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    The 211 lamp is one of the most commonly used, so that bodes well for continued use.

    I used a basic, non-main brand 35mm enlarger for years when I started out and was happy with the results. Try yours out - it may very well give you evenly illuminated prints with sharp focus from corner to corner.

    And be sure to have fun!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MattKing View Post
    The 211 lamp is one of the most commonly used, so that bodes well for continued use.

    That's good to know!

    I won a GraLab 171 timer for $20 on ebay yesterday so that is on its way. Once I get some trays, a safelight, some more dektol, and some paper, I'll be good to go for a few test runs.

    Like I said, I didn't want to spend too much on an enlarger just yet. But if this will allow me to make some decent prints until I get back into the swing of it, it'll be a good deal.

    It works great as far as I can tell. Everything tightens and looses, and moves as it should. There isn't any rust or anything on the housing, and it pretty much looks like it sat in a closet since it was bought. We'll see.

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    You may want to look for a backup 211 bulb too.

    Most of us here with darkroom experience can attest to the fact that there are very few things as frustrating as being ready to print and having a bulb burn out before you are finished for the day.

    Here is one source: http://www.replacementlightbulbs.com/lampph211.html

    And through Freestyle: http://www.freestylephoto.biz/405691...5W?cat_id=2101
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    Ansel Adams, from the introduction to The Negative - The New Ansel Adams Photography Series / Book 2

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    If the basic set up is similar to a Durst: because the blub does not shine directly though the neg from above you can use a good quailtiy 75 wat 75 soft white bulb as the imprinted brand name is on the top and will show.

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