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#1 Jeff

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 12:27 AM

According to Nikon rumors, this lens is now shipping. Anyone want to spend the money? I wish I could afford it. Jeff
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Posted 10 March 2018 - 03:17 AM

Something about hades freezing over is coming to mind...
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Posted 10 March 2018 - 03:37 AM

Thanks for the update....no kidneys left to give, price is just too stupid.
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Posted 10 March 2018 - 09:37 AM

I'll pass on this one... thank you very much!

 

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 10:05 AM

My lens has a longer reach with the 1.4

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 10:23 AM

Actually, I think I've changed my mind. I'll go get this, the 600/4 and the 800/5.6. Heck, while I'm at it, I might as well throw in a 1200-1700/5.6 for $70,000. I'll pay cash. Then I'll take 'em all down to Newport Harbor and shoot from my yacht. Wanna ride along?? It'll be fun. :wacko:
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Posted 10 March 2018 - 10:42 AM

In all seriousness guys, I think I'm gonna hold out for the 390-400/3.5. I hear it'll be a real bargain at $28,000.

The really cool thing about it is that you zoom from the wide end to the long end in just a one degree turn of the zoom ring. :lol: :D

It's supposed to have a fisheye adapter too. :rolleyes:
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Edited by justshootit, 10 March 2018 - 11:27 AM.

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 02:09 PM

My lens has a longer reach with the 1.4

 

Same here.

 

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 07:01 PM

Way way out of my pay grade.

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