Opemus 3 Diffuser

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  1. mryoda

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    Hey all,
    I bought a Meopta Opemus 3 to do
    120 film exclusively, i have a durst to do 35mm
    Problem is, the frosted glass, i presume its the light diffuser
    has broke in 2, i tried to glue it back, but you can see the glue
    line when you try to enlarge a negative.
    I took it out and tried it, it still seems to work ok, is this glass
    a "Vital" part and if it is, where could i get another ?
    Thanks :smile:
     
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  3. mryoda

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    Unfotunatly its round, it may be, i need to goto a glass place and see if they will cut me a round peice
    Then apply the technique you posted above ?
     

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  4. mryoda

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    I have just priced this in a Glass place near me,
    Clear its £1.50 GBP and Satin (frosted) £4.50 GBP

    here is a pic of the satin glass, obviously it will be round for my purpose
     

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  5. FRANOL

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    Buy some lens UV filter for 2-3$ and make it frosted (same as diffusion screen).
     
  6. mryoda

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    At the risk of sounding stupid lol, how would lens UV filter work on an enlarger light diffuser ?
     
  7. FRANOL

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    Using scissors like two pins tool you can unscrew inside ring.There is always two rings on rounded filters :wink:
     
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    Ok i get it now, thanks for that :smile: