Automotive fun

2018-08-09 Thread Larry Colen
I've peeved in passing about my recent car problems. In particular, the mystery water loss on my Subaru. I finally gave up and ordered the $300 worth of parts to do the headgasket replacement that I tried to save money on when I put the motor in the car. Monday night I had the heads off,

Re: Automotive fun

2018-08-09 Thread mike wilson
> On 09 August 2018 at 10:00 Larry Colen wrote: > > > I > won't bore you with the story of the dumb ass mistake I made yesterday > that cost me something like four hours. On the bright side, I'm now > pretty damned good at assembling Subaru cylinder heads. You are not alone. I've spent

Re: Two for Paul and Bill

2018-08-09 Thread Igor PDML-StR
That's Bluff! (pun intended) Joe: nice photos, especially the one with the rocks in the background. Paul's comment brought this into my head (by association): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utHtDqwf5cQ Cheers, Igor Paul Stenquist Wed, 08 Aug 2018 14:46:26 -0700 wrote: A nice bit of

Re: PESO - Yellow Shell

2018-08-09 Thread Daniel J. Matyola
Another fine, sharp insect image with great detail. Dan Matyola http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola On Wed, Aug 8, 2018 at 4:09 PM, Jostein wrote: > http://www.alunfoto.no/innhold/gullmaler/ > > Another moth, I'm afraid. The English name kinda puzzles me. > > 645D and 645A 120mm

Re: GESO -- Connecticut's Ghost Town

2018-08-09 Thread P. J. Alling
Well, the swing bridge that served as the only land vehicle access to the area was one of the last wooden bridges in Connecticut, was 'accidentally' set on fire sometime in the 80's and was no longer in use.  Bridgeport refused to repair it, because it would cost more than the revenue from the

Re: GESO -- Connecticut's Ghost Town

2018-08-09 Thread John Sessoms
On 8/8/2018 14:37, Rick Womer wrote: Odd. Got to them using my iPhone. Well done gallery; it makes me wonder what the Bridgeport government was thinking. Rick My guess is they didn't have the $20 plus million a replacement bridge was going to cost and couldn't justify spending taxpayer's

Re: PESO Red Barn

2018-08-09 Thread John
Definitely deserves MANY another visit to capture it in different light. Probably be a good idea to do it soon. On 8/8/2018 11:38, Bill wrote: I've driven past this barn several times, each time thiking I should come back when the light is better. The last time I went past, I noted that part

Re: Two for Paul and Bill

2018-08-09 Thread David J Brooks
nicely done dave On Wed, Aug 8, 2018 at 5:29 PM, jtainter wrote: > And for anyone else who enjoys cars or the U.S. Southwest. > > https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/61476555 > > Thanks for looking. > > Joe > > > > -- > PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List > PDML@pdml.net >

Re: PESO Red Barn

2018-08-09 Thread David J Brooks
nice dave On Wed, Aug 8, 2018 at 11:38 AM, Bill wrote: > I've driven past this barn several times, each time thiking I should come > back when the light is better. The last time I went past, I noted that part > of the structure was collapsing, which made it even more interesting. > This is a

Jinxed my Bokina, can it be repaired?

2018-08-09 Thread J.C. O'Connell
last week I was extolling the virtues of my mint Tokina manual focus AT-X 90mm F2.5 macro lens (the"Bokina") and now this week it takes a dump. problem is a sticky aperture ( stays wide open at moment of exposure regardless of f stop setting ). It has this problem both on the "A" setting and

Re: Automotive fun

2018-08-09 Thread Ken Waller
Monday night I had the heads off, found evidence of blowby You dirty bugger. It was exhausting but he had manifold reasons to do it. Kenneth Waller http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/kennethwaller - Original Message - From: "Steve Cottrell" Subject: Re: Automotive fun On

Re: Automotive fun

2018-08-09 Thread Steve Cottrell
On 9/8/18, Larry Colen, discombobulated, unleashed: >Monday night I had the heads off, found evidence of blowby You dirty bugger. -- Cheers, Cotty ___/\__UK Shoot / Edit and || (O) |Live Broadcast News -- _ -- PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail

Re: Automotive fun

2018-08-09 Thread Steve Cottrell
On 9/8/18, Larry Colen, discombobulated, unleashed: >I understand that things come up, and we each face a series of crisis in >our lives. I'd greatly appreciate it, however, if the Universe let me >finish with on crisis before it throws the next one at me. Amen. -- Cheers, Cotty

FS Friday FA50/1.4

2018-08-09 Thread Bill
Ok, it's a little early, but I am assured that it is Friday somewhere. Anyway, I am hoping to sell my FA50/1.4 It's in very good condition, the glass is clear, with no scratches, and everything works as it should. There are some fine scratches on the body, but nothing that is causing any

RE: Automotive fun

2018-08-09 Thread John Coyle
That's a terrible tale of woe, Larry - you have my entire sympathy! On a similar note, in 1975 I changed the head gasket on my 1969 Escort, using original parts from the local distributor. All seemed to go well, but then, 60 miles into a two-week planned holiday visiting several places in the

Re: Disassembly/repair

2018-08-09 Thread P. J. Alling
There are so many things that can go wrong with that lens, and the symptoms of one failure can mimic those of another.  Kind of like people.  I've had two fail, had one repaired, and I was able to get my third from KEH;com for less than the cost of the previous repair and shipping.  I think

Re: Automotive fun

2018-08-09 Thread Rick Womer
Ah, but it didn’t inject any spark into his life. > On Aug 9, 2018, at 2:05 PM, Ken Waller wrote: > >>> Monday night I had the heads off, found evidence of blowby >> You dirty bugger. > > It was exhausting but he had manifold reasons to do it. > > Kenneth Waller >

FS Friday FA50/1.4 addendum

2018-08-09 Thread Bill
Buyer pays shipping, will ship by carrier of buyer's choice at actual cost. -- PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List PDML@pdml.net http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and follow the directions.

Re: PESO - Red

2018-08-09 Thread Ken Waller
It would be a striking image if it included only the row of bikes. Kenneth Waller http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/kennethwaller - Original Message - From: "Rick Womer" Subject: PESO - Red At a bicycle sharing location in Antwerp:

Re: Automotive fun

2018-08-09 Thread Ken Waller
Possibly his intake was too rich. Kenneth Waller http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/kennethwaller - Original Message - From: "Rick Womer" Subject: Re: Automotive fun Ah, but it didn’t inject any spark into his life. On Aug 9, 2018, at 2:05 PM, Ken Waller wrote: Monday night I

Disassembly/repair

2018-08-09 Thread collinb
Anyone have a disassembly/repair doc for the F 70-210? I've got one but the helicoid hits a stopping point where it shouldn't. -- PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List PDML@pdml.net http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and

Re: Disassembly/repair

2018-08-09 Thread Darren Addy
You are a braver man than I. There is this one: https://web.archive.org/web/20110317023023/http://members.shaw.ca/hargravep/70-210.htm and this thread:https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/10-pentax-slr-lens-discussion/123586-pentax-f-70-210mm.html Darren Addy Kearney, Nebraska On Thu, Aug 9,

PESO - Red

2018-08-09 Thread Rick Womer
At a bicycle sharing location in Antwerp: https://rickwomer.smugmug.com/AMS-to-CDG/Antwerp/Antwerp/i-ZMQNFxF/A (K-5, DA 17-70) Comments appreciated! Rick -- PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List PDML@pdml.net http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit