Camera Porn Friday

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Re: Camera Porn Friday

Post by titrisol » Fri Jul 29, 2022 10:54 am

I borrowed a Contax IIIa (Stuttgart) a few weeks back, to test
It seemed in very good shape, shutter was snappy and within tolerance, RF patch was bright, but the focusing wheel was stiff and the lens was unfortunately full of mold
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Zeiss Ikon Contax III - Sonnar 5cm/1.5
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Re: Camera Porn Friday

Post by GrahamS » Fri Jul 29, 2022 4:57 pm

titrisol wrote:
Fri Jul 29, 2022 10:51 am
That SuperRicohflex is a highly under-valuated camera
I bought one years ago as well, and it is a very good TLR
You have the 35mm counter, and with an adapter you could shoot 35mm.
I made an adapter for 3D printing which works fine
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4300907

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Ricohflex-35mm adapter
I would need the spools as well. I'll stick to setting up for 120, thanks all the same.
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Re: Camera Porn Friday

Post by titrisol » Fri Jul 29, 2022 5:00 pm

Yeah the spools and the "extensions" for the 35mm cassette are in the 3D model, it takes between 45min to 1:20 depending on the printer
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Re: Camera Porn Friday

Post by Bennybee » Sat Jul 30, 2022 6:26 am

alexvaras wrote:
Tue Jul 19, 2022 11:02 am
Recently I started C-41 home development and finally I got CS-41 with simplifies all the temp thing.
My only concern is I don’t shoot as much color as I should to use the chems to the maximum and I always end up throwing away developer.
Yeah, same here...
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Re: Camera Porn Friday

Post by GrahamS » Sun Jul 31, 2022 6:08 am

titrisol wrote:
Fri Jul 29, 2022 10:54 am
I borrowed a Contax IIIa (Stuttgart) a few weeks back, to test
It seemed in very good shape, shutter was snappy and within tolerance, RF patch was bright, but the focusing wheel was stiff and the lens was unfortunately full of mold
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Zeiss Ikon Contax III - Sonnar 5cm/1.5
It should be possible to remove the front and rear elements of the lens to see if the fungus has etched the lens surface. If it has not, fungus can be cleaned off.
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Re: Camera Porn Friday

Post by alexvaras » Sun Jul 31, 2022 6:13 am

titrisol wrote:
Fri Jul 29, 2022 10:54 am
I borrowed a Contax IIIa (Stuttgart) a few weeks back, to test
It seemed in very good shape, shutter was snappy and within tolerance, RF patch was bright, but the focusing wheel was stiff and the lens was unfortunately full of mold
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Zeiss Ikon Contax III - Sonnar 5cm/1.5
I have one of this that I got from Mike, I barely use it now, it has a J-8.
Yours if you want pay the postman :)

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Re: Camera Porn Friday

Post by titrisol » Sun Jul 31, 2022 9:49 pm

Thanks Alex
Contaxes are not for me, I really want to love them, but dont.
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