Jim Ford

Jim Ford

Lives in United Kingdom Watford, United Kingdom
Works as a School Laboratory Technician
Joined on Sep 23, 2001

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  • I've used a dry silicone spray for years on the lens barrel and hood bayonet. It works a treat! I don't spray directly, but onto a tissue and wipe the surfaces. It leaves no visible trace, but ...
  • Remember how the metal surfaces felt on the lens you bought when it was new - kind of silky and slippery? The rain also beaded off, rather than wetting the surface? These are characteristics of a ...
  • I occasionally wipe my lens hood bayonets and zoom barrels with a tissue damped with dry silicone spray. It works wonders for smooth operation of hood fitting and zoom operation. Surfaces treated ...
  • As has been already stated - Luton Cameras. They have an excellent reputation> Jim
  • Try asking on the 'e-group' site: http://e-group.uk.net/ It's a friendly UK site specialising in Olympus cameras. There are also several very active Australian members, so you'll feel at home. Jim
  • I'm no technophobe and embrace technology, but find the plethora of settings on my E5 more than enough to cope with. Many times I've struggled in the field to find a setting and gave up until I've ...
  • The one I have is: 3-IN-ONE Professional Silicone Spray Lubricant I make sure to apply it indirectly, by spraying onto a tissue first. Jim
  • Every year or so I wipe the barrels of my zoom lenses with a tissue on which I've sprayed some dry silicone aerosol spray. It keeps them smooth in operation and repels water. I also do this on the ...
  • Yes, leave them be. We had a nest a few years ago in the soffit of a low roof. I got a warning sting on the hand when I got very close to have a look. It didn't hurt much - just felt hot for about ...
  • IIRC after the Second World War a British Motorcycle magazine ran a survey of what readers thought would be an ideal motorcycle. Based on the survey the Sunbeam Motorcycle Company built the S7 and ...
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    ZAR (Zero Assumption Recovery) works well, and is free for image recovery: http://download.cnet.com/Zero-Assumption-Recovery/3000-2248_4-10061981.html Jim
  • I occasionally wipe my lens hood bayonets and zoom barrels with a tissue damped with dry silicone spray. It works wonders for smooth operation of hood fitting and zoom operation. Surfaces treated ...
  • Well, sort of! Not far from me a reproduction of the front section of a Lancaster has been built by an enthusiast, mainly to house the WWII wireless and radar system: http://website.lineone.net/~no ...
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