Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/04/17

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Subject: [Leica] IMG : The laughing mole
From: r.s.taylor at (Richard Taylor)
Date: Thu Apr 17 06:08:13 2008
References: <000a01c8a050$e590f790$c1654654@GeeBee>

Still laughing as I type...



On Apr 17, 2008, at 2:04 AM, geebee wrote:

> I bought a hide/blind a while back but have thus far not taken a  
> usable shot from it. The instructions claim, somewhat
> optimistically, that it can be out of the back pack and occupied in  
> a few seconds. It is certainly true that it opens very quickly
> courtesy of the four main steel rings that spring into shape as soon  
> as it escapes the confines of the back pack (decapitation
> cannot be ruled out). What the makers don't mention is that it can  
> take up to a fortnight to get it back into the 18 inch diameter
> back pack. Although I have obviously achieved this each time I have  
> used it I still have no idea how it happened. The first couple
> of times I was so amazed how it suddenly gave in and folded neatly  
> that I foolishly opened it again thinking I had mastered it.
> This resulted in another slapstick session to rival Mr Bean.
> Panasonic DMC FZ50 : Leica DC Vario Elmarit
> After this particular session and ten minutes into my battle to
> reduce it to a size suitable for packing away, moles were surfacing   
> to see what the rumpus was all about and laughing it up at my
> antics. This one was obviously a huge fan of my slapstick routine:
> --Graham
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