Wanted ... Suydam or Rada 6.5x9 RFH

Discussion in 'UK All Regions' started by Sandeha Lynch, May 13, 2007.

  1. Sandeha Lynch

    Sandeha Lynch Member

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    Suydam or Rada or Rollex, 120 film holder for a 6.5x9 plate camera. Doesn't have to be pretty ... let me know if you have one you can sell. Thanks.
     
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    Have you handled a Rada back? These were cheap and cheerful when they were made, I had a couple (for a 9x12 cm camera) and found the film was so slack it was being scratched by the sheath as this was pulled out. Total junk, which I binned without a moment's hesitation!
     
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    There is one on eBay right now with I think 4+ days left.
     
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    Interesting. I bought a 6.5x9 plate camera earlier in the year & it came with plate holders & a 120 rollfilm back. The film back has no brand name but it looks somewhat similar to the Rollex backs. It works well so I seem to have gotten lucky on that deal.
     
  5. Sandeha Lynch

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    Goldie ... in the end I picked up two Rollex film backs, so I have one for the Vag and one for the Ideal (slight mod required).

    Since I mostly use fast film I've had to blank off the red window and rely on counting my way through the frames. Works a treat, though it seems odd to roll the film backwards.