Window Replaced… Choice Made.. More Travel!

I replaced my window on Monday afternoon, it took quite a while as there was a small but deep dent where they had used something to rip the window out and smash the corner and it was raining..

The total cost was RM880, a nice number…but shit almost 1k to replace the fscking window!

That’s one of the disadvantages of having a 3 door car, the rear windows are thick and curved and cost a small fortune..

Have to replace my camera now too, I’ve decided I’ll get the D200, it’s a solid camera and it should last me a good 2-3 years so I think it’s worth a bit of extra investment.

Nikon D200


Imagine if everyone from the last post who commented gave me RM10, I’d have more than enough already πŸ˜€

I’m still a bit depressed, but still it’s only material and everything can be replaced/fixed. No one was hurt and nothing intagible was lost.

But yah if anyone wants to make donations to my new camera fund feel free!

Let’s all learn the lesson anyway, lot’s of reports have been made about thefts and car break-ins in the SS2 area, so be very wary, people’s cars have been broken into just for a nasi lemak in a black bag as someone thought it was valuable..Cameras and laptops have been stolen in seconds outside ATM machines and at petrol stations whilst people paid.

Criminals are desperate and ruthless, please don’t give them a chance like I did as they will take it.

I’ll be off to Philippines AGAIN on Monday for about a week I think, not sure if I’ll get to do anything interesting this time πŸ™‚

Will charge the old powershot A70 and get him rolling!




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28 Responses to Window Replaced… Choice Made.. More Travel!

  1. earl-ku September 27, 2006 at 1:03 pm #

    that much for a window? u didnt went to the chop shop?

    hey you know the dent? thats because they inserted a long flathead screwdriver into the groove and just bent it … the windows just cracks in a jiffy …

  2. Hijackqueen September 27, 2006 at 1:46 pm #

    click-click here, click-click there. Done!

  3. Mama Bok September 27, 2006 at 2:06 pm #

    Sorry to hear about your car and camera.. ! if you have a paypal acct.. i’ll start by giving the RM10 for your lost.. πŸ˜‰
    Now like you said.. if everyone would chip would be great.. ! really wouldn’t cost us much.. but would just make someone’s miserable week better… eh..?? I donch see any paypal thingie in your blog.. so i am assuming it’s not there.. but if i’m blind let me know.. πŸ˜‰

  4. KY September 27, 2006 at 2:16 pm #

    RM 880 for window.. that puts the total to almost 5k.. @.@

  5. nyg September 27, 2006 at 2:22 pm #

    Hey ST, I contacted you through your contacts page. No response, please check it.

  6. ShaolinTiger September 27, 2006 at 2:33 pm #

    earl-ku: Nah prefer to pay for new…could have gotten china one 40% cheaper but not good quality too.

    Mama Bok: Heh nah it’s ok thanks, just give me your thoughts is enough πŸ™‚ I’ll take care of the rest myself. Really appreciate the sentiment though πŸ™‚

    KY: Yah complete total would be close to that..

    Camera RM3540
    Bag RM40
    UV Filter RM30
    2GB CF card RM330
    Window RM880
    Tripod plate RM60

    Complete Loss = RM4880

    nyg: I’ve e-mailed you.

  7. Mama Bok September 27, 2006 at 3:43 pm #

    Hey.. ST,
    NP at all.. look at all the food.. that fella-bloggers sent me recently..! it’s the least i can do .. for another .. when the need arises.

  8. meekiee September 27, 2006 at 6:54 pm #

    “Imagine if everyone from the last post who commented gave me RM10, I’d have more than enough already :D”

    You say mah…i am more than happy to give it to ya, you know?

    But glad everything is over……take care and never left any electrical item in the car. Not even a one dollar note. Cheers

  9. Dabido (Teflon) September 27, 2006 at 7:22 pm #

    ‘”Imagine if everyone from the last post who commented gave me RM10, I’d have more than enough already πŸ˜€ “‘

    Can I donate it in Tim Tams ?

    Sure, it won’t help buy the camera, but you can drink coffee threw tim tams for that nice coffee, chocolatey taste.

    Actually, I have a fear that the cost to convert Aussie dollars to RM will be more than RM10. πŸ™‚
    [It cost me $4.50 to convert AUD$ into English Pounds the other night … is that more than RM10?]

    Anyway, I’m sure you earn a lot more than the rest of us, I can’t even afford a good digital camera … yet. πŸ™‚

  10. sexypurny September 27, 2006 at 10:11 pm #

    welcome again to the philippines…shaolin tiger hehehe

  11. James September 28, 2006 at 12:57 am #

    Philippines-awesome. Hope they don’t break into your car again.

  12. earl-ku September 28, 2006 at 1:39 am #

    the last time i got into some shit like this, i replaced the perdana’s back mirror for RM50, RM20 for the workmanship … the mirror was from some chop shop … mitsubishi marks on it, beats having the old protonmark on it right …

    but the shitty part was the tinted glass part, was fucking hard to get the same color and all, as i had two layers some weird V-kool green and a some weird black Aircool under it …

    it remain untinted until i sold it …

  13. Matthew September 28, 2006 at 7:33 am #

    Shaolin, interested in blogging for Channel [V]? please reply ASAP, this is NOT a joke. Hope to hear from you soon.

  14. Kelvin September 28, 2006 at 9:57 am #

    congrats on ur future new cam… use it in good health

  15. kamkuey September 28, 2006 at 10:33 am #

    Hey… sorry to hear of your misfortune.

  16. J September 28, 2006 at 10:45 am #

    60 commenters x RM10 each = total of RM600.

    I think you need us to be much more generous and give you at least RM100 each, right?

  17. ShaolinTiger September 28, 2006 at 11:12 am #

    Thanks all, had a few offers via e-mail too. Really I appreciate it but there are plenty of people who are needier than I, so I’d prefer people give to charity and just do something positive, perhaps in the future people can buy some of my photos to support my work πŸ™‚

    Dabido: I love tim tams, make sure it’s the caramel ones though haha.

    sexypurny: Thanks I’ll arrive on Monday, maybe I’ll get to see Bryan again.

    James: Yah me too, expensive business, I’m glad now I never bought an expensive stereo for my car.

    earl-ku: Same problem for me…I’m either gonna have to leave it untinted or have the whole car done again which another RM600-800.

    Matthew: I’ll e-mail you.

    Kelvin: Congrats me after I got it dude πŸ˜‰

    J: Ah bugger, perhaps I need the money for maths lessons!

  18. spiller September 28, 2006 at 4:02 pm #

    well-timed indeed (the travel, not the camera :P)

    u just missed the Typhoon Xangsane

  19. Ashish C. September 28, 2006 at 7:39 pm #

    Sorry about your camera and car window. That D200 looks quite fabulous. πŸ™‚

  20. ShaolinTiger September 29, 2006 at 3:03 am #

    spiller: From the hotel I spoke to today…it’s still effecting Manila!

    Ashish: Thanks, it does look great! Watch this space..

  21. Patrick the Pup September 29, 2006 at 10:14 am #

    Fantastic camera you got there πŸ™‚
    I just played with it out the weekend…it’s fantastic

  22. Chris Chong September 29, 2006 at 11:36 am #

    Erm… no D80 for you, then?

  23. Dabido (Teflon) September 29, 2006 at 8:27 pm #

    I was in the Tim Tam aisle at the supermarket today. They have STRAWBERRY ONES and BLACK FOREST FANTASY ONES! YUM!

    The Strawberry ones go to help Breast Cancer research. My mother bought a packet. I was going to photograph it, but she and my youngest brother have already eaten them! Waaah! lol

  24. ShaolinTiger October 1, 2006 at 8:29 pm #

    Patrick the Pup: Yah it’s a beauty!

    Chris Chong: Nah D80 is for NOOBS, wtfpwn!

    Dabido (Teflon): I want my Caramel..

  25. Terenceg October 2, 2006 at 1:04 pm #

    bro,my RM 10 is yours πŸ™‚

  26. moo_t October 3, 2006 at 3:07 pm #

    Well, get D80 and 18-200 VR. The lens gonna stay for quite some time, but not the camera body.

  27. kaikon October 10, 2006 at 11:09 am #

    Miss your kaikon.nef files? Cut me a cheque for my old D70 + VR ok.

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