Quote Originally Posted by kzphoto View Post
I had a wild idea for a polaroid conversion and I was wondering if the GX680mm lenses could be mounted into large format shutters like a Copal? Anyone ever tried removing the optics from one of these lenses?
Sure, they can be remounted. Be prepared to pay a very good machinist a great deal of money to design and fabricate new cells to hold the glass.

Why not just use the scads of very high quality reasonably priced lenses that are on the market now?