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Got my new camera today. Picked up a Nikon CoolPix L24 http://www.walmart.com/ip/Nikon-26240/15860387

It was only $117 and left us two dollars on the gift card. I am going to read the manual to learn what settings will be the best and take some more pics of the rig now that it is done.

My sister-in-law is an idiot and is renting a PC from a Rent-A-Center. I don't even want to know anything about it or how much she is spending. So mark that build off my list. My father-in-law is saving up so I can build him one for school. I am so proud that a carpenter has decided to go get a job where he can continue to work while the Economy is bad and something he can do when his body fails.
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Your sister needs to be spanked.
    
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I can see a rent-a-center rig for a week or two as a fill in, but even with the rent to own option they are outrageously expensive.
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Seems like a good build, but the pictures... the pictures...
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Seems like a good build, but the pictures... the pictures...
I have either one of two answers for that....

I'm not a photographer at all..... first time I ever tried to line up a shot was taking some of these photos....

I tried to pics of everything to give people an idea of what all I had to do.... with camera batteries dying & a camera taking a dive off the table... I had to use my iPod Touch some times....its an ok camera on a sunny day.... but in apartment lighting not so much.

I hope to learn more and maybe pick up another hobby
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Understandable. Here's a tip, though. You don't need to upload a 4320x4230 photo. It won't look any better/no worse than a 640x480 or 800x600 or 1024x768 photo. Plus it for people with slower internet, such as myself, it doesn't take 5 minutes to load the first page lol.

The sleeving looks pretty good. And you've actually given me some inspiration to sleeve my own power supply. If only I wasn't selling this computer.
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Understandable. Here's a tip, though. You don't need to upload a 4320x4230 photo. It won't look any better/no worse than a 640x480 or 800x600 or 1024x768 photo. Plus it for people with slower internet, such as myself, it doesn't take 5 minutes to load the first page lol.

The sleeving looks pretty good. And you've actually given me some inspiration to sleeve my own power supply. If only I wasn't selling this computer.
I've been resizing as I upload them.... first page not so much..... It's been a learning process for me.... just read the manual for my new camera and I got some good tips for taking non-grainy ultra clear pics with the settings.... On my next time with the computer I will take it down (once again) set up my ultra little tripod and try for the best pics I can get. One tip I never thought of was set up the shot and use the timer so I am not moving the camera when I want to take the pic. Amazing what I can learn by reading something.

I also say sleeve it then sell it! It will add to the value (if someone likes it) also gives good practice for the new rig. My next PSU I will spend more time on it. Like order it a week ahead of the rest of the parts and take my time on it to make it perfect. Build a jig to help cut the heatshrink straight and another jig to line everything up perfect. All I need is another lump of money to play around again. But if I get the 28 PSUs to sleeve then I will go ahead and pump some of my own money into the project to make sure I do a great job
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Here is a taste of the pics that I will be uploading tonight and posting after work tomorrow.... we are getting write-ups for being on non fruit-approved websites.... fun fun











I took all those at about eye level, no tripod, with a two year old trying to 'help'
Edited by OolerTheInventor - 4/13/11 at 6:48pm
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hah it seems cool
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So I also might be getting a set of headphones with my next paycheck, but I have a small problem with that.... I would like to be able to listen to a movie through my speaker system and put WoW/Ventrilo through the headphones..... is there a way to do it? I am not worried about sound quality as I am getting that setup working.


Let me know if it's a possibility, what program I would need to split the programs to which device or if I would need a 3rd party sound card. I also am going to have to go SUPER cheap for the setup.... like $20 if I need the sound card and $10 if I don't....as I said sound quality doesn't matter to me. I'm just needing a solution so I can chat on vent while my wife watches a movie or vice-versa.

Here is the <$20 setup

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829126005

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826193025
Edited by OolerTheInventor - 4/13/11 at 7:10pm
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