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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: Mon, 06 Mar 2006 08:06:13 -0500
it should be ;-)
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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


David Bell wrote:
> Is that a felony or a misdemeanour in your state?
> 
> Dave
> 
> 
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> 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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