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#1 Glen Alexander

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Posted 16 May 2008 - 01:21 PM

Anyone who has used these care to comment?

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#2 Mitch Gross

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Posted 16 May 2008 - 01:49 PM

For anyone who would like to give these a try, Abel will start renting them in a week or two. They just arrived at my desk today. The PowerScopes are converted Lomos. We have the 35, 50, 75 & 100.
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#3 Glen Alexander

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Posted 17 May 2008 - 09:21 AM

The only 'big' movie I've found so far that used them was Star Wars I for some underwater scenes. These seemed to be absorbed into the Hawk range of glass?
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Posted 17 May 2008 - 03:05 PM

They've been used on a lot of 2nd unit work over the years, just never credited.
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#5 Chris Keth

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Posted 19 May 2008 - 04:55 PM

Care to explain a little more, Mitch. I've never heard of them. Are they a series of lenses or something a little more exotic...?
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Posted 19 May 2008 - 08:06 PM

They are rehoused Lomos, with better mechanics (courtesy Van Dieman), scales in feet instead of meters and PL-mounts. Nice glass with that certain Lomo look. No they're not Primos, but they are attractive.
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#7 James Steven Beverly

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Posted 20 May 2008 - 03:00 AM

:D Gotta LOVE that Russian bent glass!!!! But that DOES explain where some of the Lomos went. IF I could only find a 100 and a 150 mm NON-rehoused lomos for my set!

Edited by James Steven Beverly, 20 May 2008 - 03:02 AM.

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