(EDIT: It has 33' on the spool. I feel dumb.) 8mm FOMA question, HOLY CRAP I'VE BEEN GONE

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(EDIT: It has 33' on the spool. I feel dumb.) 8mm FOMA question, HOLY CRAP I'VE BEEN GONE

Post by thebrowniecameraguy » Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:48 am

Hey all, it's literally been years since I have posted but I haven't forgotten.

I bought a roll of Fomapan double 8mm roll film, IS0 100. Is there enough film on the spool to load and run until my Brownie shows '25'? I want to have enough leader to properly expose, flip and reload and expose the full 25' of film?

I haven't shot in nearly a decade and holy crap, I can't go on vacation without it all of the sudden!
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Re: 8mm FOMA question, HOLY CRAP I'VE BEEN GONE

Post by Danmouer » Fri Jul 28, 2017 3:09 am

Yes. It is a standard (double) 8mm roll. Nice film! It measures 15 meters, but close enough to 50' to not worry about.


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Re: (EDIT: It has 33' on the spool. I feel dumb.) 8mm FOMA question, HOLY CRAP I'VE BEEN GONE

Post by alexmuir » Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:32 pm

I also wondered about this! There seems to be plenty to allow for a leader.
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Re: (EDIT: It has 33' on the spool. I feel dumb.) 8mm FOMA question, HOLY CRAP I'VE BEEN GONE

Post by doug » Sat Jul 29, 2017 9:48 am

I've been a bit mystified about this, is it on a thinner base that they can get so much on the spool ?
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Re: (EDIT: It has 33' on the spool. I feel dumb.) 8mm FOMA question, HOLY CRAP I'VE BEEN GONE

Post by studiocarter2 » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:55 pm

If you send it away the lab may cut off the excess. Best to develop it yourself in a UPB1A Lomo tank.
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