A&P 600mm Canon? Meet water.

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  1. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    Sucks to be everyone involved in this situation. :rofl:
     
  2. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    How much does something like that cost to rent?
     
  5. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    my local place is $80/day
     
  6. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    and he lost a 2x extender and maybe even his 1Ds Mk II
     
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    ThexToddster New Member

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    Fuck. That would suck so fucking bad. I can't even imagine having that happen to me. I'd cry.
     
  8. aCab

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    This was posted on POTN first like last week. Don't ask me how I know. :o
     
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    That 59 bucks for insurance dosnt seem so bad now.
     
  10. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    good thing he didn't just rent the 1200mm instead of using a 600mm and a 2x extender :mamoru:
     
  11. SLED

    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    to rent glass that expensive w/o insurance is just stupid
     
  12. xenon supra

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  13. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    he used the store's "insurance" which apparently has a 12% deductible :hsugh:
     
  14. OlafBeserka

    OlafBeserka girls pee pee when they see me OT Supporter

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    saw that on POTN haha shit sucks
     
  15. SLED

    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    yes, i can read. i was making a statement. even 12% replacement coverage is still out of my risk level
     
  16. GregFarz78

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    I like how they make it out to be a huge loss to them :hsugh: I'm sure they have insurance to almost cover the entire cost of the lens plus that guy owes them $864 so they'll probably even make money on the deal. That sucks though I wonder what head he was using and if it could even support that kind of weight
     
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    dear lord.
     
  18. Blair

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    sounds like the whole thing could have been prevented if he was shooting with a neck strap of some sort, around his neck or wrapped around his wrist. at least around his neck it would have snapped his neck and he would have to see everything hit the ground.
     
  19. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    It's weather sealed! :run:
     
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    Makes me sad they want to destroy it. I'd rather take it apart and take all the elements out and put them up on display, or maybe make a cut-out of the lens (like cut parts of the casing off to display the innards) and put it on display.

    Having those glass elements as coasters would be badass (the concave ones at least).
     

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