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[OM] Re: Speaking of tripods and such..

Subject: [OM] Re: Speaking of tripods and such..
From: John Hermanson <omtech1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2006 08:30:27 -0500
I am confident that the average person, learning from the collective 
here (without being absorbed) would not glue the bottom of their camera.
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John Hermanson
Camtech Photo Services, Inc.
21 South Lane, Huntington NY 11743
631-424-2121 | Olympus OM Service since 1977
http://www.zuiko.com  |  omtech1 AT verizon.net


Piers Hemy wrote:
> Ouch.
> 
> But I fear that any of us could fall victim to stupidity born out of self
> confidence.  I pray that I don't get it as bad as some of your clients,
> John. 
> 
> --
> Piers 
>  
> -----Original Message-----
> From: olympus-owner@xxxxxxxxxx [mailto:olympus-owner@xxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
> Of John Hermanson
> Sent: 02 March 2006 21:04
> To: olympus@xxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [OM] Re: Speaking of tripods and such..
> 
> 
> Speaking of tripods, I just got an 1N back for redo after complaints that
> now the release botton was sticking down after exposure.  Camera came in
> with a metal quick release block stuck to the bottom, but this one was
> different. See pic.
> 
> http://www.zuiko.com/images/tripod-1n.jpg
> 
> This tripod block has a hex set screw on it.  So, first the customer turns
> the main tripod screw as tight as she can, THEN she wrenches the set screw
> tight enough to flex the bottom of the body casting AND renew the huge
> dimple in the bottom cover that I had already straightened. It was wrenched
> so hard that tripod block itself has a slight bend in it now. Oh yeah,
> because a space had formed between body and block, she took it off, applied
> a huge gob of silicon rubber seal and then put it back on.  Silicon squished
> in through crack on front edge of bottom cover and got into the release
> mechanism.
> 
> Some people...
> 
> 
> ___________________________________
> John Hermanson
> Camtech Photo Services, Inc.
> 21 South Lane, Huntington NY 11743
> 631-424-2121 | Olympus OM Service since 1977 http://www.zuiko.com  |
> omtech1 AT verizon.net
> 
> 
> Ian Nichols wrote:
> 
>>OK, you've talked me into it - now I'll just have a look on ebay and 
>>see if there's any used ones for sale in the UK before giving up and
> 
> ordering one.
> 
> 
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