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That sucks man. Maybe they put it back together incorrectly. Call them and raise some hell.
Yeah I just gave them a call. This will be the third time since May the lens has been in for repair. First for AF lockup, second for the focus problem that started when it came back from the first repair, and now the AF locks up again. At this point it would likely cost them less to give me a new one, which is what I told the guy on the phone but I guess they can't do that, according to him anyway. So back to service it goes. Even though its paid for, still just sucks. It'll be another 2 weeks before its back.
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This happened to my friend twice with his Canon 50 f/1.4. Well different issue but there was a "notch" in the focus that the AF would get jammed on. He got fed up and bought another from Best Buy just to return the bad lens saying that he actually had a Nikon camera.
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Yeah I just gave them a call. This will be the third time since May the lens has been in for repair. First for AF lockup, second for the focus problem that started when it came back from the first repair, and now the AF locks up again. At this point it would likely cost them less to give me a new one, which is what I told the guy on the phone but I guess they can't do that, according to him anyway. So back to service it goes. Even though its paid for, still just sucks. It'll be another 2 weeks before its back.
Weird. I've always read on POTN about the AF motor in the 50/1.4 being unreliable, but I had my copy for over two years and never had a single issue, and it was heavily used.
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This happened to my friend twice with his Canon 50 f/1.4. Well different issue but there was a "notch" in the focus that the AF would get jammed on. He got fed up and bought another from Best Buy just to return the bad lens saying that he actually had a Nikon camera.
That doesn't sound like a bad idea, even if its not real ethical lol. I actually thought about keeping it in the packaging and selling it when it came back from repair. Glad I didn't do that now.
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Get it fixed, sell it for a Sigma. But buy the Sigma used or you'll have a bad copy probably.
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Get it fixed, sell it for a Sigma. But buy the Sigma used or you'll have a bad copy probably.
It couldn't be any worse than this lol. I'm thinking about a Sigma 30 though. Might be a more comfortable FL on a crop.
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Bleh, 30 1.4 on crop = 50 2.8 on FF. So much DOF it hurts.
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It couldn't be any worse than this lol. I'm thinking about a Sigma 30 though. Might be a more comfortable FL on a crop.
Do it!
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Well hmmm...idk. I guess the first order of business is getting this damn thing shipped off and fixed again.

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Do it!
Ah yes i knew you'd say that
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Liked my Sigma 30mm when I had it. Sold it to r34p3rex.
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