Looking for Crown Graphic Manual

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by johnny9fingers, Nov 3, 2006.

  1. johnny9fingers

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    Hello,
    Is there a downloadable manual for the Crown Graphic somewhere online? I have finally succumbed to the large formats sirens call.....
     
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    Karl,

    Graflex.org, don't have any downloadable manuals, they always refer them to Rich at southbristolviews.com

    Dave
     
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    Much more comprehensive than the camera manual is Graphic Graflex Photography by Willard Morgan and Henry Lester. The 8th edition of 1947 covers up through side rangefinder Crowns. I don't know which edition covers the top rangefinder models. This book is usually available from online booksellers such as http://www.abebooks.com/
     
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    Good point, Jim. I have a copy of that book and it covers just about everything they made. They go for cheap if I remember correctly. If you can't find it at Abebooks, try Powells or Alibris (both .com).

    - Randy
     
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    Thanks everyone. This info was most helpful, and will give me additional confidence using the crown.
    Thanks again..... 9fingers
     
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    Ditto Jim and Randy. Great book indeed!!