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by David M. Leugers
Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Retro Enterprises 8 mm punching and slitting machine
Replies: 3
Views: 1757

Re: Retro Enterprises 8 mm punching and slitting machine

Wow, it looks like this could do 1 strip of S-8mm and one strip of DS-8mm from 35mm film if the slitting is set up for it... keeping my fingers crossed for DS-8mm film.
by David M. Leugers
Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Fomapan R-100 reg 8 roll 2 sound sync
Replies: 3
Views: 1055

Re: Fomapan R-100 reg 8 roll 2 sound sync

Michael

Pretty amazing! Sync sound at 16fps. Looks good, your developing has improved noticeably. How many rolls can you get out of one Fomapan reversal kit?
by David M. Leugers
Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:11 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Reg 8mm Sound Sync Fomapan R100 self reversed
Replies: 4
Views: 1326

Re: Reg 8mm Sound Sync Fomapan R100 self reversed

Michael I take it you recorded the sound on a video camera. Did you use a crystal motor on a Bolex H-8 or did you adjust the transferred footage to keep in sync with the sound? I have long felt that with better film stocks available, that 8mm film could be used very effectively to create documentari...
by David M. Leugers
Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Hello from FILM Ferrania!
Replies: 91
Views: 29946

Re: Hello from FILM Ferrania!

Wow, what a surprise! I loved Ferrania black and white film, there print stock was great also. I hope we get to see it in 16mm, R-8mm or DS-8mm so I can shoot it.

Bravo, Ferrania team members!
by David M. Leugers
Fri Jan 06, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Ektachrome returns
Replies: 21
Views: 5602

Re: Ektachrome returns

Couldn't be better news! I would be perfectly happy with the E100D film, but if they can improve on that... bring it on. I just reloaded the last half roll of 100ft E100D in my Bolex H-8 I purchased from John Schwind. I thought this would be the last Ektachrome I ever filmed with.. If it can be avai...
by David M. Leugers
Thu Jan 05, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: RIP Tobin Cinema Systems
Replies: 4
Views: 1933

Re: RIP Tobin Cinema Systems

Sad day. Clive Tobin was a great source at one time for motor drives for popular cameras like the Arri and Bolex. Losing his technical acumen from the market is a loss for sure.
by David M. Leugers
Thu Dec 22, 2016 11:45 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Craig Rewind is stiff
Replies: 4
Views: 1148

Re: Craig Rewind is stiff

There usually is a brake applied by tightening a knob either on the side of the rewind where the handle is, or on the top (older ones). Some older Craigs do not have a brake. If it does, double check the brake is not on causing drag on the shaft as it turns by turning the knob counter-clockwise. Oth...
by David M. Leugers
Sat Dec 03, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Regular 8mm Film Available
Replies: 16
Views: 3419

Re: Regular 8mm Film Available

There is method to their madness concerning the film path for the Movikon. It reminds me of the legendary Debrie Parvo 35mm movie camera and others. The twist the film makes before entering and exiting the gate registers the film stock against one edge of the film gate eliminating weave. I have seve...
by David M. Leugers
Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:58 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Kodak rumors - new film stocks and hardware
Replies: 41
Views: 14166

Re: Kodak rumors - new film stocks and hardware

Nothing crappy about VNF 7240, just a completely different look which may or may not be to one's liking. Not the greatest in 8mm or S-8mm, but I really liked it for 16mm shooting outdoors in mixed sunlight and shade. It has very pastel colors that are pretty accurate and pleasing to the eye. Not the...
by David M. Leugers
Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:34 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Kodak rumors - new film stocks and hardware
Replies: 41
Views: 14166

Re: Kodak rumors - new film stocks and hardware

Any reversal film stock from Kodak would be greatly appreciated. Forty years ago Kodak made a slow, fine grained Ektachrome film stock called Ektachrome 40 that was discontinued after a few short years. I really like the way it looked. Definitely different from Kodachrome and beautiful in its own ri...
by David M. Leugers
Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:09 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Hello from FILM Ferrania!
Replies: 91
Views: 29946

Re: Hello from FILM Ferrania!

Hi Luigi ! I have often been curious about 9.5mm = the format that wouldn't die. It is incredible that there are still die hard fans that still shoot this film format today, 40 years after I first became aware of it reading Lenny Lipton's book. Here in the USA it is very, very rare to come across an...
by David M. Leugers
Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:21 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Kodak rumors - new film stocks and hardware
Replies: 41
Views: 14166

Re: Kodak rumors - new film stocks and hardware

I think Kodak coming out with a new reversal film would be terrific news, but the idea of coming out with a new 16mm projector makes the rumor a lot harder to swallow. True, that would be great news, but seems risky when people have a hard time shelling out $250 - $300 for a projector overhaul. A ne...
by David M. Leugers
Wed Oct 12, 2016 4:35 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Hello from FILM Ferrania!
Replies: 91
Views: 29946

Re: Hello from FILM Ferrania!

The team at Ferrania seem to be making good decisions and we all hope they can produce the much anticipated reversal film stock. The 1917 slitter is truly awesome. 100 years and it still is viable, just like film...
by David M. Leugers
Thu Oct 06, 2016 11:24 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Approaching 6 Years Since End of Kodachrome Processing
Replies: 7
Views: 2057

Re: Approaching 6 Years Since End of Kodachrome Processing

I second that Will, nothing more fun than projecting 16mm Kodachrome! The anniversary of its' final demise bums me out. I have a new roll of 16mm Kodachrome left over that I never got to film with. I was saving it for something special to film then I got laid up and was unable to shoot it in time. L...
by David M. Leugers
Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:07 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Samples from In My Image 4k scan - down to HD
Replies: 20
Views: 8135

Re: Samples from In My Image 4k scan - down to HD

I'd definitely vote to keep it in 4:3. Not only is that the aspect ratio you filmed in, it will look the best and there is nothing wrong with 4:3 even for filming today.