Quote Originally Posted by pstake View Post
I do not understand this comment ... should I or should I not adjust the shutter speed after cocking the shutter?

It's a prewar Ikoflex with a Compur shutter.
It's a rimset Compur you can adjust the speeds after cocking, the exception is the Compur Rapid with the extra spring for the high speed you can't move up or down from the top setting while the shutter's cocked.