The American made Beseler 23CIII-XL Enlarger is one of the world’s most popular medium format enlargers. Well over half a million have been purchased since. Hey everyone! I was wondering what your thoughts on this enlarger are? I am looking to purchase it, it comes with EL-Nikkor 75mm lens f4 – f I have an offer from someone who is selling a Beseler 23C II that is in VGC. It includes a Beseler 50 mm EL (I plan on getting a nikkor, Rodagon, etc at a later .

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This is a great machine with virtually no faults. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. This is a workhorse of an enlarger. Sometimes people here will list their old equipment just to get rid of it because it’s taking up space, and they think that because it’s somewhat antiquated that it’s worthless.

Older “first” series 23C Beseler photo enlarger with Wetzlar 1: Here is a picture of the enlarger itself: Anything else come with this, and how much are they asking?

Ill make you a great deal on a very good used one I have two! Sorry, we’re having trouble showing recommendations right now. I also scored a new old stock 50mm f 2. Thank you, I will play with that tonight! Paper brands such as Ilford include tables for settings–which will get you into the general range for a specific paper contrast grade. There are a million of these out there, so if this one falls short, keep looking! Maybe if you check the free sections you’ll have better luck? East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.


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You can use the yellow filter to lower contrast and the magenta filter to increase contrast. Look at the manual and it will explain the lense focus adjustment. AJGMay 15, Buy with confidence as the condition of this item and its timely delivery are guaranteed under the “Amazon A-to-z Guarantee”. Since the 23C heads can be flipped to a horizontal position for wall projection, you can enlarge to any size only limited by the size of your darkroom!

Then let it air dry so the cleaning solvent is gone when you lube. It’s a great enlarger, just heed Ann’s advice up there and check it over carefully.

Beseler 23C II Enlarger Thoughts?

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Mar 29, 3. JDMvWMay 16, If I’m missing any please email me and I will add it! JJC 4″ x 5. Please try beseleer later. Then close down to the setting to expose the paper. This sizes your enlargement in conjunction with your easel. Is this something I can replace and get myself, or does it need to go to the salvage lot of enlargers, so to speak.


Beseler has over years of experience and quality. Used but in good working condition. If you grease that part of the rail, the focusing shaft could slip on the rail, and you have to clean the rails again. Here is description from the seller: As you can see from fleabay, there are MANY accessories available–ranging from heads, to negative carriers, and other accessories. Share your thoughts with other customers.

In a darkroom far, far beseled For now it can be moved manually by pushing up or pulling down while spinning the knobs though not easily or precisely, but better than none. Mar 29, 4.

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AtlantaTerry Posted 6 years ago. All nobs and levers move freely. May 14, Messages: