FS: Aero Ektar lens board

Discussion in '[Classifieds] For Sale' started by Denis P., Feb 13, 2013.

  1. Denis P.

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    I had a batch of lens board for Aero Ektar 178/2.5 lens made, custom-machined from aluminium, and with a nice finish.
    Some are already spoken for, but I have a couple left.

    So: custom-made, rugged Aero Ektar lens board, for mounting on Pacemaker Speed Graphics (lens board with lip on the edge).

    You get the lens board with front distancer, rubber o-ring (prevents slipage/turning of the lens on the board) and the flange - everything you need to mount the lens on your Speed Graphic - as shown in the last photo.

    Price: 65 EUR (approx. $87), plus postage from Croatia (percentage of sale goes to apug).

    - The lens shown in one of the photos is NOT for sale :smile:
     

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    I'm interested. Sending a PM.
     
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    I'm also interested and will send a pm
     
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    I've put up a short illustrated guide on mounting "The Beast" (i.e. Aero Ektar lens) on this board that I'm offering.

    Hopefully this will make some things clearer.

    The guide is on flickr, in the set "AE lens board - mounting the lens":

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/dpleic/sets/72157632763238800

    Denis
     
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    Shipped two to Thodoris and Ross, still have two available...
     
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    And arrived and installed....
    I've yet to shoot with it, but it was easy to fit and mount on the camera and looks a very neat solution. This is it on my camera.

    AEMount.jpg
     
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    Ross, thanks for the feedback :smile:
    Glad you like it, it means I did a good job...

    BTW, for anyone interested, I still have two left...
     
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    Sill have a couple left - both for Pacemaker and for Anniversary Speed Graphics!
    Others who bought these seem quite satisfied :smile:
     
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    Any idea if the Pentac 8-inch aerial lens uses the same thread?
     
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    Hi,

    Wouldn't know, I've never seen a "live" Pentac lens, only photos. The back of the AE lens with the threads has an OD of about 77.5mm, if that's any help.

    However, I think we can make a lens board for the Pentac lens, but we'll need precise measurements and photos, plus the actual thread specifications...

    BTW, Jo Lommen, who makes really nice boards for the AE and Pentac, says that the Speed Graphic/Aero Ektar board can also be used with Pentac, with a "few inches of teflon tape": see THIS LINK


    I guess that means that the Pentac threads are a bit smaller (therefore the Teflon tape). I can't vouch for the results, though - haven't tried it myself (don't have a Pentac lens, like I said).

    Denis
     
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    I had seen those Jolo boards as well with the comment about teflon tape. So it seems like they may be close but not identical. I think to make things more confusing there were a couple of versions of this lens. Mine has a detachable flange but apparently some did not. I have the proper flange for my pentac but it is just way too big for the graphic lens boards.

    I'll PM you with some info and see if it is doable. I am thinking if they are close, it might be possible to use the same board with a slightly different retaining ring.
     
  12. tom.sigvald.jenssen

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    Do you have some more lens bboards for aero ektar left? I want one for my Toyo Super Graphic. Please send e-mail to
    tom.sigvald.jenssen@gmail.com
     
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    I'd be interested in a board for a pacemaker as well.


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    Denis,

    I'll take one as well if you sufficient.

    Tim