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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-28-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 29,369
Posted By harvester
oh boy oh boy oh boy ... Deardorff38...

oh boy oh boy oh boy ... Deardorff38 (https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/member.php?u=65559)

now that's a guitar.


AP
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-28-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 29,369
Posted By harvester
oh! thanks so much maggie, that means a lot. ...

oh!

thanks so much maggie, that means a lot.
it sure is a small, nerdy world.

AP

* for something colourful - here's one of my formica-topped 'recycler' guitars.

'baritone kitsch' for mr tweedy...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By harvester
hmm .. there's a known issue with the leicaflex...

hmm .. there's a known issue with the leicaflex sl cover.
similar era, appears to be the same part ( i'm looking at both cameras as i type ).

* search RFF for the thread.

there is no 'backstop' to...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-31-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By harvester
i highly recommend vic plant ( altona, melbourne...

i highly recommend vic plant ( altona, melbourne ).
PM me if you'd like his phone number.


he has worked on my M5 and i don't think the CL would phase him at all.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-10-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 29,369
Posted By harvester
hmm, i read about it, will watch this later ^...

hmm, i read about it, will watch this later ^ too. thanks.
look at bill's instagram today for a 3 part story about his rough old gibson SG :)


and yes, it never gets old.

joey burns, calexico with...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-09-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 29,369
Posted By harvester
excellent ! yes bill is a genius & i love my...

excellent !


yes bill is a genius & i love my '5' but currently not using it much due to the recurring issue of jammed framelines ..time to pull the top plate off again.


on second thoughts this ^...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-09-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 29,369
Posted By harvester
hey, thanks so much. maybe some more ? bill...

hey, thanks so much.
maybe some more ?

bill frisell with a harvester xii.
leica m5 with CV 35 2.5 and golfball-grain Delta 3200



...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-09-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 29,369
Posted By harvester
[quote=plummerl;2898202]One of the joys of being...

[quote=plummerl;2898202]One of the joys of being a supporter of KEXP (http://kexp.org) and living in Seattle!!!!]

ah yes, KEXP .. i listen to / watch a lot of KEXP live vids while i work.
in fact...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 29,369
Posted By harvester
well, ugh, i've been coming to RFF for a break...

well, ugh, i've been coming to RFF for a break from living , breathing & eating guitars for years now, but then i had to go and discover this thread.

my two primary, technical obsessions overlap...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-20-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 10,946
Posted By harvester
re weight : F2 ( body with DP1 finder ) = 870 g ...

re weight :

F2 ( body with DP1 finder ) = 870 g
M5 ( body ) = 700 g

both were probably loaded with film when weighed :)


AP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-20-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 10,946
Posted By harvester
length is pretty much identical. led me to think...

length is pretty much identical.

led me to think that the dimensions of the F were taken as an example of 'just how far we can stretch this thing to shoehorn the metering in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-07-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,315
Posted By harvester
iphoenix ... mail your film to any of these labs...

iphoenix ...

mail your film to any of these labs ...

analogue academy ( geelong )

vanbar
prism
michaels
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-07-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By harvester
lovely work.

lovely work.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-29-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 2,673
Posted By harvester
err wow, 10 year zombie thread. :) i guess the...

err wow, 10 year zombie thread. :)
i guess the ol' M5 still raises questions.

AP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-29-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 2,673
Posted By harvester
some answers to compatibility / lens modifying...

some answers to compatibility / lens modifying questions etc - in my 'i just bought an M5 thread' from 2015 ...

might save some people repeating themselves ......
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-06-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By harvester
you're welcome. the bizarre thing is that both...

you're welcome.

the bizarre thing is that both your Q and these answers came up in my google search when i was trying to see whether it's worth buying a cheap leicaflex SL body with a missing...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-06-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By harvester
https://www.l-camera-forum.com/topic/211253-help-l...

https://www.l-camera-forum.com/topic/211253-help-leicaflex-battery-over-problem/

https://www.photo.net/discuss/threads/leicaflex-sl-battery-cover-help-needed.145063/
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-31-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,247
Posted By harvester
oh so good. man, he worked hard. after my second...

oh so good.
man, he worked hard.

after my second visit to the big, glorious Eggleston retrospective here in Melbourne, AU last week, i'm enjoying all this 'early colour'.

AP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,397
Posted By harvester
i find the AF on my M5 to be equally unreliable....

i find the AF on my M5 to be equally unreliable.
if only i had the 1992 model - perhaps i could send it back for repair under warranty ?


AP
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-07-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,245
Posted By harvester
+1 for vic plant. you can cut out the...

+1 for vic plant.

you can cut out the middle-person and go to him directly.
PM me for his phone number - he's a Solms trained leica tech who is familiar with the M5 and you can discuss the repair...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 03-25-2017
Replies: 1,945
Views: 386,821
Posted By harvester
https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3942/32825217293_384...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3942/32825217293_384daca880_c.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2883/33638795155_f67180a85a_c.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3852/33598389396_e5d4b691c0_c.jpg

the...
Forum: Travel 12-20-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 4,443
Posted By harvester
yes, wow the full folio is amazing. well done. AP

yes, wow the full folio is amazing.
well done.

AP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-29-2016
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,634
Posted By harvester
i tried this sacrilegious concept recently too...

i tried this sacrilegious concept recently too with my non ai 24 2.8 and a similar adapter.

it works.

i already have a good idea of the 'scope' of the faithful nikkor 24 - so i tend to use it pre...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-19-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By harvester
vic plant in altona, victoria is solms trained...

vic plant in altona, victoria is solms trained and is now semi-retired working from home, he will be good to discuss your options with.

highly recommended.
pm me if you need his phone number.

AP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-12-2016
Replies: 709
Views: 81,643
Posted By harvester
on the shinkansen with an...

on the shinkansen with an M5.

https://c8.staticflickr.com/8/7509/28124528703_0b8a1066d6_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-29-2016
Replies: 709
Views: 81,643
Posted By harvester
love this ^ love the narrow depth of field in a...

love this ^
love the narrow depth of field in a narrow room.

i shot some M5 ektachrome buttons in japan ... walking around with colour film looking for colourful things - you can't go past the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-21-2016
Replies: 709
Views: 81,643
Posted By harvester
ooh. nice rig ! edit : ha ! i see someone beat...

ooh.
nice rig !

edit : ha ! i see someone beat me to it.
*bass player too over here.
i've got the bass, just have to borrow the SVT when needed.

AP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-11-2016
Replies: 709
Views: 81,643
Posted By harvester
!!!!!!!!!! wow. do leica have a history of making...

!!!!!!!!!!
wow.
do leica have a history of making up stock for parts for heritage models ??
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-28-2016
Replies: 709
Views: 81,643
Posted By harvester
https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1513/24465603304_1b1...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1513/24465603304_1b1701134c.jpg

:) tape does the trick. i can't read those reminder dials anymore anyway ...

AP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-28-2016
Replies: 709
Views: 81,643
Posted By harvester
there's very little practical use for it to the...

there's very little practical use for it to the average leica user IMHO - but it does allow you to match an aperture to those long shutter-speeds ( which you then have to 'time' yourself with a cable...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-28-2016
Replies: 709
Views: 81,643
Posted By harvester
thanks helen. the M5 goes everywhere with me...

thanks helen.

the M5 goes everywhere with me :)

+ it's great to see so much healthy M5 discussion...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-26-2016
Replies: 709
Views: 81,643
Posted By harvester
sounds like a great set-up. big lenses really...

sounds like a great set-up.
big lenses really suit the M5 IMHO.

with a hefty lens mounted the weight and proportions are approaching that of a nikon F or F2 setup for instance - but it's a lot...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-18-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By harvester
congratulations. enjoy ! i was thinking of this...

congratulations.

enjoy !

i was thinking of this thread and my own experience with the quirks of the M5 when this video came up on instagram.

if you or someone you know is a member there, look up...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-12-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,784
Posted By harvester
here you go... not my work, not my cam, not to my...

here you go...
not my work, not my cam, not to my taste !!! but here you go.
this came up on pinterest - someone saved it from an ebay listing.

i'm guessing it's in HK judging by the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-12-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,784
Posted By harvester
i've seen M5 repaints out there somewhere on the...

i've seen M5 repaints out there somewhere on the web.
pretty sure i've seen a green kanto repaint ... possibly on instagram.

i love the look and feel of the black chrome.
mine has buffed back to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-02-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 5,059
Posted By harvester
my F2 ( $26 + $20 postage from a japanese ebay...

my F2 ( $26 + $20 postage from a japanese ebay seller )

all slow speeds from 1 sec to 1/8th are the same ... one day i'll open it up and clean out the mechanism, but in the meantime this is a fun...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-26-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 4,053
Posted By harvester
if you exclude the lugs they are the same...

if you exclude the lugs they are the same width.
i posted about this when i first laid them side by side - wondering whether the good people of wetzlar took the nikon F as a benchmark for 'just how...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-26-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 4,053
Posted By harvester
F2 vs M5...

F2 vs M5


https://farm1.staticflickr.com/621/23297246009_4e6194a2d3.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-06-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,742
Posted By harvester
now you've got me wondering if the 'blank shot'...

now you've got me wondering if the 'blank shot' is necessary :)
it's in the 1973 leica manual as reported by cameraquest ... so i had assumed it serves some purpose.


AP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-06-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,742
Posted By harvester
hmmm ... no, advancing and making the blank shot...

hmmm ... no, advancing and making the blank shot serves a purpose : to get a fresh frame of film lined up before all these gymnastics commence.

this assumes that we want to start with a blank...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-06-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,742
Posted By harvester
* also remember that on the M5 ( unlike many...

* also remember that on the M5 ( unlike many other cams ) the exposure counter continues to rotate as you make all these shutter winding motions ... so depending on the number of multiples you do...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-06-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,742
Posted By harvester
doubles !

okay i'l try to articulate the process as is do it ...
* i might edit later if it doesn't make sense. :)

for the sake of clarity i'll call the rewind lever ( on the front of the cam ) the rewind...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-06-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,742
Posted By harvester
welcome! i'm coming up to a year with my m5...

welcome!
i'm coming up to a year with my m5...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-29-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By harvester
welcome + enjoy ! i agree with all that's been...

welcome + enjoy !
i agree with all that's been said re the metering.
i rarely go anywhere without the same combination of M5 and 35 skopar.

ie : japan 2015 ...

hp5 @ 1600...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-14-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By harvester
it certainly is. you feel it as you depress the...

it certainly is. you feel it as you depress the release and you see the needle sway as it heads down into darkness :)

for a fun little excercise - try fitting an LTM to M adapter and firing the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-14-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By harvester
huss, that's exactly what mine looks like, except...

huss, that's exactly what mine looks like, except my desk is messier :) but as mentioned above, when i wrote my original post it was 'out of whack' exactly as described in the OP. so there must be...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-10-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By harvester
my M5 shows around half of the numeral of the...

my M5 shows around half of the numeral of the faster speed ( above the speed selected ).

it has never bothered me, though when it was CLA'd the tech was surprised and tried in vain to line up the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-17-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 6,469
Posted By harvester
tape...

tape ...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1513/24465603304_1b1701134c_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-14-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 5,525
Posted By harvester
you'll no doubt end up here at some stage ... *...

you'll no doubt end up here at some stage ...

* a shakey shot of yodobashi camera's film department taken while walking down the alley one night.

it's basically a separate shop in their sprawling...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2015
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,634
Posted By harvester
the haggard looking F2 with DP1 arrived last week...

the haggard looking F2 with DP1 arrived last week from japan.
it cost me all of $26 + $20 postage :) so i'm enjoying lugging it around this week and running a test roll thru it. i appreciate being...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-12-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 5,525
Posted By harvester
Kyoto blew my tiny mind. And lots of my film...

Kyoto blew my tiny mind.
And lots of my film stash.

We were in Japan for our first visit a month ago and i shot handrolled HP5 ( and a few Tri x ) at 1600 in the cities all day and all night. I also...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 6,512
Posted By harvester
it's a good question. my local leica guy is semi...

it's a good question.
my local leica guy is semi retired, going on fully retired.
so is melbourne's legendary japanese camera tech.

they're in hot demand, but they have the right to get on with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2015
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,634
Posted By harvester
u huh ! we say 'W' but it's the body language and...

u huh !
we say 'W' but it's the body language and the keys, boots, jackets, leicas etc that really give it away.

i'm just trying out the MR4 for it's first roll.
it's consistent so far, but...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2015
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,634
Posted By harvester
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5724/23556761402_f4...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5724/23556761402_f4eabb84e6_z.jpg

walkies !
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,319
Posted By harvester
ooh yes indeed. that M2 in canada, serviced by...

ooh yes indeed.
that M2 in canada, serviced by sherry k. looks nice.


AP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2015
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,634
Posted By harvester
heh, that bent rewind shaft could be making your...

heh, that bent rewind shaft could be making your film advance a little tough. should be an easy enough DIY to straighten it out.

enjoy !

AP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-10-2015
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,634
Posted By harvester
nice. you know you can turn those rewind knobs...

nice. you know you can turn those rewind knobs with your fingers, not just your teeth ? :);)

AP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-09-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,319
Posted By harvester
my 2 australian cents ( also saw your question on...

my 2 australian cents ( also saw your question on the facebook group ) ...

from an aust perspective ( and having been thru this process myself on a tight budget this year ) with the exchange rate...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-17-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,602
Posted By harvester
another M5 obsessive here. just in from another...

another M5 obsessive here. just in from another night of shooting in minimal light with delta 3200 and that trusty meter.

i use the strap that came with my fuji x100 - just a simple leather strap...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-01-2015
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,634
Posted By harvester
extra points for shooting your film camera with a...

extra points for shooting your film camera with a film camera :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 5,675
Posted By harvester
i only relented and booked the camera in for...

i only relented and booked the camera in for repair when i was gifted a 90mm elmarit and found that sometimes the 90 frames refused to show at all. in the heat of actual use i found that i wasn't...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 5,675
Posted By harvester
i had the sticky frames fixed on my M5 ( it has...

i had the sticky frames fixed on my M5 ( it has M6 framelines ).
the symptoms were exactly the same and very annoying.

most reports seem to say that it's liquid migrating from lubricant elsewhere in...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-21-2015
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,634
Posted By harvester
and welcome...

and welcome ...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5796/20586525928_5fd0d8f092_z.jpg

AP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-16-2015
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,634
Posted By harvester
M5 & Sushilux...

M5 & Sushilux...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-16-2015
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,634
Posted By harvester
APPROVED !

APPROVED !
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-05-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 3,161
Posted By harvester
wonderful ! sterling effort. AP

wonderful !
sterling effort.

AP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 3,317
Posted By harvester
magic beans. my drug of choice. delta 3200...

magic beans.
my drug of choice.
delta 3200 again.

https://c4.staticflickr.com/4/3869/19157380268_4486436bb1_h.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-01-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 3,317
Posted By harvester
hey richard. that sure sounds familiar...

hey richard.

that sure sounds familiar :)

yikes.

i knew enough not to go to Camera Clinic with anything considered 'esoteric' like an M5.

i called Yoshi Nagami ( another semi retired tech from...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-30-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 3,317
Posted By harvester
well, the 5 is back from it's inevitable...

well, the 5 is back from it's inevitable service.
i couldn't handle the messy framelines and eventually the 28/90 lines refused to show at all.

the seller chipped in half the repair cost ( 2 months...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-29-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,615
Posted By harvester
yep. well said. AP

yep.
well said.




AP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,916
Posted By harvester
it's in the M5 manual. :) not sure re other...

it's in the M5 manual. :)
not sure re other models.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-20-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,862
Posted By harvester
well, i'm a luthier of the electric variety....

well, i'm a luthier of the electric variety. :)

i often shoot my customers for lack of anyone else to point a leica at in a dusty, one man, one dog ( low light ) workshop; shots hastily taken with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-16-2015
Replies: 133
Views: 22,658
Posted By harvester
i've been enjoying testing out the M5 meter in...

i've been enjoying testing out the M5 meter in low light.
this is in a darkened recording studio - i'm thankful for the quieter 'clunk' of the M5 shutter and the spot metering.

still using my 1949...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-12-2015
Replies: 309
Views: 42,117
Posted By harvester
great thread, great pix. i just received one of...

great thread, great pix.

i just received one of those phone calls : 'you still use film don't you ... well i've got this friend and she's got this old camera ...'

turns out it's a nikkormat ft2...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2015
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,634
Posted By harvester
i'm guessing that's Olga's blonde hair in the...

i'm guessing that's Olga's blonde hair in the background :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-24-2015
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,634
Posted By harvester
and a quick pic for Gordy's...

and a quick pic for Gordy's blog.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8809/17914525011_09234684e3_z.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-24-2015
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,634
Posted By harvester
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5453/17414973833_f99...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5453/17414973833_f9983599a7_z.jpg

* yesterday : during a visit from my good buddy Stu - an M user for many many years.

my M5 trying on stu's Elmarit 90 for size.
his...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-20-2015
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,634
Posted By harvester
https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7775/17910901332_b3a...

https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7775/17910901332_b3a53f7856_z.jpg

peekaboo.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-15-2015
Replies: 50
Views: 7,021
Posted By harvester
perhaps ? if you don't mind figuring out how to...

perhaps ?

if you don't mind figuring out how to wind-on backwards...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-12-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 3,317
Posted By harvester
it's an interesting history lesson to unravel the...

it's an interesting history lesson to unravel the parallel-evolutions of Leica bodies during this period.

i was very tempted by the CLs and CLEs

AP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-12-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 3,317
Posted By harvester
i do see what you mean. i'm feeling spoilt. i...

i do see what you mean.
i'm feeling spoilt.

i can see exactly what the spot meter did for me in this pic.

i'm re-evaluating 20 years of guesstimated exposures ( especially as i have just bought my...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-12-2015
Replies: 50
Views: 7,021
Posted By harvester
brutal. :)

brutal. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-12-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 3,317
Posted By harvester
yup. it's cute all right. * M5 roll #2. fun...

yup. it's cute all right.



* M5 roll #2. fun with the serenar 50 and some delta...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-12-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 3,317
Posted By harvester
thanks for that huss. the feeble autumn sun came...

thanks for that huss.

the feeble autumn sun came out for an hour or so today and i had the 5 sitting beside me on a chair for 10 minutes ( w/ body cap, no lens ) in full sunlight. the frame selector...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-12-2015
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Posted By harvester
nice. yup. i'm very tempted.

nice. yup. i'm very tempted.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-11-2015
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Posted By harvester
i saw an elegant solution on someone's flickr :...

i saw an elegant solution on someone's flickr : using sections of clear plastic hose - with a slit to allow it to be popped over the barrel. no sticky stuff and hardly visible.

AP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-11-2015
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Posted By harvester
ah. intersting. the camera has been here 4 days...

ah. intersting.
the camera has been here 4 days and spent very little time without film in it :) i will study the door and the rewind crank some more next time i change over.



well, as a repair guy...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-11-2015
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Posted By harvester
thanks for the enthusiasm guys. my little canon...

thanks for the enthusiasm guys.

my little canon 50mm ( above ) has a halo of silver gaffa tape as a precaution against some sort of accidental collapse :) in lieu of the Leica-approved dymo tape. i...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-11-2015
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Posted By harvester
thanks, i think i've dredged up every last morsel...

thanks, i think i've dredged up every last morsel of info on this topic that there is. my query re the orion 15 is just curiosity - i think i'd be more likely to land a Voigtlander wide lens on the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-10-2015
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Posted By harvester
thanks huss, and thanks re the shots. after...

thanks huss,

and thanks re the shots.
after shooting only rollei rolls of 12 for many years i was hard pressed finding 36 things to point a leica at in one day.

i imagine this camera suffered...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-10-2015
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Views: 3,317
Posted By harvester
M5 adventures.

my 1972 two-lug M5

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5448/17507278671_ed4f58ab40_z.jpg


as we all know - all internet roads lead to RFF when researching these things - so ... here i am.

i'm anthony,...
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