Help removing grafmatic counter wheel

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

  1. wiggywag

    wiggywag Member

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    My grafmatic 4x5" holder disturbs my image area with a wheel leaving numbers of sequence on the negative. I don't need this. How do I remove it the proper way?

    Thanks
     
  2. Fotoguy20d

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  3. jnanian

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    i don't remember how i removed mine
    i think i used tin snips and a needle nose pliers
    and carefully removed it ...

    john
     
  4. wiggywag

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    thanks,

    so I just screw out the screws on the sides of the grafmatic and open the whole thing and there I'll find a screw to disconnect the wheel?
     
  5. Jerry Thirsty

    Jerry Thirsty Member

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    IIRC, there's a few screws around the perimeter of the body you have to remove, and then there's two screws that attach a plastic block that prevents you from removing the drawer from the body. Once you get it apart the disk is held down by a metal strap; you unscrew it, take the disk out, and then put everything back together in reverse order.
     
  6. wiggywag

    wiggywag Member

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    I have now managed to remove it. Wow, Apug rocks, it took me only a few minutes to get useful responses. Thanks a lot!