Locating a Manual for my Beseler 23CII

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  1. Ektagraphic

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    Hi Guys- I was just given a full darkroom set up a about a week ago and I have had some fun printing and processing. I understand how to use it but I would like to go through the manual. I gave Beseler a call and they wanted $70 :surprised: for the manual. Does anyone know where I can find a copy online (preferably one that is free). Thanks--Patrick
     
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    Unfortunately their 23 CII Manual pdf is corrupted and will not load. Any other ideas where to find it?
     
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    Beseler 23C series II manual?

    None of those links are good anymore. found a place in Canada that sells manuals but sure they're online somewhere no? Like to get this ole enlarger workign this weekend. Did find the OLD 23C manual and printed that. Anyone have the series 2 manual?
    It has the DGA color head so might be another manual, eh?

    and know nothing about darkroom work but
    want to learn. thanks!
    ezwriter1 at verizon.net
     
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    Here is an instruction page on how to align your 23C.

    http://www.conradhoffman.com/beseler01.htm

    I do have a link to the manual somewhere but can't seem to locate it just now. It may be a PDF on my other computer.

    If I find it I'll PM ya.
     
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    Beseler 23C series II manual?

    Thanks , those Pdf's show the XL model of the 23C. Is the diff just the XL takes larger negs?
    Also, anyone have the DGA color head manual? thanks again from a newbie.
    kEN
     
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    I believe the XL models just had a taller frame, right?

    Duncan
     
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    Yeah, I'm pretty sure the XL just has a taller frame. There were some other differences as you progress from the 23C, to the 23CII, to the 23CIII.
     
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    Both Beseler and Omega enlargers append “XL” to model designations to indicate Extra Long column lengths compared to the shorter standard length columns.
     
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    The XL models probably have/had larger baseboards as well.