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Old Sep 28, 2005, 10:50 AM   #1
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Just a little fun little question for all you XT owners out there. What color do you have? Silver or Black? With or without the BG-E3 grip? Just curious, that's all. Cheers!:-)
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Old Sep 28, 2005, 2:53 PM   #2
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my 20d is black... does that count.. :blah:


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Old Sep 28, 2005, 2:58 PM   #3
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Silver - for three reasons: I like the look better, doesn't get as hot in the sun, it's what was in stock

No grip for me, but I do have a couple extra NB-2LH batteries
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Old Sep 28, 2005, 3:49 PM   #4
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Black and it'sgreat....seems more professional
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Old Sep 28, 2005, 4:26 PM   #5
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black. n grip
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Old Sep 29, 2005, 5:44 AM   #6
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Black no grip.

Although it does look very small and out of proportion stuck to a 100-400 lens!
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Old Sep 29, 2005, 9:53 AM   #7
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Black (we Europeans do not have the silver in shops...), and it looks better with my body:blah:.

No grip, prefer to have spare batteries, and was not convience it is usefull... may be wrong on that one!

BTW, why don't you set up the question with a poll????
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Old Sep 30, 2005, 3:01 PM   #8
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Black w/ grip. The grip was necessary for me. The XT is so small, I could hardly hold onto it. Also, it did not balance well on the tripod with long lenses. No matter how much I adjusted, it still tipped forward. I imagine that is one reason the grip seems to be weighted--it's quite heavy, relatively speaking. On the XT, the battery grip transforms the camera. I chose black, because I thought maybe I could switch with my wife's 20D and she wouldn't notice. She did.
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Old Oct 1, 2005, 7:09 AM   #9
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My daughter gave me a silver XT for my birthday. I added the BG-E3 grip for two reasons-big hands and I liked being able to use AA batteries in a pinch. I couldn't be more happy with this camera.
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Old Oct 2, 2005, 11:57 AM   #10
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When I got my 350D, I had the choice of both colours, as they were both in stock. So I thought: "hmmm, I think I'll get the black one, just because they look a bit cooler" However, about 2 weeks later when I was shopping for a Manfrotto 190CL tripod, I found that the black model was $20 more expensive, and I wasn't prepared to actually pay more for the privelage of getting the thing in Black. But I'm not getting a battery pack, as I already have a spare battery and I'm happy with the current grip in it's vertical orientation.

Also, first post! w00t!
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