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Forum: Photography General Interest 03-09-2019
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Original black paint Nikon S2, chrome dial...

Original black paint Nikon S2, chrome dial version.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 825
Posted By bobkonos
I will look for this video. I've had the book...

I will look for this video. I've had the book for some time and as a jazz and photography fan of that era, ah, a terrific chronicle. In the book is the pawn shop's list of what he turned in for...
Forum: Travel 06-24-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,828
Posted By bobkonos
I like Chikuma camera in Ueno, Tokyo. A few...

I like Chikuma camera in Ueno, Tokyo. A few minutes walk from Ueno Station. Established in 1946 by t present owner's father. A lot of respect for leica, Zeiss, and Hasselblad there. A lot of...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 06-24-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,958
Posted By bobkonos
Yes, "rare" does mean valuable, no matter what...

Yes, "rare" does mean valuable, no matter what the item, when a) someone has never heard of it, read about it, or seen it, or otherwise known about it, and b) someone has the item and another person...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-05-2018
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Chrome 0.58 Leica M6 TTL with chrome (DAG...

Chrome 0.58 Leica M6 TTL with chrome (DAG installed) M3 advance lever and Voigtlander 5cm f2 Heliar lens and red RFF shutter release button...just as it was when I sold it to a friend 2+ years...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 2,108
Posted By bobkonos
The Nikon S2 box just posted. :-)

The Nikon S2 box just posted. :-)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-27-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By bobkonos
I've seen this listing for at least a year. ...

I've seen this listing for at least a year.

Wonder why?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2018
Replies: 245
Views: 15,005
Posted By bobkonos
Wink Make that 10 rolls for me

First time user but ordered 10 rolls. Would like to use it in an Italian camera, but not made in Ducati-size rolls, and I do not yet have a Ducati Sogno camera.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-24-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,492
Posted By bobkonos
DAG did a CLA on my Canon 7 a couple of years...

DAG did a CLA on my Canon 7 a couple of years ago, and, of course, superb work.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,145
Posted By bobkonos
I am with you on that: to me Clark was "it." And...

I am with you on that: to me Clark was "it." And as such, I put out a little display in his honor every March 4, and think of him every April 7, if not more often.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,145
Posted By bobkonos
I met him at the LA Times Grand Prix Can-Am race...

I met him at the LA Times Grand Prix Can-Am race in Riverside CA 50 years ago this month. My dear friend Eric and I walked up to his trailer, knocked on the door, and he came out to autograph our...
Forum: Nikon RF 10-02-2017
Replies: 93
Views: 7,051
Posted By bobkonos
Vick, I assume you mean rallying the flag on...

Vick,

I assume you mean rallying the flag on this site. Well, as a long time NHS member, the flag has never dropped for me and other NHS friends. Our Head Bartender here is a HUGE Nikon RF...
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 09-14-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 1,062
Posted By bobkonos
Summar barn door lens shade made by Schmidt Shoten Tokyo

Hi Jim, and welcome. I just got a Summar barn door lens shade made by Schmidt Shoten Tokyo, as shown on page 41 in your Volume 2 (Lenses) book. Any idea how many were made? Were they exported? ...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-27-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 2,249
Posted By bobkonos
It IS what we've come to: I have a nice clean...

It IS what we've come to: I have a nice clean user Leica IIIG for sale here at $327. $327!!!!! And no takers. May as well use it....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-30-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 14,968
Posted By bobkonos
Leica: 28mm f6.3, 28mm f5.6, 28mm f2.8 Canon:...

Leica: 28mm f6.3, 28mm f5.6, 28mm f2.8
Canon: 28mm f2.8, 25mm f3.5, 19mm f3.5
Nikon RF: 28mm f3.5
Cosina-Voigtlander: 15mm f4.5, 21mm f4 S-mount, 25mm f4 S-mount, 28mm f3.5 Color Skopar
Zeiss...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2017
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Cosina Voigtlander Model B double shoe.

Cosina Voigtlander Model B double shoe.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 04-03-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2,629
Posted By bobkonos
Good. I will be without car but will take a cab...

Good. I will be without car but will take a cab there.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 03-27-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2,629
Posted By bobkonos
RFF meet-up in Vancouver in April 6-9? Tom A

Hi all,

I will be in Vancouver, BC to attend the Tom A. Celebration of Life on April 7. Any chance we can form an RFF meet-up (walk, talk, eat, photograph, etc.) April 6-9? Be great to see you...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-31-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 890
Posted By bobkonos
R.I.P. Chuck Stewart

Just saw this. If you are a music fan in general and a jazz fan in particular then you've seen his work on numerous album covers. His portraits of jazz legends like Coltrane and Evans are...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-06-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 51,684
Posted By bobkonos
Tom was a special one, for sure. Knowledgeable,...

Tom was a special one, for sure. Knowledgeable, oh yes, and funny-yes, yes. But he gave me something special. I had the fun opportunities to spend time with Tom at several Nikon Historical Society...
Forum: Nikon RF 12-30-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,367
Posted By bobkonos
Wonderful Nick! I love my SP 2005, and will soon...

Wonderful Nick! I love my SP 2005, and will soon dust off the NOS S3 2000 to make them into one kit wit their terrific lenses. Should probably sell the second SP 2005.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-14-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 8,509
Posted By bobkonos
1/15th on my Leica M cameras (M2, M3, M4-P, M6,...

1/15th on my Leica M cameras (M2, M3, M4-P, M6, MP).
Forum: Nikon RF 10-17-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 3,746
Posted By bobkonos
This great thread made me check my black Nikon...

This great thread made me check my black Nikon 3.5cm bright line finders. I have two, both with NKK logo, but one is the traditional black paint version and the other is clearly anodized, and with a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-14-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By bobkonos
My VALOO cost $60 or so, and is in decent shape,...

My VALOO cost $60 or so, and is in decent shape, and sits unused. Destined for sale. I found a mint boxed Fison last Sunday for $40.
Forum: Nikon RF 10-13-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 3,746
Posted By bobkonos
I must chime in and agree that the 35mm black...

I must chime in and agree that the 35mm black bright line finder, as with the other bright line finders, is the way to go. Erik-I have same two versions as you have and am not certain either about...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 10-12-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 4,840
Posted By bobkonos
I suggest a Nikonos II or III, fitted (sorry, it...

I suggest a Nikonos II or III, fitted (sorry, it is not a fixed lens) with the superb Nikkor 35mm f2.5.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-07-2016
Replies: 101
Views: 6,136
Posted By bobkonos
I have two: lever rewind/no self timer version M2...

I have two: lever rewind/no self timer version M2 and M2-R.
Forum: Nikon RF 08-31-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,591
Posted By bobkonos
SCAM = Some Camera Ads Malignant

SCAM = Some Camera Ads Malignant
Forum: Nikon RF 08-24-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,591
Posted By bobkonos
Here's another one: ...

Here's another one: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Nikon-SP-black-Motordrive-25225-271-/282147217334?hash=item41b148dfb6:g:qrgAAOSw6n5XvKc2
Forum: Nikon RF 08-24-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,591
Posted By bobkonos
Yes, saw this the other day. The lack of details...

Yes, saw this the other day. The lack of details and pictures "make me nervous" though I am not bidding. Seller has other big ticket items for sale. Here's another similar SP/motor set-up: ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-21-2016
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,800,518
Posted By bobkonos
I'd like to meet up, too

My brother lives in Costa Mesa, and I see him about once a year. Be great to meet up on my next visit, perhaps timed for camera show in Buena Park.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2016
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Mint stunning (I think unused) chrome Canon Vi-T...

Mint stunning (I think unused) chrome Canon Vi-T with light meter, 50mm f1.8 lens, caps, rare paper cylindrical lens box, and warranty paperwork. A Canon collector's dream.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-05-2016
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Leica SOOBK.

Leica SOOBK.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-02-2016
Replies: 77
Views: 5,265
Posted By bobkonos
Easy! Nikon FM or FM2 with Nikon AiS 24mm f2.8. ...

Easy!

Nikon FM or FM2 with Nikon AiS 24mm f2.8. A daily user for me since early 1980s.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-23-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,172
Posted By bobkonos
Well, Bill's a fine fellow with great stuff so I...

Well, Bill's a fine fellow with great stuff so I will anxiously await the new ad.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By bobkonos
Leica M2 and M6 0.72: 35 Summicron pre-ASPH,...

Leica M2 and M6 0.72: 35 Summicron pre-ASPH, Zeiss 35 f2.8
Leica M6 0.58: Canon 28mm f2.8, Leica 28mm f2.8 Elmarit
Leica MP 0.72: last versions of pre-ASPH 35 and 50 Summicrons
Leica M3: Leica rigid...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-18-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,704
Posted By bobkonos
Both Niccas, from same seller, were offered by my...

Both Niccas, from same seller, were offered by my friend's shop here in Sacramento. I am Nicca-hunting so I meant to look at them prior to bidding but failed to do both look and bid. Oh well. The...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By bobkonos
Here is more info: ...

Here is more info: http://miamioh.edu/cca/art-museum/collections/leica_camera_collection/index.html
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-03-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 4,900
Posted By bobkonos
Dave: your FM2N. Free to me, free to you.

Dave: your FM2N. Free to me, free to you.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-02-2016
Replies: 148
Views: 11,812
Posted By bobkonos
Bond with now and forever: Leica M6, Nikon FM2N,...

Bond with now and forever: Leica M6, Nikon FM2N, CV Bessa R2S, CV Bessa T

In the bonding stage right now: Nikon SP 2005

Know I will likely bond with it once I use it more: Hasselblad SWC/M, Nikon...
Forum: Nikon RF 04-28-2016
Replies: 67
Views: 9,023
Posted By bobkonos
1. S3 has fewer frame lines than the SP. 2. SP...

1. S3 has fewer frame lines than the SP.
2. SP has etched in 28 and 35 frame lines (thus its distinctive look) which was a big breakthrough when it came out.
3. SP is "father", if you will, of the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-02-2016
Replies: 152
Views: 42,004
Posted By bobkonos
And my 7SZ:...

And my 7SZ:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/10894336544/in/album-72157626779705055/
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-02-2016
Replies: 152
Views: 42,004
Posted By bobkonos
Here are two of mine:...

Here are two of mine: https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/9389095416/in/album-72157626779705055/
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2016
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Zeiss (Cosina) 18mm viewfinder.

Zeiss (Cosina) 18mm viewfinder.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2016
Replies: 55
Views: 6,394
Posted By bobkonos
"...maybe my passion is being revived with the...

"...maybe my passion is being revived with the Spring blossoms!"

No news could make me happier! :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-10-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,362
Posted By bobkonos
And...to take it deeper, I recommend listening to...

And...to take it deeper, I recommend listening to Bill Frisell's "Disfarmer" recording. he puts into music the feeling of the man and his photography.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-09-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 2,109
Posted By bobkonos
I would not take less than $3500 net for mine,...

I would not take less than $3500 net for mine, (4500 + 2500 )/2, but, hey, that's just me. And I doubt I'd get it, because it seems to me the MP, to many folks, is not that much better than a smooth...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-08-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 2,109
Posted By bobkonos
Well, heck, I'll add a "just for he record" if it...

Well, heck, I'll add a "just for he record" if it helps: I paid $2500 for my chrome 0.72 MP in fall 2003 when Leica had a 'No Sales Tax" one-day promotion. I do not count rolls of film through...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-08-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 2,109
Posted By bobkonos
I just took a look at the MP in question. Looks...

I just took a look at the MP in question. Looks good and a good price-but with 8 hours to go (it is NOT a BIN price as one might be led to believe) it will sell for more. Or at least I hope it...
Forum: Nikon RF 03-02-2016
Replies: 124
Views: 13,891
Posted By bobkonos
Speaking of Nikon rangefinder, here is the deal...

Speaking of Nikon rangefinder, here is the deal of the day/week/and probably month. No, it's not mine to sell but may be mine to buy. Black dial S2 makes it even...
Forum: RFF News 03-01-2016
Replies: 83
Views: 9,886
Posted By bobkonos
Good news to these ears.

Good news to these ears.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-18-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 6,225
Posted By bobkonos
I'll be there

Making plans now. Be nice to see Kiu again!

I organized the last Convention in San Francisco. Here is the typical plan: a one day meeting of interesting presentations, with coffee and lunch...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-17-2016
Replies: 75
Views: 14,332
Posted By bobkonos
One horrendous experience overshadowed one good...

One horrendous experience overshadowed one good experience = never ever again. She held my camera ransom, doing a repair I had no chance to review prior to the work being done. She is not "all...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 02-17-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,981
Posted By bobkonos
I have "Sticks and Stones" and "Friedlander"...

I have "Sticks and Stones" and "Friedlander" retrospective from MOMA. I can recommend both. Next I will get "The New Cars 1964".
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2016
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Leica IF from you know where.

Leica IF from you know where.
Forum: RFF Polls 01-29-2016
Replies: 2,934
Views: 1,783,582
Posted By bobkonos
Wandering about with a pal with our Leica MP...

Wandering about with a pal with our Leica MP cameras as we try out/road test a friend's radioactive glass Leica 50mm f2 Summicron lens and my LTM Nikkor lenses.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2016
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Thanks Sug. I see EFKE 127 is no longer...

Thanks Sug. I see EFKE 127 is no longer available but I hear B&H has 127 film available, ASA 100, from Japan. Had NO intentions of getting one of these, but I listened to opportunity knock (I will...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-24-2016
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Rolleiflex 4x4 gray "baby."

Rolleiflex 4x4 gray "baby."
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-20-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,536
Posted By bobkonos
I have both versions (two of the scalloped...

I have both versions (two of the scalloped version) and recently got the correct hood. Now shooting one of the scalloped versions and will soon finish that roll.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-30-2015
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Nikon F-36 motor drive, late model, to match up...

Nikon F-36 motor drive, late model, to match up with my late black "Apollo" Nikon F.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2015
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,800,518
Posted By bobkonos
I say "welcome" as well. Mine is #1975.

I say "welcome" as well. Mine is #1975.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-26-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 5,594
Posted By bobkonos
NOS Nikon RF S-36 motor drive, version 6...

NOS Nikon RF S-36 motor drive, version 6 (chrome-on-chrome), along with NOS Nikon F battery pack and cable, bundled with a mint red dot chrome 65xxxx Nikon F, in box, and three mint Nikon RF boxes...
Forum: Nikon RF 12-12-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 4,227
Posted By bobkonos
I have three of the original Nikon RF body caps...

I have three of the original Nikon RF body caps and same of the Voigtlander ones. Just sayin'
Forum: Nikon RF 12-11-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 7,940
Posted By bobkonos
"when talking about collectibles, condition is...

"when talking about collectibles, condition is the main thing." Usually true...Except with an S3M when a mere 200 or so were made. It could be nonworking with holes in the curtains and it would...
Forum: Nikon RF 12-08-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 7,940
Posted By bobkonos
17 bids and $3600 with 4.75 days to go. He...

17 bids and $3600 with 4.75 days to go. He obviously does not know how much $ he is sitting on or he'd set a Buy-It-Now. He calls the collar a sun shade, he buried the description of the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-08-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,479
Posted By bobkonos
Well done. if not you, who? If not now, when? ...

Well done. if not you, who? If not now, when? There's oil enough for eight days!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-12-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 4,961
Posted By bobkonos
OK, I can send you a picture of my boxed mint one.

OK, I can send you a picture of my boxed mint one.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-09-2015
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
CV Bessa R4A.

CV Bessa R4A.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-09-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By bobkonos
Happy Birthday wishes to Robert Frank

He's 91 today, so a good time to take out that copy of "The Americans" you have (right?) and take another look at a monumental project and result.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-06-2015
Replies: 153
Views: 31,467
Posted By bobkonos
It's perfect for the small amount of digital...

It's perfect for the small amount of digital shooting I do. I have a Panasonic Lumix GX-1 with Panasonic 20mm f1.7 and 7-14mm zoom lenses. And a Leica adapter that allows me to use all of my Leica...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-02-2015
Replies: 824
Views: 84,525
Posted By bobkonos
I could not vote because I need the choice: "No,...

I could not vote because I need the choice: "No, because I did not drink the Leica digital Kool-Aid. As such, I find their digital offerings merely amusing." As for film offerings, the M-A is still...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-30-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 34,939
Posted By bobkonos
Peter is in the midst of trying to, or actually,...

Peter is in the midst of trying to, or actually, moving to Melbourne. He also is not on email on a regular basis.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-29-2015
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
CV Bessa R2C, CV 50mm black finder, CV 35mm black...

CV Bessa R2C, CV 50mm black finder, CV 35mm black finder, CV R2S NHS Special.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-21-2015
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Chrome Canon VT with scalloped 50mm f2.8, Canon...

Chrome Canon VT with scalloped 50mm f2.8, Canon 34mm UV filter, ER case, and Canon brochures. Keeping the lens and literature, body and case will be sold off.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-21-2015
Replies: 158
Views: 50,016
Posted By bobkonos
I will once again follow Tom A's advice: "...(...

I will once again follow Tom A's advice: "...( and stock up while bodies are still available)."
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-16-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By bobkonos
Wow! MY RFF page is in color! It is like...

Wow! MY RFF page is in color! It is like Dorothy waking up in Oz.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-16-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By bobkonos
No Bill-it is part of the body and thus not...

No Bill-it is part of the body and thus not removable.

Brian: I was just searching for the 50mm 2.2 the other day. :-)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-16-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By bobkonos
As a Canon RF user and collector, it was an easy...

As a Canon RF user and collector, it was an easy decision for me. I looked at the other items available but will stick with the ones I will receive.

I had to wait until I got home from work to...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-16-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By bobkonos
I just bought it, mainly for the lens, rare...

I just bought it, mainly for the lens, rare filter, and the literature (have yet to see that accessories brochure). You'll see the body and case for sale here soon. Thanks Brian.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-16-2015
Replies: 2,934
Views: 1,783,582
Posted By bobkonos
Tomorrow afternoon, doing a 28mm lens...

Tomorrow afternoon, doing a 28mm lens "shootout/comparison" with Leica pal. I will bring: Leica pre-ASPH 28mm f2.8 Elmarit, Leica 28mm f6.3 Hektor, Leica 28mm f5.6 Summaron, Canon 28mm f2.8, and CV...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-26-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 6,065
Posted By bobkonos
To those of you who drank the "Krauter Kool-Aid"...

To those of you who drank the "Krauter Kool-Aid" you merely got lucky. I'd never use her again and I warn people from using her. When I sent in a IIF for a reapir estimate for work I requested,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-19-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 7,269
Posted By bobkonos
Luigi lower case to fit my TA Rapidwinder.

Luigi lower case to fit my TA Rapidwinder.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 07-26-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 5,789
Posted By bobkonos
Nice collection. I have 19mm f3.5, 25mm f3.5,...

Nice collection. I have 19mm f3.5, 25mm f3.5, 28mm f2.8, 35mm f2, 35mm f2.8 chrome, 50mm f1.2, 50mm f1.4, 50mm f1.5, 50mm f1.8, 50mm f2.8 (both versions), and 100mm f3.5.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-26-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,023
Posted By bobkonos
Do you mean the real Leica M system (M3, M2, M4,...

Do you mean the real Leica M system (M3, M2, M4, M6, MP) or the Kool-Aid Leica M system, the one where you spend a lot of money and then return it to have sensors repaired, etc.?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-15-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 21,147
Posted By bobkonos
I see that problem and have held off getting one,...

I see that problem and have held off getting one, so I do not think it is "throwing stones." I have a lot of Leicas, including "modern" MP, and non have experienced the problems mentioned here. So...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 50,925
Posted By bobkonos
Dave, I agree: cannot have just one pen. But the...

Dave, I agree: cannot have just one pen. But the best match, in my opinion, to your Leicas is a Pelikan M800 in the green/black color combination. Well made and a terrific writer. And you can...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 50,925
Posted By bobkonos
You cannot go wrong with anything, including ink,...

You cannot go wrong with anything, including ink, from the great crew at www.nibs.com
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 50,925
Posted By bobkonos
Chris and oneANT, Nice to see other Nakaya users....

Chris and oneANT, Nice to see other Nakaya users. I have three and enjoy them all: one portable cigar and two portable writers. Portable cigar is a dark green and I found a Diamine ink for it that...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-14-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 21,147
Posted By bobkonos
many thanks to all who've contributed to this...

many thanks to all who've contributed to this thread. I've decided to hold off on an M-A purchase for now based on the details of problems shared here.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-07-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,370
Posted By bobkonos
Fabulous! I seek both, and can only hope to ...

Fabulous! I seek both, and can only hope to find them in as nice condition. You scored a terrific deal to get both at once. Congratulations!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-07-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 21,147
Posted By bobkonos
Well Jon, with a little luck and some-ahem-sales...

Well Jon, with a little luck and some-ahem-sales of gear here at RFF, I'll have an M-A with me when we meet up in September. Then Pioneer and I will be a pair of 61 year-olds with M-A cameras. Wish...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-11-2015
Replies: 68
Views: 8,505
Posted By bobkonos
This may be a parallel observation, you guys...

This may be a parallel observation, you guys decide: I've been thinking a lot lately about $$$ and Leica, but not for a digital Leica: I am looking into getting an M-A and the black chrome 50mm...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-11-2015
Replies: 64
Views: 5,315
Posted By bobkonos
Hi Dave! Hope all is well. Ok, I see your...

Hi Dave! Hope all is well. Ok, I see your thinking but I do not, in my experience, see a correlation betwen "being free to shoot what I want when I want" and the number of cameras/lenses/systems...
Forum: RFF Polls 06-09-2015
Replies: 395
Views: 74,212
Posted By bobkonos
Here's the inventory rioght now: MP 0.72 chrome...

Here's the inventory rioght now:

MP 0.72 chrome chrome Leicavit
M6 Millenium 0.72
M6 TTl black chrome 0.58
M6 black chrome Wetzlar (1987)
M2-R
M2 button rewind/no self timer
M2 lever rewind/no self...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-01-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,479
Posted By bobkonos
The new M6 Millennium. Just got a worn one, and...

The new M6 Millennium. Just got a worn one, and like it well enough, but I'd prefer this new one, then sell the one I have now.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-18-2015
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Nikon RF 10.5cm f2.5 lens in thread mount. Mint,...

Nikon RF 10.5cm f2.5 lens in thread mount. Mint, rare, and at a great price.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-18-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 10,108
Posted By bobkonos
I will never know. Because in the end, when I...

I will never know. Because in the end, when I sell all of my collection but one camera and one lens, they will be Leica. Film Leica. Period.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-28-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By bobkonos
I think you are leaving out a gem: current...

I think you are leaving out a gem: current Cosina-made Zeiss Biogon 21mm f4.5.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-28-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,775
Posted By bobkonos
I still seek the Nikon RF 3.5cm f1.8 in LTM, so...

I still seek the Nikon RF 3.5cm f1.8 in LTM, so until I get one I can only dream how good it will be.
Forum: RFF Polls 04-09-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 4,414
Posted By bobkonos
On a quality shoulder strap, confidently but...

On a quality shoulder strap, confidently but carefully-CLAs do not fix dents.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-09-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,674
Posted By bobkonos
Salgado documentary by Wim Wenders

Apologies if I missed a thread on this before now: Has anybody seen Wim Wenders's documentary about photographer Sebastio Salgado? It is called "Salt of the Earth." I hope it will be playing in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2015
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Beautiful-but not working (yet)-chrome Canon 7...

Beautiful-but not working (yet)-chrome Canon 7 body in matching box with instruction booklets and black ER case.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-27-2015
Replies: 152
Views: 42,004
Posted By bobkonos
Some of them: ...

Some of them: https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5870586031/in/set-72157626779705055

Canon P with 35mm f1.5 lens:...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-14-2015
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Leica IIIF red dial with self timer. That should...

Leica IIIF red dial with self timer. That should fill in the gaps nicely.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2015
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
28mm attachment for the Nikon RF Varifocal...

28mm attachment for the Nikon RF Varifocal viewfinder. Huge rarity in a small package.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-30-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 6,707
Posted By bobkonos
I primarily use my Leica M cameras, but I have a...

I primarily use my Leica M cameras, but I have a Zeiss Ikon SW that I love-it is the modern version of a Leica Ig, and a Zeiss Ikon 21mm f4.5 Biogon lives on it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
New-in-box black Nikon F eye-level finder.

New-in-box black Nikon F eye-level finder.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-25-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,096
Posted By bobkonos
I love this stuff. I have a black dial (yes, has...

I love this stuff. I have a black dial (yes, has all the requirements of a black dial) #590152 with a self timer. Per THE book, Rogliatti's Revised Second Edition of "Leica The First Fifty Years" on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-12-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Authentic black paint Canon ViT body w/correct...

Authentic black paint Canon ViT body w/correct black case.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-26-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,481
Posted By bobkonos
Original new MP cameras, as mine, came with two...

Original new MP cameras, as mine, came with two battery covers in the package. You might try Don Goldberg or other repair person to see if they have the other one available.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 11-16-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 4,384
Posted By bobkonos
Camera and lens arrived. Not a mark on the...

Camera and lens arrived. Not a mark on the camera (Canon VT) or the lens, and the boxes are in beautiful condition. The lens is beautiful and in perfect condition including the lens cap.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 11-14-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 4,384
Posted By bobkonos
Well, maybe I will keep it.

Well, maybe I will keep it.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 11-14-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 4,384
Posted By bobkonos
Terrific! Many thanks. I may have to join the...

Terrific! Many thanks. I may have to join the Topcon Club. :rolleyes:
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 11-14-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 4,384
Posted By bobkonos
Thanks Dave M. and Dave B. for the information. ...

Thanks Dave M. and Dave B. for the information. I've heard that the 35 finder is huge. I am on the fence as to whether I will keep the lens but all information I can get about it is helpful. If I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 4,934
Posted By bobkonos
M5? I never got it and still don't get it. Why...

M5? I never got it and still don't get it. Why have a clunker like an M5 when you can have an M6 that is the same size and feel as an M3 or M2 or M4? Built-in meter, a number of framelines. And...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-13-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By bobkonos
For what it's worth: DAG has worked on my Canon...

For what it's worth: DAG has worked on my Canon VT with typical great results. Steve's Camera in LA (the repair person that Stephen Gandy works with) did a great job on one of my Nikon rangefinders...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 11-13-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 4,384
Posted By bobkonos
Topcor 3.5cm f2.8 M39 lens-anybody know about this lens?

Hi all,

I am about to take delivery of a Canon VT rangefinder body with a chrome Topcor 3.5cm f2.8 lens attached. I cannot find much information about this lens so I am interested to learn about it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-12-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Canon VT with 50mm f1.2 lens and correct shade in...

Canon VT with 50mm f1.2 lens and correct shade in its correct leather case.

Canon VT in original box with leather camera ER case in its box, as new. Camera has a Topcor 3.5cm f2.8 lens with...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-30-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,580
Posted By bobkonos
15mm f4.5 Heliar.

15mm f4.5 Heliar.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Just bought Canon ViT with Canon 50mm f1.2 lens...

Just bought Canon ViT with Canon 50mm f1.2 lens and its correct shade in correct shade case.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Which half of your equipment?:rolleyes: Meet me...

Which half of your equipment?:rolleyes:

Meet me Sunday at Barber Shop Alfa for annual Open House?
Forum: Nikon RF 10-21-2014
Replies: 60
Views: 10,448
Posted By bobkonos
No-man's land? Not for me. I thrive with 21,...

No-man's land? Not for me. I thrive with 21, 25, 28, and 35 focal lengths. I can heartily recommend the CV 21 and 25 lenses in Nikon S mount.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-23-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,344
Posted By bobkonos
Definitely check the slow shutter speeds for...

Definitely check the slow shutter speeds for accuracy (by sound since that is all you can go by) and consistency (does each sound the same when you try them 3-5x at each slow speed?). Curtains could...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-08-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
I have an Olympus lens book I'd like to send you....

I have an Olympus lens book I'd like to send you. PM me with your mailing address and I will send it to you. Been looking for a home for this and I think I just found one. Cheers, Bob
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-08-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Poser shmozer....congratulations. Sounds like a...

Poser shmozer....congratulations. Sounds like a fantastic set-up.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-05-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
My ideal version of the Leica M3. If Leica had...

My ideal version of the Leica M3. If Leica had the A La Carte program in 1957, this would be my choice: double stroke, Buddha lugs, modern shutter speeds, glass pressure plate, and ball bearing back...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-27-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 6,324
Posted By bobkonos
I wholeheartedly agree. Not only is his work...

I wholeheartedly agree. Not only is his work great and prices fair, but he has great communication about estimates and allowing the customer to decide how much they want done, unlike my bad...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 08-07-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 6,649
Posted By bobkonos
Collectible Canon? I now have an original black...

Collectible Canon? I now have an original black paint P. But more special to me are the L1 brothers:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/9389095416/in/set-72157626779705055
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-01-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Voigtlander VC-II meter in black.

Voigtlander VC-II meter in black.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-30-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,427
Posted By bobkonos
Furcafe is correct. My friend Gregory just sent...

Furcafe is correct. My friend Gregory just sent me this information, which adds to our education about the M2-R:

"... the KE-7A ...is the military M4 model ordered in 1972. About 600 made with an...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-25-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,427
Posted By bobkonos
The 2000 M2-R cameras made available to the...

The 2000 M2-R cameras made available to the public come from a US military order to Leica in 1969 for a quick-load M2, known as the KE-7A M2 camera. The order was cut short, hence the 2000 cameras...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-15-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Leica M2-R for ~$1000 less than they are...

Leica M2-R for ~$1000 less than they are typically offered.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-19-2014
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,800,518
Posted By bobkonos
I see here that one M6 Millenium is #2500767 and...

I see here that one M6 Millenium is #2500767 and another is #2501067: 300 units apart. Interesting.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-30-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Leica 0.58 M6 TTL in black (complete as new...

Leica 0.58 M6 TTL in black (complete as new kit)-a mere five weeks after I sold one. Missed it too much I guess.
Forum: RFF Polls 05-01-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 4,438
Posted By bobkonos
I'm typically with Vick on this one, but just...

I'm typically with Vick on this one, but just sold one Leica, have 1-2 more to sell, and then I'll go after the one I want NOW.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-25-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,847
Posted By bobkonos
Tom-say hi to Mike Symons for me.

Tom-say hi to Mike Symons for me.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,605
Posted By bobkonos
That's why it is GOOD to deal with pawn shops:...

That's why it is GOOD to deal with pawn shops: most do not know high end cameras. As such, they rarely set a reserve. Good job.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,605
Posted By bobkonos
I'd say you did great. The seller must be the...

I'd say you did great. The seller must be the only person known to offer a Leica M-3 (M dash3) and thus, just one bidder: you.
Forum: Nikon RF 04-08-2014
Replies: 757
Views: 237,539
Posted By bobkonos
If and when we ever get together, you can try out...

If and when we ever get together, you can try out my Zeiss 50mm f1.5 Sonnar lens. Let's do it!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-01-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Posted By bobkonos
I agree. They are missed and did not ask to be...

I agree. They are missed and did not ask to be wiped out by Hurricane Sandy.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2014
Replies: 3,801
Views: 316,742
Posted By bobkonos
Nikon F2 black with standard prism and non-Ai...

Nikon F2 black with standard prism and non-Ai 50mm f2 lens. Loaded with HP5 film.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-21-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,255
Posted By bobkonos
An amazing coincidence: I had the top one for...

An amazing coincidence: I had the top one for years, and by pure luck a dear old friend, my best friend in my camera world, who is primarily a Nikon RF collector, got some Canon equipment, including...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-21-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,255
Posted By bobkonos
There are two versions of the Canon 50mm f2.8

You can see them here, on my two L1 cameras (take a look at the body serial numbers):

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/9389095416/in/set-72157626779705055
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-19-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 4,531
Posted By bobkonos
I use a Cosina Voigtlander Bessa T with the 28mm...

I use a Cosina Voigtlander Bessa T with the 28mm f3.5 Skopar.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-18-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
SOOHN hood from my pal Ari. "Operation Hektor...

SOOHN hood from my pal Ari. "Operation Hektor 28" will soon be complete.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-06-2014
Replies: 138
Views: 15,217
Posted By bobkonos
Nikon F with standard non-metered prism, followed...

Nikon F with standard non-metered prism, followed by my Nikon FM2.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-06-2014
Replies: 3,801
Views: 316,742
Posted By bobkonos
Bessa R2S with vintage Nikon Rf 50mm f1.4...

Bessa R2S with vintage Nikon Rf 50mm f1.4 lens/shade.
Forum: Nikon RF 03-05-2014
Replies: 251
Views: 22,584
Posted By bobkonos
Good on ya Jon!

Good on ya Jon!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-28-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Talking Atta boy! Glad to hear I am not alone. :D

Atta boy! Glad to hear I am not alone. :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
The Nikon 55mm f2.8 Micro-Nikkor lens offered...

The Nikon 55mm f2.8 Micro-Nikkor lens offered here yesterday.
Forum: Nikon RF 02-25-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 6,665
Posted By bobkonos
Thanks Tom: what great kits. Seeing as I only...

Thanks Tom: what great kits. Seeing as I only have one black body I use, the R2S, it will get 400 film and I'll put 100 chrome films in my chrome bodies: S2, S2 black dial, and S3 2000 for now. ...
Forum: Nikon RF 02-24-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 6,665
Posted By bobkonos
Well, (as if I needed any prompting), this thread...

Well, (as if I needed any prompting), this thread and the enthusiasm of its originator have made me declare March as Nikon Rangefinder Month: I plan to stow away the Leica and Canon rangefinders, and...
Forum: Nikon RF 02-19-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 6,665
Posted By bobkonos
Well, thanks, you did help me understand. Maybe...

Well, thanks, you did help me understand. Maybe we can help you: how do we find your ebay listings? Oh, and I'm the guy with the Voigtlander double shoe, so we've met already. Good luck with your...
Forum: Nikon RF 02-19-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 6,665
Posted By bobkonos
Help me understand this: you've listed your RF...

Help me understand this: you've listed your RF equipment on ebay, not on RFF Classifieds to allow forum members a chance at it, yet ask for and receive valuable information from RFF members.
Forum: Nikon RF 02-19-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 6,665
Posted By bobkonos
I have and use Leica M and Nikon rangefinder...

I have and use Leica M and Nikon rangefinder cameras so will not add to what is already said. But I will add this concerning the R2S: good luck getting one, and get one if you can. A fellow had one...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-19-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
10 rolls of HP5 from my friend Subash.

10 rolls of HP5 from my friend Subash.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-10-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 5,971
Posted By bobkonos
I found this same truth about Hasselblad sales a...

I found this same truth about Hasselblad sales a few weeks ago. So rather than try to sell it I ended up trading my black 500 C/M kit with 50,80, and 150 lenses towards the chrome M6 "Big M6"...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 02-05-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,411
Posted By bobkonos
Held such a lens while in Japan in 2010. Quite a...

Held such a lens while in Japan in 2010. Quite a marvel and very rare.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 01-28-2014
Replies: 314
Views: 52,182
Posted By bobkonos
My Leica M2-R camera body, and my Bridgestone...

My Leica M2-R camera body, and my Bridgestone XO-1 (the orange one) all-rounder and Della Santa fixed gear bicycle frames.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-22-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,418
Posted By bobkonos
Great thread and fine photography. I've been to...

Great thread and fine photography. I've been to the Cross Worlds (2002 in Belgium) and follow it each winter. Incredibly tough sport, matched, I feel, by the one day classics, like Ronde De...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-17-2014
Replies: 3,801
Views: 316,742
Posted By bobkonos
Chrome Leica M6 TTL 0.58 with 1984 Leica 35 f2...

Chrome Leica M6 TTL 0.58 with 1984 Leica 35 f2 Summicron lens (Tiger Claw version).
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Nikon RF 3.5cm bright line finder

Nikon RF 3.5cm bright line finder
Forum: Nikon RF 01-08-2014
Replies: 757
Views: 237,539
Posted By bobkonos
Oh my, an original black S2

Wonderful to see. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2014
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Nikon RF 3.5cm brightline viewfinder.

Nikon RF 3.5cm brightline viewfinder.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-30-2013
Replies: 82
Views: 12,701
Posted By bobkonos
Yes, I know. I suggest all read Richard Whelan's...

Yes, I know. I suggest all read Richard Whelan's exhaustive and excellent biography of Capa/Friedmann; you will get a great profile of him, his struggles and opportunistic nature, as well as an...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-20-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,526
Posted By bobkonos
Wonderful image. I have the camera (in chrome...

Wonderful image. I have the camera (in chrome and in black) - I want those boxes!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2013
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Nikon F3P kit with MD4 motor drive. Guess where...

Nikon F3P kit with MD4 motor drive. Guess where I found it?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-19-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 5,515
Posted By bobkonos
Looks great Joe and should be fun to use. ...

Looks great Joe and should be fun to use. Welcome back to film!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-16-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 5,515
Posted By bobkonos
Ok, ok: here is my 7sZ with 35mm f1.5 lens and...

Ok, ok: here is my 7sZ with 35mm f1.5 lens and shade. Forgot to switch the dial to...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-16-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 5,515
Posted By bobkonos
Did someone say "black Canon"? My 7sz is chrome...

Did someone say "black Canon"? My 7sz is chrome but here is my black P:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/9480829339/
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-05-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 3,571
Posted By bobkonos
Sorry the 35 is taking forever to get to you. ...

Sorry the 35 is taking forever to get to you. Soon, I hope.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 2,917
Posted By bobkonos
Tired of Rumors? Yes, I agree: Fleetwood Mac had...

Tired of Rumors? Yes, I agree: Fleetwood Mac had other records that were much better, especially with Peter Green.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-02-2013
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Black F2 body with black DE-1 finder. Beautiful!

Black F2 body with black DE-1 finder. Beautiful!
Forum: Travel 10-18-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 5,357
Posted By bobkonos
I use a Bessa T with the 28mm f3.5 Skopar and 28...

I use a Bessa T with the 28mm f3.5 Skopar and 28 finder attached. Perfect set-up for me on a bike or as a back-up to my MP or M6 when travelling.
Forum: Nikon RF 10-11-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,700
Posted By bobkonos
I think I may have helped pay for that rare Zunow...

I think I may have helped pay for that rare Zunow lens. If so, glad I could. Beautiful combination Vick. Bring it to SF next year, please.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2013
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Zeiss Ikon SW body in black.

Zeiss Ikon SW body in black.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-09-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,420
Posted By bobkonos
My guess was a new camera bag. Belated Happy...

My guess was a new camera bag. Belated Happy Birthday Joe!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-06-2013
Replies: 96
Views: 11,612
Posted By bobkonos
1935 IID. It was my wife's late fathers's,...

1935 IID. It was my wife's late fathers's, purchased while he was in college. Came to me with her, quite a great combination and lucky for me on both counts.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2013
Replies: 70
Views: 5,635
Posted By bobkonos
1981, an M2 with 50mm collapsible Summicron and...

1981, an M2 with 50mm collapsible Summicron and ER case.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-02-2013
Replies: 97
Views: 9,077
Posted By bobkonos
I own a chrome 0.72 MP, purchased new in fall of...

I own a chrome 0.72 MP, purchased new in fall of 2003. Hard to believe it is 10 years old, as it looks new as the day I bought it. Very relevant and effective tool, but it is tucked away now, as I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2013
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,800,518
Posted By bobkonos
Well, she's in good hands.

Well, she's in good hands.
Forum: Nikon RF 08-27-2013
Replies: 120
Views: 13,411
Posted By bobkonos
"Like Zeiss Contax, Nikon RF's rangefinder is...

"Like Zeiss Contax, Nikon RF's rangefinder is kind of inferior to Leica M,..."

Gosh, I love a good laugh.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-20-2013
Replies: 133
Views: 22,533
Posted By bobkonos
Beats me; I never understood them. Why not get...

Beats me; I never understood them. Why not get an M6?
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-19-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 8,999
Posted By bobkonos
I collect mint Nikonos examples so I understand...

I collect mint Nikonos examples so I understand both sides of the question here. (My user name here is a mix of bob and nikonos). These problems are way overblown and really not problems. It is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-15-2013
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Nikon RF 55mm f3.5 Micro-Nikkor.

Nikon RF 55mm f3.5 Micro-Nikkor.
Forum: Nikon RF 08-13-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,054
Posted By bobkonos
He did.:rolleyes:

He did.:rolleyes:
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-12-2013
Replies: 1,751
Views: 284,865
Posted By bobkonos
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-27-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 7,555
Posted By bobkonos
Take a look at the camera bags from Tanner Goods...

Take a look at the camera bags from Tanner Goods in Portland OR. Made there of leather and canvas-really nice. Gerat for a small SLR kit, too.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-12-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 3,376
Posted By bobkonos
My FM2/FM kit: Nikon 55mm f2.8 Micro-Nikkor, 24mm...

My FM2/FM kit: Nikon 55mm f2.8 Micro-Nikkor, 24mm f2.8, 85mm f2, and 105mm f2.5. All Nikkors, all great.
Forum: Travel 06-25-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 5,814
Posted By bobkonos
No need for a 1.2 lens if shooting a rangefinder...

No need for a 1.2 lens if shooting a rangefinder camera with 400. So take the 25, the 35f2.0, and the 50. They're small enough to take all three, and you'll find that if you want one and do not...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 05-28-2013
Replies: 100
Views: 9,300
Posted By bobkonos
Tom, Very glad to hear you are home, the...

Tom,

Very glad to hear you are home, the hospital came through, and you are on the mend. As for the extra bag, I'll bet Luigi or Mr. Zhou can come up with an appropriate and stylish model. We'll...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-23-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 4,824
Posted By bobkonos
"I don’t think about what camera I should use...

"I don’t think about what camera I should use that much. I just pick up the one that looks nicest on the day."

-William Eggleston
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-21-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,718
Posted By bobkonos
A great combination. Well done.

A great combination. Well done.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-06-2013
Replies: 8,961
Views: 875,228
Posted By bobkonos
Leica M6 TTL 0.58 in black and chrome Leica M2...

Leica M6 TTL 0.58 in black and chrome Leica M2 button rewind.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-17-2013
Replies: 5
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Views: 842
Posted By bobkonos
This seller is about a four hour drive south of...

This seller is about a four hour drive south of me. His city is not an affluent metropolis, But looking at his inventory, he is getting some great estate sale finds.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-08-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 316,742
Posted By bobkonos
Canon VT with 50mm f1.8 lens, with FP4 as 125...

Canon VT with 50mm f1.8 lens, with FP4 as 125 film.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-08-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 6,004
Posted By bobkonos
"What else do you think sets the Leica M3 appart...

"What else do you think sets the Leica M3 appart from other Leica M cameras?"

Well, you get your choce of old style shutter speeds or new style shutter speeds. :-)You also get to use that 135mm...
Forum: Nikon RF 03-23-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 2,836
Posted By bobkonos
I got on that wagon when they came out: I bought...

I got on that wagon when they came out: I bought the R2S body, trigger winder, and the 21, 25, and 85 S-mount lenses back in 2003. I've since added another R2S body and the 50mm f1.5 lens. ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-19-2013
Replies: 135
Views: 7,629
Posted By bobkonos
Leica M6TTL 0.58 and 28mm f2.8 Elmarit-M with...

Leica M6TTL 0.58 and 28mm f2.8 Elmarit-M with Ilford HP5 film, all of which I have and use as such.
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