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Forum: Cameras - medium format 9th August 2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,601
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Thats good to know Bob, thank you for posting....

Thats good to know Bob, thank you for posting. 205 is not too bad considering the cost of replacing the camera. If a camera was sent to Poland for repair would you get collared for import duty and...
Forum: Camera Manuals 12th July 2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 273
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Pacific Rim Camera Resource

https://www.pacificrimcamera.com/rl/rlrindex.htm
Forum: Cameras - medium format 20th June 2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Ta, for that I have never seen a SL66SE film back...

Ta, for that I have never seen a SL66SE film back I was regurgitating rubbish I have read on the internet.
Forum: News and Announcements 19th June 2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,444
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Wishing you a speedy and successful recovery, not...

Wishing you a speedy and successful recovery, not sure about 6 weeks to recover. My brother had a hernia operation, thought he was OK after 6 weeks, ripped it wide open doing the garden. Take care...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 19th June 2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Yes, the sl66e film back is different to the sl66...

Yes, the sl66e film back is different to the sl66 back, the SL66E back has no film start detecting mechanism and it has a film winding crank not a knob.
Forum: Cameras - medium format 19th June 2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Got this the wrong way round the 30 T cog is the...

Got this the wrong way round the 30 T cog is the common one for older thicker film, the 31T cog is the unusual one.
Forum: Cameras - medium format 19th June 2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By GoodOldNorm
My film back with 31T is pre 1982 it has the...

My film back with 31T is pre 1982 it has the opening catch that just pushes to the right to open it and with the film insert serial number engraved on the end plate. The 1982-86 versions had a...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 19th June 2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Rolleiflex SL66 film back insert cog 31T & 30T

Saw a post in a facebook group showing two SL66 film back inserts one with a 31 tooth cog and one with a 30 tooth cog. I checked my film backs and found that most of my backs have 31 teeth and one...
Forum: Photography in general 17th June 2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Anyone watched Black & White Film Developer Buyng...

Anyone watched Black & White Film Developer Buyng Guide by Andrew & Denae ?
I appreciate all the work, but the guy has a lot to learn.
Forum: Photography in general 16th June 2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 492
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I have not purchased a newspaper since the press...

I have not purchased a newspaper since the press demonised the coal miners during the mid 1980s strike. Piers Morgan printing fake pictures of our soldiers urinating on Iraq prisoners of war was an...
Forum: Monochrome Film 14th June 2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,259
Posted By GoodOldNorm
The reason I asked the question was in order to...

The reason I asked the question was in order to help me make up my mind about what films to buy next and stick with. In the past I have bought any films that were on offer or whatever took my fancy....
Forum: Monochrome Film 14th June 2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,259
Posted By GoodOldNorm
That appeals to me, have you ever tried Fp4+ at...

That appeals to me, have you ever tried Fp4+ at EI160 developed in microphen?
Forum: Monochrome Film 13th June 2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,259
Posted By GoodOldNorm
FP4+125 Any reason not to make this my go to film for all formats?.

Any love out there for FP4+ in 35mm,120mm and 4x5? Is FP4+ the best choice as an all rounder? What film would you use if you could only pick one?
Forum: Top Tips 19th May 2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,903
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Anti-static bags for computer parts maybe an...

Anti-static bags for computer parts maybe an option for storage of your film holders, anyone using them?
Forum: Photography in general 8th May 2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,988
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Please post your results Martin.

Please post your results Martin.
Forum: Photography in general 5th May 2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,988
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Possession is the remedy for want and need :-)

Possession is the remedy for want and need :-)
Forum: Filters 3rd May 2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Yes, I missed that, I have ordered some ROR...

Yes, I missed that, I have ordered some ROR fliud, I will report my findings. I cleaned a Hoya XO green filter the other day with a non branded fluid it actually took the green coating off the back...
Forum: Filters 1st May 2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Angry Recommend me a cleaning fluid for filters.

Please recommend me a lens cleaning fluid that wont leave smears on dark filters. I was using a non branded lens cleaning fluid on an ND filter today, it left smears even after polishing it with a...
Forum: Photography in general 22nd April 2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,988
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Good work! We are 5 miles from the nearest...

Good work! We are 5 miles from the nearest Muck-Donalds yet most of the pre- lockdown rubbish is from that outlet. I would love to do a study of how many people buy junk food from Macdonalds and then...
Forum: Photography in general 22nd April 2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,988
Posted By GoodOldNorm
[QUOTE=Rob Archer;132638]The problem is taking a...

[QUOTE=Rob Archer;132638]The problem is taking a tripod. Whilst I can easily carry my lightweight tripod on the bike there have been several cases of the local police stopping people with tripods...
Forum: Photography in general 16th April 2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,988
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I saw the Vulcan bombers practicing their bombing...

I saw the Vulcan bombers practicing their bombing runs whilst fishing in the North sea. Spectacular sight and sound, not long after the RAF bombed the runway at Stanley airfield in the Falklands.
Forum: Sale or Wanted 10th April 2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By GoodOldNorm
If you take a photograph of a white card, a light...

If you take a photograph of a white card, a light grey card 18%, flesh tone and a multi-coloured object such as a paint palette or colour chart, it is easier to judge colour prints. You will be able...
Forum: Photography in general 6th April 2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Search on Youtube for Topshit Photography he has...

Search on Youtube for Topshit Photography he has made a simple guillotine shutter and a remote guillotine shutter you may get some ideas.
Forum: Chemical formulae 1st April 2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,328
Posted By GoodOldNorm
If Id68/microphen/DDX are very similar developers...

If Id68/microphen/DDX are very similar developers would Dave Butchers development times be a good starting point?
...
Forum: Photography in general 30th March 2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,953
Posted By GoodOldNorm
you are most welcome Bob, it pays to be well...

you are most welcome Bob, it pays to be well informed. The idiots who are out partying should be made to do a week disinfecting corona patient wards.
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