Where can get flm for a browniehwkaeye flash model

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Ihave a brownie hawkeye flash model and want to know where I can get film or any accesories like flash bulbs or cases

-- Gregory Weston (gregpweston@aol.com), May 26, 2002


Your Hawkeye


I don't see a reply to your message here although I suspect Pete Lutz has probably sent you a private e-mail with some of the info you requested. Pete is the patron Saint of all things Brownie!! The 120 film you need for the Hawkeye is readily available at any camera store. For flash bulbs I like ebay. The #5 bulbs are fairly common there and you can run into some deals. There's not a whole lot available in the accessories other than the close-up attachment and the flash cover. If you need an instruction manual, Pete has one posted on his web-site which you can link to from the Brownie page.

Good Luck John

-- John Reichenbach (jreich_33324@yahoo.com), May 31, 2002.

Hello, Greg, Saint Pete here...thanks to John R. for all those nice things he said about me - however, what I would have told you was, a little research on this site would garner much of the information you needed. Also, I've changed the location of my manual for the Hawkeye - it's now at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bfrftlrs/ - go here and click on "files" and you'll see it set up as a word document, ready for printing. Good luck and have fun!

Oh, as for accessories, like 620 spools, go to ebay, somebody is always making money selling them hot items. If you wanted a No. 13 Cloud Filter I can sell you one. Write me if you're interested.

-- Pete Lutz (mariner8378@hotmail.com), May 31, 2002.

Saint Pete


Pete caught a big oops of mine. The 120 film should be re-rolled onto a 620 spool as the Hawkeye is a 620 camera. However, the 120 spool does fit in the upper (supply) position of the Hawkeye. This way you only need the 620 spool in the take-up position. I recommend you use a local lab for developing so you can impart to the technician the importance of having your take-up spool returned. I am assuming your camera came with one as most do. There's a good tutorial for respooling film on the Brownie page. Respooling is much easier than it initially appears. My apologies for not being clearer in my earlier response.


-- John Reichenbach (jreich_33324@yahoo.com), May 31, 2002.

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