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[OM] Re: Zuiko 24-40mm f4 has arrived

Subject: [OM] Re: Zuiko 24-40mm f4 has arrived
From: Chuck Norcutt <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2008 21:11:44 -0400
With spring on the way I suggest you take the family on a driving 
vacation to Long Island. Bring your sleeping bags and camp out in front 
of John's house or the hospital parking lot if necessary.  Allow him to 
see glimpses of it out the window.  It will spur him along.

Chuck Norcutt

Paul Yates wrote:
> Expedited or not, I want to know without any doubt that the lens will 
> make it back to me. Remember what happened to Gollum? Even Frodo had a 
> hard time with the Ring. The recommendations from others are great and I 
> would not have any issue sending him any of my other Zuikos but this is 
> , as far as I know, a one-of-a-kind lens. Has anyone ever heard of it or 
> seen a photo of it before? One person claims so, but nobody else can 
> verify that. It is, technically, priceless. How do I obtain a guarantee 
> on something priceless?
> 
> On the other hand, knowing John's predicament actually encourages me to 
> send it to him. Maybe working on it and enjoying it, even for a short 
> time, will be good for both body and spirit.
> 
> Still mulling it over,
> 
> 
> -Paul
> 
> Chuck Norcutt wrote:
>> Looking for expedited service, eh?  John is quoting 4-6 weeks normal 
>> turnaround right now with 1-8 days for pro rush service.  Let's hope he 
>> doesn't have to do the bypass thing.  If so he'll be out of sorts for 
>> about 3 weeks.  At least he doesn't have to drive to work which puts 
>> some extra stresses on the, ah, incised area.  Been there, done that.
>>
>> Chuck Norcutt
>>
>> Paul Yates wrote:
>>> It is quite a dilemma. I have, unwittingly, through the purchase of this 
>>> lens, been saddled with the responsibility of deciding its fate. I can 
>>> feel the eyes of the OM community but at the same time I have withdrawal 
>>> symptoms at the first thought of parting with this lens (even if it is 
>>> only for a few weeks).
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