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Forum: Photography in general 6th August 2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By Bob
The zerostat works fine for me. It is entirely...

The zerostat works fine for me. It is entirely possible to negatively charge a film that already has a negative charge (or ditto for a positive charge). Try using the other squeeze direction and...
Forum: Introductions 29th July 2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By Bob
I know nothing on the subject myself, but a quick...

I know nothing on the subject myself, but a quick search says the Bolex SM80 is a super-8 sound projector.
Forum: Photography in general 29th July 2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By Bob
No worries Nat, I have changed the title and name...

No worries Nat, I have changed the title and name in your first post.
Forum: Introductions 17th July 2022, 12:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By Bob
Welcome aboard Bill. Yes, you are right, a...

Welcome aboard Bill.

Yes, you are right, a lot has changed in 40 years. But I guess you could have said the same 40 years ago (tho probably not on t' Internet - unless you were a fan of usenet...
Forum: Photography in general 15th July 2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By Bob
From my reading, plastics generally get a...

From my reading, plastics generally get a negative charge. Oddly tho, I find that it does not seem to matter - I slowly press and then slowly release (any clicks means you are too fast) 2 or 3 times...
Forum: Photography in general 11th July 2022, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By Bob
Theory suggests that a metal head will make no...

Theory suggests that a metal head will make no difference as you cannot remove a static charge from an insulator by earthing it (by definition, a charge will not move through an insulator, like...
Forum: Photography in general 19th June 2022, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By Bob
Thanks Martin. I did suggest they should...

Thanks Martin.

I did suggest they should engage more with forums as well as relying on social media for their announcements :)
Forum: Introductions 11th June 2022, 11:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By Bob
Ah yes, sorry - I keep forgetting that being...

Ah yes, sorry - I keep forgetting that being Admin gives me various superpowers... It takes 3 posts (anti-spammer requirement) but images posted before that need manually releasing by an admin. I...
Forum: Introductions 11th June 2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By Bob
Welcome aboard! A seriously well-equipped...

Welcome aboard!

A seriously well-equipped setup you have there - I'm especially envious of the ventilation :).

Have fun, Bob.
Forum: Darkroom 9th June 2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By Bob
If they are pop-rivets, then you should be able...

If they are pop-rivets, then you should be able to drill them out - but you will need a pop-rivet gun to fit new rivets afterwards (unless self-tapping screws can be made to work, or even use a nut...
Forum: Photography in general 9th June 2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Bob
Generally no - the charging requirements for LiPo...

Generally no - the charging requirements for LiPo (Lithium Ion Polymer) cells are very different to NiMH and you are likely to destroy the cells (at a minimum) if you charge them with a charger...
Forum: Darkroom 9th June 2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By Bob
I concur with Terry - take it apart and see if...

I concur with Terry - take it apart and see if anything has come adrift. It is going to be made from a switch or two, a fan, a heater element and a mechanical thermostat (possibly included in the...
Forum: Print Exchanges 7th June 2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,874
Posted By Bob
Incidentally, mine was sent out on the Wednesday...

Incidentally, mine was sent out on the Wednesday (1st) from somewhere near Bradford - apologies yet again for my tardiness...

Cheers, Bob.
Forum: Print Exchanges 7th June 2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,874
Posted By Bob
Hi Terry. Your photos arrived sometime just...

Hi Terry.

Your photos arrived sometime just before the Jubilee weekend (or possibly on the Saturday). Sorry for the delay reporting back, but I have been away for a week visiting family...
Forum: Photography in general 10th May 2022, 01:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Bob
I would very much expect so. Your contract is...

I would very much expect so. Your contract is with the seller - where he actually gets the stuff from is not relevant to the sale, and if the stuff that turns up on your doorstep is not what you...
Forum: Photography in general 9th May 2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Bob
Basically a way of sending goods from China (and...

Basically a way of sending goods from China (and other places) more quickly than directly via China Post. They will send goods in advance to an overseas location and then advertise the items for...
Forum: Darkroom 8th May 2022, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By Bob
Links to images for information are fine - post...

Links to images for information are fine - post away :)

Odd shadows are likely to be alignment, the wrong size bulb, or possibly missing or incorrect condensers if the enlarger has them, but I am...
Forum: Photography in general 2nd May 2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By Bob
Yes, FADU will give you the same "warning" as it...

Yes, FADU will give you the same "warning" as it too uses HTTP instead of encrypted HTTPS. It is actually the browser that checks and sees there is no encryption certificate (or if it has expired or...
Forum: Photography in general 1st May 2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By Bob
They may have let their domain name expire. From...

They may have let their domain name expire. From whois:




You generally have a few weeks to re-register a domain if it expires, so hopefully all is well.

Currently, the DNS records are all...
Forum: Print Exchanges 30th April 2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,874
Posted By Bob
Add me again please Mike.

Add me again please Mike.
Forum: Darkroom 27th April 2022, 12:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,098
Posted By Bob
No problem - what would you like it changed to?

No problem - what would you like it changed to?
Forum: Darkroom 26th April 2022, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Bob
I hope it does leave a residue when dry - that's...

I hope it does leave a residue when dry - that's how anti-static spays work :). It leaves a conductive layer behind when the solvent evaporates, which allows the charge to move to ground across the...
Forum: Art and aesthetics 18th April 2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,337
Posted By Bob
Just a quick update to Paul's original link which...

Just a quick update to Paul's original link which is now dead. Two videos available at: https://www.billbrandt.com/bill-brandt-master-photographer
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 7th April 2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,977
Posted By Bob
Don't feel bad - I only discovered it myself...

Don't feel bad - I only discovered it myself about 6 months ago. I had somehow collapsed the galleries without knowing how I had managed to do it and was presented with just the Gallery titles...
Forum: Help! 6th April 2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,120
Posted By Bob
If anyone is having issues viewing the Neg...

If anyone is having issues viewing the Neg Exchange Gallery and having to scroll down past all the Monthly Exchange entries, there is an up/down-pointing double-arrow symbol at the far right hand...
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