Re: [OM] OM Bellows Questions

Subject: Re: [OM] OM Bellows Questions
From: Wayne Harridge <wayneharridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2009 08:22:07 +1100
Thanks Chuck, that sounds like a good workable way to do it.  I don't actually 
need to join 2 bellows together, just seem to remember seeing a photo somewhere 
where this had been done.


> Chuck Norcutt <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I think the easiest way to gain extra extension would be to modify a 
> slide copier attachment for the bellows.  It already has provision for 
> attaching to and sliding along the rail and provides its own bellows for 
> the required extension.
> After slipping the slide holder off and unscrewing its two guideways 
> you're left with a flat surface with a rectangular hole.  I should think 
> you could screw a lens mount from an old body onto that surface.  I'm 
> not sure whether the 35mm frame size hole would need to be opened up or 
> not.  The slide copier bellows wants to attach to a 49mm filter size 
> lens tube.  A junker lens mount and barrel could provide the requisite 
> parts.  I think it's doable with careful hand work (no machine shop 
> required although that might help).  With care in the modification the 
> normal function of the slide copier should be restorable by unscrewing 
> he lens mount and reattaching the two guideways with their screws.
> Chuck Norcutt

Wayne Harridge

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