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Forum: Top Tips 19th May 2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,114
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: 3,965
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: 3,965
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: 208
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: 208
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: 3,965
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: 3,965
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: 3,965
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: 293
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: 609
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: 6,676
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: 1,557
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.
Forum: Photography in general 29th March 2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,557
Posted By GoodOldNorm
How long the virus lives on surfaces

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMc2004973
Forum: Monochrome Film 28th March 2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 610
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I use household bleach bottles to store my fix,...

I use household bleach bottles to store my fix, when they go black inside they are replaced
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 26th March 2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By GoodOldNorm
You can get the tall screw on propane/ butane...

You can get the tall screw on propane/ butane camping gas cylinders. Srcew a plumbers torch on a cannister (remove the shroud off the end of the torch) and you can squirt a burst of gas into your...
Forum: Darkroom 26th March 2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Thank you for that Terry, using mount board is a...

Thank you for that Terry, using mount board is a good workaround. I intend to make a negative carrier that takes a 4x5 neg with a top glass. Then I will make inserts for 6x9, 6x7, 6x6, 6x4.5 and...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 26th March 2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Almost the gas used for camping stoves, but...

Almost the gas used for camping stoves, but camping stove gas is 1/3rd the price!
Forum: Darkroom 25th March 2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Measurments would be great, I have had the...

Measurments would be great, I have had the enlarger stored away. There were no negative holders with it when I bought it. I have seen ones for sale on Ebay so I know what they look like. Thank you...
Forum: Photography in general 25th March 2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,557
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Maybe it was to thrown onto the pitch at football...

Maybe it was to thrown onto the pitch at football matches.Not just to celebrate goals. I can remember way back in the early seventies Kevin Keegan storming down the wing for Scunthorpe United and...
Forum: Darkroom 25th March 2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Lpl7454 enlarger

I wish to make some negative carriers for a LPL 7454 enlarger. If anyone would be kind enough to post a sketch showing the external dimensions and the thickness of the metal plates it would be most...
Forum: Photography in general 24th March 2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,557
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Law Enforcement

https://twitter.com/Chunkz_EN/status/1242202330822557697?s=19

Boris catching me going for my fifth jog of the day
Forum: Photography in general 21st March 2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,557
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Izal Ruminations / Cabin Fever

Went to the beach today on the east coast thinking it would be good to get some exercise and fresh air. There was a mobile "Fish & Chip van", on the sea front, lots of people with dogs and kids, more...
Forum: Photography in general 21st March 2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Don't know the answer to that, I'm very confused...

Don't know the answer to that, I'm very confused as to why people are bulk buying toilet roll when diarrhea is not a symptom of Covid-19. Hopefully when the hoarders have rammed their freezers full...
Forum: Darkroom 17th March 2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,064
Posted By GoodOldNorm
If you use a colour enlarger 20m + 60c = blue 80a...

If you use a colour enlarger 20m + 60c = blue 80a filter
17m + 53c = blue 80b try it to see if it helps you to focus at full aperture.
Forum: Photography in general 16th March 2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 757
Posted By GoodOldNorm
There was a young man in a supermarket with his...

There was a young man in a supermarket with his trolley stacked high with: hand sanitizer, pasta, longlife milk and toilet rolls. An angry woman verbally attacked him, she accused him of being...
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