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by Phil_F_NM
Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Cameras
Topic: Introduction and a Kodak 16mm magazine project
Replies: 4
Views: 188

Re: Introduction and a Kodak 16mm magazine project

Dave, thanks for the help! I thought the drive gear which interfaces the camera was just staked in. I'll twist mine off today!
couldn't those aluminum guides just be turned upside down and spaced with small shims to ensure they allow the sprocket teeth to move?

Thanks again.
Phil Forrest
by Phil_F_NM
Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Cameras
Topic: Play in Filmo 70DR speed dial
Replies: 0
Views: 48

Play in Filmo 70DR speed dial

My new (to me) B&H 70DR arrived a few days ago and I'm eager to get the whole kit together and shooting. It works fantastically after blowing out the interior, cleaning the shutter and applying a bit of light oil. I get a reliable 36 seconds on a full wind at 24fps. Today I set a strobe at 24Hz and ...
by Phil_F_NM
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Cameras
Topic: Elmo C300 meter voltage mod
Replies: 0
Views: 90

Elmo C300 meter voltage mod

Has anyone ever undertaken the task of adding a diode between the battery and the meter cell to reduce the voltage from silver oxide down to old mercury cell standards? I need to drop 4.5v PX25 down to 3.9v in this new Elmo C300 of mine. I've thought about making a button cell cradle with the diode ...
by Phil_F_NM
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Cameras
Topic: Introduction and a Kodak 16mm magazine project
Replies: 4
Views: 188

Introduction and a Kodak 16mm magazine project

Hello all, I'm Phil. I've been a still photographer for about 25 years. Did 8 years in the US Navy, the last three were as a photographer with combat engineers. So, I'm a tinkerer and love to build project cameras, shoot with them and either keep them or pass them on to someone who will. Our last wi...