Well this is embarrassing...

5 months 8 hours ago #688782 by Tim Wiener
I went out shooting last weekend.  I had been using my cable release and had a enjoyable time.  This morning I was cleaning all my gear and  noticed my cable release was missing.  I went out to my car, then searched my garage.  Emptied my camera bag again and couldn't find.  As I was there staring at my bag, trying to mentally back track my steps and perhaps where I could have left it.  Then my wife calls out from downstairs: "You left one of your camera switch things in your pants".  These pants that were just washed and already in the dryer and starting to make all sorts of noise.  

:pinch:

Well, yes, it happened.  @#$%^@!


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5 months 2 hours ago #688832 by CharleyL
At least you now know where it was hiding. Hope it still works. If it's doesn't slide easily after it dries you might consider a small amount of dry lubricant like Tri Flow worked down inside by moving the cable in and out to draw it in. It surely can't hurt it worse than it already is. You might actually be able to save it's life. 

My shutter release is electric and wireless. A trip through the washer and dryer would be a certain end to it. 

Charley


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5 months 2 hours ago #688833 by David Dettman
Well that sucks, sorry to hear this!  


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4 months 4 weeks ago #688863 by Dan Lindgren
If it makes you feel any better I have watched my memory card before, however not a remote. Not to ask a dumb question, but could you let it sit out for a week in the sun and try it again?  Or will the electronics be toast?


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4 months 4 weeks ago #688967 by Kelly Lambert
+1 put me down for that one as well.

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4 months 4 weeks ago #688973 by Screamin Scott
I think we all have had those type of moments...

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4 months 4 weeks ago #689062 by Cory J
-laughing- yep, we all have!  


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4 months 3 weeks ago #689196 by Flash Steven
It would be embarrassing if no one else has done that. However, if you haven't noticed most of us have!  

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4 months 3 weeks ago #689221 by Ira Weber
It was roughly 6 months ago, I was meeting up with a client to take some test shots.   We get on site, all is set up.  I go to take a photo, and then see there is no battery!  End up not having a SINGLE battery with me.  That was very embarrassing!  


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4 months 3 weeks ago #689284 by Jackson Rieger
Ruined mine last year by having it hanging from the camera, while the tripod was set up in 1' of surf, photographing the sunset.  Wave snuck up and drowned it.  

I feel you! 


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4 months 3 weeks ago #689371 by Stanly
Exactly!  This is just what happens to each of us at least once.  :whistle:

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4 months 3 weeks ago #689594 by Nathan D
Stanly, you have spoken the truth there! I have a bad problem of always stuffing my cards in my pockets and forgetting.  I'm lucky that my wife knows this and always goes through each of my pockets when doing laundry.  When I'm doing the wash, I do it as well.  It's not just memory cards, I'm always leaving something in my pockets.  Most of the time it's cash or even important papers.  It's almost like the lottery.  What did I leave this time?  lol


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4 months 3 weeks ago #689596 by Screamin Scott
My wife leaves tissues in her pockets all the time. I seldom check pockets when I do the laundry and then the tissues disintegrate and make a mess. I've never had a memory card get washed though...

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4 months 2 weeks ago #689669 by Roy Wilson
LOL I just had one of those episodes in yesterdays wash.  

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