Re: [OM] What have I done?? (F)

Subject: Re: [OM] What have I done?? (F)
From: Chris Trask <christrask@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 08:49:18 -0700 (GMT-07:00)
> > You need a strong back to stay with Nikon.
> Still do. My D3 with 70-200 attached is roughly the same
> weight as the M-14 I carried in the Army. Okay, that
> might be a bit of an overstatement, and I'm too lazy to
> actually look up the specs, but it ain't far off.

     The weight of these older lenses is such that I hesitate to take more than 
a wide/telephoto walkaround zoom and a telephoto zoom.  When you consider that 
these older lenses can be bought for around $20 and comparable newer lenses are 
close to $1,000, you just think of the effort of carrying them around to be a 
health benefit.  Beats paying for membership in one of those exercise "meet 
market" gyms.

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