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Old Jan 16, 2017, 6:59 PM   #10
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Location: Tacoma, WA
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I ended up pulling the trigger and got the Nikon D500 with the AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens and the MB-D17 battery pack with extra EN-EL 15 battery and one Sony 32GB XQD memory card. Four places had this kit but all were on back-order,
so I ended up getting each item separate. With careful shopping off eBay & Amazon I spent a total of $2986

Can't wait to get everything! I have lots of Birding, Wildlife, Mountain trips planned for 2017 with one of my favorite trips here:
(gotta get that bald eagle and osprey fishing there)
Nikon D500 w/Nikkor AF-S 200-500mm F/5.6E ED VR
Nikon D700 w/Nikkor 20mm f/2.8
Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-4.5D ED VR
Nikon TC-14E-III 1.4x AF-S / 2 Nikon SB-800
Manfrotto carbon fiber tripod & mono-pod
Samsung S7 Edge

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