Switch to English Language Passer en langue française Omschakelen naar Nederlandse Taal Wechseln Sie zu deutschen Sprache Passa alla lingua italiana
Members: 68,753   Posts: 1,483,894   Online: 1233
      
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 15 of 15

Thread: Lens Storage

  1. #11

    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    Montgomery, Il/USA
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    4,832
    Quote Originally Posted by E. von Hoegh View Post
    A more primitive dry cabinet can be made of a box with a lighbulb in the base. The lightbulb warms the box, thus reducing the relative humidity to a level congenial to whatever is stored inside. Think of the old welder's trick of storing their stock of rods on a junked refrigerator with a lightbulb inside.
    Now there's something I haven't thought about for years. When in SE Asia for uncle sugars follies we had wardrobes(being generous there) with a small bulb in it to prevent mold & mildew. In more than two year no one in the platoon had any problems with it.

    In a smallish cabinet even a 71/2 Watt lamp would do.
    Heavily sedated for your protection.

  2. #12
    StoneNYC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Connecticut, USA
    Shooter
    4x5 Format
    Posts
    6,149
    Images
    210
    Quote Originally Posted by jaydebruyne View Post
    Thanks for the info everyone happy New year to you all. See you on the other side. Jay

    I'm going to run with both hands..
    Better get water proof gloves
    ~Stone | "...of course, that's just my opinion. I could be wrong." ~Dennis Miller

  3. #13
    bobwysiwyg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Ann Arbor, MI U.S.A.
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    1,539
    Images
    3
    Quote Originally Posted by John Koehrer View Post
    Now there's something I haven't thought about for years. When in SE Asia for uncle sugars follies we had wardrobes(being generous there) with a small bulb in it to prevent mold & mildew. In more than two year no one in the platoon had any problems with it.

    In a smallish cabinet even a 71/2 Watt lamp would do.


    Good one, "uncle sugar's follies " is a new one for me. We had no light bulbs in ours. You just did our best to protect things from dust during the dry season. Think dry Georgia clay with the consistency of talc.
    WYSIWYG - At least that's my goal.

    Portfolio-http://apug.org/forums/portfolios.php?u=25518

  4. #14

    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Shooter
    35mm
    Posts
    257
    Either a Pelican case or Tupperware type container with desiccant will work fine. For added protection you can put the whole container in a frost-free refrigerator. My Pen lenses are packed up and in the bottom drawer (the "crisper") of my kitchen fridge. They keep very well that way.

  5. #15
    jaydebruyne's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2013
    Location
    London, UK
    Shooter
    35mm
    Posts
    143
    Blog Entries
    2
    Images
    5
    Thanks for all the suggestions everyone, I really appreciate your time and answers
    I'm going to run with both hands...

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12


 

APUG PARTNERS EQUALLY FUNDING OUR COMMUNITY:



Contact Us  |  Support Us!  |  Advertise  |  Site Terms  |  Archive  —   Search  |  Mobile Device Access  |  RSS  |  Facebook  |  Linkedin