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Large Format Lens Field Kits

This is where I get to sound so much like the Oracle on the Mount...

The following are my suggestions on what to carry into the field when photographing the world using a 4x5 camera. No attempt has been made to recommend lenses for use in a studio. Lenses are grouped into catagories in an attempt to illustrate different priorities. I have ranked these lenses based upon inspection of size, weight, and lens quality. Comments on each lens follow. I hope this proves helpful...

If Used/Very Low Cost/Weight is important

If Used/Performance/Weight is important

If New/Low Cost/Weight is important

If New/Performance is important