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    09-20-2017, 07:31 PM
    snowhiker replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    "I'll paint any car, any color for......"
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    09-19-2017, 06:55 PM
    Correct regarding the weight. Some of the MILC lenses are actually heavier than their mirror-flapper cousins. Now regarding cost. Savings in cost...
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    09-18-2017, 07:30 PM
    snowhiker replied to a thread speed test in Computers
    FIOS?
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    09-17-2017, 06:31 PM
    snowhiker replied to a thread LED flashlights in Pub & Brewery
    My theory is that Lunar has the page he wants to link to open in another tab, clicks the "link" icon while entering a message but simply does not...
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    09-17-2017, 06:27 PM
    snowhiker replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    True. However, the :scratch: is that if you have two polarizers stacked on top of each other with their polarization effect oriented 90 degrees...
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    09-16-2017, 09:41 PM
    snowhiker replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    A head scratcher. Three stacked polarizing filters block less light then just two stacked filters. Waaaaaaat?
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    09-16-2017, 09:38 PM
    snowhiker replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    I'm kinda that way. But I could also say, "Are there really people out that that drive an Audi when a Toyota will do?" If I want to drink water I...
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    09-16-2017, 08:07 PM
    From Nikon Rumers: "New interview with Tetsuro Goto from Nikon: “full frame is the trend, if Nikon will go mirrorless it must be full frame." The...
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    09-16-2017, 07:57 PM
    Weren't the same sentiments made "back in the day" regarding digital cameras? Vis-a-vis film and digital coexisting because digital would never...
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    09-15-2017, 11:46 PM
    True. However, mirrorless is the future. Not sure when, but it will happen. Mirror, shutter, AF modules, etc are all complicated pieces that cost...
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    09-14-2017, 09:44 PM
    Another MILC lens patent for Nikon. MILC 24mm f/1.8 in both FF and APS-C formats. Other MILC lens patents besides the 36mm and 52mm posted in a...
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    09-13-2017, 07:56 PM
    snowhiker replied to a thread dSLR thread in Pub & Brewery
    I wonder how this Tamron will compare to the Canon 100-400 II ?
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    09-10-2017, 12:05 AM
    snowhiker replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    I think "news" has now gone past the point of "info-tainment" and is now purely entertainment. The "left" leaning channels entertaining the left and...
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    09-09-2017, 12:15 AM
    If your modem and router eight years old verify that you are getting the up/download speeds you are paying for. My ISP upgraded me from 25 to 50...
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    09-09-2017, 12:07 AM
    Thanks for the Yellowstone trip report CityK. I definitely want to spend 9-10 days on next year's annual vacation to Grand Teton NP and Yellowstone...
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    09-08-2017, 11:44 PM
    Ding, Ding, Ding. Winner, winner, chicken dinner. SD's replay is 100% word for word what I would have written. Do not talk to police. Even if...
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    09-08-2017, 11:36 PM
    I'm starting a new thread for "Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras" (MILC) and Lenses as I didn't see a thread on this subject. Interesting...
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    09-07-2017, 07:32 PM
    snowhiker replied to a thread dSLR thread in Pub & Brewery
    Nice shots. Thanks for sharing. Yeah, I've never used it of course, but from all I've read the 100-400 II is amazing. Shame DD doesn't use...
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    09-07-2017, 06:46 PM
    I'd join you, if we weren't on opposite sides of the country. And I was in waaaay better physical shape. Sounds like an epic trip. Only concern is...
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    09-07-2017, 06:25 PM
    Better late than never. ;) - Yep. It's funny that people who actually get to see totality are completely underwhelmed by 98-99% in comparison....
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    09-05-2017, 05:09 AM
    snowhiker replied to a thread dSLR thread in Pub & Brewery
    Well an 80-400 won't do much for the landscape folks. An 80-400/5.6E lens that is as good as the Canon would be pricey. And since Nikon, per...
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    09-04-2017, 02:10 AM
    snowhiker replied to a thread dSLR thread in Pub & Brewery
    More ramblings ... because I'm bored. With the release of Nikon's new 45MP D850 they really need to update there ultra wide zooms and ultra wide...
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    09-02-2017, 08:44 PM
    snowhiker replied to a thread dSLR thread in Pub & Brewery
    I didn't know the Canon 16-35/4 was that good. My Nikkor 16-35/4 is "Meh, not horrible, not great" compared to the Canon. I'm Jelly.
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    09-02-2017, 07:10 PM
    snowhiker replied to a thread dSLR thread in Pub & Brewery
    More harping on the D850 "+2 fps tax" cause I can't help it... Thom Hogan mentions the "tax" in his blog here. He even post the exact same link I...
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    09-02-2017, 06:49 PM
    snowhiker replied to a thread dSLR thread in Pub & Brewery
    I found this bit in the Lensrentals article interesting: "Unfortunately, these types of damage are considered neglect, as warnings were given out...
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    09-02-2017, 04:27 AM
    snowhiker replied to a thread dSLR thread in Pub & Brewery
    For all that is holy...just don't point the 600/4 at the sun. The humanity!!!!!!!!!!111111!!!!eleven!!!!!!!!!.
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    08-31-2017, 05:01 PM
    snowhiker replied to a thread dSLR thread in Pub & Brewery
    I understand the argument, just wondering how one camera can achieve 10 fps with one battery while another camera needs two. And not just two...
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    08-30-2017, 08:29 PM
    snowhiker replied to a thread dSLR thread in Pub & Brewery
    This "generic" EN-EL18a battery charger is a reasonable $75. It looks like an exact copy of the Nikon one here. Except for the black vs gray...
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    08-29-2017, 09:06 PM
    snowhiker replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    Yeah the maps were cached quite a bit as many of the smaller highways had no cell (Verizon) service. We never had any trouble with maps. Now if we...
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    08-29-2017, 08:50 PM
    I'll definitely be driving to/around this small town in Texas for the eclipse on Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 1:31 pm. Totality will be 4min18sec in 2024. ...
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