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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-17-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,553
Posted By Wahoo
Ah I see, I mistakenly thought that was Gordon ....

Ah I see, I mistakenly thought that was Gordon . . . I must have been thinking of Flash.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-17-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,553
Posted By Wahoo
Who the hell is Andy Summers ? One thing for...

Who the hell is Andy Summers ?

One thing for sure is that the Hollies didn't break up 50 years ago because I saw them 'as complete' at the Villa Marina at TT time in the IOM in 1964 :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-13-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 4,288
Posted By Wahoo
Rollei 3.5f - FP4 - 1991

I loaded my Rollei with FP4 in 1991 and it's still in there and about half used.

I've never used a rollei since.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-18-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 6,284
Posted By Wahoo
DIY Tuning to an Epson 3170 flatbed.

Thanks Highway 61, I had the same idea with my 3170 some 4 or 5 years ago, I removed all the boards and upgraded the capacitors to stargets etc. new connecting wire soldered directly to boards and I...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-17-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 6,284
Posted By Wahoo
Hmmm, DIY tuning to an Epson 3170 flatbed . . ....

Hmmm, DIY tuning to an Epson 3170 flatbed . . . Tell us more ?

Thanks

PS I have 4 Microtek/Polaroid 4000t including 1+plus and 2 4000tf's.

Here's a Kiev 4AN Jupiter neg. scanned with a Microtek...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-14-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,636
Posted By Wahoo
I bought about 8 or 9 Kiev 4's way back when and...

I bought about 8 or 9 Kiev 4's way back when and the going price was about price 8 to 15, I still have most of them but like all my cameras they rarely (if ever) are used.

Those Helios 103's : If...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-24-2013
Replies: 85
Views: 7,745
Posted By Wahoo
Yep, they're very difficult to use, I had a HELL...

Yep, they're very difficult to use, I had a HELL of a job taking this photo single handed while riding my reynolds 753c bike at about 8mph in 1983.

Rollei 3.5f - I've got about 3 or 4 but haven't...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-24-2012
Replies: 58
Views: 24,007
Posted By Wahoo
Here's a photo taken in Whitby with a Minox 35EL,...

Here's a photo taken in Whitby with a Minox 35EL, this camera was bought in 1978 and has been trouble free - so far .:)


http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a276/Suits_Me/cc875742.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-19-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 4,606
Posted By Wahoo
Excellent choice, mines very near 8 years old and...

Excellent choice, mines very near 8 years old and it still works very well.

OMO (just my opinion, mind) the 4870 is a similiar peformance to the V500 I owned but is better built, the 4990 is...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-17-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 4,606
Posted By Wahoo
Teo, Whilst the 3170 is a fine scanner I don't...

Teo,

Whilst the 3170 is a fine scanner I don't think it would be very long before you would be upgrading.

I have a number of Epson flatbeds including two 3170's and the only way I could obtain half...
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-26-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,859
Posted By Wahoo
Definitely more than a dozen still, Ysaron's,...

Definitely more than a dozen still, Ysaron's, Rodagon's, Schneider Componon's and my all time favorite the" El-Nikkor f3.5 63mm" and all are, as new.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-31-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,585
Posted By Wahoo
Or we could be photographing them and larfing .:)...

Or we could be photographing them and larfing .:) I think the bunch at the right/rear are sharing something.

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l217/Cliff_Edge/Theladsatwork.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2011
Replies: 962
Views: 188,904
Posted By Wahoo
'Darlo' North Road Station, Co Durham. Maybe the...

'Darlo' North Road Station, Co Durham. Maybe the oldest passenger station in the world.

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/Erewhon_Man/img935tif.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-17-2011
Replies: 96
Views: 7,700
Posted By Wahoo
North Yorkshire Moors, UK - Heartbeat...

North Yorkshire Moors, UK - Heartbeat Land

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/Erewhon_Man/4e3570ea.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-26-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,559
Posted By Wahoo
I have too many scanners and I'm still useless, I...

I have too many scanners and I'm still useless, I shall have a good read of Chriscrawfords Technical Info.

Here's an old negative scanned on an Epson 3170 after a complete...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-24-2011
Replies: 314
Views: 52,148
Posted By Wahoo
Did they have "King of the Road" Lucas Electric's...

Did they have "King of the Road" Lucas Electric's ? :D

Rather like these . . .


http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l217/Cliff_Edge/IMAG0059-1.jpg
Forum: RFF Polls 06-24-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 8,910
Posted By Wahoo
I hate wristwatches.

I hate wristwatches .:)

So here's a couple of photos of my 1960's...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-23-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 18,880
Posted By Wahoo
Ross 9c/m Xtralux f3.5 and Hektor 73mm f1.9

Extremely nice photos Vince - I've owned these above lens for over 3 decades and have never used them.

It's good to see that the Hektor has such a memorising performance,...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-30-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By Wahoo
They must all be in the UK :D There seems to be...

They must all be in the UK :D There seems to be plenty of them over here, I know I've got about 8 or 10, must be something to do with TOE importing them in the 70/80's

Some very nice photos there,...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-27-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 3,238
Posted By Wahoo
Raid, That's the model I have, bought in 1978 and...

Raid, That's the model I have, bought in 1978 and it still works Okay.

Here's a photo taken in Whitby very near the spot where Dracula landed over 100 years ago...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-31-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,764
Posted By Wahoo
I never unpacked the 35mm or otherwise neg....

I never unpacked the 35mm or otherwise neg. holders that came with my V500, I just use the crappy 35mm ones from an Epson 4990.


http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a276/Suits_Me/img095-2.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-24-2011
Replies: 154
Views: 66,388
Posted By Wahoo
I can't vote just yet on the positive merits of...

I can't vote just yet on the positive merits of FSU 50mm - 52mm lenses (only tested about a third) but who knows, I may yet find a gem.

Here's a photo taken with a 50mm Jupiter 8m (Kiev type} -...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-19-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By Wahoo
davide, I would suggest that you clean it...

davide,

I would suggest that you clean it yourself using Tony Sleeps instructions - quite easy and can be repeated every 4/5 to 6/7 months dependant on...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-20-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,086
Posted By Wahoo
I have the 3170 and the v500 but sorry, I can't...

I have the 3170 and the v500 but sorry, I can't answer any of your questions.

Reasons :
1) I've never printed any 12 x 18
2) I think the 3170 MF holder is Okay - I have never opened the v500...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-20-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 4,513
Posted By Wahoo
I still have some Pentax cameras but all older...

I still have some Pentax cameras but all older 42mm screw fit.

I always thought the lens were of very high quality and here's
and early eighties photo taken with an SPF - f1.8 85mm smc -...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-21-2010
Replies: 154
Views: 66,388
Posted By Wahoo
Helios 103 - using a Sharpie

Yes Brian, I read your informative sticky post about three years ago using a Sharpie.

I would prefer to read the post again before attempting the 'operation'

I've seen some excellent photos on RF...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-21-2010
Replies: 154
Views: 66,388
Posted By Wahoo
Are these any good ? I've got about a dozen plus...

Are these any good ? I've got about a dozen plus the one on a Kiev 5.

I shall just have to try a couple.

Here's a photo with a '66 I-61 panda from last...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-09-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 18,002
Posted By Wahoo
They're are definitely not the best out there but...

They're are definitely not the best out there but for the cash, I was not disappointed.

Here's some V500 35mm negative scans using 4990 holders, also cheap and nasty.

Apologies for posting these...
Forum: Other RF 11-08-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,585
Posted By Wahoo
Nothing wrong with FSU's but your chance of...

Nothing wrong with FSU's but your chance of getting a good one is rather like Russian Roulette - ie slim.

A camera which no-one has mentioned which I quite like is the Canon 7's - larger than Leica...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 11-08-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 18,978
Posted By Wahoo
I don't have a ML but I still use my EL that I...

I don't have a ML but I still use my EL that I bought in 1978 - it still works just fine a here's a photo from earlier this summer.

The Minox suffers from flare but I never owned or used a...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-02-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,648
Posted By Wahoo
The too good to be true price was drum roll -...

The too good to be true price was drum roll - drum roll - 45.43 inclusive if shipping.

A little more shipping to Norway .:D
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-02-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,648
Posted By Wahoo
No, that scan with the V500 was using the Epson...

No, that scan with the V500 was using the Epson 4990 35mm holders, probably just as cheap and nasty as the 500 ones although I've never had mine out of the box, so I'm not quite sure.



. . . and...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-02-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,648
Posted By Wahoo
It does seem cheap, anyway I'll let you know...

It does seem cheap, anyway I'll let you know because I've just ordered one.

Thanks for the link Roy.

Here's a scan with my current V500 - Canon AE1 - 100mm ssc

It's been posted before...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-23-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 4,023
Posted By Wahoo
I'll post a few photos of ones (makes/brands, not...

I'll post a few photos of ones (makes/brands, not focal length) that I considered quite good.

A particular favorite (for 35mm) of mine were those 63mm Nikon's, even the early ones are very good -...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-23-2010
Replies: 251
Views: 23,974
Posted By Wahoo
This person would frighten Dracula !

This is not a favorite but a photograph that always make me think 'What kind of person would walk about dressed like this ?'

Whitby - 2 years ago and yes, I've posted this one...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 10-22-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,958
Posted By Wahoo
Well, well, I'm in for a whole bunch of apologies...

Well, well, I'm in for a whole bunch of apologies :o sorry all.

Yes, and each of the above posts are perfectly correct - thanks everyone.

I don't quite understand why the seller kept quoting the...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 10-22-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,958
Posted By Wahoo
Yes, of course I can give you the the eBay item #...

Yes, of course I can give you the the eBay item # but I'd rather just wait and I'm not at all sure about the legal implications - can anyone clarify ?

I think he may have altered [and included a...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 10-22-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,958
Posted By Wahoo
Minolta 40mm 'C' eBay purchase - What's goin' on ?

Here's a photo of a Minolta 40mm 'm' fit lens that I for bid and won nearly 5 hours ago on ebay

The seller has maybe altered the top line wording (possibly shortly before auction ending, I think,...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-13-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By Wahoo
An extremely nice collection of Ruskie stuff but...

An extremely nice collection of Ruskie stuff but do you use them ? (coming from a person who hasn't used some for decades and some never !)

Here's a comparatively recent photo with a '75 4an and...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-13-2010
Replies: 147
Views: 13,051
Posted By Wahoo
I bought a couple of Casio's 15 years ago, I...

I bought a couple of Casio's 15 years ago, I change the batteries about every 5 years and they function perfectly, they're cheap, accurate and reliable and I can ask no more.

I do have some older...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-09-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 4,000
Posted By Wahoo
I've never used a Rollei (except tlr's) but I...

I've never used a Rollei (except tlr's) but I can't see much wrong with the Minotar f2.8.

Minox EL - Whitby Harbour.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a276/Suits_Me/cc875742.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-03-2010
Replies: 130
Views: 16,543
Posted By Wahoo
I use old Leica's quite frequently, but there...

I use old Leica's quite frequently, but there again, I use almost any camera that I can lay my hands and that's why I've never mastered any.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2010
Replies: 3,801
Views: 316,386
Posted By Wahoo
I still like those old Leica's and of course the...

I still like those old Leica's and of course the Canon 7z.

Just out of reach is a nice looking M4-P - I think I'll be out and about in the morning.

Not mine, but it does look nice...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-30-2010
Replies: 57
Views: 5,413
Posted By Wahoo
Funny that, I thought that what cameras...

Funny that, I thought that what cameras (including Kiev's 4AN's) were made for, to take photos.

Here are a couple of 4AN ones . . .

Not brilliant but, I've seen worse (can't remember where though...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2010
Replies: 75
Views: 5,207
Posted By Wahoo
Brian, Have you bought a new scanner ? These...

Brian, Have you bought a new scanner ? These scans look much better than the Epson 3170 ones.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-20-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,985
Posted By Wahoo
Well outdated Plus X 5231 400' cans.

I've been offered some 5231 in 400' cans but it's well out of date and has been stored at ambient temp. - maybe 10 years or so outdated.

Has anyone used and processed such old film ?

What problems...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-15-2010
Replies: 308
Views: 32,526
Posted By Wahoo
Not too many, maybe about 3 dozen. Then again if...

Not too many, maybe about 3 dozen.

Then again if I add in slr lens easily more than double the above figure.

Sad Eh ?
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-24-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 3,653
Posted By Wahoo
Not so ... sweet on the street ...

... but, more of a downhill track !

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a276/Suits_Me/2613b7d9.jpg
Forum: DIYS Modifications 08-07-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,960
Posted By Wahoo
I've got to agree about the early Elmars, built...

I've got to agree about the early Elmars, built like brick house, sXXt house doors, I have the LTM and M 2.8's.

Those olde f1.9 73mm models are also very well constucted of bronze ? Not sure - three...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-06-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By Wahoo
It's Kodak 400CN and Jupiter 8 M had a light...

It's Kodak 400CN and Jupiter 8 M had a light yellow filter.

I have it processed at Tesco Supermarket for 99p and ask for it Uncut then reverse roll and leave in the bag for a coulple of days,...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-06-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By Wahoo
I have a few dozen FSU 50mm lens most of which...

I have a few dozen FSU 50mm lens most of which I've never used but here's couples of recent shots with a Kiev 4an Jupiter 8m 50/2 (I think it should be give similiar results to a J8 ?)

Not too bad...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-04-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,882
Posted By Wahoo
Here comes another...

Here comes another .:p


http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a276/Suits_Me/f74e2dc3.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-04-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,882
Posted By Wahoo
I 61 on 6530xxx FED 4 - Kodak...

I 61 on 6530xxx FED 4 - Kodak 400cn



http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a276/Suits_Me/Scan-100804-0001-2.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2010
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,266
Posted By Wahoo
Farmer Giles sporting his new bowler and . . .

. . . free beer down at "The Mucky Duck".:p


http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a276/Suits_Me/Scan-100802-0005.jpg


http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a276/Suits_Me/Scan-100802-0006.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-27-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 5,547
Posted By Wahoo
My Kiev's aren't Contax copies but just very...

My Kiev's aren't Contax copies but just very plain vanilla 1970's/80's Kiev 4 and 4 an's. of the 7 just 1 is kaputt and the others work just fine.

Here are a couple of recent photos taken with a 4an...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-15-2010
Replies: 118
Views: 10,740
Posted By Wahoo
Michael, beleive or not it was taken 50 years...

Michael, beleive or not it was taken 50 years ago, or maybe 51.

Here's the drink that I like when I can find it and whisky of course .:)



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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-15-2010
Replies: 118
Views: 10,740
Posted By Wahoo
Down and Out in Berwick Hills . . .

. . . or having a bloody marvellous time down at the local pub. :D




http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a276/Suits_Me/downinthepub.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-01-2010
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,266
Posted By Wahoo
http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l217/Cliff_Edge/...

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l217/Cliff_Edge/Scan-080507-14.jpg








http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l217/Cliff_Edge/boots7-1-1.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-18-2010
Replies: 92
Views: 4,385
Posted By Wahoo
Bigger wheels (slightly).

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/Erewhon_Man/098ea9d0.jpg





http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/Erewhon_Man/563fffc6.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-18-2010
Replies: 92
Views: 4,385
Posted By Wahoo
Old steam engine & '80's cycle wheels.

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/Erewhon_Man/5692c77f.jpg





http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/Erewhon_Man/img940-1.jpg
Forum: Off Topic 04-18-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 2,690
Posted By Wahoo
Vinyl - yes, Tube amps - yes, M2's - yes, Cats - definitely not.

I have a reasonable number of T/T's but this HMV is not one of them.



http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a276/Suits_Me/hmv.jpg

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Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-09-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,700
Posted By Wahoo
This one was taken at maybe 8mph whilst riding my...

This one was taken at maybe 8mph whilst riding my 753 Martrac racing cycle.

I maybe have used a c/r and tripod but on very rare occasions.

Rollei 3.5f - one hand held .:)



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Forum: RFF Polls 04-03-2010
Replies: 150
Views: 19,030
Posted By Wahoo
. . . and the Neopan 400CN missed on OP's list. ...

. . . and the Neopan 400CN missed on OP's list.


http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/Erewhon_Man/prod_70021.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-29-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By Wahoo
That's a good idea because I have some J8's...

That's a good idea because I have some J8's (chrome & black) and maybe 6 J3's though I've never used them on a Canon, definitely time to try or the OP could try one of these, I'm sure their price...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-21-2010
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,266
Posted By Wahoo
"I'm a Terrorist, not a Photographer" Whitby,...

"I'm a Terrorist, not a Photographer"

Whitby, North Yorkshire - April 2008.






http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l217/Cliff_Edge/supergoff-1.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-21-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By Wahoo
Very nice Paul, here's one of mine. I'm just...

Very nice Paul, here's one of mine.

I'm just glad this dog wasn't looking at me though I don't mind the bird :)




http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/Erewhon_Man/7546e4de.jpg
Forum: RFF Polls 03-14-2010
Replies: 87
Views: 4,806
Posted By Wahoo
About 70 or 80, mostly Pan F and Tech Pan from...

About 70 or 80, mostly Pan F and Tech Pan from the late '80's.

Just remembered, also some 120 rolls from a little earlier .
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-26-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
Posted By Wahoo
I have maybe 5 Fed 4's and a real mixed bag they...

I have maybe 5 Fed 4's and a real mixed bag they are, 2 kaplunker's (non-working) and 2 work just fine but the fifth, a 1965 model is a 'Real Beaut' and super smooth.

It's not M2/M3 smoooth but...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-13-2010
Replies: 189
Views: 29,617
Posted By Wahoo
. I would yes if I could find some bulk film, I...

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I would yes if I could find some bulk film, I have 3 loaders and many cassettes but unfortunately no film.

I once bulk loaded the vast majority of film used without scratches or any other issues...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-10-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 3,817
Posted By Wahoo
. Never really had any problems with 35mm and 120...

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Never really had any problems with 35mm and 120 film curl but I did inherit some film which had been in 35mm cans for 40 years plus.

I just loaded back onto reels with curl on 'The Outside' and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-29-2009
Replies: 142
Views: 21,495
Posted By Wahoo
Sorry mabel 'cos I've never seen an LX (except in...

Sorry mabel 'cos I've never seen an LX (except in adverts) or the 100mm F/2.8 though I have little doubt that they are superb cameras.

All of my Pentaxes are between a '61 S1a and a '79 ESII and...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 12-29-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 11,025
Posted By Wahoo
Stewart, is that top photo Mrs Spuggie ? ? I...

Stewart, is that top photo Mrs Spuggie ? ?

I don't have a GT or ML but here's a photo from my '78 Minox EL and it's still working . :D



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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-27-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,261
Posted By Wahoo
Yep, I noticed this and bought a dozen boxes a...

Yep, I noticed this and bought a dozen boxes a few months back - very nice deal .
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,458
Posted By Wahoo
How to remove M4 rewind knob ?

Hi, can anyone please tell if this thread is Left Hand or Right Hand.

I've tried to unscrew it by turning anti- clockwise from the top and snapped my reasonable quality screwdriver tip - as in...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-26-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 7,716
Posted By Wahoo
I wish. This one is much more like my disc...

I wish.

This one is much more like my disc spinner - 'Nipper' and all that . .
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-24-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 7,716
Posted By Wahoo
Really Dave, was this before or after De Forest ....

Really Dave, was this before or after De Forest . :)

Only last week I read that there are plans to re-open the Blackburn (UK) plant which once employed about 7,000 people making mullard and osram...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-24-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 7,716
Posted By Wahoo
Pink Triangles were a top quality record...

Pink Triangles were a top quality record turntable way back when (about 1980) and cost about 320 (500 USD) without arm or cartridge. They were good but have been outclassed for decades.

It's...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-01-2009
Replies: 217
Views: 10,490
Posted By Wahoo
. I bought a used Pentax S1a 55mm f2.2 in the...

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I bought a used Pentax S1a 55mm f2.2 in the mid 60's followed by a Canon Fx FL 50mm f1.8 and then I was given a Canonflex RM 58mm f1.2.

Those spotmatics are were Nice so I accumulated a couple...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-21-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 8,756
Posted By Wahoo
I used Rolleis regularly between the early '70's...

I used Rolleis regularly between the early '70's and 1990 and never really had any problems.

Here's one handed photo taken whilst riding my 753 martrac cycle - sorry, it's been posted before.


...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-17-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 2,283
Posted By Wahoo
Dave, I would participate but my fairground...

Dave, I would participate but my fairground attractions pics are very different from yours - lots of chrome and no people, you know the kinda thing !



Barrett, I must have missed something ? I...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-06-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 9,144
Posted By Wahoo
Yeah, here's another - Minox 35 EL There is...

Yeah, here's another - Minox 35 EL

There is some flare but I never owned a hood for this one so in detrimental conditions it's inevitable.


...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-04-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By Wahoo
nice, in fact very nice gdi, that last one...

nice, in fact very nice gdi, that last one reminds me of a pic i took decades ago with a canon 7 0.95 . . .



http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/Erewhon_Man/f66c5606.jpg
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-03-2009
Replies: 117
Views: 10,202
Posted By Wahoo
Well what about a pleasant looking friendly...

Well what about a pleasant looking friendly chappie ?




http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l217/Cliff_Edge/supergoff-1.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-03-2009
Replies: 109
Views: 5,406
Posted By Wahoo
I don't have a photo of my bike (s) but here's...

I don't have a photo of my bike (s) but here's some of my spoke key, spoke roller and saddle :D



http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a276/Suits_Me/DAC15431346.jpg



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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-27-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 6,088
Posted By Wahoo
Some of the Best Things about using a TLR is . . .

.....you can shoot overhead, through your legs, round corners, out of paper bag and whilst riding your bike.




http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h18/Ray_Tube/20071231141136.jpgnot mine
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 3,382
Posted By Wahoo
A Rooom With a View and a Lean.

http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h18/Ray_Tube/img087.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-27-2009
Replies: 198
Views: 10,208
Posted By Wahoo
http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l217/Cliff_Edge/...

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l217/Cliff_Edge/hat3.jpg




http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l217/Cliff_Edge/foursome1.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-27-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 1,666
Posted By Wahoo
Do these digi ones qualify ? ...

Do these digi ones qualify ?




http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h18/Ray_Tube/4f6deac3.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 3,382
Posted By Wahoo
House hunting in the Lake District, England by my...

House hunting in the Lake District, England by my wife and children in the '80's.

Unfortunately I'm not on the photo.




http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/Erewhon_Man/3da8ff1b.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-24-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 4,848
Posted By Wahoo
Yep, I've just checked and all my 3'5f meters are...

Yep, I've just checked and all my 3'5f meters are operational, mind since they haven't been used for 18, 31 and 34 years respectively this should be so.



One of these Rolleis is like you...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-24-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 4,848
Posted By Wahoo
Why, thank you very much. I've got to agree...

Why, thank you very much.



I've got to agree with that completely.

Here's another 3.5f photo taken on the 1st of January 1980.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-24-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 4,848
Posted By Wahoo
Extremely good cameras those Rolleis, I have...

Extremely good cameras those Rolleis, I have several 3.5f's planars, 2.8e, a Magic 1 (not recommended) and a baby in a box.

My problem is using them, the last 3.5 I used was in 1991 and it still...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-11-2009
Replies: 80
Views: 13,032
Posted By Wahoo
I have some of theses Kievs and compared to some...

I have some of theses Kievs and compared to some of the junk I see on ebay they are in superb condition, I bought many decades ago when nonbody wanted them and I couldn't have ever imagined that many...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-02-2009
Replies: 96
Views: 7,182
Posted By Wahoo
Stainton, yep it's Rievaux and the Multiexposure...

Stainton, yep it's Rievaux and the Multiexposure Thread photo is Stockton High Street in about '59.

Here's another looking down from the Cleveland Hills and Oh ! my old Carlton Professional front...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-02-2009
Replies: 96
Views: 7,182
Posted By Wahoo
Benjamin, extremely good idea and here's my photo...

Benjamin, extremely good idea and here's my photo of the remains of a local abbey and the perfect place to relax on a sunny afternoon.






...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-01-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,121
Posted By Wahoo
Personally I like this kolour scheme - nice, Eh ?...

Personally I like this kolour scheme - nice, Eh ? and very well done.

I think (?) these photos were posted on rf a while back.


http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h18/Ray_Tube/2.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-26-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,561
Posted By Wahoo
Glad you liked it ray*j* 'cos here's another -...

Glad you liked it ray*j* 'cos here's another - 85smc spf . . . .

PS Notice Ray Amm on the left ?




http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h18/Ray_Tube/20418983.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-15-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,561
Posted By Wahoo
Agreed, those 85mm's are very capable and cheap...

Agreed, those 85mm's are very capable and cheap too.

Here's a pentax 85mm photo from the early eighties with my spf . . . and yes I still use both, frequently.


...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-08-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By Wahoo
. Still got my old Beatles LP's and of course a...

.
Still got my old Beatles LP's and of course a Beatles Box in excellent unworn condition.


http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a276/Suits_Me/1bf7c5c0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-14-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 3,982
Posted By Wahoo
I didn't ask permission to take this top photo...

I didn't ask permission to take this top photo and maybe that's why I got looks of thunder , I did ask for the others.

Me thinks it's much better to ask.

...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2009
Replies: 450
Views: 57,402
Posted By Wahoo
This is the centre of our village ( leica 111c...

This is the centre of our village ( leica 111c summitar) and below the road into the same (canon 7 f0.95) both in the early 1980's.



...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-13-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 3,350
Posted By Wahoo
Please post an example. Thank you

Please post an example.

Thank you
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-17-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 5,739
Posted By Wahoo
Hey, I've got a couple of those in plastic...

Hey, I've got a couple of those in plastic containers.

They are still unused, are they any good ?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,815
Posted By Wahoo
I agree completely with nighfly, in your quoted...

I agree completely with nighfly, in your quoted figures I would suggest an Epson V500, they are flimsy but get the job done. I do prefer the Epson 4990 although they are getting more difficult to...
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-30-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 3,556
Posted By Wahoo
CLE-RF, I must have give the wrong impression...

CLE-RF, I must have give the wrong impression because although I do have few J3's at the moment non are for sale, of course situations can change and under these circumstances I would of couse...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-30-2009
Replies: 107
Views: 7,276
Posted By Wahoo
I wonder what Chaplin would make of the kerfuffle ?

'Easy Street' 1917

Are we to be stopped taking pics of anyone in Khaki next ?

Bottom photo - Ripon, North Yorks '80's.

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l217/Cliff_Edge/2f9066e6.jpg

...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-30-2009
Replies: 107
Views: 7,276
Posted By Wahoo
I did notice that but didn't want to mention it...

I did notice that but didn't want to mention it :D It's little wonder that they don't want to be photographed ?

Keith, if you notice the officer seventh from the left (almost facing the camera) he...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-30-2009
Replies: 107
Views: 7,276
Posted By Wahoo
It's an absolute disgrace that we can't...

It's an absolute disgrace that we can't photograph the lads in blue, here's one from the eighties 'the lads, busy at work'



http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l217/Cliff_Edge/Theladsatwork.jpg
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-26-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 3,556
Posted By Wahoo
John, I know and appreciate what you're saying...

John, I know and appreciate what you're saying and I do intend using some of these lenses but it's the sameo, sameo story, just too many lens and not enough time / interest.

NB maybe three or more...
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-26-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 3,556
Posted By Wahoo
I must confess that I have a few of these but...

I must confess that I have a few of these but I've yet to see a single image from one, I suspect that I'm not alone and I have dozens of unused 50mm lens and do consider that some may be quite good.
...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-22-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 4,635
Posted By Wahoo
This doesn't have all the answers but I hope it...

This doesn't have all the answers but I hope it helps.

http://members.cox.net/machines/epson_perfection_4990_photo_scanner_dismantling/index.html
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-23-2008
Replies: 59
Views: 4,669
Posted By Wahoo
I approach them directly, look straight into...

I approach them directly, look straight into their googles and say "may I take your photograph, please"

It works each and every time :)

...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-22-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 4,526
Posted By Wahoo
OP > Is street photography difficult? Just try...

OP > Is street photography difficult?

Just try to get your prospective and moment in time about right or as near as damn it :)


http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/Erewhon_Man/403ac29d.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-17-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 4,010
Posted By Wahoo
I bought a used epson 3170 last year for 40...

I bought a used epson 3170 last year for 40 ($75) and it's okay with mf negatives but I wouldn't recommend it for 35mm.

This is a 124G negative scanned on the 3170.

...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-08-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 2,542
Posted By Wahoo
I have 4 of these, a ruff one, another okay and...

I have 4 of these, a ruff one, another okay and two in excellent condition.

If you get yourself a good one, well adjusted for its user camera they can give superb results.

50mm J3 f1.5
...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-05-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By Wahoo
I have a couple of rubber 40.5mm screw in lens...

I have a couple of rubber 40.5mm screw in lens hoods which are NIB, say 4.50 each including postage, please send PM if you are interested.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-17-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 2,340
Posted By Wahoo
Here's my interpretation of gothic ladies . . ....

Here's my interpretation of gothic ladies . . . nothing flash, are they ?


http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l217/Cliff_Edge/theduo.jpg
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-10-2008
Replies: 61
Views: 9,805
Posted By Wahoo
The Goths in Whitby recently - note the carrier...

The Goths in Whitby recently - note the carrier bag, far left.


http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l217/Cliff_Edge/foursome1.jpg
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-25-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By Wahoo
Consider that I shall need to order these films...

Consider that I shall need to order these films you can have which ever you wish = delay, this will take some weeks to arrive at your place.

Here's the price per roll in UK, plus of course shipping...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-25-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By Wahoo
What exactly do you want ? The last bunch that I...

What exactly do you want ? The last bunch that I received was dated March 2010 (very fresh) and about 2.25 a 36 roll.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-30-2008
Replies: 1,927
Views: 256,713
Posted By Wahoo
Not my photo but definitely evocative. ...

Not my photo but definitely evocative.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a276/Suits_Me/1bf7c5c0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-30-2008
Replies: 1,093
Views: 291,916
Posted By Wahoo
My Norton 99 frame and motor (in bits) July 1963...

My Norton 99 frame and motor (in bits) July 1963 - this machine later transpired into a Triton (Triumph T110 engine in 1964.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-29-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 2,369
Posted By Wahoo
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a276/Suits_Me/4f...

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a276/Suits_Me/4f91c1a0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-28-2008
Replies: 1,093
Views: 291,916
Posted By Wahoo
Just up from Kates Cottage (the white building -...

Just up from Kates Cottage (the white building - middle right in gdi's photo) I spent a happy hour laid on the stonewall watching the '63 TT races, sitting on or near this wall would now be strictly...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-28-2008
Replies: 1,093
Views: 291,916
Posted By Wahoo
"The classiest tank badge ever" Yes I wouldn't...

"The classiest tank badge ever"

Yes I wouldn't disagree with that - I remember seeing the badge for the first time in a transport cafe car park on the north circular London in July 1957 - the badge...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-28-2008
Replies: 1,093
Views: 291,916
Posted By Wahoo
Nice looking machine, maybe a 64/65 'bathtub'...

Nice looking machine, maybe a 64/65 'bathtub' T110.

Here's an earlier 55/56 T100 photographed at Tan Hill in 1982, the pub is reputed to be the highest in England and a big plus - they sell Old...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-24-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,446
Posted By Wahoo
This is my most recent new meter - no batteries -...

This is my most recent new meter - no batteries - no messing - no trouble.

Since buying this one I've picked up maybe 3 or 4 used Weston V's.
...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-21-2008
Replies: 1,093
Views: 291,916
Posted By Wahoo
The only bikes I have left from my youth are a...

The only bikes I have left from my youth are a couple of non std YDS 7 Yamaha's, a lo mileage T150V, 1980 1000EN Suzuki and of course my old '57 featherbed framed Triton (unridden since the mid...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-20-2008
Replies: 1,093
Views: 291,916
Posted By Wahoo
Funny that one ! I always thought that Howard...

Funny that one !

I always thought that Howard Raymond Davies designed that motor ?

Later to become HRD-Vincent

Yes, I been on a few comets, rapides and one grey flash.
Forum: RFF Polls 04-17-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 4,639
Posted By Wahoo
I agree absolutely but if I told of 'my...

I agree absolutely but if I told of 'my experience' it would take me all night and you definitely not sleep comfortably.

I'll save it for another time - strange thing was that I heard plenty but...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-17-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 4,639
Posted By Wahoo
Ghosts - I know they exist, it was confined to...

Ghosts - I know they exist, it was confined to one experience long before most of you were born.

Aliens - Only in the movies most of which are bad.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-17-2008
Replies: 41
Views: 3,094
Posted By Wahoo
And here's to add some confirmation . . . plus an...

And here's to add some confirmation . . . plus an extra vote for the Canon AE1, I've just 'dug' mine out from the depths of my camera cupboard and scans will be here shortly but please don't hold...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-14-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 3,028
Posted By Wahoo
Nope, this is maybe my closest which has been...

Nope, this is maybe my closest which has been described as 'Village of the Damned'

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/Erewhon_Man/7b001c31.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-02-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 1,393
Posted By Wahoo
I agree with this. . . here's a 35mm scan with my...

I agree with this. . . here's a 35mm scan with my epson 3170 and as you can see the quality is limited, there again I bought it used and it's an old machine so my expectations were not very high.

...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-01-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Wahoo
Strange that because I have a couple of dozen. ...

Strange that because I have a couple of dozen.

This isn't one of them though, but it is a reasonably clean J3.

http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h18/Ray_Tube/IMAG1906-1.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-14-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 2,576
Posted By Wahoo
The most recent 124G that I've seen advertised in...

The most recent 124G that I've seen advertised in a 'local rag' was for 80 (USD155) and frankly I wasn't interested, I've bought cheaper 'mint' versions in the past.

They do take nice piccies...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-06-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 2,576
Posted By Wahoo
This was taken with a 124G - the decision is...

This was taken with a 124G - the decision is yours.


http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/Erewhon_Man/8543091b.jpg




Here's another
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-23-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By Wahoo
Here's a 35mm scan from the very same, not in the...

Here's a 35mm scan from the very same, not in the same league as the epson v700/750 but never the less, presentable.


epson 3170 35mm film.
...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-23-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By Wahoo
I couldn't agree more, but there again the...

I couldn't agree more, but there again the Coolscan is a little more expe$$ive than my used epson 3170 which ain't half bad.

Re: Microtek F1 v Epson v700, there was a brief review in the Daily...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 12-14-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 3,248
Posted By Wahoo
I always liked those Healey's including the...

I always liked those Healey's including the earlier 100M's and S's, after the 3000's were dropped I was offered a mint 6.000 miles '68 MGC - same motor and running gear but with a different body...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-04-2007
Replies: 63
Views: 3,388
Posted By Wahoo
Mine is mint complete with Canon 7 attached but...

Mine is mint complete with Canon 7 attached but unfortunately the shutter has ceased to function

And the 7 is with flash,instruction book,lens hood and case, uv, yellow and red filters.

Are they...
Forum: Off Topic 09-02-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By Wahoo
This basically enables 'Shill Bidding' to...

This basically enables 'Shill Bidding' to flourish with impunity.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-22-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,382
Posted By Wahoo
Will the all new Epson V500 be any good?

The new Epson V500 with it's 6400 dpi optical resolution and LED technology must be a step forward but I wonder by how much ? With it's predicted $250 (about 150 UK) price should I wait for a more...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-24-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 2,236
Posted By Wahoo
This is a scan with my lo, lo cost epson flatbed...

This is a scan with my lo, lo cost epson flatbed - nothing particuarly special but it could be a lot worse.



http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/Erewhon_Man/563fffc6.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-18-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By Wahoo
Slight correction ; that photograph by freeranger...

Slight correction ; that photograph by freeranger is absolutely superb and one of the very best that I've seen anywhere for a very long time - did I mention superb ? ?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-04-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By Wahoo
This is no joke, I started buying these cameras...

This is no joke, I started buying these cameras in the 1970's and I don't think I've sold one, the sad thing is except for a few Kiev 4's most have had very little use.

I believe I still have the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-04-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By Wahoo
There are some superb photos there and I...

There are some superb photos there and I particuarly like those taken with your Rolliecird 111 of the Yellowstone River and Grand Canyon to Yellowstone River.

A real pleasure - thanks.
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