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Old Mar 6, 2012, 8:05 PM   #1
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Default Anyone know where I can get a sigma 50-500mm 4/3?

I am looking to switch to the Olympus 4/3 format, but I am feeling the need to have a longer than 600mm reach.

Anyone know where i can get one of these, new, used or whatever condition?

PM me if you have one to offer or a lead on acquiring.

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Old Mar 6, 2012, 9:14 PM   #2
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You might want to check www.keh.com .... they might get one ... once a while.

Why not going with the 70-300 with the 1.4x converter or even the 50-200 with the 2.0x converter?
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You might want to check www.keh.com .... they might get one ... once a while.

Why not going with the 70-300 with the 1.4x converter or even the 50-200 with the 2.0x converter?
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Old Mar 7, 2012, 11:34 AM   #4
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I would look hard at getting the 50-200 Olympus and then the two teleconverters the EC14 and the EC20. I have this set up and the 50-200 with the Ec14 is easily handheld but add the EC20 and you pretty much need a tripod or secure base to lean it on. I have even stacked the teleconverters and gotten a couple decent shots in bright light.

But 50-200 with the Ec20 is the equivalent of a 800mm lens!

I shot a bluebird with the combo and it is in this forum...check it out.

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The Sigma 50-500mm is a great zoom but soft from 400 to 500mm.

The suggestion to go with the 50-200mm and the EC14 and EC20 I think is the better option.

A used 50-200mm no SWD now is like $500.
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 11:42 AM   #6
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Default Yup, I've got one for sale.

You can contact me at [email protected] if you're still interested. I'm in Whistler, BC, Canada. It's virtually new. I've hardly used it. I seem to use my 50-200 more as I'm not usually that far from my subjects.
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I'd go with the ZD 50-200 + TC .. at that kinds of price the ZD's a steal. Can't comment on the Sigma as I've not seen many pics with it on this or the other FT forums.
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