WTB: "chimney" finder for late model Rolleiflex

Discussion in '[Classifieds] Want to Buy' started by Trask, Jan 14, 2010.

  1. Trask

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    I understand that Rollei made a rigid chimney finder for late model 3.5F and other cameras with removable hoods. I believe they may have variable diopter control, though I'm not sure. I'd be interested in buying one, if I can afford the price. Thanks for getting in touch with either advice or if you have one for sale.
     
  2. Morry Katz

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    I believe that the only chimney finder Rollei made was for the SL66 camera. I have one and it did not fit my 2.8 'flex. In Irving Penn's book "World's in Small Room" there is a photo showing Penn's Rollieflex with a chimney finder. It is a Hasselblad finder which was adapted to fit the Rollei.

    Cheers
    Morry Katz - Lethbridge
     
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    Rollei' TLR chimney was identical to the SL66 but for the mount for the TLR. It is excellent !
     
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    ...Gee..I'd like one of those myself.......I have the prism for my 3,5 F and Tele......but no chimney finder........
     
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    You'll find it where the snipes and
    the unicorns play. In the meantime,
    buy yourself a Hasselblad chimney
    finder and a Baier adaptor at

    http://www.baierfoto.de/tlr_engl.html

    and you'll be good to go.
     
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    Here's a link to a photo of me using my
    Hasselblad chimney finder on my 2.8E3:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/sandersnyc/4060084664/

    It works perfectly.
     
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    Sanders: I try to keep the unicorns away from the two I have !
    But the Baier stuff is VERY cool !
     
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    You have TWO Rolleiflex chimneys?
    Now I know where they went.
     
  9. Trask

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    Thanks to everyone for the tips. I knew there had to be a way to make this happen. I've got the eye-level prism but there are times when only a chimney will do. I like the Hasselblad chimneys because they have diopter or focus control. I guess some money will be heading to the UK now!
     
  10. jelke

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    hi, i have this finder and it works BEAUTIFULL, look on
    http://www.collectcamera.com/products/object_details.php?ocat_ID=83&object_ID=2640&pos=0&act=search&search=ra2640&lang=ned