Has anyone heard of a Grover 4X5 View camera?greenspun.com : LUSENET : Large format photography : One Thread
I have located a very stut 4X5 view camera. The brand is "Grover" Is it any good?
-- William E. Lindsay (Rocknl@aol.com), August 17, 1999
Burke & James made the Grover as a rail version of their tailboard view cameras. You either love them or you hate them. They are ugly in thier grey paint, but you can usually get them cheap. The locks and such are not as good as a new top-of-the-line camera, but it is perfectly serviceable with a little consideration. I use a 4X5 and a 5X7
-- Jim McDonough (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 17, 1999.
It was B&J's companion camera to the famous Ernie-nox and Hassle-Burt
-- Sean yates (email@example.com), August 17, 1999.
I have a 5x7 Burke&James monorail, with a 4x5 back and a 2x3 back, so I guess you could say I have a 4x5. A good camera, a little on the heavy side, but very servicabel. Pat
-- pat j. krentz (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 19, 1999.