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Review of a 10 x 8 Bulldog Camera
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Dave miller
24th December 2008
This is the tale of the construction of a working camera.

After trying to order through several dealers without success Pinhole Solutions were found to hold stock and they took my order and arranged delivery of the...
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By Dave miller on 24th December 2008, 06:39 PM
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Dave, you might be able to locate any light leakage by taking the camera into the darkroom and placing a bright light in the camera through the front standard. I did this with their 4x5 version, which revealed some light leakage at the back of the camera. It's also a good way of checking bellows for any pin holes.
Thanks Trevor, I shall try that.
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By BobRob on 30th December 2008, 01:10 AM
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Thanks for the article Dave.

Looks very good too,don't think you should paint it at all.

Bob.
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By Argentum on 30th December 2008, 03:09 AM
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Thanks for the article Dave.

Looks very good too,don't think you should paint it at all.

Bob.
First few drops of rain you get on that fibre board and it'll grow to be an 11x14
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By Sandeha Lynch on 25th January 2009, 10:36 AM
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Congratulations on the building, Dave. Just don't drop it.

I gather grey camo is very popular these days.
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By seoirse on 28th February 2009, 09:52 PM
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Great review Dave.

Would it be feasable to swap the mdf parts with solid wood (before assembly by using the mdf parts as a template) to get a more robust camera, would you say?
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By Dave miller on 1st March 2009, 07:32 AM
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Great review Dave.

Would it be feasable to swap the mdf parts with solid wood (before assembly by using the mdf parts as a template) to get a more robust camera, would you say?
I don't think that would be worth the effort, this project is, I think intended as an introduction to large cameras.
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