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Storm whistle purchase

Postby Matt. K on Wed Oct 15, 2008 10:04 pm

Photographers get out and about fairly often. That's one of the attractions of the activity. We go night shooting, get off the beaten path, bush walking, we snoop around and follow our instincts. The storm whistle is made in the USA and is reputably the loudest whistle on earth. They are not expensive....$5.50 US or so and they should be as vital a part of your camera kit as a small first aid kit. If you fall and get injured, or get lost in the dark or the scrub....if you get threatened by creeps in a back alley...the whistle could literally save your life. If any members are interested in a group buy then let me know via this post and I'll arrange the purchase after getting a postage costing. The link to the product is below. If anyone is going to the USA in the near future perhaps we could arrange a pickup and save some dough.
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby sirhc55 on Wed Oct 15, 2008 10:40 pm

Yep, I’m up for one Matt, beats farting 8)
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Yi-P on Wed Oct 15, 2008 11:43 pm

Is this a group buy? If it is, put my name down for one. $5.50 USD for a possible life saving device, it's worth it.
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby aim54x on Thu Oct 16, 2008 1:25 am

Add me, not sure if I ever will use it, but for USD 5.5 who cares
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Glen on Thu Oct 16, 2008 4:32 am

Put me down for a couple Matt, but can we hold the group purchase for a week just in case the $A dollar improves?
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Oneputt on Thu Oct 16, 2008 6:11 am

I'm in.
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby photohiker on Thu Oct 16, 2008 7:39 am

Nice find.

I'll have one if you're doing a bulk buy Matt.

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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby aim54x on Thu Oct 16, 2008 9:26 am

Glen wrote:but can we hold the group purchase for a week just in case the $A dollar improves?


I love the optimism Glen!
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby ATJ on Thu Oct 16, 2008 9:44 am

I'm in.

For that price, why don't the airlines include them on their life jackets rather than the piddly things they have now?
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby radar on Thu Oct 16, 2008 9:55 am

I'll have one too.

Glen wrote:but can we hold the group purchase for a week just in case the $A dollar improves?

Ever the optimist :up:

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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Antsl on Thu Oct 16, 2008 10:03 am

I'm guessing it would be good for getting the attention of deaf models! :shock:
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby sirhc55 on Thu Oct 16, 2008 10:16 am

I personally believe that this whistle would be ideal for use in crowded bars when you are ignored by the person serving :cheers:
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Glen on Thu Oct 16, 2008 10:26 am

radar wrote:I'll have one too.

Glen wrote:but can we hold the group purchase for a week just in case the $A dollar improves?

Ever the optimist :up:

Thanks Matt


Andre, I stopped work at about 7 this morning to have a coffee with my wife and watch the news, dollar was .65, had another coffee at 8 and it was .675! Of course last night I went to bed slightly happy we were at .70, that wore off quickly! Unusual times we are living in.
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby dviv on Thu Oct 16, 2008 11:26 am

I'm in - what a deal! :mrgreen:
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby robert on Thu Oct 16, 2008 11:34 am

two for me

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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby cyanide on Thu Oct 16, 2008 11:51 am

I'm definitely in for about 5-6 - I have a few friends for whom these would be great gifts. I'll get final numbers back into this thread once I know a deadline for the order.

I notice that you can make alternate arrangements for the product packaging (ie without the blister pack/hard card, just in a bag with tag) - I wonder if that option would make the parcel smaller and therefore shipping a little cheaper?

And I suspect the Aussie dollar will go lower still. It has to - I've just changed a heap of foreign currency I've been sitting on for a year or so, so Murphy's Law says... :roll: :lol:

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ETA order specifics - Could I please have:

2 x black Storm
3 x orange Storm
2 x black Windstorm
1 x orange Windstorm

Total of 8. Heh. :lol:
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby sheepie on Thu Oct 16, 2008 12:12 pm

Glen wrote:Andre, I stopped work at about 7 this morning to have a coffee with my wife and watch the news, dollar was .65, had another coffee at 8 and it was .675! Of course last night I went to bed slightly happy we were at .70, that wore off quickly! Unusual times we are living in.


I think you've just solved the exchange rate riddle Glen - if we want the AUD to go higher we need to drink more coffee! I, for one, am doing my bit today - need it, am spending today and tommorrow in SAP design workshops ;)

Matt - please pencil me in for two of these. Ta
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Glen on Thu Oct 16, 2008 12:54 pm

sheepie wrote:I think you've just solved the exchange rate riddle Glen - if we want the AUD to go higher we need to drink more coffee! I, for one, am doing my bit today - need it, am spending today and tommorrow in SAP design workshops ;)


They have workshops on how to be a sap? :lol:
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby aim54x on Thu Oct 16, 2008 1:08 pm

sheepie wrote:I think you've just solved the exchange rate riddle Glen - if we want the AUD to go higher we need to drink more coffee! I, for one, am doing my bit today - need it, am spending today and tommorrow in SAP design workshops ;)


Then I have done my bit as well. Just come back from a coffee!
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby ATJ on Thu Oct 16, 2008 2:00 pm

It is all my fault - I don't drink coffee.
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Glen on Thu Oct 16, 2008 2:05 pm

Cameron, maybe a coffee led recovery? Seems reasonable, especially after the recent cocaine bust, the money market guys will need something to keep them going


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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby makario on Thu Oct 16, 2008 2:13 pm

1 for me please :)
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby aim54x on Thu Oct 16, 2008 2:36 pm

Coffee led recovery would be nice, with all the stressed out people in the world coffee, chocolate and cigarettes will surely sell well.

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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Greg B on Thu Oct 16, 2008 5:17 pm

One for me please. Not the orange one if possible (I want it for Rosanne and she has an aversion to orange) :)
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Killakoala on Thu Oct 16, 2008 5:48 pm

I'd love one of these. Could be helpful if I ever fall overboard a ship. So, count me in maestro Chris.

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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby gstark on Thu Oct 16, 2008 6:48 pm

Killakoala wrote:It even works underwater....


But would you?

Two, if you please.
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Matt. K on Thu Oct 16, 2008 7:17 pm

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Whistle as you work? :D :D :D
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby customline on Thu Oct 16, 2008 8:40 pm

Hi,
Could you put me down for two please.

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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Matt. K on Fri Oct 17, 2008 6:01 pm

Last call folks before I lock in a number and start negotiating the postage price! This thread will close on Sunday midnight!
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby ATJ on Fri Oct 17, 2008 6:11 pm

gstark wrote:
Killakoala wrote:It even works underwater....


But would you?

I might.
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby who on Sun Oct 19, 2008 11:34 pm

Could I get 2 black Stormwhistles please.
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby jammy2 on Mon Oct 20, 2008 1:11 am

Put me down for 2 black Stormwhistles too please
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby ozimax on Mon Oct 20, 2008 6:51 am

Could you whistle up 1 whistle please, if I'm not too late! Many thanks! Ozi.
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby rflower on Mon Oct 20, 2008 7:42 am

2 for me please ... if not too late.
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Matt. K on Mon Oct 20, 2008 10:16 am

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Not too late. :D :D
You're down for 2.
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby paulmac on Mon Oct 20, 2008 11:32 am

What the hey.
Three sounds good for me.

I reckon it'd be a safe bet that if you ordered 5 or 10 more than listed, they'd go... I'll help you out if they don't!
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Matt. K on Mon Oct 20, 2008 3:48 pm

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3 for you....you're now on the list.
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Reschsmooth on Mon Oct 20, 2008 4:25 pm

Given that it is now after Sunday midnight everywhere in the world, is it too late to have one's name put down for two?
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby DaveB on Mon Oct 20, 2008 4:59 pm

Been away all weekend teaching a workshop, only noticed today the bit about ordering by midnight Sunday...

Two yellow ones if available please. Not fussed too much if they're not yellow though.
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby glamy on Mon Oct 20, 2008 5:10 pm

Thanks Matt, I'll have 3.
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Matt. K on Mon Oct 20, 2008 5:33 pm

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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby DebT on Mon Oct 20, 2008 6:59 pm

Great find - two for me please
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Bugeyes on Mon Oct 20, 2008 8:14 pm

3 for me one of each colur, if I'm not too late?
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Yi-P on Mon Oct 20, 2008 10:23 pm

Can I have 3x safety orange colours?

If not too late to add numbers in. 8)
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Matt. K on Mon Oct 20, 2008 10:38 pm

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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Bugeyes on Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:51 pm

Any update on the bulk buy?
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Matt. K on Sun Dec 21, 2008 9:44 pm

Bugeyes
Early in the New Year is my plan. The Aust dollar looks like it is going to stay where it is for awhile, sadly.
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Paul on Sun Dec 21, 2008 10:40 pm

Put me down for 2 Matt. 8)
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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby digitor on Sun Dec 21, 2008 10:54 pm

Three for me please!

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Re: Storm whistle purchase

Postby Bugeyes on Sun Dec 21, 2008 11:16 pm

Matt. K wrote:Bugeyes
Early in the New Year is my plan. The Aust dollar looks like it is going to stay where it is for awhile, sadly.


Cool, im still in for 3, one for moi and one each for my nieces.
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