Durst F60 Rubber Foot

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  1. zsas

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    Hey all, I am days away from my first printing session in my new darkroom! I now realize that my Durst F60 has only three feet. I have been more focused on getting papers, chems, trays, etc.; then realize today as I was setting everything up that the fourth Durst F60 foot isnt here (got the Durst at a garage sale so I know the buyer doesnt have it since it wasnt in the box).

    Anyone in the states have a broken F60 that you could send me the foot of? I will pay shipping of course.

    Otherwise, I will just make one with some dowel rods and glue or something similar. Not really a problem at all, no biggie if no one has one, just thought I would ask since it seems many of you have warehouses of parts.

    This is what one of the three F60 feet that I have looks like...

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    Great solution, but they aren't blue :D

    My question for ic-racer is: have you ever tried to sell your list of website "bookmarks"?
     
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    In the dark you won't notice.:blink:
     
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    Thanks for the great suggestion ic-racer!

    Now, I might have found a easy solution, my kid's Lego pieces (wheel, hub and axle).

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    It is almost completely level, will need to sand it down a hair and it might just fit the bill...if I cant get it, will have to investigate that mcmaster.com, will skip on the rubber dye!
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    probably your local hardware store has rubber feet also (but no blue ones)

    Jon
     
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    Wow, great idea, just went to the hardware store and they had these metal feet with a thread that fit into the hole, then added a nut and washer. This will allow me to self level the enlarger every print session! That works like a charm. Put a set of no-slip rubber pads on the bottom of the metal foot.

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    All level!! Folks I cant WAIT to get back in the darkroom.....the planning and prep has been fun I have to say! MacGyver tricks like this and some of my other issues has been stimulating. Thanks ALL for your suggestions!!! A community like this is what makes doing analog so wonderful.

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    Those adjustable feet are great.
     
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    Wow I think i might get some to replace my front feet. Those are the ones that washing machines have.
     
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    Thanks all, the feet were inexpensive too, if this is helpful to anyone:

    Elevator Bolts 5/16 "X1" $1.15 - pack of 2 bolts ( I bought 2 packs) - $2.30 (Lowes item number 137981)
    4 Nuts - $0.12 (Lowes item number 63302)
    4 Washers - $0.16 (Lowes item number 63307)
    1" Gripper Pads - $3.64 (Lowes item number 54238)
    TOT $6.21