Scored another!

Discussion in 'Lo-Fi Cameras' started by ChristopherCoy, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. ChristopherCoy

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    Found this 420 with case and accessories on eBay for next to nothing. It looks brand new. Even the original 3v battery and compartment are spotless!!?
     

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    Drat I need one to:^) Great find with working battery, the only ones I have bought with battery had leaked.

    David
     
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    nice!! my 103 has just today arrived in the post. modded the battery at work and now dying to head home and try some film in it!
     
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    I stalk eBay daily - to the point where I think I'm becoming one of those people you see on hoarders. I have it on my iMac, my iPad, and my iPhone, and at any given time I have usually about 30-50 items I'm watching. I got my 104 for $10, my first 420 for $12, my 250 for $20, and this last 420 with case and accessories for $24.

    I've been really lucky and only one of my cameras had a tiny bit of battery corrosion, but it was easy enough to clean up. Once you stalk eBay enough, you learn to tell which sellers know what they are talking about, and which ones are trying to sell rust buckets.
     
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    Get ready. Its A-D-D-I-C-T-I-N-G !!! And now that I have learned how to bleach my negatives, and scan them on the newly arrived V700, I'm sure its going to get that much worse for me!!!
     
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    I too, love to buy these FUN cameras whenever I come across them. One day, people will re-discover just how awesome this type of photography can be. I like the models with a range-finder, but I prefer the bulb flash unit to the cube type. Anyway, great find on your new camera.
     
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    Wow, Christopher...... you REALLY have it bad, don't you? :tongue: After you get moved, we will have to arrange another film crawl so we can take our toys out to play!
     
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    Too many Valerie. I'm up to 5 now... a 100, 104, 250, 420, and "The Reporter." LOL!

    I'm thinking about selling some of them and only keeping my favorites.
     
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    If someone wants to come to the house, I have about a half dozen sitting in the basement that need to leave. Even have a 180 and 195 but they are not included in the gift pack.
     
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    What would it take for you TO include them? LOL :D :wub:

    Which models? If your up for shipping, I'm up for paying!
     
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    Chris...you are hooked, LOL. (I did have the shipping idea in my head also)
     
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    I was told yesterday that I'm going to have to figure something out because my cameras are taking up 3/4 of the office space in the house... LOL
     
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    If you keep them collapsed can't you gain 1/3 or so of space and thus the room would be about 50% used by your cameras? Then maybe it will "look" like you downsized...he. Good luck!
     
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    Easy remedy for GAS, Chris: stop buying them and start shooting with them!! :smile:
     
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    I do! LOL. I've got my 250 with me at all times...

    I'm at work and I currently have my 250, two brownie hawkeyes, and my hassy in my messenger bag. Along with an extra box of FP100C and 5 rolls of Trix. #AlwaysPrepared.
     
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    5 is too many??? Please don't tell my husband that!!! I have well over 30 cameras!
     
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    I'm not far behind you... I'm at 20 or so now...
     
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    I am not even going to say.......I am getting to old to out-run the guys with the butterfly nets.