Replacing glass in DeVere 5108 film carrier

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  1. Tom Kershaw

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    One of the sheets of glass in my DeVere negative carrier has developed a crack on one side, and is chipped on one corner. Although the solution is obviously to replace the sheet of glass; has anyone come across issues concerning type of glass etc?

    Tom.
     
  2. Ian Grant

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    I have the same enlarger and use it without any glass, and have no problems. Perhaps you could just use glass in the lower part of the carrier.

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    This is the carrier I am referring to:

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    Same one, I put the neg where you hve the glass in the bottom part of the carrier.

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    How do you keep the film flat?
     
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    It seems to stay flat naturally, never had a problem.

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    Tom, I bought some new glass for my 5x4 from Oddyssey last year.

    Thet seem to have a good supply of serviceable items.

    Martin
     
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