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Old March 6th, 2002, 11:03 PM   #1
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If you've watched the CNN coverage of Operation ANACONDA in Afghanistan, you might catch a shot of the Military using an XL-1. It's sa real short shot so you might miss it.
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Old March 7th, 2002, 01:14 AM   #2
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I thought I saw one!

I caught some of the CNN footage before leaving for an appt. Wed and thought I saw someone with an XL1. Good to know that I wasn't hallucinating.
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Old March 7th, 2002, 07:26 AM   #3
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It's my understanding the military is buying XL1's almost exclusively now....at least that's what I was told by a guy who sells camera covers to them.

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Old March 7th, 2002, 08:20 AM   #4
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We have military grade equipment.... whoohooo :)
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Old March 7th, 2002, 09:11 AM   #5
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That's not always a good thing Rob. I spent 8 years in the Royal Australian Air Force working on F1-11's and F/A-18's. They were military grade and I always had a lot of work to do. :)

We did use Canon L2's though for video work.
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Old March 7th, 2002, 01:10 PM   #6
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The price for a XL-1s around $3500
The price for the military. $20,000!!!
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