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    It's like Christmas on these forums recently!

    And just look what a nice UPS man has just dropped off for me......

    Sorry about the rubbish iPhone picture.

    Arca -Swiss are just the perfect system camera as I can interchange all my accessories and lenses between my ML2 with everything I now buy for the Rm3di.
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    Re: It's like Christmas on these forums recently!

    Congrats! Looks like UPS are on a role!!!

    Now try to beat THAT sunshine



    It's already on the Rm2D...shame about this rubbish weather....
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    Re: It's like Christmas on these forums recently!

    Quote Originally Posted by gazwas View Post
    And just look what a nice UPS man has just dropped off for me......

    Sorry about the rubbish iPhone picture.

    Arca -Swiss are just the perfect system camera as I can interchange all my accessories and lenses between my ML2 with everything I now buy for the Rm3di.
    PMC OB1i ?

    (for once I doubt if anyone understand what I'm on about.....)

    Edit: I thought I embedded the image, the clue is in the image
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    Quote Originally Posted by danlindberg View Post
    PMC OB1i ?
    Mmmm, the force is strong in this one!

    Got it in one Dan, but it was the camera the UPS man delivered, not the speakers.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by yaya View Post
    Congrats! Looks like UPS are on a role!!!

    Now try to beat THAT sunshine

    It's already on the Rm2D...shame about this rubbish weather....
    Get out of my thread you party pooper with you fancy Credo!

    Yes, good old Blighty and its miserable overcast damp weather.

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    Re: It's like Christmas on these forums recently!

    Quote Originally Posted by yaya View Post
    Congrats! Looks like UPS are on a role!!!

    Now try to beat THAT sunshine . . . . .
    Yair
    Would you mind passing on my address to the UPS people ? ? ?
    Perhaps he has a "APTUS II-7" parcel left .
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    What a beauty!

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    Congrats on your new toy!!
    Start shooting and showing us what you got!
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    Re: It's like Christmas on these forums recently!

    GetDPI is one of the few places where Christmas is celebrated year round. Congrats---Looks great!

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    Nice congrats. Yair you can just ship one to me. It needs formal testing. You know it's like food get the guinea pig to try it first.
    Photography is all about experimentation and without it you will never learn art.

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    Re: It's like Christmas on these forums recently!

    Quote Originally Posted by gazwas View Post
    Mmmm, the force is strong in this one!

    Got it in one Dan, but it was the camera the UPS man delivered, not the speakers.....


    Congrats on the photo apparatus!
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    Re: It's like Christmas on these forums recently!

    I hope these are of interest to potential buyers I've never seen images of the R mounted lenses before and thought I'd share a few pictures of a some little details I'm really impressed with. Modifications like this makes it obvious why mounting lenses costs what it does.

    1. Brass (?) in the lens mount possibly so it can be machines to each individual lens. Looks nice.



    2. Magnetic cable release/shutter button..... very clever design and IMO how all lenses should be as standard.



    3. Replacement aperture selector. Lens is mounted in a slightly recessed board to makes access mush easier.



    4. New lens opening lever and angled sync terminal again to make life on the recessed lens panel a lot easier.



    Initial impressions are excellent and I'm extreamly impressed with the build quality and attention to detail.

    This camera is a credit to Arcs-Swiss!
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    Re: It's like Christmas on these forums recently!

    awhile back I saw a picture of this cam combined with an Arca M series cam.
    That is very cool.

    Gorgeous camera Gareth.

    Nice to have that much precision in a focusing ring.

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    Thank you for the "Christmas" hint.
    I did not know that . One never stops learning .
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    Re: It's like Christmas on these forums recently!

    So Gareth, what was the amount of time between when you ordered your Arca and you actually got it? Just wondering if supply/demand & delivery had gotten any closer these days.

    Congratulations on the camera too btw - it looks almost as sexy as those speakers in the background!
    Remember: adventure before dementia!

    As Oscar Wilde said, "my tastes are simple, I only like the best"
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    Re: It's like Christmas on these forums recently!

    Quote Originally Posted by GrahamWelland View Post
    So Gareth, what was the amount of time between when you ordered your Arca and you actually got it? Just wondering if supply/demand & delivery had gotten any closer these days.

    Congratulations on the camera too btw - it looks almost as sexy as those speakers in the background!
    The terrible Arca delivery times myth was, IMO dreamed up by the dealers as I'm convinced they only order when they have multiple customer orders or have some sort of shipping deal with Arca that holds everything up.

    I can go on record here to say that Arca-Swiss International has THE most amazing customer service I have ever experienced and short of me buying a Bentley or Rolls Royce, probably will never be topped.

    From my initial email enquiry and following technical emails and phone conversations to being given a introduction by Martin Vogt (Mr Arca-Swiss) to the camera over Video Skype with the camera in my had was about a week. That included me sending my SK43XL off to France for mounting/calibration and a long weekend because of the May day holiday in France.

    Ha yes, the PMC speakers are very nice to look at as well as listen to! I'm a big fan of British Hi-Fi...... we make the best HI-Fi in the world IMO!

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    Congratulations on a great camera!. Great pics.

    One thing you might want to consider is the grip extension. It gives you a good deal more hand room.

    I only wish Arca would allow a grip solution on the left side like Cambo and Alpa have. I realize that is reserved for the e mod. but since I am no looking for one in the near future, I would love to have a handle over there on the left.

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