Wow, nice gift. The X700 is a great camera. Don't know if you can handhold
it at 1/6th, I can't hold any camera at that speed!
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On 5/31/11 5:55 PM, "Willie Wonka" <alienspecimen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I visited St.Louis (details accompanied with pictures in another post)
> My sister-in-law surprized me with a mint Minolta X-700. It is immaculate,
> even the protective plastic on the bottom plate looks brand new. It came with
> a Vivitar Auto Thyristor flash also in like new condition and a strap that was
> popular in the early nineties (dont kno how to figure out the year of
> manufacture yet). Oh, did I say all free?
> Upon a quick search, I found out that it is nothing unusual to find film
> camera from the 80s in pristine condition. According to my findings, as the
> technology advanced, skillful salesman sold millions to customers that really
> needed P&S instead of an SLR...
> Here is a picture of it
> Needs a little cleaning tho...
> P.S. Is this sharp enough for a 1/6th handheld?...:)
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