Duck87

Duck87

Joined on Apr 24, 2014

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  • Not photography in the traditional sense of capturing a viewpoint. At least not a technical geek's sense of what photography is. This is abstract, legitimate, art. Not only extremely complex to put...

  • Not photography in the traditional sense of capturing a viewpoint. At least not a technical geek's sense of what photography is. This is abstract, legitimate, art. Not only extremely complex to put...

  • It's almost like they have independent editorial clout....

  • It should be stated that Enzo Ferrari had a air of nonchalance and disdain for the consumers of his road cars- mainly, he used their money to fund his racing, the only thing he was interested in....

  • presumably the DC-coupler has a DC-DC converter to convert incoming voltage.

  • Honestly, looking at the before and after photos, while there is a difference... if you hadn't shown me the after photo I would have still said that the photos looked pretty good except for white...

  • Commented on Updated: Creating the Leica T article

    It's not a chrome coating. I'm not sure if it's coated at all from these pictures, but if it were I would expect either an anodization or paint.

  • Commented on Updated: Creating the Leica T article

    howardoak: Yes, I work in the automotive industry. If a volume of 100k is desired, then casting is the correct choice if Leica is using a simpler casting grade of aluminum i.e. A320, as that would...

  • Commented on Updated: Creating the Leica T article

    It's expensive because of material cost and machining time. It is not labour intensive because you literally put it in the machine and it does all the cutting for you. The surface finish isn't...

  • Commented on Updated: Creating the Leica T article

    Howard, the only justification for CNC-machining it out of a big block of aluminum is if it was a tempered grade of aluminum, i.e. 6061 T6 or the like. Otherwise, it would make far more sense to...

  • Commented on Updated: Creating the Leica T article

    Are you sure? The only justification I can see for CNC-machining a big block of aluminum and wasting so much of it in the process is if Leica made it out of 6061 T6 or some other tempered grade of...

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