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#1 Sailjunkie

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 12:20 PM

Nikon Rumours is full of fun stuff these days.

 

https://nikonrumors....50-camera.aspx/

 

My own experience with third party grips for the D810 would likely make me steer clear.  Twice, I ordered third party grips through Amazon, and ended up sending them back.  The fit and finish just wasn't there.

 

When I accepted that getting the real McCoy was simply going to be more expensive, I ordered it through Amazon also.  Got a nice discount because Nikon was gearing up for the D850.  Never looked back.  :)


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Posted 11 December 2017 - 05:34 AM

Yes in many cases it's better to spend the extra bucks and get the real thing.


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Posted 11 December 2017 - 11:03 PM

I have a Miele grip for my D800 and was very pleased with it.  Provided me years of good service.  When the price dropped substantially on the Nikon original, I finally sprung for one.  Otherwise, I would still be using the Miele.

 

For my D850, I will steer clear of third party stuff.  Too much invested now to go half measure and take chances.  They can bleed me some time in the new year.


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