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#1 rodread


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Posted 10 August 2009 - 12:41 PM

You have a new stupidest forum member.

Oh damnation,
I actually trusted 1000 worth of Olympus kit to an expensive poly bag!

I surf loads in the beautiful Western Isles. I survive the pounding easily . . . can't be that hard for a camera.

Ewa-marine mixed a pint and a half of green brine with my expensive electronics.


Procede with your inevitable mickey taking.


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Posted 10 August 2009 - 07:20 PM

Sorry for your loss. It will sound cliche but any housing can, and will flood. I've had one myself. I can tell you it was the longest boat ride I've had in quite awhile.
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Posted 10 August 2009 - 09:13 PM

^ I agree. Loads of people flood all sorts of housings, even the most expensive ones. Just bad luck man :)

Interestingly, ewa-marine seems to have the best reputation when it comes to baggy type cases.

I'm going to sound like an ass for saying this, but are you sure you sealed it properly? A friend of mine used one of those and he was fine (his shots are amazing btw, see here: http://www.flickr.co...57600178767472/. Most of them are from the bag I think). He only broke his camera when he made the genius move of getting rid of some minor flood water by opening the case just as a wave crashed on him.