Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/10/08

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Subject: [Leica] I Missed It!
From: cochranpr at (David Cochran)
Date: Sat Oct 8 17:34:28 2005
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With a Canon 1DMIIIheavydutyskeder bender with atomic batteries you 
would not have missed it...;-)

ok, its a joke, please don't zap me with your batteries...there, 
again...a joke.. :-D

peace...I repeat, peace...
On Oct 8, 2005, at 8:30 PM, Rob McClure wrote:

> Hello,
> Today we were traveling down US 23 toward Columbus, Ohio when I saw a 
> strange looking Ford Mustang passing me.  It was the new body style 
> but was painted dull green with blacked out wheels.  The front spoiler 
> had fog lights like the last generation Mustang Cobra and was 
> primer-coated.  The car had Michigan manufacturer plates and the top 
> of the dash was crowded with gauges, dials and a notebook computer 
> mounted on a stalk.   It was pretty sure it was a 2007 Cobra test mule 
> (later confirmed from online sources) and I wanted a photo.  I grabbed 
> my trusty LC-5 Lika-Leica, ready to grab some shots.  I hit the power 
> switch and nothing!  The battery was dead (happens pretty quickly with 
> this model).  The driver saw me and hit the gas.  Yep, it was a Cobra 
> as it rocketed away leaving my Bimmer 325i in the dust.  Digital is 
> nice, but I would have had that shot with my M4-2!
> Rob McClure
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