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    rpbrownphoto replied to the thread ND filter on Beseler 23 II.
    I STILL can't find the Beseler 8042 heat absorbing glass. Is it foolish to spend $60 on it brand new? If I destroy my filters it'll end...
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    rpbrownphoto replied to the thread ND filter on Beseler 23 II.
    Printed last night using the screw on ND filter and it worked like a charm. Was able to get some 20+ second exposures at f8 with a 2.5...
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    rpbrownphoto replied to the thread ND filter on Beseler 23 II.
    Oh, fantastic. Just gotta figure out the size of the 8042 and I'll get on that. Thanks
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    rpbrownphoto replied to the thread ND filter on Beseler 23 II.
    Ohh okay, gotcha. So let's say.. anything under like, 20 seconds should be safe? Thanks everyone for all the help
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    rpbrownphoto replied to the thread ND filter on Beseler 23 II.
    Damn. Well what if I just keep doing 5 second exposures for prints that require no d&b until I can find that little piece of glass for...
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    rpbrownphoto replied to the thread ND filter on Beseler 23 II.
    Oh sick. Well if I can somehow find one for dirt cheap I’ll do it but I’m not really down to keep dumping money into this. I already...
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    rpbrownphoto replied to the thread ND filter on Beseler 23 II.
    Ohh will this work for the 23c II? edit: it’s too small. The #8042 that the user manual recommends is 6” x 6”
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    rpbrownphoto replied to the thread ND filter on Beseler 23 II.
    I think the lowest you can get for a 23c II is 60w which wouldn’t really make a difference so I’d still need the filter. Screwing the...
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    rpbrownphoto replied to the thread ND filter on Beseler 23 II.
    150w? Jesus! Mine is a 75w and all I’m using is the Rodenstock Rodagon 50mm. I got the 40.5mm screw on Tiffen ND 2 stop filter and will...
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    rpbrownphoto replied to the thread ND filter on Beseler 23 II.
    Well I've been printing for about 6 months with this setup. I'm good as long as I don't have to dodge and burn but even with properly...
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    rpbrownphoto replied to the thread ND filter on Beseler 23 II.
    Crap, I just realized my enlarger doesn't have heat absorbing glass, I figured it would have come with it. How important are they? I...
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    rpbrownphoto replied to the thread ND filter on Beseler 23 II.
    A quick question about the resistrol/variac: me enlarger is plugged into my GraLab 450.. wouldn’t it no longer be possible to sync the...
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    rpbrownphoto replied to the thread ND filter on Beseler 23 II.
    I considered that but I read that it makes the light more “yellow” resulting in the print looking totally different overall/reducing...
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    rpbrownphoto replied to the thread ND filter on Beseler 23 II.
    Rad. Yeah I spent quite a lot of time researching this topic and like always, found nothing but conflicting information.. I’ll let you...
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    rpbrownphoto replied to the thread ND filter on Beseler 23 II.
    Ah crap. I already ordered a Tiffen 2-stop ND filter from BH that will screw onto my enlarger lens. I figure I can still use a contrast...
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