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#1 Mark A. Rapp

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Posted 24 March 2007 - 08:12 PM

Hi folks! I wanted to know if anyone on the board here can tell me if this lens:

ARRI MOUNT MOTION PICTURE LENS 9MM COOKE f2

will fit an Arri 16 BL.

Here?s the auction:

http://cgi.ebay.com/...1QQcmdZViewItem

Puh-Lease let me know before end of auction Sunday! And thank you for any info!
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#2 stephen defilippi

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Posted 24 March 2007 - 08:16 PM

Hi folks! I wanted to know if anyone on the board here can tell me if this lens:

ARRI MOUNT MOTION PICTURE LENS 9MM COOKE f2

will fit an Arri 16 BL.

Here?s the auction:

http://cgi.ebay.com/...1QQcmdZViewItem

Puh-Lease let me know before end of auction Sunday! And thank you for any info!



it looks like it has a standard arri mount, so should fit standard and even the bayonet mount, although i dont think its in very good shape.
cheers
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#3 Martin Yernazian

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Posted 24 March 2007 - 09:14 PM

Yeah I saw that .... and I was going to bid on it ... but the pics don't show the glass, just something really scratched up

Good Luck
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#4 Tim Carroll

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Posted 24 March 2007 - 09:19 PM

Hi folks! I wanted to know if anyone on the board here can tell me if this lens:

ARRI MOUNT MOTION PICTURE LENS 9MM COOKE f2

will fit an Arri 16 BL.

Here?s the auction:

http://cgi.ebay.com/...1QQcmdZViewItem

Puh-Lease let me know before end of auction Sunday! And thank you for any info!


The one thing you need to be aware of, or concerned about, with that lens is that you may have an issue with the lens blimp on your Arriflex 16BL. I don't know if there is a prime lens blimp that will handle a 9mm lens without vignetting. Also, as was previously mentioned, it looks to be in really bad shape. And there is no indication about what shape the glass is in, but if it is anything like the housing, it's a mess.

-Tim
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#5 Mark A. Rapp

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Posted 25 March 2007 - 02:12 PM

I bought it, I bought it! Hee, hee... $54.00. The gentleman was good enough to send me some pics of the elements -- all clean! I'll let you know what I think of it when I receive it.

Stephen, Martin and Tim: thank you for your input and advice. It was very much appreciated. With all the professionals, semi-pros and learned ameteurs, this forum is just an excellent tool for guys like me slogging through all the stuff I should have learned twenty years ago... :D

Edited by Mark Rapp, 25 March 2007 - 02:15 PM.

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