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02-01-2015, 12:28 PM   #14071
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Jean, you must have a very forgiving wife. Or you're damnably good at hiding things.
A bit of both there ... plus a big attic, which my wife seldom visits.

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Nice haul!
Merci bien ... I could go on and on, but savoche would have kittens ...

Don't ask about the Minolta gear that I scarfed up, plus the silver Mir-1 for peanuts

How about another xpost image ...




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Merci bien ... I could go on and on, but savoche would have kittens ...
Oh man, the images.
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Oh man, the images.
So, you want some more snaps ... ... this is probably the smallest swap that I go to.

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Small, but a lot of cool stuff. What are the things that look like wooden binoculars?

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QuoteOriginally posted by r0ckstarr Quote
Small, but a lot of cool stuff. What are the things that look like wooden binoculars?
Stereopticons? Used for viewing small images to make them large, is my guess. Had a plastic one as a kid: insert a disc with tiny transparencies and the view the at large size as you clicked from one image to the next. I know there was a brand name that became the generic term, but that was like 60 years ago!
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Small, but a lot of cool stuff. What are the things that look like wooden binoculars?
Stereoscopic viewers, if I am not mistaken ... seems quite collectible here. Not my thing.

I see them at many swaps ... Stereoscope - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Had a plastic one as a kid: insert a disc with tiny transparencies and the view the at large size as you clicked from one image to the next.
Ah! I had one like this when I was a kid.

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Ah! I had one like this when I was a kid.
"Everything old is new again" ... so to speak. Just look at "Impossible" 600 film ...



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Ah! I had one like this when I was a kid.
View Master, yup. That is the one I had. The wooden box style is way cooler.
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Here's why I will not buy a black K3. Never know if the gear will arrive. This is First Air trying to find the end of the runway, a bit of a trial if there is any fog, snow, wind or large flocks of mosquitoes. Yeah, I know the plane is less than sharp but ...
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Jac, I see!
I note in your sig that you only have a sliver of a K3 - if you had an entire K3 (black or silver) you might have got the plane sharp!
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Jac, I see!
I note in your sig that you only have a sliver of a K3 - if you had an entire K3 (black or silver) you might have got the plane sharp!
Allows for plausible deniability, Rod.
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Not like the power in my half of the country went out for like 3 hours yesterday.
Hamsters give up?
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I always thought Tim Bits were a health food. (Holes from the donuts served up by Tim Horton's of Canada which is really Burger King of Florida which is really 3G Capital of Brazil which also owns Anheuser Busch and which by Norm's account is really a terrorist cell controlled by who knows.)
Y'all have a Timmie's up there in Cape Dorset?
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Y'all have a Timmie's up there in Cape Dorset?
Naw. But we have one in the capital village, Iqaluit, right next door to us. Only an hour by air. Friends, relatives and complete strangers can always be conned into bringing back an order. Of course by far the greatest volume of 'Bring-back' is bootleg booze and drugs but that's another story.
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