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Re: [Rollei] Introduction

Hi Stuart,
Sounds like you've got a rather expensive ailment -
Rolleitis. There's no known cure, but at least you
seem to be getting therapy at a reasonable price!
Keep on having fun,


- --- INMAN J S <S.Inman   wrote:
> > Welcome Stuart,
> Thanks, and to everybody else who sent welcome
> messages.
> > You will find this group often goes off on tangent
> threads that have
> > nothing to do with Rollei.
> So I see!
>  >But, there is a lot of knowledge about
> > these cameras on this list and I am sure any
> question you might have
> > about Rollei TLR cameras can be answered.
> That's what I'm here for.
> > That you are getting flare on the 3.5F is a bit
> unusual - but has the
> > lens shade solved that problem?
> As I said, I think part of it was the light of
> Venice, bloody place 
> looks like its flooded! But also I noticed that
> there was a small 
> scratch at the top of the lens. In most
> circumstances it does not 
> seem to affect performance, but I think that in
> circumstances 
> where flare can be a problem it is somewhat
> magnified. The hood 
> seems to make all the difference.
> > Also, notice that a lens cap for a 3.5E does not
> fit the 3.5F and vice
> > versa.
> Yeah, that is strange. Suppose I'll have to look for
> a 3.5E cap.
> Oh yes, and I have a 35B AND a very battered
> Rolleiflex original 
> as well as the cameras I mentioned in the last post.
> I paid £15 for 
> the original, ok as it looks pretty rough and
> doesn't take 120 film. 
> Everything is operational though.
> Stuart 

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