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by rockycarter
Sat Jul 18, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: linos lens 105mm F 5.6 need help
Replies: 7
Views: 368

Re: linos lens 105mm F 5.6 need help

I would like to thank all of you for your help. I finally got this lens mounted by using masking tape. This lens is incredible. I can see I need to build a dimmer switch for this lens. I am going to try to upload a photo. Wow is this lens revealing. Thank you all very much
by rockycarter
Fri Jul 17, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: linos lens 105mm F 5.6 need help
Replies: 7
Views: 368

linos lens 105mm F 5.6 need help

I was wondering if some one might know. If Rafe is still making attachment rings. This linos lens is 45.89mm in dia. Would some one here know where i can get a mount for this lens. Here is and image of the lens
by rockycarter
Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Mitutoyo 5x - Haze/Residue Issue
Replies: 19
Views: 1908

Brandontmyers your lens has fungus. if you have never disassembled one of these lens. you will never get it lined back up. i have changed the bottom element on a indentical lens. believe me the chemical. you have to use to remove the bottom element from its mount dangerous stuff. i can tell you wher...
by rockycarter
Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Slow motion video
Replies: 2
Views: 444

Do you mean a focus stack that was shot by pulling focus while shooting a video? If so then yes, just extract a sequence of still frames from the video using Photoshop or some other utility such as ffmpeg, then feed the collection of still frames into Zerene Stacker as an ordinary stack. Thank you ...
by rockycarter
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Slow motion video
Replies: 2
Views: 444

Slow motion video

I am wondering if Zerene stacker could handle slow motion video. to do a stack?
by rockycarter
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Nikon RayFact 3.5x
Replies: 30
Views: 7941

Lou, thank you for the photos. They have share some information about the lens. If i am understanding these people correctly. I am going to try, what they have explained see how that goes. Thank you lou. Yes lou the bellows they showed to me is for another lens they would like to sell. I know ray ha...
by rockycarter
Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Nikon RayFact 3.5x
Replies: 30
Views: 7941

Ray i am presently moving, to a new location. I wanted to let you know all the parts are on there way to properly mount this lens. I have all the info i need to put together a proper mount for my camera. I will post some pictures as soon as everything is assembled. The machinist that is going to do ...
by rockycarter
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Nikon RayFact 3.5x
Replies: 30
Views: 7941

I agree with you lou. But the bellows he showed me lou. it had a rodentstock lens mounted on it. That rodentstock was even bigger than this lens. It has a large bolting plate. To attach the lens to this bellows. The bellows is huge. I think this might be for a large format camera. Have a great one
by rockycarter
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Nikon RayFact 3.5x
Replies: 30
Views: 7941

large glass very large lens

Ray you had a link up some time ago. It was a nikon lens i have never seen before. So i purchased it. Well received that lens. Ray i will share a couple of images of the lens. This lens is huge plus very heavy. Its like a giant microscope objective. The person i purchased it from. Tried to explain t...
by rockycarter
Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: High-end 1x Lens Test: Looking for Suggestions Please
Replies: 82
Views: 20424

RobertOToole hello robert, I was just wondering if you have ever tested the 90 mm sony macro lens. The lens i would like to see how they compare is against. The sigma 105 mm macro lens. The reason i ask is i am thinking about purchasing one of these lens. Your tests are outstanding. I have watched s...
by rockycarter
Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Disassembly of Nikon LU Plan 50x
Replies: 6
Views: 1321

Cornel what i use is a pair of strap wrenches. They will not hurt the lens jacket. If you are interested go to a hardware store. Ask for a set of plumers rubber strap wrenches. There should be 3 in the set. The handles are plastic or metal the grip is a thick rubber band. Slip one band one direction...
by rockycarter
Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Disassembly of Nikon LU Plan 50x
Replies: 6
Views: 1321

rjlittlefield is correct. These objectives an the mitutoyo objectives. they are glued. I use a Q-tip to apply the solvent. I never use anymore solvent then what is needed to seperate the casings. hope this helps
by rockycarter
Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: looking for help with measurements
Replies: 2
Views: 908

Beatsy thank you so much. I understand now. Thank you i appreciate
by rockycarter
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: looking for help with measurements
Replies: 2
Views: 908

looking for help with measurements

I am presently working on a project. I have been given a set of measurements. I have no understanding of what they mean. All i know is that it represents a thickness. But in order for myself to make a decision. I hope someone here. Could tell me in mm what these thickness represent. I will explain l...
by rockycarter
Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Mitutoyo M Planapo 2x good for stacking?
Replies: 20
Views: 3549

Mitutoyo M Planapo 2x . I find for what i use the M Planapo 2x. Its a totally excellent lens. It has enough depth of field for coins. I do not need to use focus stacking. This is the 2017 150 year loonie. see how i can find the missing steps. The white you see on the surface of the coin. This coin i...