wasn't someone on Apug making panoramic cameras?

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  1. eric

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    I remember a while ago, someone was making these panoramic cameras with interchangeable backs. It was a 6x9/6x12 and I think 6x17.
    It looked similar to Fotoman but this was machined aluminum. I've been searching on my threads and certain keywords but I can't seem to find that thread.
     
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    Perhaps they were using the Shen-Hao back on a 4x5 camera. It resembles the machined aluminum back you spoke of.
     
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    It was an actual multi format back that I've seen on ebay that someone made an aluminum machined camera out of it. He was actually making it to sell, not as a project.
    It included all the ground glass as well.
    I wished I saved the threads, it was really interesting. But I think that was pre-"tread tools" version of Apug.
     
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    Wasn't Dave Wooten doing something like this?
     
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    Dave was looking to import them from China. I don't think he was making them himself. I saw one that he had in New York, and it looked like a handy thing.

    There's a good piece on a homebrew 6x17 camera in issue 1.4 of _MAGNAchrom_.
     
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    I'm quite new to APUG, thus don't know what is going on in this forum.
    But when reading the descriptiption of that camera I immediately thought of that Dr. Gilde camera.

    By the way, is this a lottery. Am going for a jack pot?
     
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    Price in Euro

    GILDE 66-17 MST (3D) body 4.409,--

    magazine 6 x 6 up to 6 x 17 2.142,--
    magazine 6 x 6 up to 6 x 17 2.762,--
    Varioviewfinder 644,--


    Zoinks! that's steep!

    I wish it was a jack pot!
     
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    yeah, but the video presentation of
    the doctor in action is one of the coolest things i have ever seen. :smile:
     
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