Yup, that'll work. Just make sure you get the polarity right so you don't hurt the electronics in the packard. (kidding) ----- Original Message ----- From: "Nick Zentena" <zentena@xxxxxxxxxxxx> To: <pure-silver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Saturday, February 12, 2005 9:25 AM Subject: [pure-silver] Re: Packard shutters? > On Saturday 12 February 2005 10:59, Gene Johnson wrote: > > > > > I love Packard shutters. You can take one completely apart in about a > > minute, you can duplicate just about any missing part with normal tools, > > and they're just about as bulletproof as things get. Just requires a > > different approach to things. You just can't have a shutter speed faster > > than about 1/20. With a little practice, you can get darn close to 1/20, > > 1/10 and 1/5 with the pin and anything slower without the pin. There are a > > lot of really great barrel lenses out there for very reasonable prices that > > you couldn't get anywhere near if they were mounted in a shutter. > > I should be okay for top speed. F/45 or smaller with slow film just isn't > hand holding area. I figure I'll mount my Nikon 360mm F/9 process lens. > That's the main lens that will get used with the packard. > > > > > I've used a bulb that I found at Target as a ball pump. There's black > > tubing at the auto parts store that will work too. They sell the real deal > > at hub photo though, and it's not expensive to buy a bulb and hose from > > them. just connect the wires to whatever kind of synch socket you need. I > > have taken sockets out of old cameras and made cables, but Paramount cords > > will make whatever you want. Kinda dear though. > > > > > I wonder if I could just get a flash extension cable cut off the male end and > connect the wires? Seems like it should work. > > Thanks > Nick > ============================================================================ ================================= > To unsubscribe from this list, go to www.freelists.org and logon to your account (the same e-mail address and password you set-up when you subscribed,) and unsubscribe from there. > ============================================================================================================= To unsubscribe from this list, go to www.freelists.org and logon to your account (the same e-mail address and password you set-up when you subscribed,) and unsubscribe from there.