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Old Jun 21, 2012, 10:41 AM   #11
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Well, it may have turned out to be a big tease after all. Someone called them yesterday and put the body on hold, saying they would be in tomorrow to buy it, so I'm not holding out too much hope that's going to work out. Damn....
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Old Jun 21, 2012, 10:58 AM   #12
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the body only kits are significantly harder to get right now, from what the store owner told me. Too bad you already bought that 12-50 lens separately.
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Old Jun 21, 2012, 11:04 AM   #13
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well.....now it looks like I might get this one. I emailed a dealer who said he had a body in-stock. He sent me a response that Arlington Camera had a body-only on hold for him and I could have it. Talk about weird....

I called AC and spoke to the person he referred me to and they're confirming now that I can have it.
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Old Jun 21, 2012, 11:05 AM   #14
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Geez, is that all they got in was one body. If I had your gear I might consider buying the kit if one is available. Then you could keep a 12-50 on both your P3 and the OM-D E5. I guess it all depends on how quickly you want it.
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Old Jun 21, 2012, 11:17 AM   #15
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Or just buy the kit and put the lens on Ebay. I imagine you could make up the 300 dollar price difference fairly easily.

Also Greg, you still have 9 days to do the accessory rebate, so be sure to pick up either an MMF-3, flash, or the OM adapter, even if you don't need them. Might as well get the rebate for a free item.

I got the MMF-3 but I don't think I plan on using it, so I'll probably sell it. I tried using it on some old Nikkor lenses my family had, but I guess they are not 4/3
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Yes, I already have an MMF-2 (unsealed version) and the FL600R, and I don't use OM lenses with these, so that's that. Too bad they didn't offer the grip like they did in Europe!

I did get the camera. Going in a few minutes to get it. This was, hands-down, the most bizarre transaction I have ever participated in. I told them to watch out if a bald guy showed up telling them he was Greg....

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Yes, I already have an MMF-2 (unsealed version) and the FL600R, and I don't use OM lenses with these, so that's that. Too bad they didn't offer the grip like they did in Europe!

I did get the camera. Going in a few minutes to get it. This was the most bizarre transaction I have ever participated in. I told them to watch out if a bald guy showed up telling them he was Greg....
Oh Geez, tell them not to give it to him as he has a tendency to lose things.
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That WAS good, James .
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Old Jun 21, 2012, 12:00 PM   #19
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Congrats, Greg !!

I hope you enjoy your new photographic tool. I'm sure that I won't have one as yet if we end up meeting in August. It appears that no one has any OM-5s in stock, here on the east coast.

I can't wait to see your new posts using the OM-D5. It should be fun.

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I will be looking forward to it as well.
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