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02-24-2015, 05:24 AM   #226
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I've been a long time Pentax user.
Went to camera shop in 1990 to buy a P30n new and ended up coming out with a second hand P50 instead. Used this for 7 years and still have it.
Got a Super A in 1997 and used it up until a couple of years ago when I abandoned film.
(I bought a K50 new last week which I'll use the lenses from ^^^)

02-26-2015, 12:26 PM   #227
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only 3 film slr here any more:
Ricoh XR-X
(best featured manual focus slr with K-mount)

Chinon CP6 spot twin program
(program mode without A- or P-contacts - just like Leica/Minolta did)

Revue SC3
(Revue is a brand from a former german catalogue firm "Quelle")
fully mechanical

they are a joy to use in their own way.
Fully mechanical - I don't use small batteries for metering but take one of my other cameras for that
The Ricoh - I have some sentimental memories with that..... U can use AA-cells, it has spot-metering, quite silent internal motordrive.
Chinon the most versatile with it's additinal motor/battery grip (AA-cells even when not using the motordrive), spot metering, very silent operation, mirror very well damped

Using them all quite seldom
02-26-2015, 12:42 PM   #228
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MZ-S and MZ-5N


02-26-2015, 01:15 PM   #229
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QuoteOriginally posted by hoopsontoast Quote
MZ-S and MZ-5N


Love the photo! This clearly shows how svelte the MZ-S actually is despite its muscular appearance.


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02-26-2015, 09:07 PM   #230
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I still have the SPII I was given for Christmas in High School- haven't used it in years although mechanically it still seems fine. I have used the 50mm f1.4 on my old K-r. It's a bit yellow (despite a few sessions out on the sun) but works well!
02-27-2015, 12:30 AM   #231
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QuoteOriginally posted by stevebrot Quote
Love the photo! This clearly shows how svelte the MZ-S actually is despite its muscular appearance.


Steve
Yeah, its basically the same size as the MZ-5N just the shoulder where it angles up is added on.
03-03-2015, 09:58 PM   #232
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Tiny Film Camera

First my elderly neighbor gave me a Sears KS 500 with 3 Lenses and a flash then I remembered I had this tiny little HIT* camera that says 'made in Japan. Does it qualify as the smallest Film Body, lol.
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03-07-2015, 07:11 PM   #233
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QuoteOriginally posted by hoopsontoast Quote
MZ-S and MZ-5N


That is only because the MZ5N is such a large body ☺

Since the last time I posted I have added a Holga 135 panoramic and a Holga 120 zone plate. And we will be making a bunch of pinhole cameras for world pinhole day.

03-08-2015, 07:36 PM   #234
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K1000 (wedding present from first wife, 1978; my first 35mm camera, great for learning the basics)

ME Super (birthday present to myself 1983)
03-11-2015, 08:53 AM   #235
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Well....I now am the (proud?) owner of THREE—count 'em, three—Spotmatic SV bodies, one of which is on its way to Eric for a CLA. I bought my first SLR camera (a Honeywell Spotmatic) after coming home from Vietnam in '66, having met a guy on my ship who had an Asahi he had bought in Japan. I didn't know an SLR from a Brownie in those days but I really loved learning how to use the camera and eventually I even built a darkroom to process and print my own B & W's I shot with the Pentax. Ultimately, as I started rearing gaggle of sons, I put the film camera down, sold the darkroom, and started shooting digital pocket cameras, probably 20-25 years ago.

Now I want to get back into film, and maybe even use a collection of Super Taks I'm gathering with my Canon Rebel DSLR "for the fun of it" but that's a whole 'nother story!) I bought two more SV bodies on eBay (which I will now sell, if anyone's interested in them).

But, having discovered this site, it's been a real learning experience for me.
03-16-2015, 07:18 AM   #236
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Two K1000 both from the 2nd production run, a few Pentax lenses and a Vivitar/Cosina 28mm /2.8.
03-16-2015, 12:25 PM   #237
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I've got a Spotmatic with a Helios 58 f/2 on it and a Smena Symbol. Also got a Kodak Ektralite 400 but it's not easy to find 110 films for it.
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QuoteOriginally posted by UgurUgurlu Quote
I've got a Spotmatic with a Helios 58 f/2 on it and a Smena Symbol. Also got a Kodak Ektralite 400 but it's not easy to find 110 films for it.
Lomo have 110 now?
110 Film ? Lomography Shop
Their cassettes will split with finger nail, but are otherwise as good as old Kodak ones.
03-17-2015, 12:18 AM   #239
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Lomo have 110 now?
110 Film ? Lomography Shop
Their cassettes will split with finger nail, but are otherwise as good as old Kodak ones.
Know that but it's a bit expensive. Also getting it developped is more expensive than a regular 35mm.
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QuoteOriginally posted by UgurUgurlu Quote
Know that but it's a bit expensive. Also getting it developped is more expensive than a regular 35mm.
Split cassette staple leader to 35mm scrap film load into 35mm tank add d76...
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