A&P Old school equipment question

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  1. Bobula

    Bobula Fairly Useless

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    I picked up an adjustable length bellow at a yardsale. I'm just trying to figure out how to attach my lense, is it missing an adapter?

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    This end locks to my camera body
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    This end is just a black ring, can't figure out how to attach a lens....
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  2. mojito

    mojito New Member

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    you sure its an actual lens bellows and not a slide duplicator?

    if it is, figuring out what mount it is will be tricky and may not be compatible with your existing lenses
     
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    Bobula Fairly Useless

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    I'm pretty sure, it has a paper with the Fstop conversions for each distance marker on the pole that it slides along
     
  4. IntheWorks

    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    are there threads on the ring end? also, could it be possible that it's made to use a lensboard?
     
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    Bobula Fairly Useless

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    Yes, the inside ring is threaded! what's a lens board?
     
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    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    looks like you need an M42(screw mount)lens.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M42_lens_mount

    or you might be able to use a reverse lens mount adapter and put one of your standard lenses mounted backwards.
     

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