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Forum: Cameras - small format 8th September 2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 395
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Cokin made a hinged L shaped bracket for compact...

Cokin made a hinged L shaped bracket for compact cameras they sometimes come up on Ebay. A bit of a compromise but if you have cokin A filters it would work....
Forum: Cameras - medium format 28th August 2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,154
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Smile Terry I believe the frame counter can be...

Terry

I believe the frame counter can be easily set to whatever figure you like or disengaged altogether. I will just keep using mine until it is beyond economical to repair. I just love the...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 28th August 2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,154
Posted By GoodOldNorm
The new ribbon cable is thinner than the Fuji...

The new ribbon cable is thinner than the Fuji original, the replacement should have more room to move where it threads through the back door hinge, only time will tell! I am careful when I open the...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 28th August 2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,154
Posted By GoodOldNorm
My DIY repair lasted almost 2 years then the...

My DIY repair lasted almost 2 years then the digits on the Led screen started to disappear again. I sent my camera to Fototech in Warsaw. From posting to receiving the camera back in good working...
Forum: Colour film 18th August 2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Expired film how to

https://silvergrainclassics.com/en/2020/08/how-to-shooting-expired-film/
Forum: Cameras - medium format 9th August 2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,154
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: 563
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: 360
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: 1,656
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: 360
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: 360
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: 360
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: 360
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: 246
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: 549
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: 1,455
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: 1,455
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: 1,455
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: 2,086
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: 5,490
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: 5,490
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: 434
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: 434
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: 5,490
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: 5,490
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...
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