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Forum: Photography in general 13th June 2022, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By Keith Haithwa
The SV was my first SLR camera, bought new in...

The SV was my first SLR camera, bought new in Singapore in 1966 and I loved it until I was seduced by the laterst cameras with TTl metering etc, but what is sat on the shelf above my head? yup,...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 31st March 2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By Keith Haithwa
That's the type. -I'm afraid my pension is going...

That's the type. -I'm afraid my pension is going to be severely stretched with the latest rates and energy increases so I'm looking to save where I can to keep funding film, hence the request for one...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 30th March 2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By Keith Haithwa
35mm Bulk Loader (Box-type)wanted

Has anyone here in the UK got one of the box-type 35mm bulk loaders they may be willing to part with?
Forum: Darkroom 18th March 2022, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By Keith Haithwa
A silicone based lubricant is normally required...

A silicone based lubricant is normally required for plastic to plastic surfaces Mike but as a temporary measure I have had a lot of success with Pledge furniture polish.

Spray a dollop of the...
Forum: Monochrome Film 3rd November 2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,018
Posted By Keith Haithwa
I have never removed the tape from the film end...

I have never removed the tape from the film end and I only ever saw issues back in the early 1960's when the tape tended to go a bit soft and wrinkly (a bit like me now :D) but at some point...
Forum: Cameras - small format 20th September 2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,880
Posted By Keith Haithwa
Pentax SV has a T setting and is a fully manual...

Pentax SV has a T setting and is a fully manual camera
Forum: Monochrome Film 11th July 2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,256
Posted By Keith Haithwa
I've done it once :slap: but now, as I only have...

I've done it once :slap: but now, as I only have a small number of 5x4 DDS holders and I only ever use Fomapan 200 film, I reload them as soon as I've emptied them. The are stored in the same cool...
Forum: Photography in general 11th July 2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,872
Posted By Keith Haithwa
It was 1953 and I was allowed to press the...

It was 1953 and I was allowed to press the shutter on an old Box Brownie at a party to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Who owned the camera or how any of our neighbours could afford...
Forum: Darkroom 5th July 2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,081
Posted By Keith Haithwa
When I lived in Singapore in the mid 1960's the...

When I lived in Singapore in the mid 1960's the high humidity and zillions of insects made drying a real PITA. My solution was to clip one end of the film to the ceiling fan and turn it on - low...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 27th June 2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,386
Posted By Keith Haithwa
Michael, I have five of these cassettes and like...

Michael, I have five of these cassettes and like you I have forgotten where I got them. However, I abandoned this method of loading them because a) you need extra film poking out out of the loader to...
Forum: Darkroom 19th June 2021, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,202
Posted By Keith Haithwa
It does indeed belong to an SWS M120 timer Nat...

It does indeed belong to an SWS M120 timer Nat and thanks for the tip.
Forum: Darkroom 18th June 2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,202
Posted By Keith Haithwa
Aye, it seems there a bit like buses, don't see...

Aye, it seems there a bit like buses, don't see one for ages then lots arrive at once, I found a few sites/listings the after first post. Thanks for your search efforts guys, much appreciated.
Forum: Darkroom 18th June 2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,202
Posted By Keith Haithwa
Thanks a lot Martin, that's exactly right so an...

Thanks a lot Martin, that's exactly right so an order is winging it's way.
Hmm, it seems I need to refine my search techniques. :slap:
Forum: Darkroom 18th June 2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,202
Posted By Keith Haithwa
Mini 3-pin plug

May I ask if anyone knows where I might source a UK replacement for the plug shown below. It's belongs to an old enlarger timer and it is starting to crumble around the pin shrouds.
Forum: Photography in general 29th May 2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By Keith Haithwa
I used Eric Fishwick almost exclusively during...

I used Eric Fishwick almost exclusively during the 1970's and 80's and I also found their catalogue and mail order service were exemplary.
Forum: Darkroom 12th May 2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,100
Posted By Keith Haithwa
I replaced the lampholders in an LPL 6700 and an...

I replaced the lampholders in an LPL 6700 and an LPL 7700 a few years ago. I managed to track the supplier down from my email history:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/351673651605
If you're running a...
Forum: Photography in general 24th April 2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By Keith Haithwa
Thanks for the link and favourable review Martin,...

Thanks for the link and favourable review Martin, I have a TLR lens that could do with some tlc.
Forum: Sale or Wanted 24th April 2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By Keith Haithwa
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Photography in general 20th April 2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By Keith Haithwa
Hmm, sounds a bit like a solution looking for a...

Hmm, sounds a bit like a solution looking for a problem, but what do I know....

For alternative processes it might be worthwhile but, as I don't indulge, it might be that something like that...
Forum: Darkroom 28th March 2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By Keith Haithwa
It's a close Mike but it will come off trust me....

It's a close Mike but it will come off trust me. You also have to fiddle the loose lever out of the slot at an angle from the inside to get it out of the casing so the mechanism can be removed but...
Forum: Darkroom 28th March 2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By Keith Haithwa
Here we go Mike. When you have removed the screw...

Here we go Mike. When you have removed the screw from the lever you have to pull the lever outwards against the spring so that the inner part of the lever clears the slot in the outer, then you have...
Forum: Darkroom 28th March 2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By Keith Haithwa
Mike, I've taken mine apart and done a quick...

Mike, I've taken mine apart and done a quick phone snapshot, I'll post it asap.
Forum: Darkroom 28th March 2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By Keith Haithwa
Mike, I have just taken mine apart and I can...

Mike, I have just taken mine apart and I can assure you that removal of this screw will release the outer part of the lever together with the spring that adds some movement resistance to the lever.
...
Forum: Darkroom 27th March 2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By Keith Haithwa
I suppose it's possible that manufacturing...

I suppose it's possible that manufacturing tolerences could mean that the filters are not of exactly the same standard between the two enlargers, or that there is a possible difference in the...
Forum: Photography in general 27th March 2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,476
Posted By Keith Haithwa
If a print requires extensive spotting, or has...

If a print requires extensive spotting, or has large defects, then I would reprint it. I'm talking about really tiny spots and If I knew where to look I could probably see them but as for popping...
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