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Note to self: In case of zombie apocalypse, find Sean Webster.

haha, I'm just south of you if you can get to me without being infected.thumb.gif
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Errrmm... So many guns.

You Americans are freaking crazy.

That is all.

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Errrmm... So many guns.

You Americans are freaking crazy.

That is all.

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LOL, guns are cool, I love tinkering with mine.

 

 

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Yeee, when I come home from school tomorrow I'll put together the trigger group, FA sear, mag catch/release (hopefully) then head out to guard practice. Slow AF shipping from Hong Kong yay! Can't wait for the 690, don't even really know what I'm gonna shoot with the first roll.
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Well lo and behold, had a package held at FedEx while I was in Phoenix and it turns out to be a BNIB 50 1.4. Finally a resolution!

Also, Phoenix International Raceway is by far the worst track I've been to when it comes to photography without a photo credential. Everything is cramped, tight, and you're always in the way of someone or something. Whoever designed the infield layout needs their head examined. Hopefully Homestead-Miami Speedway is better.
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Well lo and behold, had a package held at FedEx while I was in Phoenix and it turns out to be a BNIB 50 1.4. Finally a resolution!
Also, Phoenix International Raceway is by far the worst track I've been to when it comes to photography without a photo credential. Everything is cramped, tight, and you're always in the way of someone or something. Whoever designed the infield layout needs their head examined. Hopefully Homestead-Miami Speedway is better.

And so the saga ends, congrats. But here's the burning question: how is the BNIB 50mm? Wouldn't just be hilarious if it were just as bad? biggrin.gif
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I dont know that it would be hilarious, per se... but if there continues to be an issue, then yeah, something's wrong.

Did you have to send back your 'bad' copy?
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Well I checked the news and there doesn't seem to be any shootings around Elk Grove so I guess its safe to assume the lens is fine. biggrin.gif
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And so the saga ends, congrats. But here's the burning question: how is the BNIB 50mm? Wouldn't just be hilarious if it were just as bad? biggrin.gif
That would be funny. I dunno if I'm going to open it or not though. Might just sell it as BNIB and try something else.
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I dont know that it would be hilarious, per se... but if there continues to be an issue, then yeah, something's wrong.
Did you have to send back your 'bad' copy?

Yeah they wanted the bad copy back and overnighted me this new copy.
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That would be funny. I dunno if I'm going to open it or not though. Might just sell it as BNIB and try something else.
Yeah they wanted the bad copy back and overnighted me this new copy.

You should give it another shot. You were a victim of some nefariously incompetent Canon repair techs, so the lens can't be totally blamed. I think you owe it to yourself after all that you went through!

Or just say eff it and go for a Sigma 50.
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