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Ocean currents #380312
06/14/10 04:42 PM
06/14/10 04:42 PM
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Peter Jones Offline OP
Peter Jones  Offline OP
Have a look at this. A camera lost off Aruba in the Dutch Antilles floated all the way to Florida, where it was recovered.

Re: Ocean currents [Re: Peter Jones] #380314
06/14/10 04:49 PM
06/14/10 04:49 PM
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azbob Offline
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That did it! I'm buying a "red Nikon"! What a trip and it didn't leak!! Amazing!
I wonder what model?

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Re: Ocean currents [Re: azbob] #380324
06/14/10 05:25 PM
06/14/10 05:25 PM
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Peter Jones Offline OP
Peter Jones  Offline OP
It's certainly a Coolpix, and it appears to be one of the mid-range "S" models. We don't know when it was lost or bought though.

Re: Ocean currents [Re: Peter Jones] #380333
06/14/10 05:36 PM
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seashell Offline
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Amazing story, but that poor turtle. One can't help but wonder how long it suffered with the camera attached to its fin. Must have been quite frightening for it.

A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

Re: Ocean currents [Re: seashell] #380442
06/15/10 02:16 PM
06/15/10 02:16 PM
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ScubaLdy Offline
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How many (like me) watched all 5 minutes of nothing hoping for a glimps of something? LOL
It's not the camera thaw was red or amazing; it was the Ikelite housing. Ike should make an advertising campaign around this as it is always rumored that the acrylic housing are fragile! ha ha ha.

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Re: Ocean currents [Re: ScubaLdy] #380447
06/15/10 02:22 PM
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seashell Offline
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LOL, yes, Harriette, I watched the whole thing, though after 3 minutes, started to use the fast forward. That poor turtle . . .I still wonder how it finally managed to separate itself.

A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

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