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    Default Gaffer taping equipment

    Does anyone have a picture of camera equipment that has been gaffer taped?

    I'm just wondering how its done and what it looks like afterwards.
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    my camou gaffered lens...courtesy of donchua
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    wow, that actually looks pretty good.

    is gaffer taping done for looks, protection of equipment from bumps and scratches or prevention of people mugging u?
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    Default Re: Gaffer taping equipment

    Quote Originally Posted by dan_1337 View Post
    wow, that actually looks pretty good.

    is gaffer taping done for looks, protection of equipment from bumps and scratches or prevention of people mugging u?
    yeah, u can cover it on your body too

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    Quote Originally Posted by dan_1337 View Post
    wow, that actually looks pretty good.

    is gaffer taping done for looks, protection of equipment from bumps and scratches or prevention of people mugging u?
    One of the purpose is to keep your gear prestine, new and almost virgin so that when you sell, it is like new and can fetch you $8 more than w/o gaffering.
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    Quote Originally Posted by smallaperture View Post
    One of the purpose is to keep your gear prestine, new and almost virgin so that when you sell, it is like new and can fetch you $8 more than w/o gaffering.
    considering the fact that you spent $25 on the gaffer tapes...
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    Quote Originally Posted by smallaperture View Post
    One of the purpose is to keep your gear prestine, new and almost virgin so that when you sell, it is like new and can fetch you $8 more than w/o gaffering.
    beware of older lens though. gaffered one of the older lens and when removing the gaffer tape. all the wordings came off w the tape. in this case it will surely fetch less then if i have not gaffered it. i understand newer lens are ok

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    Quote Originally Posted by surge View Post
    beware of older lens though. gaffered one of the older lens and when removing the gaffer tape. all the wordings came off w the tape. in this case it will surely fetch less then if i have not gaffered it. i understand newer lens are ok
    gaffer back... then tell the person its gaffered for protection...
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    eh just curious, so dont kill me.... what if a buyer request for the gaffer to be removed?
    will you remove it for that? then what if upon removal, you realize Surge is correct, and the prints on the lens/body came off??? wah nightmare...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Del_CtrlnoAlt View Post
    gaffer back... then tell the person its gaffered for protection...
    i like the way you think... hahaha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Del_CtrlnoAlt View Post
    gaffer back... then tell the person its gaffered for protection...
    I will ask you to show me the nude lens then...what is there to hide under the gaffer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by michhy View Post
    eh just curious, so dont kill me.... what if a buyer request for the gaffer to be removed?
    will you remove it for that? then what if upon removal, you realize Surge is correct, and the prints on the lens/body came off??? wah nightmare...
    ask him to remove the gaffer and blame him for spoiling the prints.
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    Quote Originally Posted by yanyewkay View Post
    ask him to remove the gaffer and blame him for spoiling the prints.
    thats the spirit
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    Quote Originally Posted by tamiya_model View Post
    I will ask you to show me the nude lens then...what is there to hide under the gaffer?
    Ya know, i'll gaffer the lens with camo gaffer, then tell the person its a nice gaffer, if he dun wan can remove... then when he remove, then got taiji... tell him to sue the gaffer company.. cos gaffer suppose to not leave residue, and the fine print did not say will leave or infact, not leave the wording behind...
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