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  • My thoughts exactly.  I just couldn't leave empty handed.  And btw, the camera seems fully functional too.  Its a Ricoh Singlex II.  I Don't have any film to put in it though:)
  • Does  anyone have suggestions for getting the lettering white again? Toothbrush? I have rubbed on it with cleaning cloth to no avail.
  • Created discussion thread Fleamarket Cosina 55mm f1.4
    I just acquired my 2nd flea-market manual lens. It was at the bottom of a box with no lens cap and attached to an old film camera. The seller would only sell the set so picked it up for $10. Feelin ...
  • Replied in Shutter lag
    unless I missed something.  the fastest sport camera has a shutter speed of ~0.1 milliseconds and has about 100 milliseconds between shots.  if your shutter delay is microseconds then there is far ...
  • The weather was not cooperating again today, but I was itching to try again.  This time I wanted to see those 7 nice aperture blades in action. This is wide open This is stopped down a Little  (~f5) ...
  • Thanks for the comments. I have to say my expectation for this lens...well I don't have any:)  It was a nice find and considering the circumstances it is a gem to look at and add to my collection ...
  • Thanks for the great info! it is indeed M42. I already had an adapter lying around. I have only taken a few test shots around the house, and the weather has been crap, but I will post some pics as ...
  • Created discussion thread Oldtimer find: Revuenon 135mm f2.8
    So I was browsing the local flea markets and found this little gem and thought I would share.  Got it mostly to explore the world of manual, but I also think it's a pretty neat little lens.  ...
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