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Simon McConway
Phenomenal Film Handler

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From: Doncaster, UK
Registered: Jun 2004


 - posted May 13, 2008 11:50 AM      Profile for Simon McConway   Email Simon McConway   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Got my Standard 8 film from John Schwind; I recommend him as his service was very rapid. It is actually K40 but under the name of Cine Chrome 40. My question is; has anyone used this film with their Bolex because the film requires a Wratten No 85 filter for exposure in daylight; I wondered how users dealt with this requirement. Maurice Leakey has been very helpful, and I was just wondering what other users have done?

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Barry Johnson
Master Film Handler

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From: United Kingdom
Registered: Jul 2003


 - posted May 13, 2008 01:15 PM      Profile for Barry Johnson   Author's Homepage   Email Barry Johnson   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
As my Bolex cameras do actually have the correct data on the info plate,just set the camera meter to that,add the correct filter,press the 'read' button and it works perfectly.
ASA 25 will be needed.

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