Brownie Starflash

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  1. BrendanCarlson

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    I found my grandmas old Brownie Starflash and I have been doing some research it seems to use 127 film, anybody know if I can load it with 120 film or do I have to respool it (I have 2 127 spools that were in the camera). Thanks!
     
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    127 film is narrower than 120. 120 can be re-spooled to 620, but not 127. There are still a couple of places that sell 127. Freestyle is one of them.
     
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    Kodak Star 127 camera family

    I was a Freshman in college and working in a camera store part time when the Star family of cameras were introduced in the fall of 1957 at a big Kodak kickoff party in Detroit. They were great cameras and we sold lots of them.
     
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    You can find bulk 46mm film on ebay. That's the right width for 127, all you need is the paper and a changing bag or blacked out room to roll your own.
     
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    My first camera also was the Starflash. Nice results if you were in sunlight over your right shoulder, otherwise apt to underexpose as I recall. Cellphone cameras are probably better today, so why bother.