[Darkroom] Introduction

Sean Cusack sean.p.cusack at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 07:24:46 PDT 2011

Mr. Stuart!

Am I correct in assuming that by double run you mean its a double 8mm
camera? i.e. you bought 16mm film and are planning on cutting it in half?

I have a mansfield holiday II double 8 at home...it doesn't use cartridges,
its a straight up spool. I do a pretty good job unloading/reloading the film
in my bathroom and not getting many light problems on Cine-X, so I would
think the NB darkroom would be OK for what you're looking for...those old
cameras (ok, maybe I should say my old camera) has some leaks in it anyways
that makes the resulting images look pretty rad IMHO.


On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 1:05 PM, Stuart O Anderson <stuart at whispersys.com>wrote:

> Hello Darkroom Users -
> I recently rebuilt and repaired an all-mechanical 1948 Revere B-63
> double run 8-mm camera.  Found some of the old magazines those cameras
> used, and got 100' of Cine-X to load them with.  Now, I need a
> darkroom to actually load the film into the magazines so I can start
> shooting.  I'll probably build a small jig to make winding the cores
> easier.
> I see on the wiki that there are some light-leaks at the moment.  Are
> these bad enough to fog film during loading, such that I should work
> inside a bag?
> Stuart
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