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RE: [Rollei] Damage to a TLR WLF on disassembly
- Subject: RE: [Rollei] Damage to a TLR WLF on disassembly
- From: "Fox, Robert" <RFox >
- Date: Mon, 12 May 2003 15:10:06 -0400
Well, I'll take a long close look at the WLF on my "T" this evening, but
I'm *very reluctant* to try to disassemble it and cause some damage as
the WLF is in superb condition (with the gray leather).
Does anyone have the Rolleiflex "exploded view" charts that are
advertised on eBay? Probably a good purchase if they are accurate.
- -----Original Message-----
From: todd [mailto:todd_belcher ]
Sent: Monday, May 12, 2003 2:29 PM
To: rollei us
Subject: [Rollei] Damage to a TLR WLF on disassembly
What part of the WLF is damaged on disassembly? The only part I can
think of are the two long rivets that hold the left and right side of
the back plate to the sides.
Jerry Lehrer wrote:
> If you can figure out a way to disassemble a WLF without damage,
> PLEASE let me know how you did it!
> "Fox, Robert" wrote:
>>Is it possible to use my existing WLF base without destroying it, or
>>would it be better to just try to find a "beater" WLF and use the base
>>From: Jerry Lehrer [mailto:jerryleh ]
>>Sent: Monday, May 12, 2003 12:35 PM
>>To: rollei us
>>Subject: Re: [Rollei] What would fit? (was: Would an SL66 Chimney
>>Finder Fit a TLR)
>>Ya gotta mount it on a WLF or Prism base. Those aint cheap!
>>"Fox, Robert" wrote:
>>>I hope the older rigid Hassey chimneys fit because I just bought one
>>>on eBay for that very purpose. While I love the WLF (another elegant
>>>design) I have longed for a good chimney to use for outdoors
>>>landscape shooting. I've been told that a Hassey chimney will fit
>>>removable WLFs. I think the Hassey chimney is 3x magnification, but
>>>sure others among us know the details well.
>>>BTW, are there any instructions on the web anywhere for how to put
>>>Hassey chimney on a Rolleiflex? Is it a no-brainer?
>>>R.J. (very near DC)