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by Javelin
Fri Oct 28, 2011 7:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stolen Equipment
Replies: 3
Views: 627

Re: Stolen Equipment

Locally here. stuff like this goes on craigslist and is gone in a matter of a few hours. a crook can steal something post it at a very hot price then pull the ad down as soon as there is a credible response. sometimes only in minutes..
by Javelin
Wed Oct 26, 2011 8:00 pm
Forum: Repairs & Servicing
Topic: SLT Mirror damaged
Replies: 6
Views: 4196

Re: SLT Mirror damaged

4 months? holy... is that because of where you are? If you know the part number you should be able to just buy the part from Sony directly
by Javelin
Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Chairman steps down at scandal-hit Olympus
Replies: 1
Views: 523

Re: Chairman steps down at scandal-hit Olympus

wow this is a big deal. looks like they sucked all the money out of Oly and this Woodward guy wouldn't play nice. this won't be the last we hear of this... kinda off topic though
by Javelin
Sun Oct 23, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Imaging Helpline
Topic: Spot metering... god I need help!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 3935

Re: Spot metering... god I need help!!!

I a scene where there is a huge diference between the brightest bright and the darkest dark spot meter will give you a wide variation of exposure. Just keep in mind that whatever part of the scene you put the spot meter on is going to make the camera try to adjust it to be middle grey in brightness ...
by Javelin
Fri Aug 05, 2011 2:16 am
Forum: Lens Lore
Topic: Slide adaptor for Bellows 1
Replies: 9
Views: 3056

Re: Slide adaptor for Bellows 1

Nope it will only go in 2 posible positions on the rail. one is too high and the other too low. If I can ever remember to bring home my vernier i'll measure it and make a spacer for the tall side. I looked breifly fr the dims online but theres nothing reliable posted anywhere I can find.
by Javelin
Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:01 pm
Forum: Lens Lore
Topic: Slide adaptor for Bellows 1
Replies: 9
Views: 3056

Re: Slide adapter for Bellows 1

I tried this with my a700 and the camera sits too high to get the nice straight line you have. with the slide adapter turned over on it's mounting it's too low but at least I can make an adapter. I just don't have the dimensions for the different lens centre to bottom plate of the 2 cameras. looks l...
by Javelin
Wed Aug 03, 2011 5:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Anybody up for a new type of burger?
Replies: 15
Views: 1815

Re: Anybody up for a new type of burger?

you may have heard of this... or not. I giuess it sells really well. It goes to show you can sell anything if it's markleted properly.

Who was the first one to eat a lobster?


http://www.calgarysun.com/news/alberta/ ... 33111.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kopi_Luwak
by Javelin
Wed Aug 03, 2011 5:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Anybody up for a new type of burger?
Replies: 15
Views: 1815

Re: Anybody up for a new type of burger?

Yes but by harvest time theres many many tons of food. and while the meat is still cows it doesn't have to be refrigerated and lasts years! Too bad this story turned out to be a hoax. http://www.salon.com/news/politics/war_room/2011/06/23/japan_feces_meat_viral I started looking to see if it was tru...
by Javelin
Wed Aug 03, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Anybody up for a new type of burger?
Replies: 15
Views: 1815

Re: Anybody up for a new type of burger?

Ask a farmer about making poo into food. they willll tell you they've been doing it since the beginning of time and didn't need a lab.

Cheeseburger in a can... well thats new :) Bet it started as a bet in a bar...

I'll bet I can get people to eat a bur........
by Javelin
Wed Aug 03, 2011 12:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Anybody up for a new type of burger?
Replies: 15
Views: 1815

Re: Anybody up for a new type of burger?

one day there might be wars fought over protein....
by Javelin
Tue Aug 02, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Mushroom experts anywhere?
Replies: 14
Views: 2999

Re: Mushroom experts anywhere?

<Muffled> "I'm in the bathroom!"


Dr. Harout wrote:Knock-knock... Are you still alive? :mrgreen:
by Javelin
Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:05 pm
Forum: Lens Lore
Topic: Who made what
Replies: 15
Views: 2900

Re: Who made what

Lens making company as in whole lenses like Sigma and Tamron. do they really do their own coatings or does the lens maker as in the glass do it? like Schott or Zeiss. Schneider... Hoya...
by Javelin
Tue Jun 28, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: Lens Lore
Topic: Slide adaptor for Bellows 1
Replies: 9
Views: 3056

Re: Slide adaptor for Bellows 1

this is perfect. I just set it up the way I knew to with a film camera and abvously it didn't work. I'll try this when I revisit this project. Do you use a flash as the light source or is it quick enough with just ambient light?
by Javelin
Mon Jun 27, 2011 11:57 am
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Sony quality control problems
Replies: 238
Views: 38733

Re: Sony quality control problems

Not really. this camera is gone. there aren't any compaints about ths issue anymore you reviving these threads every few weeks is serving no purpose other than for you to poke your finger in the eye of every poster that comes here. . That is great news if the rumor is true. I get the distinct feelin...
by Javelin
Fri Jun 24, 2011 8:30 pm
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Sony quality control problems
Replies: 238
Views: 38733

Re: Sony quality control problems

Doesn't matter Sony just repaird my 1 year out of warranty flash shoe for free.. and in less than 10 days to boot. all you have to do is ask and most of the time they try an accomodate you. not like some who break things then don't try and get it repaired.. and still complain. I had to pay for the s...

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