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Contiguous Numbers

Discussion in 'Exhibition Lounge' started by EightBitTony, Sep 6, 2017.

  1. EightBitTony

    EightBitTony Well-Known Member

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    EightBitTony Well-Known Member

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  4. EightBitTony

    EightBitTony Well-Known Member

    That little black sliver is annoying me now.
     
  5. ascu75

    ascu75 Well-Known Member


    Just been on your Flickr or insta account and saw number 3 is the ‘Christian duplicating service’ and was wondering if I can send our vicar to be duplicated? He is so busy at the moment I am sure he could do with an extra pair of hands. :rolleyes: Don
     
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  6. EightBitTony

    EightBitTony Well-Known Member

    #123 was a complete pain in the proverbial.

    Took ages to find one, and then found three in quick succession, the first one was in Cleethorpes of all places, after having scoured Nottingham for one in my usual haunts. Then today, before posting the Cleethorpes one, I found two of them hiding in Nottingham (and one of them I like better so I used that one).

    #124 was always going to be cast iron.

    [​IMG]#123 by Tony Evans, on Flickr

    [​IMG]#124 by Tony Evans, on Flickr
     
  7. ascu75

    ascu75 Well-Known Member

    You have been saving 124 since day one haven’t you :):rolleyes:
     
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  8. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    Check your cast-iron pics - you may also have a 125 - in the form of 'B125', a test level mark.
     
  9. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    You might even get both numbers in one shot of a ductile cast iron manhole cover.
    BS-EN124 B125
     
  10. EightBitTony

    EightBitTony Well-Known Member

    Worth refreshing the 'rules' of this project.

    - the numbers have to be shot in sequence (i.e. can't go shooting #23 before #18 even if the #23 is an excellent example).

    So previously shot out of sequence #125's don't count

    - can't shoot the same number source twice in a row (no walking up a road, shooting door numbers one after another).

    So using #124 and #125 from the same source (i.e. utility / manhole covers) isn't allowed either.

    - as many different sources as possible.

    Generally try to find diverse sources, although I've pretty much shot every public source of a number now.


    Shooting numbers is easy, compiling them afterwards in sequence is easy, the only reason this project is hard, challenging and in some cases, worthwhile to me is that I have to shoot the numbers in sequence.

    i.e. every number in this project is shot after the number that precedes it, sometimes by minutes, sometimes weeks and in the odd case, months.
     
  11. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    In that case, keep your eye out for learner motorcycles - they are usually 125cc and often have 125 written on them somewhere...
     
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  12. AndyTake2

    AndyTake2 Well-Known Member

    Well you can't use #123 again when you get to 8368:p
     
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