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Forum: Cameras - Large Format 20th May 2020, 11:03 AM
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Posted By BorninTassy
Thanks, Collas

The half diagram gives me a idea on separating the body to access the shutter mechanism,
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 20th May 2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By BorninTassy
Aldis uno f7.7 anastigmat lens,

Has anyone stripped and cleaned a ALDIS UNO F7.7 ANASTIGMAT LENS, on the speed selection dial, it has LUCOS 2, printed on it.
It has a whole 3 speeds, 25, 50, 100. B and T.
The diaphragm work well...
Forum: Photography in general 16th April 2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By BorninTassy
Just a quick update, I have purchased a new...

Just a quick update, I have purchased a new shutter and shutter release cable for the camera.
It will need a adapter made to fit the camera, this will be made of aluminum plate which is not a big...
Forum: Cameras - small format 13th April 2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By BorninTassy
I am pleased you have it working but now might be...

I am pleased you have it working but now might be a good time to have a little maintenance done. the camera is now showing it's age and with time the lubricant dries and stiffens the pivot points in...
Forum: Photography in general 13th April 2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By BorninTassy
No real reason other than they dropped the price...

No real reason other than they dropped the price a few times and I am buying it more for the enjoyment of making it fit and having so my photography students can use it. Most of them are between 56...
Forum: Photography in general 13th April 2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By BorninTassy
I have not purchased one yet as I wish to find...

I have not purchased one yet as I wish to find out more about them and there dimensions. If necessary I can make accessories to fit it, it is sort of in the planning stage at the moment.
I already...
Forum: Photography in general 12th April 2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By BorninTassy
Thanks for replying Ian, Making the frames is no...

Thanks for replying Ian, Making the frames is no issue for me as I am a fitter and turner by trade.
My plan to make the frames for the bellows is use the ones on the bag bellows and use Plaster of...
Forum: Photography in general 6th April 2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By BorninTassy
Ian, my Toyview is a monorail. There is two...

Ian, my Toyview is a monorail.
There is two rails supplies that join together.
It has been set up for landscape with a leather bag instead of bellows.
I have been watching youtube on how to...
Forum: Photography in general 6th April 2020, 02:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By BorninTassy
Hello Marty, the Toyoview takes a 100mm...

Hello Marty, the Toyoview takes a 100mm lens-board, my 90mm lens has a 80mm lens-board, the adapter was simple to make and works well.
In answer to your second question, I am interested in a 300mm...
Forum: Photography in general 5th April 2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By BorninTassy
External shutter for a large format lens

Does anyone know what is available for a shutter for a large format lens.
I have recently acquired a Toyoview 4*5 large format camera.
My interest at the moment is landscape photography, once this...
Forum: Photography in general 24th January 2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 940
Posted By BorninTassy
I thought I will put my 5 cents worth in, I...

I thought I will put my 5 cents worth in, I volunteer at St.Vincent de Paul, a opportunity shop and there are always heaps of bags, both camera and others that would suit your purpose, why buy a new...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 18th January 2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By BorninTassy
4 shutter setting on camera

Svend, These cameras were pretty hi-tec for their time, not only a two shutter speeds but (B) bulb and (T) time, bulb being common with most cameras but (T) time was one I had not come across before....
Forum: Cameras - medium format 17th January 2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By BorninTassy
Kodak 620 folding camera

I have finally finished the adjustments, clean and lube on my folding camera.
Both shutter speeds, 50 and 25 seem to work OK.
There does not appear to be any light leaks.
The only thing left to do...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 15th January 2020, 02:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By BorninTassy
update on stripdown

I have had a closer look at the lens and fond that it has a screw in pin on the outer ring, I unscrewed this and it allow me to remove the outer ring.
This allowed me access to the front element...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 14th January 2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By BorninTassy
Thank you for your advice, John. The syringe...

Thank you for your advice, John.
The syringe with Isopropyl alcohol seems the way to go.
Now that you have given me some insight about the front element, I should be able it. Since it unscrews I...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 14th January 2020, 04:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By BorninTassy
Kodak, six twenty folding camera

I have a problem with a camera given to me by my late father, a Kodak six twenty folding camera, possibly about circa 1937 or there about.
It was his stepmothers originally. The camera is in...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 19th December 2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By BorninTassy
Thanks, Terry, I understand but I do not agree...

Thanks, Terry, I understand but I do not agree you are still using analogue equipment but expanding it's use.
I shall certainly look at Photrio.com.
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 19th December 2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By BorninTassy
mamiya 645 to canon EOS adapter

I have just purchased a Mamiya 645 pro TL, 3 lenses and a 2times extender. I looked at the lenses and thought how would they go on my Canon 1D mark 3 since I use a lot of film lenses on my digital...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 8th October 2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By BorninTassy
Thanks Mike, as soon as I am back on deck and...

Thanks Mike, as soon as I am back on deck and finished my darkroom I'll give it a go, I was given the paper just before I started the darkroom, can not wait to get started
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 7th October 2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By BorninTassy
Thanks for the advice and sympathy. I find that...

Thanks for the advice and sympathy.
I find that now I am hitting 60 I don't seem to bounce back from these set backs as quick as I did years ago,
the leg is healing nicely and I only need a crutch...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 7th October 2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By BorninTassy
Terry, it will be a while before I can do any...

Terry, it will be a while before I can do any printing, I was rebuilding my darkroom and work has come to a halt, slipped on the wet grass in my driveway and broke my leg, still hobbling around on a...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 7th October 2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By BorninTassy
Opps, I am not used to using the forum and it is...

Opps, I am not used to using the forum and it is a steep learning curve and obviously stuffed up
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 7th October 2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By BorninTassy
10 year old rolls of ilfo brom ib3.2K semi matt double weight

I have been given some 2 lots of 40 inch rolls of Ilfo Brom semi-matt double weight paper.
My question is after 10 years of being in a garage in it's hot and cold environment, is it still OK to use...
Forum: Photography in general 19th September 2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By BorninTassy
Mike, Tasmania is a large island so the range of...

Mike, Tasmania is a large island so the range of film available is very limited, there is two camera shops in Hobart and they need to order film and chemicals in from suppliers on the mainland, I...
Forum: Photography in general 19th September 2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By BorninTassy
Skellum, your first youtube clip was interesting,...

Skellum, your first youtube clip was interesting, being limited for space, my vision for the trays is to set them up like a series of draws with a gap between each one, Pull the first draw out,...
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