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Forum: General accessories 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: HLD9 for EM1ii

Thanks for the info folks...sneaky suspicion that it does add bulk and maybe not suitable for my gig photography, (sometimes use a small tripod low down) understand that its suitable for certain...
Forum: General accessories 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Rocknroll59
HLD9 for EM1ii

Anyone using one of these...are they worth it or just adds bulk to a slimline lightweight camera. Been offered one at a keen price.

Peter
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: Duxford Day 2 - other stuff!

That ambulance !! Memories of 'Ice Cold in Alex' ?? John Mills etc.

Peter
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By Rocknroll59
A special day at Duxford.

Just a few more from Duxford yesterday, weather was not kind to the event, similar I would say to D Day itself 75 years ago, but whilst a coldish wind blew over and the rain headed in I manged a few...
Forum: The lounge 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 575
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: Duxford news....

a few of mine to add to the post...

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Forum: The lounge 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 575
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: Duxford news....

saw the gentleman with the suit and case, pity the parachute drop was cancelled. I also saw Carol Voderman, but had my wide angle lens on then so couldn't get a close up...traffic was awful getting...
Forum: The lounge 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 575
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: Duxford news....

Went past today and several lined up on the grass...looking forward to going on Tuesday with friends and it looks like i'm getting the chance to see inside the lead aircraft 'That's All Brother',...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By Rocknroll59
Chelsea (not the football)

A very tiring day yesterday for the first time ever at Chelsea Flower show....lots of people and a bit too much pushing and shoving with little time or space to allow for constructive pictures....but...
Forum: Events 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By Rocknroll59
Duxford 04June

Anyone going to Duxford IWM on the 4th June?? I have arranged a trip with 2 friends who contacted me a while back and will be there on the 4th. Looks like as one of the guys is a very keen aviation...
Forum: Foto Fair 8th May 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By Rocknroll59
Thumbs up Re: The Flying Scotsman comes through Derbyshire

I like it a lot...!! Just captures what steam still means to both young and old..whereabouts was it Phil...near Matlock?

Peter
Forum: The lounge 29th April 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,103
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: Do we actually need HS2?

Seems like they have been well and truly found out recently as well, so idiots is quite a soft word to use I feel...the downward slide has been long and complex.

'Carers' yes fingers still...
Forum: The lounge 29th April 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,103
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: Do we actually need HS2?

Very true, but of course Marples had a vested interest as he was director of a road building company !!!I have a great picture in a book at home of a steam engine running a passenger train along side...
Forum: The lounge 29th April 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,103
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: Do we actually need HS2?

How does the waste happen? Do none of the employees see whats likely to happen and speak up or do they and its ignored? Id like to think that any railway man worth his salt would be able to pick up...
Forum: The lounge 29th April 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,103
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: Do we actually need HS2?

When the then Con Gov under John Major sold off the trains and rolling stock, they were sold so cheaply that I believe Porterbrook leasing took them all on and overnight made millions of pounds in...
Forum: Nostalgia Nexus - early and pre-digital discussion 29th April 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: Mamiya Question

Nigel you're a star... as I mentioned to the lad on Saturday night, the Olympus forum is THE only forum worth its salt, friendly, knowledgeable and someone somewhere will have an answer..

All he...
Forum: Photo challenges 28th April 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 5,607
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: April 2019 Challenge: Old Technology

Was going to post a pic of the other half but could not get away with that as she does look over my shoulder now and then !!:D so how about this one....
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Forum: Nostalgia Nexus - early and pre-digital discussion 28th April 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By Rocknroll59
Mamiya Question

How strange that Nigel has posted a few pics taken with a Mamiya 645, as last night I was in deep discussion with my Brothers daughters boyfriend who is in his last month or so of a degree in...
Forum: Introduce yourself 28th April 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: Return to Olympus

Welcome back, i would not be without my Olympus...but I am biased!!:p

Peter
Forum: The lounge 28th April 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,103
Posted By Rocknroll59
Do we actually need HS2?

Having had a keen interest in Railways since a young boy, slagging off the Government as a teenager, when Beeching weilded his axe, saying be careful what you wish for you will regret it, it seems as...
Forum: The lounge 24th April 2019
Replies: 112
Views: 1,663
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: Electric Vehicles Emit more CO2 than Diesel

Which brings us to the real issue. It's not a matter of which fuel we are going to use in future, it's how much we are going to cut our annual mileage. We need more people working from home, online...
Forum: The lounge 24th April 2019
Replies: 112
Views: 1,663
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: Electric Vehicles Emit more CO2 than Diesel

That's a fantastic idea the faster you travel the quicker the turbine will go and the faster it will recharge, it wouldn't need to be on the roof, it could be at the front where the radiator would be...
Forum: The lounge 24th April 2019
Replies: 112
Views: 1,663
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: Electric Vehicles Emit more CO2 than Diesel

True..and of course multi national profit greedy companies are guilty as much as any..

Remapping engines..well of course that can be done, but its the EU (lets not go down that route :eek:) who...
Forum: The lounge 24th April 2019
Replies: 112
Views: 1,663
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: Electric Vehicles Emit more CO2 than Diesel

I've never owned a diesel that 'smoked'...in fact the diesel I currently own is less polluting than the current petrol cars, and having spoken to many engineers and 'in trade' friends etc the current...
Forum: The lounge 24th April 2019
Replies: 112
Views: 1,663
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: Electric Vehicles Emit more CO2 than Diesel

About to to order a new pair of walking boots, a bit of research shows that the factory producing them throws out quite a bit of pollution and uses a lot of resources so maybe I need to cancel the...
Forum: The lounge 27th March 2019
Replies: 48
Views: 903
Posted By Rocknroll59
Re: To Speed Or Not To Speed

Seems like a good idea but only applies to cars after 2022? So the 10 year old BMW's driven around the UK will still be able to hurtle around at breakneck speeds cutting a path through the queues of...
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