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Bronica ETRSi not winding film/firing shutter correctly

I found the answer... The film was fully advanced and off the initial spool. The constant spinning and "bump" I felt must have been the tail of the end of the roll hitting the other spool. I ...
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Canon AE-1: film doesn’t seem to be rolling back

Quite probably the film was never loaded properly to begin with. You thought you were advancing the film, but really the film was going nowhere. That's why you were able to shoot beyond the "end&...
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Why did my film photos turn out blurry/fuzzy?

This doesn't look like there's anything wrong with the film. You can get old stock, but what is sold usually is new (see best-before date on the box). ISO 400 is fine. Apparently, your camera can ...
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What’s the matter with my film?

The large light leak in the middle looks like a problem on the take up spool side of the camera to me. These leaks will vary slightly in position because the wound diameter changes as film accumulates ...
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What’s the matter with my film?

Those stripes and areas look like light leaks to me... The well defined line looks like a hole in the back plate that probably was exposed during film transport. The wide, less defined light stripe ...
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ISO of Ultrafine B/W multigrade paper?

There are a large number of variables in exposure of paper negatives on multigrade paper. Color of the light, reciprocity departure, even temperature can have a small effect -- and as you surmise, ...
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