Meopta Opemus-6 - Film carrier

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    There is one of these for sale locally. The seller has only one film carrier with it but thinks it may be adjustable.

    Is the film carrier adjustable on this enlarger? (I need 6x6 and/or 6x4.5)

    Also are there still resellers for things like film carriers for these enlargers? Google seems to tell me there is a reseller in Australia.
     
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    The Opemus 6 is a very fine enlarger indeed. I used one for over 5 years in the 70s and owned another one for nearly 2 years at the turn of the century. It is robustly built and its negative carrier is very well made indeed. The split line focusing in the negative carrier is surprisingly accurate. The has adjustable blades built it. A bit fiddly but they work.
     
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    The seller just sent me a photo of the carrier illustrating that (adjustment) .

    Apparently he knew that they moved but never had reason to move them. Pick up has been arranged.

    Is there a quick pointer to expired paper?

    The seller is including some that has not been refrigerated and I have some that was expired by 6 months, two years ago, that I dropped into the basement fridge for the "time I go around to printing" .. Which is of course.. Now.. :smile:
     
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    I just bought a 645 insert for the Opemus 6 from Nova darkroom supplies in the UK.