TOYO 4x5 monorail to 20x14 camera

Discussion in 'Camera Building, Repairs & Modification' started by fujinonA, Nov 25, 2005.

  1. fujinonA

    fujinonA Member

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    Yes ,
    I'm tryng to build up a a 20x14 " back on a 4x5 monorail Toyo camera.

    Anybody already did somathing like that?
    I'm only concerned the stability on the tripod.I have an old but very sturdy
    Gitzo #5 head......
    Thanks
     
  2. rbarker

    rbarker Member

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    The modular design of the Toyo might lend itself nicely to such an effort. I would think, however, that the primary issue would be centering the Toyo assembly within the 20x14 rear frame. Doing so would probably mean having dual rails, perhaps supported by two tripods.