterington did a great...

I can testify that John Titterington did a great job on the X-700 body I bought, and that he is very responsive to the email inquiry I sent about the XD-11 CLA. I will mail the XD to him next week. ...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-18-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
Schweet. You have a nice set of Minolta kit...

Schweet. You have a nice set of Minolta kit there!

I have been corresponding with Mr. Titterington about a CLA/overhaul on one of my black XD-11 bodies that isn't quite ready for prime time, and I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-15-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
Santa (FEDEX) came today and delivered my XE-7...

Santa (FEDEX) came today and delivered my XE-7 and MD 85mm/f4 lens. These were at KEH graded EX+, and let me just say these both look new, I cannot find any cosmetic or functional issue with either....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-10-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
XE-7 and MD 85mm f2.0 Inbound!

This GAS is getting BAD, then KEH sends email about the big weekend sale...

So I go to the website and the EX+ XE-7 is still waiting for me, only now they have an MD Rokkor-X 85mm lens - both marked...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-08-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
This sounds pretty cool. I think I will try to...

This sounds pretty cool. I think I will try to get there if I don't get snared (SNAFUed) at work... I will bring Rokkor glass... on an XD-11 I think! Has an exact meetup location at the market been...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-05-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
Don't know about this meet, but would like to...

Don't know about this meet, but would like to hear more so maybe I can get there. Where and when and who?

Tom
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-05-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
Hmmmm...

So, not to dis' anyone's SLR, do you guys think the XD-11 is a better body than the XE-7? I have held and used an XK, and it was very cool but not easy for me like the XD-11 seems to be. OTOH, the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-05-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
Jumpy?

Howdy Colyn, I'm right up the road from you, across I-20 over by Lakeside...

What would a jumpy meter needle indicate on the XE-7? I would assume issues with the metering system, but I hate...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-05-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
XE-7 vs. XD 11

Was schlepping around on line for a black XD11 and came across a real nice XE-7. I am pretty sure the XE is a bit bigger and heavier, but it looks like it could also be a sweet 135 SLR also. I have...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-04-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,430
Posted By Tom33
XD-11 Jones

I have been collecting Maxxums for a while, but I just started in on the XD11/X700/X570 manual focus bodies and MC/MD lenses. No SRT body yet but I am loving the MF bodies and Rokkor lenses I have...
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