From: Russell D. <rmd#@sfcnnn.org>
Subject: Re: OT, kinda, video
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Subject: Re: OT, kinda, video
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On 10/26/2017 10:49 AM, Savageduck wrote:
> On Oct 26, 2017, Whisky-dave wrote
> (in article<0a789a28-63e5-481e-9d81-f3bcae8b6a8a@googlegroups.com>):
> 
>> On Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:56:55 UTC+1, Savageduck wrote:
>>> On Oct 26, 2017, PeterN wrote
>>> (in article<osssjl02lra@news6.newsguy.com>):
>>>
>>>> On 10/25/2017 12:07 PM, Savageduck wrote:
>>>>> On Oct 25, 2017, Tony Cooper wrote
>>>>> (in article<5591vcd6pp5v5bgl84bltjnmdbhpn28ld3@4ax.com>):
>>>>>
>>>>>> While this isn't directly related to photography, it will be
>>>>>> interesting to some here.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wxc3mKqKTk&feature=youtu.be
>>>>>>
>>>>>> There are those here who can't understand why someone would be
>>>>>> interested in still doing film photography or developing their own
>>>>>> film. Those still shooting film, though, have an appreciation for the
>>>>>> "old way" and an admiration of the mechanics involved.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The video is about a guy who has a similar appreciation and admiration
>>>>>> in a somewhat related area.
>>>>>
>>>>> Yup! That was interesting.
>>>>>
>>>>> Old technology is always interesting, just think of steam engines, or
>>>>> warbirds.
>>>>
>>>> Not a great image, bu I just felt like making it. I haven't decided if I
>>>> will continue to play with it.
>>>>
>>>> <https://www.dropbox.com/s/01gjzj6ig79jhsy/Warbirds.jpg?dl=0>
>>>
>>> Not my kind of thing, that sort of composite, but if you are just playing,
>>> go
>>> ahead.
>>>
>>> My preference would be to present individual images of the B-29, B-25, B-17,
>>> P-51, A-10, and eagle.
>>
>> I heard the other night on TV regading bombers, that the expression the whole
>> 9 yards comes from the belt lengh of the guns on the B-17 as in give them the
>> whole or full 9 yards.
> 
> That is correct. A belt of .50 caliber ammo in an ammo can for the M2
> Browning machine guns mounted in the various turret, and waist positions were
> about 27 feet, or 9 yards long.
>>
>> I always thought it was an american football term ;-0
> 
> Nope.
>>
>> And my favourite warbird
>>
>> http://www.startrek.com/database_article/romulan-warbird
> 
> Fantasy doesn’t count. You need something that has actually done the work.
> 
> <https://www.dropbox.com/s/di73lh4w4h87p81/DNC_5157B1w.jpg>
> <https://www.dropbox.com/s/1iojfnm2rfj6z2g/DNC_4955B1w.jpg>
> <https://www.dropbox.com/s/t5uyshkc0p1ttr9/DNC_5019B1w.jpg>
> <https://www.dropbox.com/s/38e4wep8gka4bj6/DNC_4900-E2.jpg>
> 

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