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DIY Splitzer for your Lubitel 166B

I have always wanted to try splitzer doubles on my Lubitel but unfortunately, Lomography doesn't have a Splitzer for it. So I told myself "Why not make my own?". This is my tipster on making your own Splitzer for your Lubitel 166B.

Photo by walasiteodito

Making a Splitzer for you Lubitel 166B is so easy and can be done in minutes.

The Things you need:

1. Film Canister Cap (must look like the one in the photo)
2. Cutter

Directions:
1. The first thing you need to do is to cut the Canister Cap in Half. Be careful so you won’t cut yourself.

2. Then cut it again in half but only partially, NEVER cut it in two pieces.

3. Now you are ready to try it in your Lubitel. To secure the Splitzer, you need to gently push the Splitzer in the portion where you made a slice, it will click. Then you are ready to go!

Things you need to remember:

  • Always focus your subject first before putting on the splitzer
  • Always remember where you last timeput the splitzer so you wont come up with an unexposed part
  • Enjoy Shooting!

written by walasiteodito

12 comments

  1. djramsay

    djramsay

    nice :)

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  2. boobert

    boobert

    great job!

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  3. walasiteodito

    walasiteodito

    thanks! @boobert and @djramsay

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  4. brandkow93

    brandkow93

    I have 3 fantastic analogue for sale check the listings kiev 4 with 3 lenses http://www.ebay.co.u(…)1400wt_1183 Lubitel 2 http://www.ebay.co.u(…)_871wt_1170 and Minolta X-700 with amazing 50mm 1.4 http://cgi.ebay.co.u(…)_1633wt_932 if you bought the lubitel 2 you could do this :)

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  5. adash

    adash

    Cool stuff, an easy solution for an otherwise complex problem. Cool!

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  6. blackcoffeeandtantrum

    blackcoffeeandtantrum

    Does this work with the Lubitel 166+? I tried measuring the bottom lens with the canister lid and I don't think they're the same size :( Cool idea, though!

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  7. walasiteodito

    walasiteodito

    @blackcoffeeandtantrum i haven't tried because i don't have one haha. you should try it! it doesn't fully fit in the Lubitel 166B too, that's why you need to make a slit in the middle.

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  8. paulus74

    paulus74

    Cool idea. Will try and post results.

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  9. walasiteodito

    walasiteodito

    yes pls? I wanna see your results! @paulus74

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  10. pascalt

    pascalt

    Wow thanks for that i will surely try this.

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  11. walasiteodito

    walasiteodito

    @pascalt i want to see your result! :)

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  12. sibu_sen

    sibu_sen

    Great, just what I was looking for! Thanks for this. :)

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