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    The best cure for G.A.S that I know is the realization that when you own the World's best, biggest, most hi tech and expensive equipment and your work is still crap you have nowhere to go, or have anything to blame.
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    and there is nothing wrong with that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ParkerSmithPhoto View Post
    What is GAS? Would that be Gear Acquistion Syndrome?
    Yep!

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    Quote Originally Posted by flatulent1 View Post
    I need a cheaper hobby....

    Good morning, Fred;

    DO NOT (I repeat), DO NOT substitute for photography either boats or airplanes. The last time I filled both tanks, 100/LL avgas was $6.00 per gallon.
    Enjoy;

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diapositivo View Post
    "Gas problem" is a bit unfortunate a thread title from a user named "flatulent"
    Haha good one I didn't even catch that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ralph Javins View Post
    Good morning, Fred;

    DO NOT (I repeat), DO NOT substitute for photography either boats or airplanes. The last time I filled both tanks, 100/LL avgas was $6.00 per gallon.
    Yep. See my reply in another thread to a pilot friend asking about G.A.S. - online we have an acronym, AMU, Aviation Monetary Unit. One AMU = $1000.

    It's amazing how downright cheap photography and all my other hobbies seem now after getting into flying, and I don't even own a plane, just rent (which can cost more per hour depending on how much you fly, but at least has no potential five figure maintenance surprises.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by benjiboy View Post
    The best cure for G.A.S that I know is the realization that when you own the World's best, biggest, most hi tech and expensive equipment and your work is still crap you have nowhere to go, or have anything to blame.
    The best cure for G.A.S that I know is to give into it!


    Someone has to stimulate the economy and keep the prices of used equipment from falling more. Get in there and do your part!
    Warning!! Handling a Hasselblad can be harmful to your financial well being!

    Nothing beats a great piece of glass!

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    You motherfuckers made me look on KEH.
    thanks a lot!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomalophicon View Post
    You motherfuckers made me look on KEH.
    thanks a lot!
    Fred Latchaw
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    Whatever that's supposed to mean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diapositivo View Post
    "Gas problem" is a bit unfortunate a thread title from a user named "flatulent"
    kinda like me talking about apertures...

    as for GAS, if it itches,scratch it!
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