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    He's gonna pop some tags, he's got $30 in his pocket...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Goutiere View Post
    B&H has this enlarger for sale for $1816.50, new. Chassis only.
    So you probably got an $898.50 head with it as well.
    All for 30 bucks!!

    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...ssis_Only.html


    You done good!
    No one in their right mind is paying $1816.50 just for the chassis unless they are buying for a school or the gub'ment. That's the tough part about buying enlargers. Every once in awhile some hardass tries to tell you their used enlarger is "worth" $500. I just tell them good luck finding someone to pay that much.

    Enlarger prices are so low it actually makes more sense to just buy entire enlargers if you need a negative carrier. When I needed a particular size negative carrier instead of buying one used for $50 I just bought an entire late model enlarger with a bunch of accessories for less than $40.

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    Quote Originally Posted by summicron1 View Post
    that's nothing, i found a leitz focomat Ic with lens not too long ago $35 -- almost didn't buy it because i already have one, but remembered a friend whose 35mm enlarger was not of the same quality and grabbed it. He is now a most happy man.
    You have no clue.
    Where ever you are, there you be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Noble View Post
    No one in their right mind is paying $1816.50 just for the chassis unless they are buying for a school or the gub'ment. That's the tough part about buying enlargers. Every once in awhile some hardass tries to tell you their used enlarger is "worth" $500. I just tell them good luck finding someone to pay that much.
    It's true. I was just trying to make donkee feel even a little bit better than he already does.

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    I got a motorized Beseler 4x5 w/color had and carriers to fit every format from Instamatic to 4x5 for $40 from a lab. I'd rather have condensers though, so one of these days I'll look for them. Alsohad a mint 150mm El-Nikkor N given to me by a friend. I don't even shoot 4x5 (I go up to 6cmx7cm) but I couldn"t resist all this.

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    I was also given (by the same friend) a mint cond. big Kodak Precision Enlarger, w/heat-absorbing glass & 2 brightly polished neg carriers-35mm & 6x9. The cord is shot, though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Klainmeister View Post
    Pics or it didn't happen!

    lmfao
    but, agreed!

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    Pics coming. Picked up a rescue dog Friday, the girlfriend had her birthday Monday, the oldest son is graduating so I get to work on the open house (the yard needs some TLC!). Too much going on right now. I really want to get moving on setting that puppy up but you know how it goes......

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    Quote Originally Posted by donkee View Post
    Pics coming. Picked up a rescue dog Friday, the girlfriend had her birthday Monday, the oldest son is graduating so I get to work on the open house (the yard needs some TLC!). Too much going on right now. I really want to get moving on setting that puppy up but you know how it goes......
    Excuses excuses....




    Congrats!
    K.S. Klain

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    ^haaaaa! Yeah get that graduate to take a camera phone of the new beast and upload to photobucket or somewhere.....kidding....congrats on all the goodness to your family. Sounds like you've some good fam/pet pics to print on the new rig to boot...
    Andy

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