8x10 film holder

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by ron3865, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. ron3865

    ron3865 Member

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    I've got a couple wooden film holders that are in good shape other than the hinge. I need to replace the leather with something other than the electrical tape that's there now. I tried Micro Mark for new leather but all they have is what you would cover a camera with which is too thick. Does anybody know where I can get something that will work,..other than electrical tape?
     
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    You might try bookbinder's tape.It is strong and flexible.
     
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    Black cloth tape. One post I read a guy used black hockey tape... tough as nails and very pliable.
     
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    Never even knew there was such a thing and now I'm off to the sporting goods store to buy some! Thanks
     
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    Yep, I use black hockey tape, it works well. Hockey tape is the photographer's version of duct tape, it's the stuff everybody should have in their bag :wink: Good for quick bellows repair also.
     
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    I used gaffer tape. Worked well, if a little thick.