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So, yesterday I was browsing around cameras, deciding whether I wanted to buy the 60D or T2i. I decided the 60D was more for me, so I looked around to find a good price for a used one. I checked CL and there were none, so I tried "T2i" for the hell of it. Lo and behold there was a new post from a few hours earlier for a T2i and some lenses. I figured "meh", because I really wanted the 60D, but he was asking $700 OBO, so I lowballed him thinking that if I can get a great deal I'll just get the T2i. I offered my 30D body and $250 for just the T2i body and he accepted. We met a few hours later and did the exchange. He was a pretty nice guy.

I ordered a battery grip so the size issue will no longer be an issue, so now I have a pretty mean camera upgrade for $250.
    
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NICE LOL ! very lucky ! have fun with the t2i
 
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post #3 of 11
That's a pretty sweet deal. Sounds like you walked away a winner!
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Nice, what glass do you have to go with it?
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I have a 17-40mm f/4L, a broken 50mm f/1.8, and a craptastic Tamron 70-300mm.

The next thing I'm buying is the 70-200 f/4L.
    
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I went for the 60D, my buddy had the t3i and it felt so...weak and small in my hands. But once I held the 60D it was like love at first site!
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Originally Posted by Arrec Barrwin View Post
I have a 17-40mm f/4L, a broken 50mm f/1.8, and a craptastic Tamron 70-300mm.

The next thing I'm buying is the 70-200 f/4L.
Oh yeah, you're the the guy with the "Nifty Fifty Cup." (at least it wasn't your 17-40!).
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I went for the 60D, my buddy had the t3i and it felt so...weak and small in my hands. But once I held the 60D it was like love at first site!
Yeah, the size was the only downgrade from the 30D. The battery grip should address that.
    
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Oh yeah, you're the the guy with the "Nifty Fifty Cup." (at least it wasn't your 17-40!).
Shot glass. We've all agreed
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Shot glass. We've all agreed
Extra body cap?
    
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