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by Julio1fer
Tue Jul 16, 2024 8:14 pm
Forum: Folding Cameras and Plate Cameras
Topic: NKK Super Wester
Replies: 20
Views: 2653

Re: NKK Super Wester

Good omen, Scott!
by Julio1fer
Sun Jul 14, 2024 10:17 pm
Forum: Folding Cameras and Plate Cameras
Topic: NKK Super Wester
Replies: 20
Views: 2653

Re: NKK Super Wester

Well done! Looking forward to your test outcome.
by Julio1fer
Tue Jul 09, 2024 9:14 pm
Forum: Rangefinders
Topic: Ansco Super Regent
Replies: 12
Views: 1324

Re: Ansco Super Regent

Scott, nothing agains the Super Regent or the Solinette, but if you can get a Retina II, go for it. My personal favorite among the illustrious Retina series.
by Julio1fer
Tue Jul 09, 2024 9:11 pm
Forum: Words/No Words
Topic: Camera Porn Friday
Replies: 383
Views: 2921034

Re: Camera Porn Friday

Waiting to see how you get along with that beautiful little Minox. I have seen a few locally but never decided on one. How do you plan to scan the Minox negs?
by Julio1fer
Tue Jul 09, 2024 9:03 pm
Forum: Square and Half-Frame
Topic: Pentax 17
Replies: 10
Views: 1931

Re: Pentax 17

PFMcFarland wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2024 3:46 pm
I think my Mercury II's just went up in value.

PF
Yes indeed! Half frame is back after 60+ years.Must load the little Pen D3 to celebrate.
by Julio1fer
Sat Jun 29, 2024 5:32 pm
Forum: Square and Half-Frame
Topic: Pentax 17
Replies: 10
Views: 1931

Re: Pentax 17

Nice introduction to the little camera. Waiting for your test results! And yes, a 72 exposure roll takes time to get finished. I am curious to see if you can scan two complete half-frames from this camera within a single full frame, as provided in a standard neg carrier for 35mm scanning. The Achill...
by Julio1fer
Sat Jun 29, 2024 1:28 pm
Forum: Folding Cameras and Plate Cameras
Topic: NKK Super Wester
Replies: 20
Views: 2653

Re: NKK Super Wester

Looks in very good shape indeed, and it should be easy to 3D print a 645 mask. Never heard of this maker or the model, but it looks in the same class as other top of the line folders of its time. Hope that you can test it soon!
by Julio1fer
Sat Jun 22, 2024 1:32 pm
Forum: Folding Cameras and Plate Cameras
Topic: NKK Super Wester
Replies: 20
Views: 2653

Re: NKK Super Wester

If the bellows are in good condition it should be a decent folder, not bad at all for travel photography.
by Julio1fer
Mon Jun 17, 2024 6:28 pm
Forum: Square and Half-Frame
Topic: Pentax 17
Replies: 0
Views: 519

Pentax 17

I was looking at the announced Pentax 17, it looks like a seriously automated half frame, scale focus. It is on preorder at places like B&H. What do you make of it?

I hope that it will come with something to easily scan half frame negs.
by Julio1fer
Mon Jun 17, 2024 6:28 pm
Forum: Square and Half-Frame
Topic: Pentax 17
Replies: 10
Views: 1931

Pentax 17

I was looking at the announced Pentax 17, it looks like a seriously automated half frame, scale focus. It is on preorder at places like B&H. What do you make of it?

I hope that it will come with something to easily scan half frame negs.