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Forum: Life after FIRE Yesterday, 08:23 AM
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Posted By RonBoyd
Take advantage of all that the GoPro HERO has to...

Take advantage of all that the GoPro HERO has to offer: learn how to get unique, interesting angles for your shoots when working with a car in this tutorial.

How to Attach a Camera to a Car:
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Forum: Life after FIRE 08-21-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 6,878
Posted By RonBoyd
"Want a printer" is such a broad category as to...

"Want a printer" is such a broad category as to be unanswerable without more specific detail.

I use a 7-year old Canon iP6700D that cost about $50 as my primary printer -- it goes through a case...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-21-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 6,878
Posted By RonBoyd
Just an aside, while we are on the subject of...

Just an aside, while we are on the subject of Video:

For those who don't have access to the any of the newer versions of Photoshop (or any version of Premier Pro):

Best free video editing...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-20-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 6,878
Posted By RonBoyd
Hmmmm. I don't know. Maybe the camera and the...

Hmmmm. I don't know. Maybe the camera and the mount.

Mounted on the window is pretty solid. We have gone over some pretty rough roads and haven't noticed it in the videos. (Of course, since the...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-20-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 6,878
Posted By RonBoyd
Yeah, it is mounted on the windshield behind...

Yeah, it is mounted on the windshield behind (kinda) the rearview mirror.



I am unsure what you mean. Each frame seems in focus to me -- well, when you stop the video or the car isn't moving....
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-20-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 6,878
Posted By RonBoyd
But of course. ...

But of course.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWM-IFEnnhc&feature=youtu.be

This video (one picked at random) was produced to be seen with regular viewers (Windows Media Player, for instance)....
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-20-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,067
Posted By RonBoyd
Which is the main reason for the "no employee...

Which is the main reason for the "no employee purchase" policy I mentioned earlier. A Thrift Store is 100% dependent upon donations. All the customers in the world are of no use if your shelves are...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-20-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,067
Posted By RonBoyd
Thrift Stores have the same problem as any other...

Thrift Stores have the same problem as any other retailer -- the need to attract customers (hopefully new ones). Generally, they have a (relatively small group they are drawing from. Consequently,...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-20-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,067
Posted By RonBoyd
At most "thrift" stores, a lot of the merchandise...

At most "thrift" stores, a lot of the merchandise is brand new (still has the original price tag attached). How and why things are donated can cover many scenarios from retailers dumping unsold...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-19-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 6,878
Posted By RonBoyd
Oh! I am not arguing for either one. They both...

Oh! I am not arguing for either one. They both have very similar specs -- frame rate options, for instance. I am happy with them both and I agree they each fill a different and special niche in...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-19-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 6,878
Posted By RonBoyd
Here is the video sample: Okay, I give...

Here is the video sample:

Okay, I give up. I don't know how to attach a .MOV file to a post.
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-19-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 6,878
Posted By RonBoyd
Actually the quality is the same. The video from...

Actually the quality is the same. The video from either camera compares favorably to the produced by my Canon 7D (the camera used to film the last three "House" episodes. On a large screen TV, the...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-19-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 6,878
Posted By RonBoyd
Don't worry about not keeping up with...

Don't worry about not keeping up with technology... that's not gonna happen despite your best intentions anyway. No matter when you buy electronics it will be obsolete a minute or so later.

The...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-19-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 6,878
Posted By RonBoyd
Okay, all kidding aside. We purchased the GoPro...

Okay, all kidding aside. We purchased the GoPro HeroPlus+3 Black Edition (GoPro Official Website: The World's Most Versatile Camera (http://gopro.com/products)) a year or so ago because there were a...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-19-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 6,878
Posted By RonBoyd
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Other topics 08-18-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By RonBoyd
This is the Internet you are speaking of? Then...

This is the Internet you are speaking of? Then never assume anything.
Forum: Other topics 08-18-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 893
Posted By RonBoyd
Then the OP was led astray and should definitely...

Then the OP was led astray and should definitely resume his/her pursuit of expense-cutting.

BTW, thanks for the Link... I need this type of data on our RVing trips... now at 150,000 miles and...
Forum: Other topics 08-18-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 893
Posted By RonBoyd
Wow! TVFool still shows that the major network...

Wow! TVFool still shows that the major network station transmitters are 50 to 80 miles away (Detroit, I'm guessing). How is that possible that a major city does not have local stations broadcasting...
Forum: Other topics 08-18-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By RonBoyd
This advice should be put on a sticky note and...

This advice should be put on a sticky note and placed on everyone's monitor. Java updates are the most common source of computer problems. And even using the official legitimate source doesn't...
Forum: Other topics 08-17-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 502
Posted By RonBoyd
My point was why pay out a large amount in a lump...

My point was why pay out a large amount in a lump sum when you can give a little at a time -- the ol' "a dollar today is worth more than a dollar tomorrow." At the end of the day, the "budget" is...
Forum: Other topics 08-17-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 502
Posted By RonBoyd
http://www.early-retirement.org/forums/G:\Desktop\...

http://www.early-retirement.org/forums/G:\Desktop\desktop.JPG

Those of us that had switched to NT/2000 were terrified that they were trying to revert back to the Win95 style. This was back in the...
Forum: Other topics 08-17-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 502
Posted By RonBoyd
The only time I ever had a "upgrade" issue with...

The only time I ever had a "upgrade" issue with Windows was from v3.1 to Windows 95. I took me a week to decide that Windows 2000 was by far the better choice -- I didn't find a significant...
Forum: Other topics 08-17-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 893
Posted By RonBoyd
Outstanding! I did mine in late 2007/early 2008...

Outstanding! I did mine in late 2007/early 2008 and still holds up to more recent configurations... I know because periodically I respond to those "Free TV" folks and ask them to design a system for...
Forum: Other topics 08-17-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 893
Posted By RonBoyd
Yeah, your set-up is a bit more efficient than...

Yeah, your set-up is a bit more efficient than mine. I set-up ours so long ago that I had to go look:

My antenna is about 20' above the peak of our one-story house. The cable goes from there...
Forum: Other topics 08-17-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 502
Posted By RonBoyd
I quite agree. I take advantage of two...

I quite agree. I take advantage of two "subscription" models -- Office 365 and Adobe's Creative Cloud 2014.

In the past, I would have to come up with big bucks every 18 months or so to keep...
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