Monday, November 21

620 Hawkeye Special

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Impulse buy, but it's not going to end up in a drawer unloved and unused like. I want to fix it up, clean it up and then maybe use it, even if that means I have to fashion the 620 film myself.

Researching the Hawkeye I've found this article on the Brownie on Wikipedia which I've yet to read, the most interesting stuff I've found has been on Youtube, where I've found some enthusiasts and a guy who told me about the knob on the top which I need to pull to open the camera up. I haven't managed to open it yet, it feels like it may be stuck.

This guy has a similar model to me, I think his is older... his opens up and it takes 120 film so he has more chance of using it than me, I'm jealous.

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