A better mousetrap

Discussion in 'Camera Building, Repairs & Modification' started by paul ewins, Mar 25, 2006.

  1. paul ewins

    paul ewins Member

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    Just for your amusement I thought I might show a picture of the new spring back I have made for one of my Speed Graphics. I bought the SG as a source of parts and then ended up deciding to use it. The graflok back was missing when I bought it, so amongst the other modifications I had to come up with a new back. After much brainstorming I came up with something that cost me under $10 and works just fine. It is made from four mousetraps, hence the thread title.

    I'll try attaching a picture, but if that doesn't work the full story is at:
    http://members.optusnet.com.au/~paulewins/resources/yellow_graphic.htm

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  2. ann

    ann Subscriber

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    how funny, good for you.

    if i have told my students once, i have told them a hundred times; photography is all about problem solving.

    this one needs an award lol