Part of the winterizing process involves taking out thick grease and
replacing it with thin grease. The only problem is that then the camera HAS
to be used in cold weather. In warm weather, the grease will separate and
uh-oh, not that!
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----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, November 02, 2000 12:31 AM
Subject: Re: [OM] Backpacking cameras
| mike1964@xxxxxxxxx writes:
| << the cameras were
| winterized by the factory...
| What was the winterizing process? What did they do to the cameras?
| It was not spelled out completely but apparently the main difference was
| lubrication. These were OM1N's plus an assortment of relatively common
| lenses and zooms. We did not rate the exotic and big glass given to
| Bonnington et al! Since I already had OM gear, I just took my own
| glass. At the end of the expedition we sold off the expedition gear to
| members and used the cash to defray expenses.
| Tim Hughes
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