Source for Barrel Lens Mounting Flanges?

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by Jay Decker, Aug 16, 2009.

  1. Jay Decker

    Jay Decker Member

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    Have a couple old barrel lenses without mounting flanges. So, I'm looking for the sources for lens mounting flanges? I have the lens identfication data and thread outside diameter and thread pitch measurements. Just need to find someone with the right box of lens mounting flanges.

    Thanks,

    Jay
     
  2. domaz

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    If the thread pitch is 0.75 you might be able to use standard step-up rings available on Ebay for very cheap. Just a thought.
     
  3. jnanian

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    hi jay

    in a pinch i have just screwed the barrel lens
    right into the matboard i use as a lensboard.
    sometimes friction mount it ( on the barrel not the thread )
    with some black matt masking tape ( to make sure light doesn't make it through )

    some of the lenses i have done this to have been mounted like
    that for 6 years ... and i never had troubles ...
    granted these are smaller barrel lenses, and single cells
    nothing like a vitax ( bazooka ) or verito barrel ...

    if you have smaller lenses the "in a pinch " method might work
    until you find a mounting flange ..

    good luck!

    john
     
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    SK Grimes does this kind of work. They may be willing to sell you the part or help you source it.