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once again thumbs up to PROTOG

Postby bigsarg7 on Tue Jul 27, 2010 1:49 pm

Well what can be said that hasn't been said about this company. It is rare nowdays to find a company that will do everything they can to make sure you get the best equipment.

I purchased my softbox kit from Protog last month, and decided this month I would like a monopod with a clamp to hold my softbox on for easy transport -eg weddings moving from A to B without the big legs sticking out from the stand.
Now I gave Jeff a call, and he was so helpful, they had not long ago moved offices and he had to go searching for a clamp suitable, he was fantastic, he emailed through images of the monopod with the clamp attatched and also photo's with the softbox attached, so I got to see how it all worked before purchase. I also purchased a lot of other gear like eneloop batteries, reflector, bags etc.

Jeff if you read this, your bloody fantastic! Thanks for all you did and I hope that some other forum members get on board and support your business!!

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Re: once again thumbs up to PROTOG

Postby surenj on Tue Jul 27, 2010 3:03 pm

Way ahead of you Kirsten. I have already bought my portable softbox from them. I swear this used to be called servaas or something similar? :?:
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Re: once again thumbs up to PROTOG

Postby Wink on Tue Jul 27, 2010 6:11 pm

Yep. They changed their name a month or so ago.
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Re: once again thumbs up to PROTOG

Postby aim54x on Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:23 pm

Jeff is wonderful to deal with, I didnt realise he changed his business name either!
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Re: once again thumbs up to PROTOG

Postby servaasproducts on Sun Aug 15, 2010 6:03 pm

bigsarg7 wrote:
Jeff if you read this, your bloody fantastic! Thanks for all you did and I hope that some other forum members get on board and support your business!!

http://www.protog.com.au

:up: :up:

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Re: once again thumbs up to PROTOG

Postby dviv on Thu Sep 09, 2010 2:10 pm

Yet another thumbs up for Jeff

Had a big order delivered yesterday for myself and Gary (elver). Thanks for the help and quick replies.

I like the Flash softbox :up:
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Re: once again thumbs up to PROTOG

Postby Reschsmooth on Mon Oct 25, 2010 11:03 am

More thumbs up than Hopoate.... :biglaugh:

Had a problem with the charger purchased about a year ago. Emailed Jeff. Very quickly, he responded with a fault finding process. Identified the fault. Shipped the faulty item back and received a new one under warranty very, very quickly.

Top marks, Jeff and highly recommend Protog.
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Re: once again thumbs up to PROTOG

Postby Reschsmooth on Wed Oct 27, 2010 8:31 am

Reschsmooth wrote:More thumbs up than Hopoate....


Oh, come on....comedy gold and no kudos? You people...
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Re: once again thumbs up to PROTOG

Postby the foto fanatic on Wed Oct 27, 2010 9:05 am

Haha, yes - very funny Patrick.

See this photo below? These are sculptures outside an office building here in Brisbane. A firm I used to work for is based there - Aon, the insurance brokers.

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Re: once again thumbs up to PROTOG

Postby chrisk on Wed Oct 27, 2010 9:55 am

yes, was very excited that the ever reliable servaas moved to protog and started selling other gear. the softbox quality is very good although the mount suffers from the same inherrant design flaws in the location of the thumbscrews which drive me stark raving f*ing mad.
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Re: once again thumbs up to PROTOG

Postby servaasproducts on Wed Oct 27, 2010 10:10 am

Reschsmooth wrote:
Reschsmooth wrote:More thumbs up than Hopoate....


Oh, come on....comedy gold and no kudos? You people...

Being in Melbourne, I had to think about who Hopoate was for a bit, rugby isn't so big down here, but then I remembered seeing him on 60 minutes and I had a laugh, and forwarded the link to one of the other guys here. Very good :)
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Re: once again thumbs up to PROTOG

Postby Mr Darcy on Wed Oct 27, 2010 10:28 am

I give up.
Who or what is a hopoate?
Some kind of disease of the thumbs?
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Re: once again thumbs up to PROTOG

Postby ozimax on Wed Oct 27, 2010 11:01 am

Mr Darcy wrote:I give up.
Who or what is a hopoate?
Some kind of disease of the thumbs?


Don't ask.

He played for Manly, end of story. :lol:
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Re: once again thumbs up to PROTOG

Postby dviv on Wed Oct 27, 2010 11:51 am

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hopoate

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Re: once again thumbs up to PROTOG

Postby biggerry on Wed Oct 27, 2010 2:13 pm

Mr Darcy wrote:I give up.
Who or what is a hopoate?


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Re: once again thumbs up to PROTOG

Postby gstark on Wed Oct 27, 2010 3:30 pm

Rooz wrote:which drive me stark raving f*ing mad.


I resemble that remark.

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