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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Hoppies USA adventures 1
From: philippe.amard at (Philippe AMARD)
Date: Wed Dec 17 21:32:17 2008
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Now you understand the secrets of  Fuzzillogics Geoff!
Take good care of yourselves.

* in some snow too

Geoff Hopkinson wrote:

>Folks a quick photo post for your entertainment. Today we went on a tour in 
>a four wheel drive vehicle out of Las Vegas to Red Rock Canyon. Snow fell 
>ever more thickly which was pretty amazing for the desert and Las Vegas. We 
>ended up stuck in a snow drift on an off road track which was rather more 
>amazing. I got out to take photos, of course, while the tour operator 
>extricated our vehicle. The first shot following was in mid snow desert. 
>The next was taken unexpectedly by my M8 as I fell heavily in the ice and 
>snow (my third fall in the snow!). My M8 swung sideways around my neck as I 
>landed and struck the side of my head. Luckily my head cushioned the 
>impact. Presumably the Tom A soft release hit my temple as I landed. Not as 
>bruised as Tina but very nearly as sore. Anyway maybe a LUG worthy story. 
>I'll tell you about other M8 toughness, and UV/IR filter properties another 
>Battered Hoppy of the desert snow drifts.
>Leica Users Group.
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