Jim Cook

Lives in United States Wallingford, CT, United States
Joined on Mar 26, 2002


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Does it have the Microdol-X smell? Or better yet D76???

Link | Posted on Nov 7, 2016 at 21:41 UTC as 13th comment
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haziz: My one fear is that a slightly inebriated customer will drink his fixer and fix his prints in Scotch!

What! You never thought about tasting the D76? <grin>

Link | Posted on Aug 27, 2016 at 00:45 UTC

Got a whole drawer full of Spyders. Maybe I'll wait for Spyder9 to come out.

Link | Posted on Aug 20, 2016 at 01:39 UTC as 5th comment | 1 reply
On article Under pressure: Canon vs. Nikon in a hydraulic press (286 comments in total)

Probably no power transistors present. They should still be careful of Beryllium oxide (BeO) dust. Very bad.....

Link | Posted on Jul 7, 2016 at 21:44 UTC as 103rd comment
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Osa25: Free of charge? What's the product then? Or shall we say...who...is the product, then?

OMG not more kitty litter ads! I don't even have a cat. He died 4 years ago and there are still after me :)

Link | Posted on May 13, 2016 at 02:30 UTC

Looks somewhat similar to the old Kata bags. Kata sold out the line to Manfrotto. Manfrotto now sells a version similar to the old Kata design.

Link | Posted on May 4, 2016 at 23:22 UTC as 23rd comment
On article Retro through-and-through: Fujifilm X-Pro2 Review (2498 comments in total)
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Battersea: Why is the ISO pull up crown impractical? It seems like an elegant solution to adding an extra physical control. What am I missing about it?

I'm sure the lift up ISO dial will be a PIA when trying to see it in low light. Seems like a throw back to the 60s feature.

Link | Posted on Jan 15, 2016 at 20:55 UTC
On article Adapted Lens Talk: Readers' Showcase and new forum! (201 comments in total)

Makes me want to dig out my collection of Pentax Takumars. Been in storage since late 60s. Probably loaded with fungus......
Should make for an interesting forum.

Link | Posted on Dec 28, 2015 at 02:42 UTC as 43rd comment
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Jim Cook: "One year of experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service. "

Yep and this position is a GS12 top end over 100k + the great benefits like you mentioned. Not to shabby!!

Link | Posted on Dec 12, 2015 at 02:59 UTC

"One year of experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service. "

Link | Posted on Dec 11, 2015 at 01:17 UTC as 7th comment | 2 replies
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amazme1: Can't one of you smart people provide the 6.3 link for non-cc users?

They sure as heck buried the d/l link on that page!

Link | Posted on Nov 18, 2015 at 23:25 UTC

Guess you can't call this an exciting update.......

Link | Posted on Aug 28, 2015 at 23:12 UTC as 18th comment
On article Graava action cam automatically edits POV footage (47 comments in total)

POV ??? Oh boy.. NATO, SEATO, BSA, BMW. Where is this acronym residing so I can look it up 😀

Link | Posted on Aug 8, 2015 at 02:25 UTC as 18th comment | 2 replies
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five5pho: No Aliens, no buy Nikon :)

Must be getting old. I remember when shooting the moon had nothing to do with a camera........

Link | Posted on Jul 1, 2015 at 01:37 UTC
On article Massive $33,500 2450mm f/8 NASA lens surfaces on eBay (235 comments in total)

Bet their gonna buy an eBay 49mm adapter and put that baby on the ole Pentax Spotmatic.....

Link | Posted on Apr 29, 2015 at 01:31 UTC as 73rd comment
On article Phase One's Capture One Pro 8.2 software now available (83 comments in total)
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OBI656: CaptureOne is a great application for pro photographers however to install CaptureOne and specifically do an upgrade it is absolute pain.

I have NOT seen application in history of Mac computer being so terribly difficult to install and upgrade.

Why they are doing this so difficult for end user is beyond to comprehend.

I've been using C1 on my Mac for many versions and have never had any problems installing or upgrading to newer versions. The auto check looks for upgrades on start up and you simply click on the upgrade. Your browser goes to C1 and you d/l the new one. I usually close C1 while the new ver is downloading and install the new ver. Finder will ask to replace the old version.

Link | Posted on Mar 25, 2015 at 00:41 UTC

Excellent. Watched the whole presentation.

Link | Posted on Jun 11, 2014 at 01:05 UTC as 6th comment

Heck... Maybe you get a date w/ Stephanie. :)

Link | Posted on May 22, 2014 at 00:39 UTC as 8th comment
On article Nikon D610 Review (404 comments in total)
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Torresigner: I bought the D610, after several years using the D90... happy years even with a DX format camera.
In just two months with the D610, I had many troubles, several fights with Nikon, two returns, and ONE switch to Canon.
Nikon is history for me. Now I'm happy again.

I know a guy that had a bad 610 right out of the box. Sent it back and the next one sent had the same problem. Neither would auto focus.

Link | Posted on May 19, 2014 at 23:11 UTC
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ryan2007: Interesting idea.

Maybe I'll dig out the ole mimeograph machine and do my own publishing. All profit!

Link | Posted on Apr 23, 2014 at 00:13 UTC
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