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Forum: New products and offers 11th March 2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,570
Posted By JohnX
Stuff the reciprocity, I just like the black of...

Stuff the reciprocity, I just like the black of acros...



but not enough to do 10quid a roll on it

:)
Forum: Darkroom 3rd February 2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,383
Posted By JohnX
Yeah, 16mm earth and a brass M8 bolt should do...

Yeah, 16mm earth and a brass M8 bolt should do it....lol

err, the black spot thing reminds me of some exposure leak I got through the backing paper of an old roll of FP4
Forum: Cameras - medium format 6th December 2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,212
Posted By JohnX
This is the trouble with a "rigid" requirement, I...

This is the trouble with a "rigid" requirement, I suppose the question would not be posted where there to be obvious alternatives.
6x7 is an opened route to the Fuji WA RF's.
Forum: Darkroom 18th August 2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,649
Posted By JohnX
The battery's are a variable with regard to their...

The battery's are a variable with regard to their current output.
They're all different, alkaline are different to acid are different to rechargeable, they vary also by manufacturer, by quality and...
Forum: Darkroom 18th August 2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,094
Posted By JohnX
I don't know this timer but I don't see a wiring...

I don't know this timer but I don't see a wiring fault or a transformer fault, it just looks like a simple timer cct between the mains and the transformer.
If it works on a timed exposure it should...
Forum: Darkroom 18th August 2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,649
Posted By JohnX
If you run a 650ma transformer at 800ma, it will...

If you run a 650ma transformer at 800ma, it will work but that is not its design loading and thus there is no guarantee it will last.
You do state the loading for the light box but I'm not sure you...
Forum: Photography in general 26th April 2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,184
Posted By JohnX
Paul, I'm sorry but you've not gone...

Paul, I'm sorry but you've not gone hi-tech....lol

If you were a car, you'd have seats and a steering wheel but you're still running on the ground like the Flintstones.
Still, its better than...
Forum: Photography in general 24th March 2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,336
Posted By JohnX
And me...:)

And me...:)
Forum: Darkroom 30th December 2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,529
Posted By JohnX
That's what I was thinking as I scrolled down...

That's what I was thinking as I scrolled down this thread and eventually saw your post.
Doesn't matter which way you cut it, if you want to print 6x7 negs the enlarger required is never gonna be...
Forum: Monochrome Film 17th December 2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,709
Posted By JohnX
It looks as though the film would have to be flat...

It looks as though the film would have to be flat rather than rolled to create that perfect circle ?, not impossible I know, but more likely.
So that would seem to put the film in the camera, or in...
Forum: Introductions 30th October 2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,022
Posted By JohnX
They have a fabulous bridge in Bratislava...:) ...

They have a fabulous bridge in Bratislava...:)

Welcome Lucia
Forum: Darkroom 27th September 2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,750
Posted By JohnX
Are you sure its PCL...? There are lots of...

Are you sure its PCL...?

There are lots of results for PCS, a thread on Fadu is top of the list followed by Ollingers guides
Forum: Photography in general 25th March 2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,241
Posted By JohnX
I shoot Delta 100 and 400 almost exclusively, dev...

I shoot Delta 100 and 400 almost exclusively, dev in Xtol.
I also use Ilford paper and print chems exclusively, nothing else.
I've tried most things but I've settled on ilford stuff besides the...
Forum: Photography in general 8th March 2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By JohnX
Saw it when it was first on, it was an...

Saw it when it was first on, it was an interesting watch.
If I remember rightly, there was no whimping out on equipment and materials, it was 10x8 glass plates all the way....lol
Forum: Photography in general 7th March 2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,581
Posted By JohnX
ooo, road to rack and ruin that is its really...

ooo, road to rack and ruin that is
its really quite hard to not buy something from WYC, but best of luck with it.
I'm actually mildly amazed at a purely analogue photography forum there are that...
Forum: Auctions of Interest 15th February 2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,741
Posted By JohnX
I guess it would have been better not to have...

I guess it would have been better not to have warned the seller.
We make these observations and offer advice in good faith, we are not to know what kind of person we are helping.
There can be no...
Forum: Monochrome Film 8th February 2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,722
Posted By JohnX
I shot a roll of Rollei IR with my mamiya 6 quite...

I shot a roll of Rollei IR with my mamiya 6 quite a while ago, with the filter I figured iso6, which is an easy calc on this camera.
Although they were shots of nothing much, they weren't...
Forum: Photography in general 16th January 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,780
Posted By JohnX
yeah.... undoubtedly skilled creative talent...

yeah....

undoubtedly skilled creative talent but blimey, not at all likable.
Forum: Darkroom 6th January 2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,874
Posted By JohnX
I'm not convinced I know exactly what is being...

I'm not convinced I know exactly what is being described.
I mean, if its a patterson test strip printer, then there are loads around, they're very common.
I suspect this can't be the item.
I've...
Forum: Darkroom 30th December 2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,792
Posted By JohnX
Well, I opened it, because I want to try it if...

Well, I opened it, because I want to try it if its at all possible.
With a hundred sheets for 2, I can afford to mess up trying.
Its red on one side and pink on the other, it is translucent rather...
Forum: Darkroom 30th December 2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,792
Posted By JohnX
I've googled it a few times previously and never...

I've googled it a few times previously and never managed to bottom exactly what it is or what its used for.
The 1a filter must be a clue, its just a UV, so I dunno.
Shame if it looks unlikely to be...
Forum: Darkroom 29th December 2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,792
Posted By JohnX
My SO bought something from a charity shop not...

My SO bought something from a charity shop not long back.
Its a sealed box that I've been meaning to open in the dr but I haven't got round to it.
I've no idea what it is.
It says Kodak...
Forum: Photography in general 5th November 2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,868
Posted By JohnX
All I know is that if I'm set up to print from...

All I know is that if I'm set up to print from one box/batch of 10x8, pulling a sheet from a different box is gonna end with a completely different result.
Its a waste of time doing test strips and...
Forum: New products and offers 25th October 2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,092
Posted By JohnX
If that was on our coffee table, the temptation...

If that was on our coffee table, the temptation to dip digestives in it whilst watching TV, doesn't bear thinking about.

oh wait !

for the money, and with all them tanks, heaters and agitators,...
Forum: Cameras - small format 7th October 2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,627
Posted By JohnX
There's another way of looking at this. It...

There's another way of looking at this.
It matters not what you think about the cameras in question, the market sets the price.
I've stopped shaking my head at the daft looking amounts these sell...
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