What film holder for 4x5 pack film?

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  1. guitstik

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    I have been shooting a lot of Fuji pack film in my Calumet 4x5 but it is not the full 4x5 format film. I am wanting to shoot the full 4x5 FP100C45 film and I have been told to use everything from a Polaroid 405 or the 550 holder instead of the more expensive Fuji PA45. Will either of those work for what I am wanting to do?
     
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    I'm pretty sure a Polaroid 405 will work for Fuji. The fellow that bought mine was sure thats what he wanted it for.
     
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    Rick, I have a 504 but apparently I need the 405 or the 550 for 4x5 sized pack film.

    I have been enjoying the lens I got from you by the way.
     
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    The 405 is for the smaller 3x4 film, get the 550 holder for the larger, full 4x5 size film.
     
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    Good, when do we see some results. I have a 545 back and 23 sheets of 4x5 T-54 Polapan 100 for a reasonable price if you are interested.
     
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    I just posted a shot in the Gallery.
     
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    Greg, I didn't mean to be so rude. I am rushing around trying to get ready for an early 1 AM call tomorrow.

    I had thought that the 550 or the Fuji equivalent was going to be what I need, Thnks.

    Joel