Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
OzNimbus

Bolex 8/19 1.5 mounting?

Recommended Posts

EOSHD Pro Color for Sony cameras EOSHD Pro LOG for Sony Cameras
Congrats on the buy! (I think I was just watching that on eBay ;o) ha.)

I can mount mine in two ways, shown in the 3 photos here:

http://imgur.com/a/3EAOy

Your small rear ring is 24mm, so what ever you do you need to be able to connect 24mm to your main lens.


OPTION ONE: Clamp kit. http://www.ebay.com/itm/ANAMORPHIC-LENS-CLAMP-KIT-KOWA-SANKOR-SINGER-ISCO-/300569782054?pt=Camera_Lenses&hash=item45fb5ae726

This you can see in photo one and is the option I most use (because of the issue below (otherwise I'd use option 2)). You need the right step up rings to connect. This example is a 40mm Canon lens with a 52mm thread, and it works super easily. Now, because the rear ring on the Bolex is 24mm (quite small); you will most likely need a step up ring like mine (24-37) to attach here.


OPTION TWO: Step up rings only. See photos 2 & 3. I use a 24mm to 37mm step up ring. If you look at photos 2 and 3 you'll see a 50mm Canon lens with a 58mm thread. You can also see a 58mm - 37mm step down ring which connects this lens to the bolex. Now there is a downside to this method which is that I can't quite "twist" the bolex all the way into the 58-37 so that its perfectly aligned because the threading "stops". I use an elastic band between the rings to help here. If anyone else can help with this, I'd appreciate the input. In other words: if you look at photo 1, you can see a white line. This white line must be properly aligned with the top of the camera, unlike a normal spherical lens where you can just pop it in. So that's why option 1 works best.

My explanations above are a little convoluted but it's all super-simple though. Good luck.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
massive tin 3 dollar vamp clamp for the baby moller is an outrage
kind of like putting fat pig ugly hilary clinton in your aston martin yes no : )
moller is treasure don't treat it like shit..

but what do i know hundreds of buyers and happy customers love vamping even some iscorama owners just love dat vamp and it's iron bolt action.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
if you have to ask what the difference is between british shit and china turds i will assume you understand what is best for your treasure.the question is why not make your own vamp clamp it will look the same once you have drilled 3 holes in the tin.and look at the price difference.[url="http://www.ebay.com/itm/3-Ring-Macro-Extension-Tube-set-for-Pentax-camera-D-SLR-K10D-K20D-k-MOUNT-SERIES-/170889820256?pt=US_Lens_Adapters_Mounts_Tubes&hash=item27c9d3b860"]http://www.ebay.com/...=item27c9d3b860[/url]one other thing since you said hmmmm.ed lee in hong kong and vamp camp both got stuff from me then started selling afterwards.
you could say the shitter from london does not sell any way near as much as the others but that just shows what interesting taste folks have got.it is all about individual choice and taste i suppose.
dennis parker thought this shirt and tight pant combo was cool.
i would have a problem with that set up.
[url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ehxyt5kNrvo"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ehxyt5kNrvo[/url]

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
dennis in the city
in the daytime.
when i was young i turned down a trip to the big apple.
why
because of this mans moustache.
i had the idea that all new yorkers looked like magnum p.i. even the women.
scary.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujbSkWKTuHo&feature=related

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
He's everywhere!

I'm feeling more than a little scared at the moment.....he could appear without a moments notice....no wonder New Yorkers never sleep :o


................................................................................


Bolex Anamorphot 8/19/1.5x and Redstan clamp.[img]http://www.eoshd.com/comments/uploads/inline/19833/50b07103a5063_BMA_1.jpg[/img]


[img]http://www.eoshd.com/comments/uploads/inline/19833/50b072d38c104_BMA_2.jpg[/img]

[img]http://www.eoshd.com/comments/uploads/inline/19833/50b072ecdc476_BMA_3.jpg[/img]

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

  • Similar Content

    • By ColbyBlackwill
      Hello, I am currently in search of a 1.5x anamorphic lens of any kind. Ebay seems to be drier than the Mojave Desert. If anyone has lenses to offer or have suggestions on where to look/specific links, please share or contact me. I prefer an Isco or Kowa however I am open to all advice or offers.
      Thanks,
      C.B.
    • By Zalem
      Hi, I am selling a Kowa 16-D anamorphic lens in excellent condition. It's an amazing piece of gear if you're into anamorphic shooting. It is very sharp, it produces wonderful subtle blue/purple flares (I usually dislike flares but I'm in love with these) and it has great anamorphic character. It is also very lightweight.

      The Kowa 16-D is in great condition. I bought it on Ebay this summer but I have barely used it and it has been stored very safely in a dry box. The glass is in pristine condition and the image quality is superb. Some signs of wear on the rear barrel but totally insignificant, especially since this part will be hidden behind your clamp. Comes with Kowa front and rear caps.

      I am selling it with a Redstan clamp with 52mm thread made specifically for this lens. Redstan clamps are known as the highest-quality clamps on the market for vintage anamorphic lenses. If needed, I can also include a 55 to 52mm step-down ring as a gift (if your taking lens has a 55mm filter thread).

      Finally, I am also selling an HTN adapter ring that can be screwed onto the Kowa 16-D to attach the Rectilux Hardcore DNA. Though never used, this is an incredibly useful piece of gear if you want to turn this set-up into a stable single-focus solution.

      Price: $370 for Kowa 16-D and Redstan Clamp
      +$35 for HTN Adapter ring (buyer pays for shipping)

      Please let me know if you want to see any video samples and I can PM you some files. Please also understand that this lens is smaller than the Kowa 16-H or Bell & Howell and could cause some vignetting depending on your taking lens and camera sensor. If you have any questions, do not hestitate to ask! Cheers.




    • By Zalem
      Hi!

      I am selling my red Isco Ultrastar Plus 2.1 anamorphic projection lens with caps. In perfect condition. Stored very safely in a dry box. Known as one of the sharpest budget anamorphic adapters.

      Together with the Isco, I am also selling 2 Redstan clamps designed specifically for this adapter: rear clamp with 62mm thread (to attach the Ultrastar to your taking lens) and front clamp with 75mm filter thread. Redstan clamps are easily the best clamps for anamorphic adapters and these are solidly-built and fit snugly around the Ultrastar. Step-up rings are optional. With this combination, you are ready to shoot anamorphic!

      Selling it all for $499. Buyer pays for shipping. Please PM for more information or more pics. Cheers!



    • By galin
      Hey all,
      I'm looking to build an anamorphic adapter setup, preferably with a kowa 16h/8z. Anyone looking to sell theirs? They're proving to be a little difficult to track down.
      Thanks,
      - Galin
×