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by kII
Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:01 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Bolex Malfunction?
Replies: 12
Views: 2143

Re: Bolex Malfunction?

Hiya, this happened to me a few years ago after i dropped the camera a few feet onto grass. Think you'll find the claw is missing the perfs. Another issue could be the quality of the perfs on the film? Have you exposed any DS8 100D? From experiance over the years, kodaks QC is top notch, if 100d tra...
by kII
Sat Jan 19, 2013 2:51 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: damaged LEICINA 8mm battery holder
Replies: 7
Views: 1912

Re: damaged LEICINA 8mm battery holder

Hiya, I'm pretty sure i have one or two battery holders in me toybox at work. My leicina 8s expired with the end of kodachrome in 2010. Make sure, if you can, the lightmeter battery compartment is clean, people tend to leave the 1.35v cell inside and they rot too. Also if you purchase the camera you...
by kII
Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:08 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: UK please help me find a 16mm film core
Replies: 4
Views: 861

Re: UK please help me find a 16mm film core

Hiya, are you after the plastic core or core adapter? I have a spare core lying around and I'm uk based.
by kII
Thu Jul 26, 2012 7:41 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Bad experiences with Pro8mm
Replies: 12
Views: 1896

Re: Bad experiences with Pro8mm

Although I cannot comment on Pro8's services, i can say that Andec to are prone to 'screwing film' aswell. I've experianced 3 lots of bad processing within 18 months. The last batch they screwed was the last straw for me, now all my super 8 goes to the USA for processing.
by kII
Sat Jun 23, 2012 10:30 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Bolex P4 light meter
Replies: 9
Views: 1615

Re: Bolex P4 light meter

you can purchase a dummy battery which reduces the voltage to the cameras lightmeter http://www.smallbattery.company.org.uk/sbc_mercury_catalogue.htm The adapters are quite pricey but allows you to use 1.5v batterys without risk of damage to the cameras lightmeter circuit. If the camera test film is...
by kII
Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:14 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: arri 16 sb viewfinder problem
Replies: 13
Views: 2633

Re: arri 16 sb viewfinder problem

Hiya, some early STs veiwfinders did tend to go yellow, i cannot recall the SN of my first yellow viewfinder st, but my later two cameras sn 14xxx and 15xxx were fine. Its a long time ago, i think the use of primes on the 'yellow' st were difficult to focus but the zeiss t3 10-100 was ok by zooming ...
by kII
Thu Jun 21, 2012 5:19 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: regular 8 TRI-X
Replies: 31
Views: 4860

Re: regular 8 TRI-X

what we'll loose once kodaks pulls the plug on 8mm film is the quality of the perforations. I have used both 8mm and ds8 film perfed by a third party, the quality control i have found was not to the standard of genuine kodak perfed film stock, thus image steadiness suffered. I now only buy kodak per...
by kII
Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:00 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: I just ordered two rolls of Double Super 8 E100D
Replies: 5
Views: 729

Re: I just ordered two rolls of Double Super 8 E100D

Ektagraphic wrote:Awesome!...It seems sort of strange to me 8mm Tri-X would get discontinued before DS8 film....
DS8 was discontinued last year by kodak. They made one last run, just like they are doing with tri-x. viewtopic.php?f=1&t=22514&p=200807#p200807
by kII
Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:48 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: regular 8 TRI-X
Replies: 31
Views: 4860

Re: regular 8 TRI-X

kodak are saying one last run, think that says it all..
by kII
Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: regular 8 TRI-X
Replies: 31
Views: 4860

Re: regular 8 TRI-X

I think I am slightly confused. Is Kodak discontinuing the stock or just the format of the 8mm perforations? Could the 8mm always be special ordered if the film stock is till available? I think you'll find they're axing the format, and very soon other guages will follow!. My feeling is 100d in the ...
by kII
Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:30 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: 8mm tri-x discontinued
Replies: 11
Views: 1776

Re: 8mm tri-x discontinued

KODAK TRI-X Reversal Film 7266
16 mm with 8 mm Perforations
SP467 / 16 mm x 400 ft roll / On Core / 2R-1497 8751935

copied from an older thread on this forum....
by kII
Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:20 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: 8mm tri-x discontinued
Replies: 11
Views: 1776

Re: 8mm tri-x discontinued

Davideo wrote:Mentions only 16mm 7266 high speed film. Where did you read 8mm?
under the listing you mentioned!!
by kII
Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:53 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: 8mm tri-x discontinued
Replies: 11
Views: 1776

8mm tri-x discontinued

http://motion.kodak.com/motion/uploaded ... 0412_Q.pdf
time to stock up and quick.. Next i fear it will be 7285!!!
by kII
Mon May 21, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Double Super 8 Film Stock
Replies: 22
Views: 3804

Re: Double Super 8 Film Stock

are you sure wittner are purchasing 1000ft ft lengths?, my understanding was they purchased 400ft loads from the USA.
by kII
Sun May 20, 2012 11:34 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Double Super 8 Film Stock
Replies: 22
Views: 3804

Re: Double Super 8 Film Stock

I doubt we'll see anymore DS8 100d from kodak they made one final batch last year. GK/Wittner velvia DS8 was very jittery, the GK offing almost jammed up my DS8 camera, all 200ft of GK DS8 50D ended up in the bin, the transportation was that bad!. I just hope Wittner are able to source larger rolls ...