Switch to English Language Passer en langue française Omschakelen naar Nederlandse Taal Wechseln Sie zu deutschen Sprache Passa alla lingua italiana
Members: 70,197   Posts: 1,531,429   Online: 799
      
Page 4 of 49 FirstFirst 1234567891014 ... LastLast
Results 31 to 40 of 490
  1. #31
    Michael Finder's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Gold Coast, Australia
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    149
    Images
    25
    Built a circular mounting plate for my ancient 8x10 so I can use it with a modern tripod.

  2. #32
    2F/2F's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Los Angeles, CA
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    8,008
    Images
    4
    A few days ago I finally fixed the rattle in my Pentax Digital Spotmeter. It fell out of my jacket pocket twice on my cross-country trip in January. One of those times was into a snowy field in Oklahoma, where it sat until I realized it 70 miles down the road and went back hoping that I had dropped it where I suspected I had. Lo and behold, it was right where I expected it; wet and icy but functioning. Earlier in the trip, I was crawling around near the top of a railroad underpass along U.S. Highway 13 in Maryland and it slipped out of my jacket pocket. I watched horrified as it skidded and jumped down the concrete slope about 30 or 40 feet and landed in the dirt next to the tracks. I was surprised to try it out and find it functioning perfectly. Nothing but exterior scratches and an interior rattle. WELL, I finally took the bugger apart and found that a tiny screw had come loose. After some searching, I found where the screw belonged and put it back where it goes. I now have a spot meter on its third life that is NICE AND QUIET again. The end!
    2F/2F

    "Truth and love are my law and worship. Form and conscience are my manifestation and guide. Nature and peace are my shelter and companions. Order is my attitude. Beauty and perfection are my attack."

    - Rob Tyner (1944 - 1991)

  3. #33
    Toffle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Point Pelee, ON, Canada
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    1,796
    Images
    121
    I fixed the economy... twice... before breakfast. But some numb-nuts keeps buggering it up again. Was it one of you guys? If so, knock it off. It's really starting to annoy me.

    Truth be known, I'm actually much better at creating the raw materials for fix-it jobs. (that's code for breaking it in the first place ) My favourite was breaking the lens mount on my enlarger on the very day I got it. To my credit, it also turned out to be one of my better fixes as well.

    To that end, I'll share my motto... "Bigger problem, bigger hammer."

    Cheers,
    Tom, on Point Pelee, Canada

    Ansel Adams had the Zone System... I'm working on the points system. First I points it here, and then I points it there...

    http://tom-overton-images.weebly.com


  4. #34
    Frank Szabo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
    Shooter
    8x10 Format
    Posts
    312
    Fixed a pot of coffee and breakfast.

    Going to tackle a sound-operated trigger for a flash in a while (from breadboard to PC board and mount in a box).
    ...

    "Beer is proof that God wants us to be happy."

    Benjamin Franklin

  5. #35
    Kvistgaard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Svendborg, Denmark
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    283
    Hauled 1 ton of concrete slabs for the garden, bought a new lawn mover, built a gate for our garden (to prevent toddler daughter from leaving garden). And now, I am heading for the darkroom, for some chemical quality time ("quality time" - do people still use that disgusting old cliché?)
    Søren

    "We are much more likely to act our way into a new way of thinking than think our way into a new way of acting." - R. Pascale

  6. #36

    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Shooter
    Med. Format Pan
    Posts
    202
    A nice Jupiter-8 so far, now it is properly aligned. Next up, Zuiko 50/1.4, EBC Fujinon 55/1.8.

  7. #37

    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Trinity, Alabama
    Shooter
    35mm
    Posts
    243
    Quote Originally Posted by WGibsonPhotography View Post
    I have a lack of space in my camera bag. I started fixing that problem last night when I put my Canon Rebel XTi on Ebay
    well, the lack of camera bag space problem is fixed. Sold the digital early this morning via "Buy it Now." It's now in a box ready to be shipped to California. Now I'm off to fix my next problem: finding something to fill that empty space up with.

  8. #38

    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Yokohama, Japan
    Shooter
    35mm RF
    Posts
    73
    I replaced a lightbulb in the kitchen yesterday!

    Phew!

    If my wife doesn't appreciate my prodigious technical skills now, she never will!

    (Hint: she never will.)

  9. #39

    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Location
    local
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    16,036
    last night i fixed a handful of prints,
    tonight, maybe some film ..

  10. #40
    McFortner's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Stockbridge, Georgia, U.S.A.
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    317
    Images
    42
    I failed to fix a Trip 35. The inner focusing ring that attaches to the lens broke, and I have no idea of where to find another short of buying a broken camera and hope that isn't what is broken with it.

    Michael

Page 4 of 49 FirstFirst 1234567891014 ... LastLast


 

APUG PARTNERS EQUALLY FUNDING OUR COMMUNITY:



Contact Us  |  Support Us!  |  Advertise  |  Site Terms  |  Archive  —   Search  |  Mobile Device Access  |  RSS  |  Facebook  |  Linkedin