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    500 per month when M8 was the latest focus:
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    500 film cameras per month in 2008.
    100-150 M7 per month in 2009.

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    [QUOTE=E. von Hoegh;1487601]Only a New Orleans pimp would buy a gold plated camera.[/QUOTE
    A dyslectic one, who bought a warehouse
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    Quote Originally Posted by E. von Hoegh View Post
    You'd be more talented, and more important if you had a Linhof. Like me.

    Plus, you'd be able to say "yes, well, my other camera is a Leica".
    The problem is you can't walk around with three Technika V's around your neck, that just looks ridiculous.

    Having said that, I am willing to give it a shot if it people think that it makes me look like a more talented (and wealthier) photographer.

    And while I agree on the idiocy of a gold plated camera, I will often wear a skin tight gold luge suit with an arca swiss baseball hat in order to blend in with the crowd.
    Kick his ass, Sea Bass!

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    [QUOTE=benjiboy;1487918]
    Quote Originally Posted by E. von Hoegh View Post
    Only a New Orleans pimp would buy a gold plated camera.[/QUOTE
    A dyslectic one, who bought a warehouse
    That was actually a reference to something George S. Patton said, regarding his ivory handled Smith & Wesson revolver. When someone called it pearl handled, GSP responded "only a New Orleans pimp would carry a pearl handled revolver".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
    The problem is you can't walk around with three Technika V's around your neck, that just looks ridiculous.
    Having said that, I am willing to give it a shot if it people think that it makes me look like a more talented (and wealthier) photographer.

    And while I agree on the idiocy of a gold plated camera, I will often wear a skin tight gold luge suit with an arca swiss baseball hat in order to blend in with the crowd.
    Of course not. People who use Linhofs have bearers.

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    [QUOTE=E. von Hoegh;1487947]
    Quote Originally Posted by benjiboy View Post

    That was actually a reference to something George S. Patton said, regarding his ivory handled Smith & Wesson revolver. When someone called it pearl handled, GSP responded "only a New Orleans pimp would carry a pearl handled revolver".
    I seem to remember vaguely reading that before somewhere, I think his S&W revolvers were some of the first .357 magnums that they ever made, George Patton was one of the richest officers in the U.S Army.
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    Quote Originally Posted by E. von Hoegh View Post
    I seem to remember vaguely reading that before somewhere, I think his S&W revolvers were some of the first .357 magnums that they ever made, George Patton was one of the richest officers in the U.S Army.
    Correct, Elmer Kieth and his cohorts developed that cartridge starting around 1935. Until the introduction of the .357 as a factory item the most powerful production revolver was the 1847 Colt Walker, a cap and ball gun.

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    I am so happy that this is not a 'gun nut' forum. - David Lyga

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    Quote Originally Posted by David Lyga View Post
    I am so happy that this is not a 'gun nut' forum. - David Lyga
    I'm not "a gun nut" David, my interest is purely academic I don't, and never have owned a gun myself, the only times I have used them was for five years in the Royal Marines as a small arms instructor and in combat and I have no desire to ever touch one again.
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