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Old Oct 4, 2010, 2:41 PM   #11
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$500!!!!!! DAMN thats just not fair i dropped just over 1000 on one of these, almost threw my account into the red lol but seriously it might sound like a great offer and it might even be a great offer but remember the saying "you get what you pay for" there could well be something hinky with this lens at that price
You are right John. I will have to check it out thoroughly but I also picked up a 43 Ltd here, in perfect condition, for under $200. Sometimes here those bargains just appear because in China it;s all Canon & Nikon and they are just off-loading - maybe from trade-ins.
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Old Oct 4, 2010, 2:42 PM   #12
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Outstanding results!
I might have to put that one on my hot list.
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Old Oct 4, 2010, 6:44 PM   #13
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Stellar shots. The detail and color are brilliant. That lens and your skill are a fine combination.

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Old Oct 4, 2010, 9:18 PM   #14
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Really spectacular results from a hard combination to manage (all that weight! Wow!). I've sometime briefly thought about getting one of these fast 300 mm lenses but think of the weight and size, and gladly grab my 300 f4 that weighs significantly less.
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thanks for the comments everyone, and thank you for looking at them
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Great sharp results & very well-composed - a fine lens in some fine hands!
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