WTB: 5x7" double darkslides

Discussion in '[Classifieds] Want to Buy' started by Jarvman, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. Jarvman

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    If anybody has any spare 5x7" double darkslides knocking about I'm looking to buy some. Ideally in the UK. Ta!
     
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    Keep your eyes open on fleaBay...I got 2 the other week for £20. Cheers Dave
     
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    Take care! there are different versions and sizes of 7x5 darkslides.
    Firstly there is the obvious difference between half plate and 7x5, but also I have six darkslides which take 7x5 film exactly, and six which are 2 to 3mm wider, which causes the film to fall out at one side. Both types look identical on the outside and are marked Fidelity.
    I discussed this with Sue Evans in the tech department at Ilford / Harman and sent her one of each to prove my point. Her conclusion is that there must be some cheap and inaccurate imports coming in from somewhere.
     
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    Thanks for the word of warning Andrew
     
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    Are you looking for complete film holders or just the slides?
     
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    Complete holders please Mike!
     
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    Linhof 5x7 dds's on fleabay as we speak and in UK
    Cheers Dave
     
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    Going for over £100!!!