Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/04/17

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Was Medium format camera- now shutters
From: Johnny Deadman <>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 19:58:33 -0400

on 4/17/01 6:43 PM, Rob McElroy at wrote:

> In the slightly historic arena, the much trouble-prone Graflex 1000 shutter on
> the 4x5 Super Speed Graphic.    A complicated often-unrepairable
> design.  A shutter repairman's nightmare.

Yes indeed. NOT to be confused with the super graphic, which doesn't have
said shutter. In general these days better to go for a Crown Graphic or
Super Graphic rather than a Speed Graphic or Super Speed Graphic for exactly
this reason. Wow, now my head hurts.
- -- 
Johnny Deadman