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Re: [OM] Tripod mount ring differences - hmmm, there isn't I found out;

Subject: Re: [OM] Tripod mount ring differences - hmmm, there isn't I found out; )
From: Chuck Norcutt <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2010 07:30:31 -0400
Welcome, Kari.

Chuck Norcutt
Endwell, New York, USA

Kari wrote:
> Hi, all Olympus users!
> 
> 
> 
> I’ve been passive member on this ‘OM-list’ for few weeks and it’s been nice
> to follow conversations of many topics I’ve been thinking about – like
> qualities of various 50mm Zuikos:)
> 
> 
> 
> I hope we all agree that we are living great times for film camera users,
> everything is dirt cheap and many old dreams can be purchased with very
> small amount of money. For me that is almost a handicap, too often too much
> focus on equipment instead of pictures. On the other hand, within relatively
> short time, I’ve put together my third or fourth OM-system, like
> Yashica/Kyocera Contax, OM seems to be my favorite 35mm equipment to use.
> 
> 
> 
> Perhaps in the future I can share with you my experiences with OM/Zuiko
> equipment, but now one OM trivia question:
> 
> 
> 
> I have two 65-116 extension tubes with tripod mount ring. It seems that
> Olympus has two different colors for tripod rings, at least my samples are
> of different tone – one ‘black’, other ‘very dark gray’.
> 
> 
> ‘Stop press’… thank you for all you support!
> While writing this, I just verified  the color difference between rings and
> finally noticed that former owner has put a brilliant ‘very dark gray’ tape
> on the other ring to protect it! This basically takes away my first motive
> to be active on this list, but let’s send this anyway as an introduction.
> 
> In near future I hope to tell you little more of my latest 2/28 I just
> bought. It's "brand new" and seller had +10 of those. Lenses were used in
> some machine vision system and I hope to learn little bit more about that
> application and share the info with you.
> 
> 
> 
> Sun is shining in Helsinki, I think it’s time to do a Sunday walk with OM
> and 50mm and Acros!
> 
> 
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> 
> 
> Kari
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