Graflex Parts?

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  1. EASmithV

    EASmithV Member

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    I'm lookinf for parts for my Pacemaker. I'm specifically looking for a side-mounted Kalart rangefinder and mounting hardware, a top-mounted viewfinder and mounting hardware.

    Is there a master site that stocks such things?
     
  2. Ian Grant

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    Graflex.org should be the master site but no sales are allowed :D

    Ian
     
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    You can try looking/posting here: http://www.kyphoto.com/classics/forum/messages/4/4.html?1252963181

    Fred Lustig is apparently the "go to" person for Graflex repair, but I don't know whether he is still in business. I do know that when I needed some parts a few years ago, he was unwilling to sell the parts without doing the repair. Understandable, but not what I needed at the time.
     
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    when i needed parts for my slr, the only think i could do
    was buy a parts hog. it is kind of like owning a vw beetle
    you ALWAYS need a car in the backyard.
     
  5. Bertil

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    In another thread "Speed graphic question" (EASmithV, you have posted in that thread!) Fotoguy20d says he has a lot of Kalart rangefinder stuff.
    //Bertil
     
  6. EASmithV

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    Yeah we were going to strike up a deal, but he got sick, and it kinda fell through.
     
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    Just sent you a PM. I'm mostly back up to speed.

    Dan
     
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    I saw one on ebay... complete, but that was about a month ago. Unfortunately ebay is the "master source" for most old stuff anymore.
     
  9. Michael W

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    I needed focus rails for my Crown & when I saw an ebay seller who had some similar items I sent him a question asking if had the part I was after. He did so & I bought direct. So my advice is to find the people selling lots of Graflex parts on ebay & ask them.
     
  10. Mike1234

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    I have a couple of Graflex 4x5's I should probably just part out. But I really don't have the time. If I sell them whole as parts they're not worth much but the disparate pieces are often worth more than an entire very decent camera... ehh... decisions.