First 4x5" results back from Crown Graphic

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by AZLF, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. AZLF

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    I posted a thread a few weeks ago concerning a Crown Graphic 4x5" camera I had purchased locally through Craig's List. It had been damaged and I ended up replacing the focus rails using the set that was on an older Crown model I had picked up a few years ago. About the same time I ordered a copal#1 Graflex lens board for my Schneider 210 mm lens. I mounted the lens and went out last weekend to take a few shots with the camera. I just got the chromes back and the camera (and lens) is working perfectly. From a 120 roll I shot a few weeks ago I know that the 135 mm lens I have for the Crown graphic also works well. I'm jazzed about having this much lighter and easier to carry 4x5". :smile:
     
  2. Ian Grant

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    Good for you, well done. :smile:

    I was out with my Crown yesterday, hand held it's fun, I was at Aphrodisias the ancient Greek/Roman city (in Turkey) photographing the Stadium, awesome, a 2000+ year old 30,000 seater stadium almost fully intact :D

    Ian
     
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    Did u have them scanned to share?
    p.s. Happy for you.
     
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    did you get your graflex lens board on craig's list also? I AM LOOKING FOR ONE FOR MY 210 APO SCHNEIDER ...


    Miles
     
  5. AZLF

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    To answer both previous questions no I have not had the 4x5" chromes scanned. I don't have my scanner set up right now and the local shop wants $25.00 for a scan of 4x5. And the Crown Graphic (the original one) came with a 150mm lens on a copal 0 board. I went on ebay and bought a copal 1 for my Schneider 210mm. There are lots of lens boards available and they are not too pricey.