Calumet C-2 and C-2-N film holdersgreenspun.com : LUSENET : Large format photography : One Thread
Anybody know if there's a difference between Calumet's C-2 and C-2-N roll film holders?
-- Arthur Gottschalk (Arthurwg@aol.com), September 07, 2001
I had a C-2. It was all metal. Ibelieve the current design has some plastic parts.
-- David Rose (DERose1@msn.com), September 07, 2001.
C-2N is the newer version. Now made by Cambo in Holland. It seems (opinion) that it’s now a bit more reliable. I’ve had both and with the “N” version I have yet to have any overlapping negatives.
The new version is all black, while the older model had a silver winding crank/whe
-- Joseph A. Dickerson (email@example.com), September 07, 2001.
I have made several posts on this forum (or the Medium Format forum of photo.net) about this very issue. Rather than repeat in detail, let me say: C2 ( I have two of them) has spacing problems, only 9 good frames per roll (not 10). Both C2 and C2N have film flatness problems which took me forever to detect (I thought it was my new/used 65/4 lens and/or board). The flatness was fixed by a little gaffer tape (seriously). Email me for further info.
-- Richard Stum (firstname.lastname@example.org), September 07, 2001.
Several of you have e-mailed my directly regarding "how to fix your back with gaffer's tape." I just posted a page with pix on it for your enjoyment. It is at: < http://www.kinesisgear.com/opinion.html> I also posted some stuff about another pet peeve of mine … Sekonic meter problems.
-- Richard Stum (email@example.com), September 09, 2001.