Not deleted: cool odd-formats resource

Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by walter23, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. walter23

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    Blue Moon Camera in portland. I stumbled upon their website while looking for something else, and it turns out they have a few obscure film formats, and a lot of other interesting things! One notable thing is that they grind down the spools on 120 film so it will fit into those pesky 620 cameras - how cool is that? I think they only charge a surcharge of something like $1.50 to do this, so it's a pretty nice service.

    http://bluemooncamera.com/index.php?fuseaction=newproducts.products&thisimg=1

    I plan to drop by if I ever make it down the coast to Portland. Meanwhile I ordered something from them today and they were quite nice to deal with, sending me a detailed description and photo of the item I was interested in.

    Just figured you obscure format shooters would appreciate hearing about it. Even freestyle doesn't, to my understanding, offer anything to fit 620 cameras. Seems like a very APUG-friendly place.
     
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    Very cool. People should buy stuff from them so they can continue to be not-deleted. :wink:
     
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    Yes, very interesting. I bookmarked them about a year ago, but haven't purchased anything from them yet. (I wonder if they would be interested in my 1923 Underwood...)

    Cheers,
     
  4. David A. Goldfarb

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    I like it!
     
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    Thanks Walter... good info!
     
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    Yeah, I found them (google search) because they had a strange lens that I'd been seeking in their inventory.

    They look like a neat enough store that I figured APUG would be interested.

    (If you need 620, you could probably grind down your 120 spools at home if you could figure out the technique, too.)
     
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