Quote Originally Posted by BrianShaw View Post
That is about what I would expect from a triplet lenss, Matthew. BTW, when "clik this bar to see the full image" I got a Malicious Web Site warning from Norton. Not sure what that is about but doesn't look good.

When I shoot old cameras withuncoated triplets I call it "ART".
I wouldn't. I've never had a triplet that soft, even on a 35mm camera. I suspect the lenses are not calibrated to each other or there is some other problem.
You should be able to get something at least this sharp around f8: